There are also many fine restaurants catering for all
tastes, great shopping, sporting and entertainment
facilities. The Gold Coast has a pleasant climate all
year round and caters particularly well to the varied
needs of all travellers.
The Gold Coast spans 1,402 square kilometres (approx.
541 square miles) on the Queensland & New South Wales
border, 100kms south of Brisbane & 900kms north of
Sydney, the Gold Coast is the perfect spot to enjoy a
romantic getaway or an action packed family holiday with
so many exciting things to do.
Adventure is everywhere on the Gold Coast, grab a Harley
Davidson tour along winding mountain roads or take
control of four wheels with racing-style experiences on
specialist tracks or fast kart racing. Leave the road
behind on scenic flights in historic aircraft,
helicopter or hot air balloon; then come back down to
earth with a sky dive, parasail, abseil, kite surf or
bungy jump. Visit one of the themed entertainment parks.
Breathe the freshest of air on a tree-top walk above an
ancient rainforest or on the amazing Gold Coast
Broadwater in a tall ship, speedboat or Jet Ski. Gold
Coast experiences are as ready as you are, come get some
action and adventure at its best.
The multicultural nature of the Gold Coast has brought
about a deliciously successful food and wine industry.
The region’s produce is in high demand in international
markets, particularly Southeast Asia and the USA, but
travellers to the Gold Coast get the chance to sample
every possible combination in the city’s vibrant
The sun doesn’t set on Australia’s Gold Coast. The end
of the day just means the start of a new program of
entertainment. Central precincts such as Surfers
Paradise, Broadbeach, Coolangatta & Main Beach offer
bars, nightclubs, dining and performances. There’s
always a party feel to Surfers Paradise – particularly
during major events – the Lexmark Indy 300 and New Year.
The Gold Coast has a magnificent backdrop of a vast
mountainous region of national parks, subtropical
rainforests, waterfalls, deep valleys and rolling plains
just behind the Gold Coast. The Hinterland offers a
range of first class facilities and country style
hospitality accompanied by some of the most beautiful
flora and fauna found anywhere in Australia.
There's a wide variety of Gold Coast accommodation
options available on the Gold Coast, from road-side
motels to luxury self-contained apartments and resorts.