Gold Coast in September

Join the conversation or just check us out...

Ready To Get Started? Travel Planning Guide & Sheets

Australian Gold Coast in September

Springtime in Paradise! It's warming up - not that it was cold!

Gold Coast in September is definitely the place to be! Spring has sprung, the flowers are blooming and the local strawberries are the sweetest!

There's plenty to do this month both indoors and outdoors. There's pretty much all the possibilities of the Gold Coast available to you to enjoy.

For lovers of kite-surfing, kite-boarding and windsurfing this is a great time to visit the Gold Coast! I can't promise wind, but statistically it's a windy month here!

You can choose - Broadwater for flat water sports or the ocean for surf sports!

The humpback whales are heading south with their calves! They haven't eaten since leaving Antarctica so they are pretty keen to get home to all that krill!

A whale and calf together is an awesome sight and taking a whale watching cruise is one of the best ways to see this. Don't miss it!

During September being up on Mt Tamborine is a great place to experience the spring flowers and gardens and just a hour north in Brisbane they are celebrating their river with Riverfire and Riverfest. Check out September events for more details.

All the information below is updated each year to keep it current. I recommend, if you haven't already, that you get a copy of my planning cheat sheets. Use the information on this page to fill them in, to help plan your holiday.

September Q & A

There's lots of information on this webpage about visiting the Gold Coast at this time of the year. However, sometimes there are questions that you are just itching to ask...

ASK A QUESTION
About Holidays In September

READ ANSWERS
Already Asked Questions & Answers

Wind and water sports on the Gold Coast

Wind and water sports in
September. Just perfect!

Weather in Gold Coast in September

In the table below are averages for various weather indicators for Gold Coast in September. Click here for current weather information in Gold Coast.

Season Spring
Average Temperatures 12°C to 23°C (54°F to 73°F)
Possible Extreme Temperatures 0°C to 35°C (32°F to 95°F)
Average Sea Temperature 20°C (68°F)
Average Humidity 63%
Daylight Hours
Beginning of Month to End of Month Approx.Times
Daylight Trend: Days getting longer - earlier sunrises later sunsets
Sunrise 6:00am - 5:25am
Sunset 5:30pm - 5:50pm
Daylight Saving &
Time Zone Information
Qld is GMT +10 hours
(Australian Eastern Standard Time AEST)
Typical Weather

Blue skies, hot to warm during the day.

Warming up during the month.

Relative to other times of the year humidity is very low for the area.

Usually very little rain. September can be a windy month.

Public and School Holidays in September

School Holidays
These dates are a rough guide to holidays in both NSW and Qld which have most influence on holidaying in the Gold Coast.

2017 - 16 September 2017 to 8 October 2017

2018 - 22 September 2018 to 14 October 2018

Public Holidays None*

* - Gold Coast Show is usually at the end of August, but can fall in September.

What's On In The Gold Coast In September?

  • Late Aug Early Sept - Gold Coast Show (3 Days)
  • 1st Sunday - Fathers Day
  • Late September - Springtime on the Mountain Festival (3 days)
  • RiverFire and River Festival of Brisbane in Brisbane throughout September

More events and dates for September events on Gold Coast.

Tips for Travelers to Gold Coast in September

For Australian Visitors

Spring on the Gold Coast is a fabulous time to visit. The weather is warm to hot but the humidity is low.

It can be windy during September so great for sports such as wind- and kite-surfing and sailing!

Air-conditioned family accommodation with a heated swimming pool is highly recommended.

For Visitors from Overseas

September is a great time to visit the Gold Coast.

School holidays are staggered across Australia but if you can choose your dates you may be able to save on accommodation costs by picking early September.

September can be windy which is great for sports such as sailing, surfing, windsurfing and kite surfing.

Highly recommend luxury accommodation with air-conditioning and a heated pool.

Things to do in Gold Coast in September

Evening Entertainment

Your Questions About Gold Coast in September?

Do You Have A Question About September In The Gold Coast.?

Ask a specific question about September in the Gold Coast, Queensland or Australia is and I will try my best to point you in the right direction.

What Other Visitors Have Asked

Click below to see questions from other visitors to this page...

