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  •   Gold Coast - Rainy Day

•   Jupiterís Casino
When the rainís teeming down outside, relax and enjoy yourself at Jupiterís Casino. There are gaming machines, gaming tables, restaurants, bars, cafes and entertainment. You wonít even notice what the weather is doing!

•   Tweed Maritime Museum
For a fascinating insight into the areaís marine past, visit the Tweed Maritime Museum, located in Pioneer Park, West Tweed Heads. The museum complex is beside Terranora Inlet, with shady trees and picnic facilities. Four buildings have been relocated to the park, and each contains exhibits relating to the area.

•   The River Mill
The River Mill near Nerang is Australia`s first arrowroot mill, built in 1910. Today it is a museum, centred around the preserved milling machinery. There is a cafe and an animal park where children can feed the animals.

•   Gold Coast War Museum
Gold Coast War Museum in Mudgeeraba has exhibits from every war in which Australia has played a part including tanks, armoured vehicles, artillery, firearms, and memorabilia.

•   Carlton Brewhouse
Take a guided tour of the Carlton Brewhouse in Beenleigh and learn all about some of your favourite beers. You can enjoy a sample after the tour or have lunch in the cafť.

•   Beaudesert Historical Museum
Beaudesert Historical Museum will take you back to the pioneer days of the Gold Coast hinterland, with its Pioneer Cottage, farm implements and horse-drawn vehicles, including the carriage used by the Duchess of York during her visit in 1927.

•   Ripley`s Believe It or Not! Museum
Few kids can resist the truly bizarre, so theyíll love this museum in Surfers Paradise featuring unbelievable exhibits, amazing stories, magic, mystery and illusion.

•   Spacewalker
Visit Spacewalker and be teleported to the ends of the universe. This unique astronomy-themed attraction will delight, entertain and educate, all at the same time!

•   Gold Coast Sporting Hall of Fame
Celebrate the regionís sporting history and champion athletes at the Sporting Hall of Fame in Southport. Itís open on Wednesdays and Sundays and entry is free, although a gold coin donation is appreciated.

•   Pacific Fair
10 Pacific Fair is one of the largest retail centres in Australia. There are loads of stores and plenty of free parking. What better way to spend a rainy day then with some retail therapy?

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