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Themed Breaks on the Gold Coast

Themed breaks are a great way to enjoy the best of Our Getaway and the Gold Coast.

There’s something to suit most interests with several new events for 2021. We aim to keep groups to similar ages and interests so you can come with friends or maybe make some new ones!

Staying at Our Getaway short term accommodation means you will have 24 hour support, your own room with TV and en-suite, meals provided and lots of fun too.

Here’s the lineup for the rest of 2021 but remember you can also book your own individual stay at Our Getaway or design your own break with a group of friends. As well as disability holidays, Our Getaway offers respite breaks, emergency care and post-hospital stays. See the main page for more details.

Wildlife Week

24 – 30 May 2021

This event has now taken place but let us know if you are interested in a future Wildlife Week!

Enjoy a full week designed especially for animal lovers.We’ll be visiting Paradise Country AND Sea World as well as visiting an Alpaca Farm and meeting some friendly St Bernard dogs.

Activities back at the house will have an animal theme too starting with a Madagascar movie marathon!

A Alpaca looking at the camera.

Foodie’s week

14 – 20 June 2021

This event has now taken place but let us know if you are interested in a future Foodies Week!

To put it simply, Foodies Week is about making sure we sample as many cuisines as possible! Treat your tastebuds for a whole week!.

It’s not just about eating though – we will have opportunities to try your hand in the kitchen as well as plenty of time to rest and relax.

Show off you kitchen skills or sit back and learn more about cooking and cuisines.

Download the full program here (pdf) and call 1800 193 362 to book your spot.

plate of nachos

Girls’ week

5 – 11 July 2021

This event has now taken place but let us know if you are interested in a future Girls’ Week!

Yes, there will be pampering. Yes, there will be shopping. Yes, there will be shows and a trip to Mt. Tamborine. What better way to spend a week with the girls? You can come with friends but you will definitely leave with new ones!

Download the full program here (pdf) and call 1800 193 362 to book your spot.

group of girls having a spa day

Gaming Week

19 – 22 August 2021

This event has now taken place but let us know if you are interested in a future Gaming Week!

Calling all game fans! This is your week to stay with us. Our dedicated media space at Our Getaway is just the place to compete with fellow guests. There’s much more than video games though – We’ll be at Titans v Storm, enjoying a Monopoly marathon and ten pin bowling too.

Download the full program here (pdf) and call 1800 193 362 to book your spot.

Media room at Our Getaway

Art Week

13 – 19 September 2021

This event has now taken place but let us know if you are interested in a future Art Week!

This is the perfect Short Break coming up for anyone who likes to get in touch with their creative side. Staying at our fully accessible Gold Coast Short Stay Centre, you’ll visit some great attractions on the Coast including the SWELL Sculpture Festival at Currumbin. We will also have craft sessions and photography opportunities throughout the week.

Download the full program here (pdf) and call 1800 193 362 to book your spot.

Collection of art brushes

Girls’ week

27 September – 3 October 2021

This event has now taken place but let us know if you are interested in a future Girls’ Week!

Our Girls Weeks are always popular – you can enjoy shopping, eating out and special day trips at Mount Tamborine, Skypoint and the Botanic Gardens. Enjoy some ‘me’ time while making new friends too!

Download the full program here (pdf) and call 1800 193 362 to book your spot.

group of girls having a spa day

Halloween Long Weekend

28 – 31 October 2021

Short Stay isn’t scary… unless you want it to be!

Join us for a 3 night Halloween break on the Gold Coast. We’ll be going to Spooky Nights at SeaWorld as well as Ripley’s Believe It or Not. Plenty of other Halloween inspired activities including baking, arts and crafts and more!

Download the full program here (pdf) and call 1800 193 362 to book your spot.

Two halloween pumpkin lanterns

Aqua week

8 – 14 November 2021

You are never far from the water on the Gold Coast! Everything on the agenda this week will have a connection to the water. Of course, we can’t miss a day out at including Sea World!

Download the full program here (pdf) and call 1800 193 362 to book your spot.

Entry sign at wet n wild

Schoolies Week

22 – 28 November 2021

Why shouldn’t everyone enjoy Schoolies? Stay at our Short Term Accommodation on the Gold Coast so you have the support you need to attend and enjoy Schoolies. The Coast is one big party venue and our team will ensure you can participate safely with maximum fun.

Group of young people at schoolies

Christmas Week

13 – 19 December 2021

Join us for an amazing Christmas break. Just the thing to get in the festive spirit before the big day!

We’ll be decorating the house and setting up the Christmas tree together.

There will also be Christmas baking, seasonal craft and plenty of other activities – you’ll want to wear your Santa hat all day!

We also hope to get out to Movie World’s annual White Christmas and the annual Mayor’s Christmas carols.

Download the full program here (pdf) and call 1800 193 362 to book your spot.

Christmas biscuits

What you need to know

  • A COVID-19 Safety plan is in place at Our Getaway.
  • Short Term Accommodation can be access using NDIS funds. Find out more here.
  • Groups are usually between 4 and a maximum of 6
  • Support ratios are decided based on client needs
  • Most activities involve some out-of-pocket expense. This can be for eating out, entry fees, shopping etc. We will discuss in more detail for each group.
  • All our Short breaks start with a discussion about everyone’s preferences so you will have a chance to shape your time with us.

Find out more about Montrose NDIS Short Term Accommodation here.

Supported holidays for young people over 16 with a disability

Contact us to find out more.