What Clothing To Pack For Gold Coast In September  
What clothing to pack for Gold Coast in September? I'm arriving at the Gold Coast from Sydney in mid-September. I'm super excited but I was wondering …

Visiting in September School Holidays 
We are planning to visit the Gold Coast theme parks in September/October. NSW and QLD holidays do not overlap this year, however we will have to visit …

Best Part of September For Gold Coast Visit Not rated yet
Best Part of September For Gold Coast Visit I am going to Gold Coast in September. Which date is better early, mid or late September? Great …

Cheapest Way To Get Around Gold Coast Not rated yet
Cheapest Way To Get Around Gold Coast What is the cheapest transportation facilities in Gold Coast Australia? The cheapest way to get around …

Night Life in Gold Coast Not rated yet
Night Life in Gold Coast? Is there any night life in Gold Coast? For example cinemas, cafes, pubs etc There are so many different things to …

Best Beaches in Gold Coast for swimming Not rated yet
Best beaches for swimming in at Gold Coast I will be in Gold Coast (Currumbin Valley) in September. I would like to know which are the best beaches …

Australian Weather in September Not rated yet
I am interested in Australian weather in September, I would like to know what sort of weather I can expect in both Melbourne and Brisbane in September? …

Outdoor Swimming In Resort Pools In September Not rated yet
Is it warm enough to swim in resort pools in September at the Gold Coast without heating? This may be an unfair question of me, as I am so much …

Click here to write your own.

Ready To Get Started? Travel Planning Guide & Sheets

Latest Deals

Here's a selection of the hot deals at the moment. For a full selection including accommodation, activities, transport, tours, packages and more check out my main selection of deals...

  • tptickets

    Theme Park Tickets
    Passes, Combinations & Tickets

    Find the best combinations and passes for YOU.

    Compare the lowest cost options alongside the best value options.

    All the deals in one place.

  • Movie World, Sea World and Wet n Wild and Paradise Country 4 Park Unlimited Entry Top Deal.

    4 Park VIP MAGIC Pass
    Unlimited Entry to 30 June 2018

    Unlimited Entry to Sea World, Movie World, Wet n Wild & Paradise Country to 30 June 2018.

    Just $99 Per Person

    4 Park VIP Magic Pass
    Unlimited Entry to 30 June 2018

    ON SALE NOW - BE QUICK

    Sea World, MovieWorld, Wet n Wild & Paradise Country

    All three Village Roadshow Gold Coast theme parks plus Paradise Country on one ticket with unlimited entry to each until30 June 2018.

    Buy now to lock in this great deal.

    Outstanding value with massive savings, even if you only visit each of the theme parks once.

    It is great for those visiting after 30 June 2017, when the other passes expire - so you can lock in your theme park entry for the July holidays now!

    Suitable for Australian and Overseas Visitors.

    New 2018 VIP Magic Pass Unlimited Entry to June 2018 BUY NOW  

    No credit card or booking fees. Mobile Vouchers Accepted or print your own vouchers.

  • Dreamworld, WhiteWater World and SkyPoint  Top Deal.

    7 Days Entry For Price of 1!
     

    Lowest price for 7 days unlimited entry to Dreamworld, WhiteWater World & SkyPoint. LIMITED TIME ONLY.

    Adult $105 | Child (3 to 13 years) $95

    7 Day Holiday World Pass

    This 7 day Unlimited entry to WhiteWater World, Dreamworld and SkyPoint Observation Deck over 7 consecutive days from first visit.

    7 days of Gold Coast theme park fun allows you to take your time and enjoy these theme parks - you can choose when you visit and if you go more than once. Great value when bought online.

    This deal is available to Australian & Overseas Visitors as well as local residents.

    This deal can also be great for families who can take advantage of the extra special family deal, even if they only want to visit the theme parks on one day.

    If you are wanting to visit over a couple of days, but don't need the full flexibility of an unlimited Holiday World Pass, then this could be a great money saving option for you.

    $105 for Adults (14 years & over)
    $95 for Children (3 - 13 years) & Pensioners
    $340 for Family (2A+2Ch)

    BUY NOW   7 Days Entry For 1 Low Price! 7 Days For Price of 1 - Limited Time ONLY be quick.

    No credit card or booking fees. Mobile Vouchers Accepted or Print your own vouchers.
    Terms & Conditions Apply. All Prices Quoted Online Only.

DREAM IT

You'll find lots of photographs, descriptions and information to help you dream up your perfect Gold Coast Holiday.

Why not start with all that the Gold Coast has to offer.

PLAN IT

After many years of planning trips with my family both locally and overseas, I've created many resources to help you through creating an itinerary and plan that will have you seeing, doing and experiencing the best the Gold Coast has to offer you.

You can do it yourself using the resources on this website by starting here.

Or you can cut some corners and get my travel planning sheets and extra resources.

BOOK IT

When you are ready to book your Gold Coast travel arrangements I've hand picked the best resources for all aspects of your travel itinerary. You can feel confident that you are accessing the best local and global travel providers for your holiday.

New! Comments

Have your say about what you just read! Leave me a comment in the box below.