Optional Activities – Tuesday 9 November

Cooking Class

Create a five-star High Tea under the expert guidance of the Resort’s qualified chefs. This interactive cooking class, including step-by-step guidance in the authentic environment of a resort restaurant kitchen, promises to be both informative and great fun. Recipes can be easily reproduced to impress at home. Participants are sure to enjoy sampling their efforts, accompanied by suitable beverages!

Cost: $80 (includes all cooking utensils and ingredients)
Meet: Horizons Room (beside front desk on level two)
Start: 1.30pm
Finish: 3.00pm
Dress: Enclosed flat shoes (running shoes are fine) are compulsory. Comfortable clothing including knee-length or long trousers plus a top devoid of excess material (t-shirt is ideal) is recommended. Minimum jewellery is preferable. Hats and aprons are provided.

Golf – Nine holes at the RACV Royal Pines Resort

Discover new ways to play at the Gold Coast's only 27-hole composite golf course at RACV Royal Pines Resort. With undulating terrain, magnificent greens and tight fairways that demand respect, the three distinct course layouts offer unique golf course experiences and promise to challenge a golfer’s every stroke. Royal Pines is the permanent home to the ANZ Ladies Masters and has hosted many other prestigious golf tournaments over the last decade. The courses have, and will continue, to inspire, motivate and challenge the very best in golfers.

Cost: $99.00 (includes cart hire, green fees and transfers) – additional charge of $25.00 for club hire
Meet: Sheraton Mirage Hotel Lobby
Time: 12.45pm (bus departs at 12.50pm)
Tee off: 1.30pm
Finish: 4.00pm (return to hotel by 4.45pm)
Dress: Neat, casual attire including a shirt with collar is compulsory. Denim, singlets and brief shorts are not permitted on the course. RACV Royal Pines Resort is a soft spike course - no metal spikes allowed.

Jet Boating

Jet Boating will not only give you an adrenalin rush with awesome high speed spins, turns, twists and slides, it will also showcase the Gold Coast Marina Mirage during the 50 minute jet boat ride.

Cost: $63.00
Meet: Sheraton Mirage Hotel Lobby
Time: 2.00pm
Start: 2.10pm
Finish: 3.00pm

There are no transfers for this activity. The Jet Boat leaves from directly opposite the hotel at the Marina Mirage – approximately a 10 minute walk from the hotel lobby.

Kayaking Tour

Kayaking tours are conducted on the beautiful Broadwater on the Gold Coast. This area is protected by surrounding islands, with mild sub-tropical temperatures and around 10 to 15 metres depth visibility. Participants will have an opportunity to see abundant wildlife including turtles, dolphins, stingrays and colourful sub-tropical fish. Whales can also be spotted during the migration months of May to November. Tours are designed for all fitness levels and comprehensive instructions are provided on how to use the kayaks and snorkelling equipment. The experienced local tour guides will also give an interpretive talk on the Islands and surrounds.

Cost: $85.00 (includes all equipment and transfers)
Meet: Sheraton Mirage Hotel Lobby
Start: 1.15pm (Pick up from hotel 1.30pm)
Finish: 5.00pm (Return to hotel by 5.30pm)


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