Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Gilston

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gilston. This welcoming city attracts visitors thanks to its bird watching and restaurants. Warner Bros. Movie World and Sea World are just a couple of the must-see attractions in the area. If you're looking for accommodation options with space to entertain friends and family, HomeAway has plenty of options to choose from. Many rental homes offer full kitchens and laundry facilities, perfect for big groups.


Activities and attractions in Gilston

Are you searching for attractions to see during your stay? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and check out everything that makes Gilston a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Warner Bros. Movie World (8.3 mi / 13.4 km)
  • Sea World (8.9 mi / 14.3 km)
  • Dreamworld (11.3 mi / 18.2 km)
  • Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast (7.9 mi / 12.8 km)
  • Go Karting Gold Coast (3 mi / 4.8 km)
  • Mount Nathan Winery (3.1 mi / 5 km)
Natural highlights

Exploring the natural features in Gilston

Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Gilston is a great spot to appreciate mother nature. Here are a few of the area's noteworthy sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Surfers Paradise Beach (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)
  • Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens (5.5 mi / 8.8 km)
  • Cascade Gardens (7.8 mi / 12.5 km)
  • Budds Beach (7.9 mi / 12.7 km)
  • Pratten Park (8.1 mi / 13.1 km)
  • Broadwater Parklands (8.2 mi / 13.2 km)

Travelling to and around Gilston

The nearest airport is in Gold Coast, QLD (OOL-Coolangatta), located 16.1 mi (26 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Gilston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,431 holiday rentals near Gilston. From 492 Houses to 16 Bungalows, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gilston for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

Can I rent Houses in Gilston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 492 Houses in Gilston. Our other popular types of Gilston holiday rentals include:

  • Bungalows: 16 holiday houses
  • Cabins: 16 holiday houses
  • Cottages: 16 holiday houses

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Studios and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gilston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,149 holiday homes with pool available in Gilston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.