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The second last train stop on the Gold Coast line, Robina is a relatively new, planned residential community. The area is full of greenery with several parks and walking/bike tracks painting the picture of a peaceful suburb.
Robina’s train station, bus network and proximity to the rest of the Gold Coast place visitors and residents in good stead to take advantage of the coast’s beaches, tourist parks, shopping and entertainment.
If shopping is your interest you do not need to venture far though. Robina Town Shopping Centre is a massive centre with hundreds of stores to provide hours, if not days of browsing and buying. The Centre also has one of the largest cinema complexes on the Gold Coast with many dining options nearby. Robina accommodation is mostly made up of townhouses and houses, many of which have water or golf course frontage. Many are available for holiday rentals.
Robina is a suburb filled with different parks and parklands. Several of these parks have picnic facilities, kid’s playgrounds, sports facilities and Cheltenham Park even has a large lake perfect for relaxing family picnics.
Things to do in Robina
AMF Bowling alley is easily located in Robina Town Centre Drive and hosts M9 Laser Skirmish as well as bowling, glow in the dark bowling and a fully licenced bar.
Cbus Super Stadium is Robina’s newest rectangular sports entertainment venue. Along with sports matches the venue also hosts functions and concerts. Formerly called Skilled Park, the stadium is across the road from Robina Train Station providing easy public transport access to any events. Visit the website to see what events are on while you’re in town.
Event Cinemas is located in Robina Town Centre and screens all major new release and 3D movies, featuring an special Vmax cinema, Gold Lounge and bar. It's one of the largest cinema complexes in South East Queensland. Since the refurbishment of Robina Town Centre the cinemas are more luxurious with bigger seats, more leg room and a fully licensed bar within the venue.
The Glades Golf Club is one of Australia’s most prestigious resort golf courses. Designed by Aussie golfing legend Greg Norman, the course offers a challenging round with beautiful Australian scenery.
The Robina Town Shopping Centre is the Gold Coast’s largest shopping destination. The centre is home to several exclusive brands, a massive food atrium, 14 dining options and even free WiFi within the centre, and since it's expansion has become one of Queensland's premier shopping centres.
Events Around Robina
Bond By The Lake is a free community arts and cultural festival that celebrates life in the 1920s every October. Enjoy a day of live music, markets, creative workshops, art galleries, performers, old cars, 1920s dancing and much more at the Bond University lakeside campus.
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