The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s premier tourist destinations. The region has long been a renowned and vibrant holiday icon offering a vast range of accommodation options and a diversity of leisure and recreational activities to the thousands of tourists visiting the area each week. Spanning along more than fifty kilometers of beaches and with an average water temperature of 22oC, the region encourages an outdoor lifestyle at any time of the year. The central Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach areas offer an abundance of restaurant and dining options and the Gold Coast tram link services many parts of the region.

Hiring a car provides the best way to explore the Gold Coast and beyond. Brisbane, state capital of Queensland is located 80km to the North of the Gold Coast and offers a multitude of sightseeing, shopping, dining, recreational and leisure opportunities. The Gold Coast hinterland region offers the opportunity to explore the rainforest areas, located an hour’s drive west of the central Surfers Paradise area. The abundance of recreational and leisure opportunities, makes the Gold Coast a perfect holiday destination.

Detailed information of Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast areas is available at A multitude of organised day trips throughout the region are available, with many tour providers also offering extended day trips to the Gold and Sunshine Coasts and beyond.