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Gold Coast City Guide

Australia> Gold Coast City

Gold coast - dream world If you like sun, surf and sand, unpolluted air and a relaxed lifestyle, then you'll love the Gold Coast of Australia. The pure, white sands frame the towering skyline of Surfers Paradise on one side and on the other, mountains of lush green hide untouched secrets of the tropical rainforest. This popular haven is located on the Eastern seaboard of Australia just 80km south of the City of Brisbane.

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The Gold Coast can boast an average of 245 days of fine weather each year and daytime temperatures above 22 degrees for 279 days a year. A 70-km stretch of golden surf beaches backed by a glorious cosmopolitan playground of resorts, shops, nightclubs, wildlife attractions and theme parks.

There are myriad of events being held yearly in Gold Coast, for instance, Magic Millions Summer Racing Carnival, Queensland Board Riding Championships, Wintersun Rock n' Roll Festival, IndyCarnival and other fantastic events as well.

If you are a nature enthusiast; you could visit the Currumbin Sanctuary. It is "a world of Aussie Wildlife in the heart of Gold Coast". Fleays Wildlife Park is also where you could enjoy wildlife shows and Aboriginal bush-magic activities.

Experience an exhilarating balloon, experience all the thrills of parasailing, bungy jump, or try your hand at deep sea game fishing or go scuba diving. These are the colorful activities at Gold Coast. Enjoy a 24-hour fun and try luck at the Conrad Jupiters Casino, the famous Queensland's first legal casino, located in the heart of Broadbeach.

For the shopaholics, shop in the popular shopping spots in Gold Coast: Pacific Fair complex, Paradise Centre, Australia Fair and Robina Town Centre. These places offer you an unsurpassed shopping from clothing to souvenirs.

Getting There and Moving Around

By rail

A modern and convenient rail service connects Brisbane and the Gold Coast with stations at Beenleigh, Ormeau, Coomera, Helensvale, Nerang and Robina.

By road

Coachtrans buses depart from major Gold Coast hotels from 9.00am daily.

Moving around

Gold Coast is well serviced by buses. There are wide range of bus tours and charter buses, as well as luxury limousine services and car rentals readily available. So, it is easy to be there.


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