A contemporary art space in a small back-street converted warehouse, 19 Karen has group shows and exhibits emerging local talent and international artists, often from Asia and the Pacific Rim.

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1. Miami Marketta

1.61 MILES

A hawker-style street market in a previously abandoned warehouse strewn with fairy lights, this lively space has food, fashion, art and live music. Work…

2. SkyPoint

2.38 MILES

For an eagle-eye view of the coast and hinterland, zip up to this 230m-high observation deck near the top of Q1; at 322m, it's the world's tallest…

4. Infinity

2.87 MILES

Lose the kids for an hour (literally) in this walk-through maze, cunningly disguised with elaborate audiovisual displays.

5. Budds Beach

3.25 MILES

Budds Beach is the narrow, riverside beach on Surfers Paradise's Nerang River. It's great for kids and beginner stand-up paddleboarders.

6. Village Markets

3.33 MILES

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7. Burleigh Head National Park

3.96 MILES

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8. Jellurgal

4.08 MILES

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