We need similar advice. Visiting Oz for the first time with a 2 and half year old. My husband is performing in tap dogs and we are tagging along. We will be in broadbeach without a car for 2 months .... Help or advice would be welcomesmile
How cool he's in tap dogs!
I don't know how much there is to keep you all entertained actually at broadbeach every day, but you are so close to everything the Gold Coast has to offer. My advice is to grab go cards for public transport for yourself & anyone else that needs them (I think kids only pay from 5yrs but check that). They cost $5 for the card then you put on whatever money you want to. You touch the card on & off the bus/train & it charges the right fare which is about half of what paying cash each time would be.
You can check it out at www.translink.com.au
There is a journey planner on the site too. Type in the address where your staying then check out how easy it is to get to anywhere your interested in by typing it in as the destination. You won't need the address of attractions & parks & stuff just type in the name. It will tell you what buses to catch, if you have to transfer & where & how much walking you have to do as well. Plus the price.