SkyPoint in the Gold Coast: From Daytime Tourist Destination to Nighttime Drinks Hot Spot
Towering 77 stories above the Gold Coast’s Surfers Paradise is the SkyPoint Observation Deck. Located in the Q1 residential tower, the deck is situated 230 meters above the ground and offers 360 degree views of the Gold Coast and beaches that surround it.
As a first-time visitor to the Gold Coast, a visit to SkyPoint is a must in order to gain the proper perspective of the Gold Coast’s layout. It’s often surprising to see the seemingly endless beach that reaches down to Coolangatta as well as the percentage of land space that is actually winding rivers.
In SkyPoint, you can enjoy a leisurely coffee, drink or light lunch in the casual bar area or in the surrounding tables closer to your picture-perfect views.
Or, gives your nerves a workout by taking part in the brand new SkyPoint Climb launching in January 2012.
The SkyPoint Climb is the highest external building walk in Australia (twice the height of the Sydney Harbour Bridge Climb), bringing you to 270 meters above sea level! This 90 minute adventure from briefing to climb to finish is sure to be a thrilling experience for even the most adventurous souls.
SkyPoint Observation Deck transforms into a classy nighttime drinks hot spot, making it a great place to grab a glass of wine during a sunset or to bring a date after a nice dinner. And, on Friday and Saturday nights, the cost to head up to the SkyPoint drops to a mere $10 as part of SkyPoint Nights, making it just another hip hangout for casual drinks.
The occasional tango and salsa nights hosted at SkyPoint are a real hit, drawing in a crowd as far as Brisbane. DJ’s and other musical acts make their presence known from time to time, so it is best to check the SkyPoint calendar when planning your weekend festivities.
SkyPoint was visited as part of a recent media trip to the Gold Coast.