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Best Ice Cream Shops on the Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Melbourne

By admin | October 5, 2017

The warmer weather has arrived! Nothing cools you off like a delicious ice-cream. So we have prepared a list of the best ice-cream parlours surrounding our six hotels and resorts and also some of the most delicious flavours on offer.


Gold Coast – Broadbeach & Surfers Paradise

The Gelato Shop – Broadbeach

A family run business that makes its gelatos from scratch. The quality ingredients and delicious flavours is what makes this one of the best shops on the Gold Coast. Locate on the corner of Surf Parade and Albert Ave in Broadbeach, this shop is a must for all ice-cream lovers. With 38 QLD Food & Wine Awards under their belt it clear to see why this is a crowd favourite. Not only do they have great ice-cream they also serve warm waffles!

Recommended flavours: rum & raisin, Mars Bar or Blood Orange Sorbet.


Cold Rock – Broadbeach

Cold Rock is located in the main street of Broadbeach (Albert Avenue), a short walk from both ULTIQA Air on Broadbeach, ULTIQA Freshwater Point Resort and ULTIQA Beach Haven on Broadbeach. Famous for its “cold rock” in which customers get to choose their own ice-cream flavour then chose a variety of mix’s such as caramel fudge, sweets, chocolates or biscuits then it all gets smashed together using the cold granite bench top.

Recommended flavours: Milo Ice-cream with Maltesers & caramel fudge added in or bubble-gum ice-cream with nerds & sour worms added in.


Ben & Jerry’s

Located in the Cavill Mall Surfers Paradise Ben & Jerry’s have some decadent ice-cream flavours on offer and serve some awesome desserts.

Recommended Flavours: Frozen Flakes (Cereal milk ice cream with crisp cereal swirls).


Sunshine Coast

De Lish Fish @ Kings – Caloundra

Take a short stroll on the beach path and you will spot De Lish Fish @ kings which serves some of the best Gelato on the Sunshine Coast. Flavours ranging from Strawberry, Bounty, Ferrero Rocher & fresh sorbets there is something that everyone will enjoy.

Recommended flavours: Mango sorbet or Bounty


Nitrogenie – Noosa

For a unique ice-cream experience look no further than Nitrogenie. Using the magic of Nitrogen your ice-cream is made from the raw ingredients right in front of your eyes. It is located on Hastings Street in Noosa heads, a short drive from ULTIQA Shearwater Resort.

Recommended flavours: Lemon Meringue Pie or Salty Caramelly popcorn


Massimo’s Gelateria – Noosa


Image: True Local

Located in Hastings street, its truly some of the best gelato in Queensland! A variety of flavours all made with quality ingredients!

Recommended Flavours: Toblerone



ShliX – Fortitude Valley

A delicious ice-cream boutique located in Fortitude Valley with both traditional flavours on offer and some more exotic ones as well. The best part their scoops claim to be 94% fat free. Take a short walk from ULTIQA Rothbury Hotel to the valley and enjoy a cool treat when you arrive.

Recommended flavours: Marshmallow or Peanut Butter


Gelàre – South Bank

Gelàre originally made in Western Australia and is famous for the fact that it is all natural ice-cream and contains no air like traditional ice-cream resulting in better flavour and richer texture. Gelàre is located in South Bank a decent walk from our ULTIQA Rothbury Hotel or a short drive. They also have a vegan range so no one has to miss out.

Recommended flavours: Naked Coconut


Mister Fitz – South Bank


Image: Urban List Auckland

Mister Fitz is a unique ice-cream treat! All Ice cream made with fresh milk, cream and free-range eggs, whipped up from an original recipe, and produced in small batches in-house. They even have ice-cream sandwiches made out of cookies and brownies! Located in South Bank.

Recommended Flavours: Banana, Brown Sugar & Bacon



Aqua S


Image: https://www.broadsheet.com.au/melbourne/food-and-drink/aqua-s-opens-melbourne

This has to be the most extravagant Ice Cream Store in Victoria! Toppings include marshmallow, popping candy or even a fairy floss ring. The idea of doing sea salt soft serve initially came from Okinawa, Japan. Yet, Aqua S further developed our soft serves into a work of art. The store is located in the QV Shopping centre.

Recommended Flavour: Sea Salt

Chill Bro Paletas

ChillBro recipes are inspired by the Mexican Paletas (ice cream on a stick) where the ice creams are made from real ingredients and are served in the traditional Mexican moulds. ChillBro’s idea is to fuse this classic ice cream with more modern and exciting flavours. They also create amazing desserts!

Recommended Flavour: Dulce de Leche


Happy Eating!

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