If you are looking for Mother’s Day ideas on the Gold Coast this article will answer your question: What should I do for Mother’s Day Gold Coast?
Sunday 14th May will be here before you know it!
Spoiling your mum on Mothers’ Day isn’t difficult to do on the coast – there’s usually no shortage of activities to indulge in!
What should I do for Mother’s Day Gold Coast?
1. Mother’s Day at JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa | 2023
Chapter and Verse Mother’s Day High Tea
Spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day with a specialty high tea, enjoying a resort tradition created by our culinary team using local ingredients sourced from the Gold Coast Hinterland.
Each homemade product is inspired by the echo of birds in the tranquil environment surroundings.
Indulge in a variety of both sweet and savoury dishes, in addition to freshly baked scones with double cream and homemade jams. Savoury delicacies include tiger prawn cos hearts, smoked salmon and caviar, salami, olive and tomato, turkey and cucumber brioche, honey ham and pastrami.
Artful sweets include hinterland wild mixed berry tart, mango passion cheesecake, chocolate macadamia brownie, JW macaroon, signature choux bun, strawberry and vanilla cream, chocolate bonbon, and a specialty red velvet chocolate dessert to celebrate your Mum on her special day.
Including a glass of Champagne, freshly brewed coffee and a beautiful selection of teas.
- Sunday 14th May 2023, 12pm – 3pm
- $109 per guest
Facebook Event Page here
Reservations essential via goldcoasttickets.com.au
For further information contact the team via 07 5592 9800 or visit chapterandversebar.com
Citrique Mother’s Day Seafood Buffet
Spoil your Mum this Mother’s Day with a long lunch at Citrique’s award-winning seafood buffet.
Showcasing locally harvested seafood for the ultimate sea to table experience. Enjoy live entertainment and a JW gift for all Mothers.
Ocean treasures include grilled lobster station, Pacific oysters, Mooloolaba tiger prawns, Blue Swimmer crabs, Moreton Bay bugs, spanner crab, green lip mussels and Hervey Bay scallops.
Land lovers enjoy a wonderful choice of artisan antipasto, succulent roasts, Asian-inspired dishes, wood-fired pizza and European classics.
To finish, indulge in a chocolate dessert for Mum created by our pastry team.
- Sunday 14th May 2023, 12pm – 3pm
- $129 per guest
- $64 per child (5 – 12 years)
Facebook event page here
Reservations essential via goldcoasttickets.com.au
For further information contact the team via 07 5592 9800 or visit citriquerestaurant.com
2. Mother’s Day Festival on the Farm at Paradise Country 2023
Paradise Country’s annual Mother’s Day Festival on the Farm returns Sunday 14th of May. Hosted by Hot Tomato’s Emily Jade, bring the entire family along for a day of live music, delicious food trucks, pony rides, character meet and greets, adorable animals and more! Upgrade your day with a delicious buffet breakfast or lunch at the Farmhouse Restaurant.
Entry Child $39 | Adult $49 | Entry not included with a Village Roadshow One Pass or Membership. Exclusive entry prices available. | Buffet Breakfast & Lunch upgrades available
Mother’s Day buffet breakfast
If a hearty country style buffet breakfast sounds like the perfect way to start Mother’s Day, then bring the family along to the Farmhouse Restaurant. Soak in the gorgeous farm views and delight in wholesome bites! Served from 7.00am. Adults $65 and kids $45. Admission included.
Mother’s Day buffet lunch
Is a Sunday sleep in more of mum’s cup of tea? Join Paradise Country for a delicious country style buffet lunch at the Farmhouse Restaurant that the whole family will love. Enjoy the likes of roasted meats, baked barramundi, seasonal vegetables, salads, sweets, soft drinks and more! Seatings from 11:30am. Adults $79 and kids $45. Admission included. Bookings required.
3. Mother’s Day high tea cruise – Sea World Cruises 2023
- Three sessions available: 9:30am-11am, 12pm-1:30pm and 2.30pm-4pm
No one is sweeter than Mum, so why not spoil her this Mother’s Day with a High Tea Cruise? Be welcomed aboard the modern and spacious vessel, the Spirit of Elston, delicately decorated with flowers fit for a queen. Indulge in a delectable selection of sweet and savoury treats served with love from our generous high tea buffet on the air-conditioned main deck while the kids are kept entertained with a complimentary activity pack. Then treat her to well-deserved me-time relaxing on our comfortable open-air deck. Let worries drift away as your supermum sips on her complimentary glass of sparkling wine, passing stunning Gold Coast skylines and iconic landmarks. Adults $99, kids 3 – 13 years $69, infants – free.
