Visit The Gold Coast Beaches
The Gold Coast is renowned for its white sand beaches that stretch across 57 kilometres (35 miles) of coastline. Choose from the sheltered waters at Coolangatta and Currumbin beaches or the popular surfing breaks at Main Beach or Burleigh Heads. First-time surfers can book a group or private lesson with at The Spit, Surfers Paradise. Wave Break Island lies just off Main Beach and offers fantastic snorkeling and diving, with more than 50 species of fish. Explore this colourful underwater world on a tour.
Get Your Adrenaline Fix At The Theme Parks
As well as its beaches, the Gold Coast is equally famed for its world-class theme parks. Water lovers should head for with its extreme waterslides such as Kamikaze and the Tornado. is great for families, with plenty of kid-friendly attractions and the chance to meet loveable cartoon characters. caters to adventure seekers with the Big 9 Thrill Rides, including The Giant Drop, Tower of Terror and Buzz Saw. To experience more than one park, buy a , which gives you access to Wet ‘n’ Wild, Movie World, (a marine animal park) and the Aussie farm and wildlife experience, . Tickets to Dreamworld can be bought separately.
Explore The Lush Gold Coast Hinterland
Turn away from the beach and explore the enchanting Gold Coast hinterland, with its unspoiled national park and charming mountain villages. Adventure seekers can test their legs on the three-day Gold Coast Hinterland Great Walk, which passes an ancient volcano and goes through World Heritage-listed Gondwana Rainforest, or follow a cycling trail through the wineries and boutique breweries of Mount Tamborine. At Lamington National Park stroll through the rainforest canopy
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