Visiting Gold Coast

Gold Coast is on the eastern coast of Australia in South East Queensland. With its subtropical climate and some of the best surfing in the world, it is a very popular holiday destination because it offers a variety of activities along with the beautiful beaches.

There are several theme parks including Sea World, Wet ‘€˜n’€™ Wild, Movie World, Whitewater World and DreamWorld. The evening presentation of the Australian Outback Spectacular includes dinner, drinks and a fantastic show full of outback music, action and drama with state-of-the-art lighting. These offer a never ending supply of great fun.

The Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is a different kind of fun with its Green Challenge Adventure Parc that has 65 tree-top challenges on rope courses, Wild Island an outdoor adventure playground, cuddling a koala, a free-flight bird show and feeding the Kangaroos. There are also Aboriginal dancers and cultural shows.

For nature lovers there is the Rainforest of Springbrook National Park with walking paths through the rainforest with beautiful views and a 10,000 glow worm grotto. There are ancient Antarctic Beech trees, a spectacular natural arch cave and waterfall as well as wildlife such as wallabies and birds.

When visitors get tired of walking they can take the hot air balloon ride that takes off at sunrise and includes a full champagne breakfast. Visitors glide over the Hinterland and see the city and sea and stop at O’Reilly’s Grand Homestead for breakfast.

Accommodation Gold Coast is varied to suit every budget. There are many luxury hotels, spas and resorts and there is also a retreat in the hinterland. If the beach is the main aim, there are beach shacks and there is also camping in the mountains. Visitors can see the local islands along the coast in a houseboat. Budget hotels are also available, so everyone can find the perfect accommodation.

The great variety of activities offered by Gold Coast and its surrounding area make it one of the most popular holiday destinations in the world. Endless water sports, theme parks, spectacular wild nature and vibrant city nightlife are all part of the Gold Coast experience.

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