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Gold Coast

Overview

Country: Australia

Currecny: AUD

Australia’s Gold Coast is a modern city of glittering high-rise buildings, built around superb beaches, including the world renowned ‘Surfers Paradise’.

Fast-track fun on the Gold Coast, where the high-rises are built around superb surf beaches like Surfers Paradise. Dive into lively nightlife, international theme parks and designer boutiques, see the coast from a Spitfire plane and cheer on competitors in the Coollangatta Ocean Swim. Experience the opulent Palazzo Versace or head to the hinterland for rainforest walks and spa retreats.People love gold coast for its Golden beaches, lively nightlife & friendly locals.With 57 kilometres of sandy beaches to choose from, your perfect beach day awaits.

Surfing can be tough; luckily the Gold Coast has some of the world’s greatest surfers waiting to teach you to ride. The breaks at Snapper Rocks, Burleigh Heads and Kirra attract wave-chasers from around the world, especially when major pro surfing events come to town.

Attractions:

The attractions of the Gold Coast bring smiles to people of all ages and stages. With exhilarating rides, exotic animals and endless waterslides to help you cool off on hot summer days, your Gold Coast holiday offers a full spectrum of interactive entertainment - from dazzling big budget Gold Coast theme parks to small, hilariously kitsch museums.

The city's spectacular coastal setting means heading to the beach is high on the list of things to do on the Gold Coast. The best known is Main Beach at Surfers Paradise, located just across the road from bustling Cavill Avenue. Broadbeach is a quieter option, some three kilometres further down the coast, while Burleigh Heads and Coolangatta’s beaches are some of the coast’s prettiest.Gold Coast attractions aren't limited just to beaches, with the city renowned for theme parks too. Dreamworld, Wet 'n' Wild, Sea World and Warner Brothers Movie World all heave with hordes of happy tourists come summer.

Things to Do:

A. Enjoy Thrills and Spills at the Gold Coast’s Theme Parks

Turn away from the beach and explore the magic of the Great Hinterland Walk. Pass through World Heritage rainforests Lamington and Springbrook, where you access an ancient volcano and spectacular waterfall amidst incredible beauty and native wildlife. Get up close with a crocodile or cuddle koalas at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

B. Explore the Gold Coast’s Lush Hinterland

Find water parks, extreme rollercoasters and favourite movie characters at the Gold Coast theme parks. Experience the Justice League 3D ride and meet cartoon characters on Main Street at Warner Bros. Movie World. Splash down at Wet’n’Wild, frolic with dolphins at Sea World or head to Dreamworld and experience its Big Eight thrill rides.

CTour the Villages of the Gold Coast

Explore the Gold Coast’s distinct neighbourhoods, each with their own vibe. Hire a bike and ride Old Burleigh Road, from buzzy Surfers Paradise to chic Broadbeach with its array of cafés, such as vegetarian delight Cardamom Pod. Stay in upmarket Southport or Main Beach, while Nobby Beach and Burleigh Heads are hip and chilled-out surfie neighbourhoods.Take to the Water for Sports and Fun on the Gold Coast

D. Ride jet skis on an exhilarating coastal tour.

Get your adrenalin rush on a jet boat. Learn to paddleboard or surf at one of the many great schools along the coast. See turtles, stingrays and seahorses as you dive, or for beginners, learn via the Discover Scuba Diving experience.

E. Shop at the Gold Coast’s Best Boutiques and Markets

Find vintage threads and an eclectic bohemian vibe at the Village Markets on Sundays at Burleigh Heads. Or head to Carrara Markets, where 500 stalls and lots of free entertainment will keep you entertained all weekend. Hit up Harbour Town outlet mall for some serious bargains and get a fashion fix at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre.

Places to stay:

Don't let the high-rise skyline deceive you; Gold Coast accommodation is about more than just luxurious hotels. Just about every style of accommodation is available, from camp sites and caravans to hostels, self-contained apartments, sprawling holiday homes and an influx of trendy new boutique hotels.Whatever your taste or budget, you’ll be sure to find a Gold Coast accommodation option to suit your needs on the Gold Coast. Hotels, Apartments, Ocean-side accommodation properties with breathtaking views, secluded mountain villas, gorgeous swimming pools (some shared with tropical fish), award-winning restaurants and spas are just few of the options available for your Gold Coast Holiday. There’s certainly nothing standard about staying in a Gold Coast accommodation.

Best time to visit:

December-April