Welcome to the Gold Coast

WHETHER IT’S SURFING, SWIMMING OR SIMPLY SUNBATHING, THE GOLD COAST OFFERS 21 PATROLLED BEACHES ALONG ITS 57 KILOMETRES OF PRISTINE COASTLINE. FOR THOSE WHO LOVE NATURE, HEAD INLAND TO THE HINTERLAND WITH GREAT WALKING TRACKS, ROCK POOLS AND WATERFALLS. THERE’S A RANGE OF THINGS TO DO IN AUSTRALIA’S CAPITAL OF FUN.

Away from the bush and the beach, spend action-packed days at the world’s best theme parks, each with their own distinct personalities, stroll through tourist shops or high-end stores, enjoy the vibrant nightlife and indulge in a variety of entertainment. Attracting world-class chefs, you’ll find incredible dining in this destination.

Hero Experiences

  • Beaches and Waterways – Boasting 21 patrolled beaches, which stretch along its 57-kilometre coastline, there’s a speck of sand to suit everyone and every weather condition. The Gold Coast canals are ideal for more sedate watersports such as kayaking and stand-up paddle boarding.
  • Theme Parks – Sea World, Dreamworld, Wet ‘n’ Wild, White WaterWorld, Warner Bros Movie World and the Australian Outback Spectacular are all based here and there’s a theme park to keep you occupied every day of the week.
  • Entertainment – Open-air hubs and great venues around Surfers Paradise to the north and Coolangatta to the south make the Gold Coast an attractive destination for world-class entertainment.
  • Hinterland – For those looking for some green behind the Gold Coast, head west to the Hinterland with its waterfalls, rock pools, bush walks and wide range of flora and fauna in some of the most spectacular national parks.

Region’s Must-Do’s

  • Learn to surf or stand-up paddleboard like a champion
  • Scream with joy at one of the many theme parks
  • Head to the Hinterland and indulge in nature
  • Try your gambling hand at Jupiters Hotel and Casino
  • Indulge in a spot of shopping at one of the many centres, malls or markets
  • Eat some fresh seafood straight from the trawlers
  • Transition from land to sea on an Aquaduck Safari
  • Hang glide off a mountain or jump out of a plane
  • Watch world-class surfing off the points at the southern beaches
  • Indulge in a luxurious day spa and fine dining

Useful Links

To help you get the most out of Australia’s Gold Coast