Quad biking on the Gold Coast: A guide to the top experiences, locations and deals
Get outdoors on the Gold Coast for a day of adventure on a quad bike or buggy.
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Quad biking is a thrilling ride that can be enjoyed by people of all ages. Unfortunately, the only company that offered a quad biking experience on the Gold Coast, Gold Coast ATV Adventures, is no longer offering the service.
So for thrill seekers in the area, the next best option is to buggy ride in Alberton or drive past Brisbane to Noosa or Moreton Island for a real quad biking experience.
We've detailed all of your options below so you don't have to miss out on any of the action.
Where can I book a quad biking experience on the Gold Coast and surrounding areas?
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Gold Coast quad biking companies compared
|Experience||Location||Duration||Extras/inclusions||Suitable for||Where to book|
|Off Road V8 Race Buggies||Alberton||Not specified||People aged 12+||Adrenaline|
|Noosa Quad Bike Tours||Noosa||Half-day||People with a valid driver's licence||Directly through the company|
|ATV Quad Bike Tour - Tangalooma Island Resort||Moreton Island||45 minutes||People aged 5+||Directly through the company|
Ready to ride? See the latest quad biking deals for the Gold Coast
Extra $10 off site-wide with code
Valid on all dates, including over Christmas, on activities like skydiving, quad biking, bridge climbing, canyoning, hot air ballooning, helicopter scenic flights, abseiling, scuba diving, cruises, hight tea and more. Destinations include Darwin, Gold Coast, Melbourne, Sydney, Perth, Adelaide, Brisbane and more. Minimum spend of $80 required. T&Cs apply.
Up to 63% off domestic activities
Available on select dates and activities like skydiving, hot air balloon flights, quad biking, off road v8 race buggies, scuba diving, whale watching, bridge climbing, high tea and more. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Adelaide, Perth, Canberra, Melbourne and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 30% off land adventures
Valid on select dates and adventures like quad biking, sandboarding, bridge climbing, canyoning, horse riding, abseiling and more. Destinations include Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sydney and more. T&Cs apply.
Up to 17% off driving experiences + Extra 10% off with code
Available on select dates on activities like rally driving, go karting, quad biking, and more. Destinations include Sydney, Brisbane, Cairns, Perth, Melbourne and more. Minimum spend of $100 required. T&Cs apply.
Up to 42% off Australia activities
Available on select activities best as birthday gifts like skydiving, hot air balloon flights, quad biking, off road v8 race buggies, scuba diving and much more. T&Cs apply.
Frequently asked questions about quad biking on the Gold Coast
Where can I go quad biking and buggying on the Gold Coast and its surrounds?
Quad biking and buggy experiences near the Gold Coast take place in Alberton, Noosa and Moreton Island.
What should I wear for quad biking?
Riders are required to wear enclosed shoes for safety reasons. It's recommended you wear long pants and bring sunglasses. If you're riding along the sand dunes, it's a good idea to bring along a scarf to wear over your mouth so you don't inhale dust.
Do I need a driver's licence to ride a quad bike?
No, but it's a good idea to bring it as a form of ID.
Can I book a quad biking experience if I've never ridden a quad bike before?
Absolutely. Everyone will receive a briefing and training from their instructor before getting started.
Will my quad biking session go ahead if it's raining?
It's best to check with the quad biking operator you booked through, but generally, your quad biking session will go ahead rain, hail or shine. Quad bikes perform well in wet and dry conditions, but heavy rain and thunderstorms may postpone your quad biking adventure.
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