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Gold Coast

The Gold Coast experience is fun, excitement and diversity with 70 kilometres of the world’s best beaches, 100,000 hectares of world heritage listed rainforest, and more things to see and do than any other destination in the Southern Hemisphere. Golf courses, award-winning restaurants, night clubs, theme parks, cascading waterfalls, boutique wineries - all of this and more in Australia’s famous for fun capital:

Gold Coast

Things to do in the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is all about the beaches. Being blessed with so much coastline means there is plenty of on-water action. You can:

  • Chill on the beach such as Burleigh Heads, Kirra, Main Beach and Surfers Paradise.
  • Try you hand a surfing.
  • Jet Ski safaris and Jet Boat rides race around the islands of the Gold Coast Broadwater.
  • Kayak through the calm waters accompanied by dolphins and turtles.

If you want beaches, surfing and water activity then you can't go wrong with the Gold Coast.

Outside the City

Hinterland Discoveries

Journey through a patchwork of rural plantations, vineyards, farmland and livestock estates on the way to more than 100,000 hectares of National Parks and reserves, with miles of enchanting bushwalking trails. The Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage area includes expansive rainforest reserves including Lamington National Park and Springbrook National Park.

The Gold Coast's Hinterland is just half an hour from the world famous Gold Coast beaches, it is speckled with wineries, local food producers and health retreats that offer the perfect environment to while away an afternoon, evening or weekend.

Theme Parks

Travellers of all ages and inclinations will encounter an array of exhilarating worlds brought together in Australia’s theme park capital. Home to more attractions than any other destination in the Southern Hemisphere, the Gold Coast has the fastest, the longest, the highest and the most exciting thrill rides in the country. Unique animal experiences are another feature of the theme parks, including kangaroo feeding and koala cuddles.

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Fraser Island

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Fraser Island is nature at its awe-inspiring best. It's the world's largest sand island and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, but what's there to do?

You can hire a 4x4 and drive along the 75-mile highway of sand with the ocean as your view. Or you can explore the sandy tracks that lead through thick forest to secret lakes. Or you can camp in one of the secluded spots by the beach.

One thing's for certain - you won't be bored...