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We’ve prepared a round-up of some of the best outdoor activities Delta Hope Island and the surrounding area has to offer.

Delta Hope Island's premium townhomes represent cosmopolitan, community-based living at its finest on the beautiful northern Gold Coast. With easy access to Southport (15km*) and Brisbane (63km*), you'll never be short of shopping, dining, and entertainment options.

Adding to the excitement of your new home are the many opportunities the mild year-round weather provides for healthy and fun outdoor activities, enabling you to stay active and keep fit.

Access to iconic surfing beaches and waterways, exceptional fishing, world-class golf and tennis facilities, and proximity to some of Australia’s best hiking trails will provide you with endless inspiration for your next outdoor adventure.

Tee-off on a world-class golf course

If golf is your game of choice, you couldn’t ask for a better spot to call home – the courses here are second to none. Perfect your game at one of the following world-class facilities:

Links Hope Island is home to an 18-hole championship course with beautiful rolling greens. Designed by five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson, it consistently ranks as one of Australia’s Top 10 courses.

You’ll find The Pines and The Palms golf courses just to the north in Sanctuary Cove. The Pines is one of Australia’s most prestigious private golf courses set on over 100 hectares of pine forest. The course doubles as a haven for rare birds and kangaroos. The Palms nestles within century-old Cabbage Palms. It has numerous water features and hazards and was specially designed to suit a diverse range of players and conditions.

Get together for a hit of tennis

Get specialised coaching, join a competition or get together for a hit and giggle at Gold Coast Tennis Academy Hope Island. The Academy offers a large range of options for adult players, including stroke clinics and social play.

Hope Island Tennis Club has three courts located in Sickle Park and offers both day and night tennis. Its two resident coaches offer a variety of programs for tennis lovers.


Explore the waterways by boat

With nearly 10 times more waterways than Venice, the Gold Coast is a maritime paradise withhundreds of kilometres of navigable lakes and canals to discover and enjoy.

Explore the expansive canal network by dinghy or cruise along the Coomera River in a sailing boat. There’s no shortage of options whether you’re venturing out independently or need to hire a vessel. Delta Hope Island residents can also set sail from berths with highmast, bridge-free access to the Broadwater, Stradbroke Island, Tangalooma and Moreton Bay, where you can explore the secluded beaches and islands around the local coastline or cast anchor to relax for a spot of fishing.

And you don’t need to have a boat to have fun on the water. Jet skiing, kayaking and stand up paddleboarding are some of the other popular ways that locals get their fix of watersports.

Spend the day on a fishing trip

The waters around Delta Hope Island are an angler’s paradise and whether you’re a casual fisherman or a deep-sea dynamo, you’ve got a better than average chance of getting lucky here with the rich bounty of local snapper, kingfish, tuna, mackerel and marlin.

Indulge in some calm water fishing on the Coomera River or rent a boat with all the gear and venture further afield for an all-out fishing experience.


Enjoy the natural beauty of South Stradbroke Island

Delta Hope Island is a stone’s throw from the natural wonderland ofSouth Stradbroke Island and you can get there easily by private boat, ferry or water taxi.

“South Straddie” is brimming with birds and wildlife and in winter you may be lucky enough to glimpse a passage of migrating humpback whales.

Once there, choose from one of many recreational options like swimming, paddling, fishing and bushwalking or get creative with an adventure-based activity like a 4WD tour or a modern form of treasure hunting known as “Geocaching”.

Visit the local parks and reserves

It’s not all about the sea and the water on Delta Hope Island. With its beautiful natural setting, it’s the perfect place to keep active bywalking, cycling and jogging.

And if you need to take a slower pace, you can simply kick back and enjoy the fresh air and a leisurely stroll in one of the nearby parks and reserves.

Banksia Park is a great spot for a day out with the family and has picnic, barbeque and playground facilities.

Phil Hill Environmental Reserve has an easy boardwalk and nature trail that takes you out through the mangroves around Hope Island onto the Coomera River, where you can swim and fish at one of a number of peaceful coves and inlets.


Discover a hinterland gem

Delta Hope Island is poised alongside vast tracts of unspoiled national parkland and a multitude of quaint inland towns that make up the Gold Coast hinterland. The area offers a wide range of experiences from hiking tracks, waterfalls, treetop walks, glamping and eco-lodge stays.

Just 30 minutes drive away is Tamborine Mountain, which boasts rainforest canopies, picturesque walks and a glow worm cave. Get in touch with nature and work up an appetite before rewarding yourself with a delicious treat at one of the local wineries or dairies.

To the southwest is the renowned Lamington National Park with its pristine rainforest and lush walking tracks, which delight bushwalkers with breathtaking areas of natural beauty such as the Morans, Elabana and Coomera Falls.

Learn more about luxury waterfront living at Delta Hope Island

An active lifestyle by the water awaits you at Delta Hope Island. Find out more about this stunning new Gold Coast community, including how you can secure one of the beautiful townhome residences on offer.

* Each travel distance is an estimate only and is based on driving distance obtained from Google Maps.