The Gold Coast is a metropolitan region south of Brisbane on Australia’s east coast. It's famed for its long sandy beaches, surfing spots and elaborate system of inland canals and waterways. It’s also home to theme parks such as Dreamworld, Sea World and Wet’n’Wild. Inland, hiking trails crisscross Lamington National Park’s mountain ridges and valleys, home to rare birds and rainforest.
The Q1 building with its SkyPoint observation deck towers over Surfers Paradise beach, which has a vibrant nightlife scene, a beachfront market and casinos. Main Beach’s shops and restaurants lie along Tedder Avenue. Hotels line the canal system, which has its own inland beaches, such as Budds Beach. Surf breaks such as Snapper Rocks and Burleigh Heads are among the most popular in the country. The David Fleay Wildlife Park protects emus, kangaroos and koalas. Other natural areas include Tamborine National Park, with waterfalls and trails, and Tamborine Rainforest Skywalk, an eco-park with an elevated boardwalk through the trees.
Take a surfing lesson -Whether you’re an absolute beginner or just looking to brush up on your skills, the Gold Coast is a great place to learn to surf. Choose a surf school, practise your moves on the sand, and then hit the waves.
Taste the coast - The Gold Coast culinary scene is one that’s served with a side of alfresco, so you can try fine-dining restaurants, casual seafood shacks, buzzing cafes, breweries, street-eats and more.
Sparkling stretches of sand - Queensland’s beaches are the best in the world and the Gold Coast is home to some stunners. Try Broadbeach for safe swimming with the kids, feel the bohemian vibe at Burleigh or discover the locals’ favourite, Nobby Beach.
A thrill ride - The young (and young at heart) won’t want to miss the Gold Coast’s legendary theme parks. Meet your favourite characters at Movie World, scream on the rollercoasters at Dreamworld, swim with dolphins at Sea World and tackle the speed slide at Wet’n’Wild.
• Sea World
• Warner Bros. Movie World
• Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary
• SkyPoint Observation Deck
Below is a small selection of the Gold Coast holidays on offer. If you would like us to create a Gold Coast holiday based on your ideas, please give us a call.
Below is a small selection of the Gold Coast Hotels we offer on your Australian holiday, If you would like an alternative hotel, just give us a call.
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