Gold Coast Travel Guide

So named for its wonderful year round weather, sun kissed beaches, excellent surf, fantastic shopping and vibrant nightlife, the Gold Coast is one of Queensland's premier holiday destinations. Popular with all kinds of holiday makers, the Gold Coast offers outstanding beachfront accommodation, stunning hinterland as well as a huge range of attractions including the famous theme parks. Ideally located in Queensland's south east corner, the Gold Coast is an easily accessible holiday destination popular with locals, interstate visitors and international travellers alike.

Gold Coast Accommodation

Gold Coast accommodation offers a huge range of styles to suit any budget and are all centrally located to most of the region's best activities and attractions. From luxury hotels and holiday resorts to self-contained apartments and affordable hotel rooms, most are within walking distance of local shopping, dining and attractions. Offering a relaxing break by the water, Gold Coast accommodation enjoys views of the hinterland, ocean or glittering city lights and feature a massive range of choices including package deals for significant savings and ease of booking your holiday.

Popular Gold Coast Accommodation Regions

Tours & Activities

Gold Coast activities are as many and varied as the beaches themselves and offer a great range of entertainment and experiences for all travellers and age groups. The glittering nightclubs and huge Casino offers popular nightlife in Surfers Paradise while the nearby hinterland offers a stark contrast with its relaxing atmosphere, amazing views and World Heritage listed rainforest. Families will love the centrally located range of world class theme parks as well as the balloon flights, whale watching, river cruises and great range of tours. The Gold Coast is also renowned for its spectacular beaches, boutique shopping and diverse dining options which provide the perfect way to spend the day.

Gold Coast Holiday Packages

Gold Coast holiday packages are a fantastic way to save time and money when planning your getaway. By combining the essentials like flights, accommodation and travel insurance with all the added extras like transfers, resort vouchers, food and beverage packages, tours and even entry into theme parks you can enjoy significant savings. There are a number of existing packages to choose from or you can customise one to suit your needs.

Fast Facts

The Gold Coast is the largest non-capital city in Australia. It is located just an hour south of Brisbane. The Gold Coast is home to its own airport in Coolangatta. The region is home to 40 km of surf beaches and stretches from Main Beach in the north all the way down to Coolangatta in the south.