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Our city has a unique and rich history. We have a range of heritage places. One way you can discover the Gold Coast is to do a heritage walk. Take a journey through our land, learn and get active at the same time.
Find details here about our self-guided walks with supporting maps and information.
If you would like to learn more about our city's history, you can also visit Gold Coast Stories. This website is curated by our Libraries.
Explore the Kaialgumm Games Trail to find out about traditional games that were played by indigenous children in many different parts of Australia.
The Coolangatta Heritage Walk is a self-guided trail that celebrates the rich history of the town.
The Gold Coast Commonwealth Walkway is a fascinating 10-kilometre walk which takes walkers on a tour of the Gold Coast beginning at Southport Chambers and ending at Evandale Council Chambers.
Visit memorials created to help us appreciate the courage and determination of those who fought in the Korean War and on the Kokoda Track in Papua New Guinea during World War II.
The Labrador Heritage Walk is a self-guided trail with text and image markers representing historical points of interest from Deepwater Point to Lands End. This is a walk full of stories of local characters, events and buildings.
The self-guided Mudgeeraba Heritage Walk is a discovery and celebration of the rich history of this unique Gold Coast village nestled in the foothills of the Gold Coast Hinterland.
The Nerang Heritage Walk is a discovery and celebration of the rich history of this Gold Coast hinterland town straddling the beautiful Nerang River.
The Southport Heritage Walk is a self-guided trail with text and image markers to help walkers explore historical points of interest from Owen Park to the Broadwater.
In honour of both Her Majesty’s Platinum Jubilee and her regard for walking, the Jubilee Walkway was officially openedon 2 June, 2022. The walkway consists of 70 bronze markers embedded in the pavement of the iconic Gold Coast.