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Head to the ‘Glitter Strip’ of Surfers Paradise and see what makes this beach so famous, with beachside accommodation, a superb entertainment, dining scene and 7-day late night shopping, what’s not to love. Relax in Broadbeach, with its beautiful beaches and framed by lazy parks.
It seems a new restaurant or bar is opening every time you blink, you will be spoilt for choice with eating options to keep your belly full. Known as the theme park capital of Australia –make your way through the five theme parks on the Gold Coast, with thrill rides galore.
Beyond theme parks making the GC thrill; encounter Australian wildlife at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and hold a koala or hand feed a kangaroo, can’t get more Ozzy than that. Nature lovers head inland to Mt Tamborine, known as the ‘green behind the gold’ and experience another side of the Gold Coast. With the third oldest National Park in the world, numerous walks, lookouts, home-grown produce, spas and art galleries, there’s something for everyone.
Having said a new restaurant pops up on the blink, Gold coast is more than just a fun in the sun relaxation beach destination. Gold coast is now a world destination, possibly not a surprise to many and to many hitherto from years ago. With Sydney, Melbourne and other outstanding cities in the limelight, no other Southern Hemisphere city quite capitulates the Australian story quite like the GC. Host of the 2018 Common wealth games, the Gold coast is about to glisten to the world.
Discover the green behind the gold. Few people know that the state of Queensland is actually more country than coastline. Great Aussie bushwalks abound and you definitely have your choice of hinterland hikes. From the all abilities Cedar Creek Falls track to the more challenging Cedar Creek
Falls Rock Pools with waterfalls. Take your togs and you’ll be able to go for a dip. The more advanced Witches Falls winds through dense sections of tumbling rainforest, as well as the namesake waterfall and a challenging terrain of boulders and tree roots, while the Sandy Creek Circuits will test even the most surefooted tramper. For less scenery and more shopping, hit the villages. A great day out for families, you’ll find antiques, artwork, cafés and boutique shopping.
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Events – Family-friendly, free and lowcost events run galore, across the Gold Coast every week. With international surfing titles, sporting clashes, 2018 Commonwealth Games, music festivals and markets showcased on a local and international scale, time your travel with the many events on offer to deliver good times and great memories, day or night on the Gold Coast.
Gold Coast Oceanway – A 36 kilometre network of paths along the beaches from the Gold Coast Seaway (The Spit) to the Point Danger Lighthouse (Coolangatta), this is a great way to explore the fabulous beaches on foot or by bike.
Theme Parks – You can’t help but get caught up in the excitement. If you’re travelling with little kids, teens or a group of mates there are plenty of options to keep everyone entertained for hours. Whether you’re a scaredy-cat or a thrill seeker, you won’t be disappointed!
Shopping – Looking for a bargain? Find all the best brands at all the best prices at Harbour Town Shopping Outlet centre. Shop till you drop at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, home to over 300 specialty stores. Plus there’s also great shopping at Robina Town Centre with both Myer and David Jones.
Hinterland Food And Wine Trail – Pick your own strawberries at The Strawberry Farm, try macadamia coffee at a nut orchard, learn how cheese is made and taste award winning wines at the various cellar doors.
Surf Clubs – Everyone’s seen the iconic images of surf lifesaving on the beaches of Australia and the surf clubs do a great job at the patrolled beaches all along the Gold Coast. What many also offer are great meals at a great price, and of course being a surf club you’ll be dining waterfront!
Golf – Tee off at one of the many golf courses on the Gold Coast. Popular options include Royal Pines, Palm Meadows and Emerald Lakes.
Create a journey in the GC from our Inspire articles
Vibrant beaches with farms framing the Gold Coast,
Gold by name, gold by weather the GC averages 300 days of sunshine per year. This more a recommendation rather than an insistent command. End of April â“ May period best time to visit the Gold Coast due to comfortable weather, lower rainfall and lack of school holidays
Average temperatures during April/May: Maximum 27°C, Minimum 14°C
Avg. Temp °C
Auckland (AKL) to Gold Coast, Australia (OOL) 3h 30m
Wellington (WLG) to Gold Coast, Australia (OOL) 3h 45m
Christchurch (CHC) to Gold Coast, Australia (OOL) 3h 40m
Airlines that fly to the Gold Coast:
Jetstar, Air New Zealand, Qantas, Virgin Australia, Air Asia
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