4. O’Reilly’s Mother’s Day Festival 2023
Picnic at Canungra Valley Vineyard
O’Reilly’s invite you and your family to their Mother’s Day Festival, high up at the spectacular Rainforest Retreat, set in ancient Gondwana Rainforest. Surprise your Mum with a delightful picnic lunch whilst enjoying live music at the beautiful O’Reilly’s Canungra Valley Vineyards. Relax underneath our Silky Oak trees and enjoy a Mother’s Day Homestead Basket for Two which includes a bottle of O’Reilly’s artisan wine – all for just $110 including a special gift for mum ($80 for two adults without wine). The baskets are available on 13th or 14th May.
Mother’s Day High tea at O’Reilly’s Rainforest Retreat
5. Mother’s Day Classic 2023
Get active for breast cancer this Mother’s Day. We are delighted to share that a Mother’s Day Classic event will be held at Fishermans Lawn, Southport. Located just north of the bustling Surfers Paradise, escape to the Broadwater Parklands for a range of fun activities perfect for the whole family. Centrally located and spanning three kilometres along the beautiful Broadwater in Southport, the Parklands not only offer fantastic views of the Surfers Paradise skyline but also offer numerous wide-open spaces for enjoyment.
6. Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary 2023
Your mum will be spoiled for choice with a huge selection of options to celebrate her special day at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.
Breakfast with koalas
Forget breakfast in bed this year. Indulge your Mum with a gourmet breakfast surrounded by Koalas. She can chat with the keepers, enjoy a koala cuddle, and have the moment captured by a professional photographer to take home. Afterwards, explore more of the sanctuary together at your leisure making memories that she can cherish forever.
From $89 per person (general admission included)
Koala high tea
Treat your Mum to an unforgettable wildlife experience this Mother’s Day! Spoil Mum with a Koala High Tea that offers a chef’s selection of tasty treats along with sparkling wine. Get up close with some of our Koala ambassadors and learn important facts from our expert keepers. Have this special moment captured by our professional photographers and receive a souvenir photo to take home with you.
From $99 per person (General admission purchased separately. Upgrade your Koala High Tea ticket to explore the Sanctuary afterwards.)
For an experience your Mum will remember forever, spoil her with one of our animal encounters. Our team will share information, stories and facts about the animal and she will spend time getting up close with her favourite animal. Choose from Lemurs, Echidnas, Cotton-top Tamarins, Capybaras, Scaly Tales or even a Possum encounter!
Cost: From $29 per person (General admission purchased separately)
7. Mother’s Day at The Star 2023
Every mum is different, that’s why The Star has 5 different events on this Mother’s Day to ensure they make your mum’s special day, extra special. You can lunch in the beautiful Garden Kitchen & Bar or the delicious Imperial at The Star, linger over a al carte menu at Nineteen at The Star, add some sparkle with a shared menu and beverage package at Cucina Vivo or lavish Mum with a set menu at Kiyomi.
8. Mother’s Day Sip & Paint 2023
- 11am – 1pm
Show mum you care this Mothers Day and come down for a morning of mimosas and painting!! This Sunflower painting will brighten any room and the explosive range of colours are so much fun to paint. we use simple water colour techniques combined with big bold colour blocking to create this bouquet full of movement . This session will be held at “Dirty Hands Art Studio ” BYO drinks & nibbles. Find out more here
9. Mother’s Day picnic 2023
Why not surprise mum with a beautiful picnic? It’s a great, budget friendly option, and it goes without saying that the Gold Coast, Tweed and Byron have some of the most picturesque picnic locations in Queensland. See our Top 15 picnic spots on the coast here.
10. Mother’s Day spa options 2023
Mums are amazing people, so it’s important that when a special occasion comes around, we give them the perfect gift. And one of the best gifts you can give a mum is a gift voucher for a day spa. When it comes to day spas Gold Coast has lots to offer!
Need more ideas? What about choosing from:
- The best buffets on the Gold Coast
- The best seafood buffets on the Gold Coast
- A stay at the JW Marriott hotel
Mum’s special day!
However it is that you end up spending the day, we’d love to wish all of the mums out there our best wishes for Sunday 14th May.