Gold Coast Australia Attractions
With the Commonwealth games starting tomorrow in the Gold Coast Australia, everyone is asking about the Attractions on the Gold Coast Here is the Pope&Sons guide to the best of the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast is a vibrant coastal region, located under an hour’s drive south of Brisbane. It’s well known for its year round sunshine, golden beaches and of course theme parks.
There are plenty of things to keep your busy along the 70 kilometre stretch of stunning coast. The Gold Coast is a favourite holiday destination for both locals and visitors and is surrounded by sun-drenched beaches, including the world renowned Surfers Paradise.
Considered by many to be the entertainment capital of Queensland, Surfers Paradise is also home to many bars, clubs and excellent restaurants.The Gold Coast is also home to some of the biggest theme parks and the highest number of themed attractions in the Southern Hemisphere. These include Sea World, Warner Brothers Movie World, Dream World and much more.
The Gold Coast is also the gateway to one of Australia’s most biologically diverse regions, the lush rainforest hinterland with World Heritage Listed National Parks such as Lamington National Park. You will find this natural wonder along the Queensland and New South Wales border, 85 kilometres from the Gold Coast. This 200 square kilometre park has stunning mountain scenery, subtropical rainforests, waterfalls and some of Queensland’s best bushwalks.