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Your guide the Gold Coast Australia. Featuring info on attractions, hotels, resorts, hot deals and whole lot more.


There’s no other city like it. Featuring long stretching sandy beaches, blue skies, and glorious weather almost all year round. It’s no wonder it’s one of Australia’s favourite holiday destinations.

With a unique location, Queensland’s Gold Coast offers visitors, and residents, a mix of beautiful landscapes to enjoy including beautiful beaches and pristine oceans, calm waterways back-dropped by rainforest’s and mountain ranges. The area also has a very developed tourism and services industry offering numerous attractions and activities.

Surfers Paradise, at the heart of the city, is the center of all the action and is perhaps the most well known suburb in Australia. Holiday accommodation lines the esplanade alongside the long stretching sandy beach, and it’s inner streets are packed with restaurants, attractions and even more holiday resorts. ‘Surfers’, as locals commonly call it, is all about tourism, and built for holiday makers. Also popular with holiday makers and visitors are the beach fronted suburbs including Main Beach, Broadbeach, Burleigh Heads and Coolangatta.

The city is home to major events such as the GC600 V8 Supercars event, Magic Millions Horse Racing Carnival, major Rugby events, Surf Carnivals, Golf Tournaments and much more. It’s also the home of the 2018 Commonwealth Games expected to bring an extra 120,000 visitors to the city for the spectacular sporting event.

Here you can find information you need to help plan your perfect holiday or trip, including information on Gold Coast accommodation, attractions, activities, things to do and places to see, there’s also a collection of photos. Be sure to check out the Hot Deals page for promotions and deals found online. If your not sure how to get here, check out our guide to fly and drive to the Gold Coast.

This site is built locally on the Gold Coast of Queensland Australia, with the aim of providing useful resources and information for holiday makers, travellers and locals alike. If there is something you would like to see on this site or any suggestions feel free to contact us.

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Latest Updates and Travel Tips

The new Surfers Paradise – stunning quick video intro

A stunningly produced video that introduces Surfers Paradise, Australia’s most popular holiday suburb, and the center of all the action on the Gold Coast.

Video showing Currumbin over time

This narrated video gives an insight into the beautiful area of Currumbin:  

Historic video of the Gold Coast Beaches

Video shows the efforts over time at managing the beaches of the Gold Coast:

An awesome intro to the Gold Coast [video-5.03min]

This quick 5 minute video gives a great intro to the Gold Coast for first time travelers. The video comes from Expedia.

Cool Gold Coast promo video from Scoot

Scoot is a discount airline offering flights around Australia and of course to the Gold Coast, here is there promo video with 13 tips to enjoy the Gold Coast:          

Amazing Time Lapse Video of the Gold Coast will leave you in Awe

High quality time lapse video that shows of some of the best of the Gold Coast:  

Indoor Skydiving is comes to the Gold Coast

To be located at 3082 and 3084 Surfers Paradise Boulevard, Surfers Paradise the iFly Indoor Skydiving is another cool addition to the amazing attractions on offer on the glitter strip. FORMER Australian Special Air Services Regiment soldiers Danny Hogan and Wayne Jones came up with the idea to create the nation’s only indoor sky­diving facility […]

The Most Popular Teenager on the GoldCoast Goes on Studio 10

(video courtesy: Studio 10) There are a lot of interesting characters in the GoldCoast but possibly none as interesting as Kurt Coleman. You’ve probably heard of him somewhere in the internet. He became an internet sensation overnight all thanks to (according to Kurt) the amount of love and obsession that he has for…yes, you guessed […]

Hiking Through Gold Coast with Loganfoote Adventures

City life is great and all but it can get a little tiring sometimes — too much noise, too much stress, too many people. The best cure to your city-induced boredom is a commune with nature. Going back to mother earth and experiencing her sounds, her sights, and her serenity is just what you need. […]

7D Your Way to Fun at 7D Cinema, QLD

If you enjoy 3D or 4D movies, you’re going to want to check out what a 7D Cinema movie feels like. 7D Cinema is an attraction found in Surfer’s Paradise, QLD. It’s definitely attention catching and it makes you wonder what it would be like to see a movie in the 7D Cinema. The company […]

To INFINITY and Beyond

There are several Gold Coast attractions available for every vacationer to enjoy but there are none that are as creative or as bizarre as the Infinity Fun House located on the ground level of the Chevron Renaissance Centre in Surfer’s Paradise. It’ll blow your mind, you’ll be mesmerized and you’ll loose yourself in the mysteries that […]

A short intro to Currumbin [video]

A short video introducing the best features of Currumbin, including the beach, the rock pools and wildlife parks. Check it out:  

Clips from the GCoast by a YouTuber

YouTuber HeyNadine went to visit the Gold Coast and from the looks of it she had a fantastic time with friends and little furry creatures. Where else can you get to feed and lay on the ground next to a Kangaroo? The footage came from the ever popular Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary in GoldCoast, Queensland.

Gold Coast for the Night Owl

(Video by: VanityNightclubGC) Aside from the usual day time activities, the Gold Coast can also offer you some night time fun under the…moonlight or in this case, laser lights. Here’s a sneak peak into how the Gold Coast is when the sun comes down.

4 Gold Coast Theme Park Rides that Can Make Your Heart Stop

You can do lots of fun things down at the Gold Coast. There are plenty of places to see, places to eat at, places to have fun on. On top of that, you’ll also find fun parks that have gnarly rides that could potentially make your heart stop. If you’re an adrenaline junkie or if […]

6 Recommended Surf Spots at Gold Coast Australia

There are a few reasons why people go down to the Gold Coast. Some of those reasons would include checking out the beaches, having a nice time with the family, going on a vacation with friends and etc. The Gold Coast is definitely a great place to do all of those things but there’s one […]

5 “Must Visit and Must Taste” When at the Gold Coast

There comes a time when you go around a city or a certain area that you’ve just visited and you never really know where to eat (or what to eat for that matter) because you didn’t look it up. It happens often times during vacations but this time, when you’re planning to go to the […]

How to Spend a Day in the Gold Coast – Part 2

We already gave you 4 fun ideas on how to spend your day while you’re visiting the Gold Coast. In case you missed that post, that was part 1 and you can find it here. Since we cannot get enough of giving you really solid ideas, we bring you more suggestions on places to visit, foods […]

How to Spend a Day in the Gold Coast – Part 1

There are a bazillion things that you can do in the Gold Coast that it’s impossible to go through one day and say that you’re bored because you didn’t have anything to do or you didn’t have anywhere to go. If you’ve told yourself (or any family member) the very same sentence while you were […]

Retro Beach Style Accomodation: La Costa Motel

Looking for a place to stay in while you’re visiting Gold Coast, Australia might not be as hard as you think. One easy way of finding a great place with reasonable rates is by checking out the Trip Advisor‘s website  and then looking at the very top of the list of hotels in Gold Coast. What […]