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Surfers Paradise Travel Guide: 176 reviews and 370 photos


Not far from where I live.

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  • Pros:You can still find a deserted beach!
  • Cons:Don't go on schoolies week
  • In a nutshell:Sun, surf, shops, attractions, weather!
  • Last visit to Surfers Paradise: Mar 2015
  • Intro Updated Mar 6, 2015
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  • Nemorino's Profile Photo
    Apr 6, 2014 at 12:28 AM

    I never knew there was a place called Surfers Paradise -- is that the official name?
    Those sand sculptures are great, but I have mixed feelings about the meter maids. On the one hand, I am always glad to see lovely young ladies in bikinis. On the other hand, I feel that parked cars are a dreadful nuisance, and motorists should not be encouraged to overstay their welcome. For a while I even had this as my motto here on VT: "The surface of the Earth is too valuable to be wasted on car parking."

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Apr 6, 2014 at 12:32 AM

      Yes, That is the official name. I know how you feel about cars, but in Australia, they are a necessary evil. On a brighter note, new German trams have been introduced in this area and will be fully operational soon. I hope they are patronized!

  • alancollins's Profile Photo
    Mar 27, 2014 at 12:53 AM

    I read an article in one of our papers recently about the good work the meter maids were doing.

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Mar 27, 2014 at 1:38 AM

      Well fancy that! They have been around for donkey's years!

  • Yaqui's Profile Photo
    Mar 19, 2014 at 7:50 PM

    Wow, the sand sculptures are fantastic Dee, nice page!

    • balhannah's Profile Photo
      Mar 20, 2014 at 12:37 AM

      Thanks Dee! I love them, so we go every year. Each year has a different theme for them to sculpt.

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