Family Adventure by JW Marriott

Gold Coast

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa offers a world of inspiration and exploration for young and multi-generational travellers with its new specially curated Family by JW program. 

Offering an abundance of creative and enriching experiences, the program, which has been designed with the youngest guests in mind, promotes meaningful connections and memorable moments for the whole family to enjoy, from sushi-making to fish feeding, kayaking to sandcastle building.

Intended for children ages five to 12, Family by JW consists of thoughtfully curated cultural, active and creative adventures, with something to suit every interest and persona. And all of this can be enjoyed whilst staying in the lap of luxury at this beautiful hotel with all of its first class amenities! Examples of some of the Family by JW adventures on offer can be found below:


Mini Misono - learning the intricate art of sushi making at the resort’s signature Japanese restaurant, Misono, led by renowned Head Chef Henry Bongay

Nourishing fresh juice and smoothie making classes, using local produce and going behind the helm of the open kitchen at the resort’s all-day dining restaurant, Citrique

Herb planting and discovery set amongst the resort's extensive JW Garden - a sustainable farm-to-table garden and program used by the chefs to elevate their menus. 


Hire a kayak and set off for adventures along the winding waterways of the Gold Coast’s tranquil Nerang River

Daily fish feeding amongst the resort’s famous saltwater lagoons - a longtime favourite with family guests and young travellers on the property.


Interactive craft workshops to inspire creativity and imagination, including origami and lego workshops led by the innovative JW team

Hands-on sandcastle making on the Gold Coast’s famous white sandy beaches, located just minutes from the resort grounds – offering hands-on discovering and stimulating curiosity for the whole family.

Need to know - JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa marks the debut of the JW Marriott brand in Australia, following the $35 million renovation and rebrand of  Queensland’s iconic Surfers Paradise Marriott Resort & Spa.


JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa is a valued partner of Must Do

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa

158 Ferny Ave

Surfers Paradise

07 5592 9800


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