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Gold Coast Travel Guide: 849 reviews and 1,804 photos
The Gold Coast has got good reason for attracting alot of tourists. It's a region of contrasts, from the beaches and ocean estuaries to the lush sub-tropical mountains and valleys of the hinterland.
A sweeping coastline offers a spectacular stretch of patrolled surf beaches that are amongst the best in the world. The coastal strip also has a wide choice of accommodation, shopping, dining and live entertainment.
The Gold Coast is also Australia's theme park capital with fun awaiting you at Dreamworld (Big Brother House), Warner Bros Movie World, Sea World and Wet'n'Wild Water Park.
Come face to face with Aussie wildlife (koalas, kangaroos, emus, wallabies and wombats) at a host of local nature parks such as Currumbin Sanctuary, Fleay's Wildlife Park and Pioneer Plantation.
Just a 20-minute drive from the beachfront, the Hinterland offers a wide range of activities (bushwalking, swimming, hang gliding, abseiling, 4WD tours etc.) in the many national parks and nature reserves.
Sub-tropical climate, surfing beaches, golf courses, theme parks, shopping, casino, nightlife, tropical rainforests and fishing are just a few of the attractions and activities available to visitors.
Don't forget about the many events that occur here throughout the year, Gold Coast Indy 300, Magic Millions horse race and the Big Day Out music festival just to name a few.
Hopefully by reading through my pages and tips, I hope I can give you a local’s perspective of the Gold Coast that can be useful if you are thinking about coming to visit my home town.
- Pros:Fun, Sun, Surf, Relax
- Cons:Too many tourists ;-)
- In a nutshell:Beautiful weather oneday, perfect the next!
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