Although still speckled with flecks of the tacky (yes, the meter maids in gold skimpy outfits are still there), the Gold Coast still shines as Australia’s undisputed home of sun, fun and entertainment. As its multimillion dollar facelift is in full swing, it’s no wonder holidaymakers cannot stay away from this vibrant and constantly evolving tourist destination. Seventy kilometres of pristine sand stretching from Beenleigh to Coolangatta await you, whilst adrenaline-pumping adventure and spectacular attractions will lure even the most hesitant of travellers to this spectacular slice of North-Eastern Australia.Boasting a virtually cloud-free climate all year and a diverse range of scenery, attractions and cuisines, there is something for everyone to love inAustralia’s most popular tourist destination. Inhale the holiday mood that engulfs the city by sitting atop the viewing deck of the Q1 Skyscraper, the tallest building in the Southern Hemisphere. Become bedazzled over 80 stories high, where hundreds of holiday high rises speckle the skyline and the stunning beaches and inner hinterland stretch as far as the eye can see. Take a guided tour through the lush, tranquil World Heritage Listed rainforest just 30 minutes from the coastline.
If adventure is what you seek, swim with dolphins, defy the laws of gravity or wander with a Bengal Tiger at one of the Gold Coast’s extraordinary selection of theme parks. Movie World, Sea World, Wet ‘n’ Wild or Dream World are sure to get the adrenaline pumping. Exciting water sports and activities are easily accessible to all adventure hunters including surfing lessons often taught by world champions, jet ski tours and dolphin and whale watching excursions along the famous coastline.
Enjoy a taste of the local produce by sampling an exquisite wine or feasting on delicious, fresh seafood prepared in a plethora of award-winning restaurants that litter the entire city. Luxurious hotels, shopping and pampering opportunities are a plenty throughout this region that is world famous for being fun. It’s easy to see why over 10.5 million people from around the world flock to the Gold Coast, a giant playground jam-packed with exciting experiences and sun-drenched beaches sure to make for everlasting holiday memories.