Destination guide

Head to the friendly city of Gilston

The gardens and other outdoor surroundings create an inviting atmosphere in Gilston. This welcoming city allures visitors with its bird watching and restaurants. Warner Bros. Movie World and Sea World are just a couple of the must-sees in the area. If you're looking for accommodations 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 cozy vacation rental and check out everything that makes Gilston a fun place to get away. Here are some of the major attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 center:

  • 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)

Traveling to and around Gilston

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

Where to stay around Gilston?

Our 2019 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 1,731 holiday lettings near Gilston. From 461 Houses to 1,133 Condos/Apartments, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Gilston is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Gilston?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Gilston. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Bilinga Beach: 2,593 holiday lettings
  • Surfers Paradise Beach: 2,444 holiday lettings
  • Pratten Park: 2,566 holiday lettings
  • Mount Nathan Winery: 2,140 holiday lettings
  • Springbrook National Park Natural Bridge Section: 1,370 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Gilston listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Houses in Gilston?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 461 Houses in Gilston. Our other popular types of Gilston holiday rentals include:

  • Condos/Apartments: 1,133 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 25 self catering accommodations
  • Cabins: 14 self catering accommodations

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

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Gilston?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 1,320 holiday homes with pool available in Gilston. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

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