A Happier, Simpler Life On The Road

A Happier, Simpler Life On The Road

Most of us dream about getting away from our regular jobs and going off to travel, but very few people have the sheer passion to do it. It’s always good to get a healthy dose of inspiration for your travel dreams and there’s no better people to turn to...
The 7 Most Instagrammable Restaurants in Mermaid Beach

The 7 Most Instagrammable Restaurants in Mermaid Beach

Surf, sand and seriously good restaurants. The Gold Coast has become as much of a gourmand’s playground as it is home to the most spectacular beaches and surf spots. But let’s face it – it’s not only about quality or customer service anymore. It’s rather about...
Introducing Our New Loyalty Program

Introducing Our New Loyalty Program

Our family is so excited to introduce our new Loyalty Program! 🥳  Blue Heron Motel became Gold Coast’s BEST-RATED boutique motel based on the reviews at booking.com. We think that’s something to celebrate, so enjoy this reward to get the most out of your...
A 3 day Itinerary to the Gold Coast

A 3 day Itinerary to the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast glistens like a precious jewel almost every day of the year, its pristine coastline dazzles and delights people of all ages, while its mountainous rangers are home to spectacular scenery, boutique wines and adventure galore. So, you have arrived at the...
Blue Heron’s Guests enjoy the best coffee and tea

Blue Heron’s Guests enjoy the best coffee and tea

There’s no doubt that life is better with tea!  Origin Tea is a family-owned Australian tea company who have established their own tea plantations in Sri Lanka, so that they can control production and deliver only the freshest and purest Tea available to the Market....
Travelling Australia as you remember

Travelling Australia as you remember

Remember when you were a kid, jumping into the back of your dad’s four-wheel drive or station wagon that was packed to the brim with snacks, pillows and an assortment of reading materials for the long journey ahead? Looking at maps and brochures to find the best...
Artisan chocolate on the Gold Coast

Artisan chocolate on the Gold Coast

What does Blue Heron Motel have in common with local chocolatier Little Cocoa? Providing excellent service of course. At Blue Heron Motel, we pride ourselves on providing all our guests with a convenient and comfortable stay on the Gold Coast. We’re just a few minutes...
Gold Coast Show Holiday 2019

Gold Coast Show Holiday 2019

Roll up!  Roll up!  Its show time! This year, the Gold Coast Show is celebrating its 113th birthday and is expected to be one of the highlights of the Gold Coast social calendar.  With free entry and a host of entertainment including wood chopping, interaction with...
EKKA Royal Queensland Show 2019

EKKA Royal Queensland Show 2019

August is an special month in Queensland with both the EKKA Royal Queensland Show happening in Brisbane and the Gold Coast Show with public holidays on both cities making it ideal for a getaway. This traditional Brisbane event is held for more than 140 years...