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Save Time and Money with Gold Coast Holiday Packages

Save Time and Money with Gold Coast Holiday Packages

Considered booking a Gold Coast holiday package? It's a breeze with Expedia, and you'll be able to buy a few nice dinners or gifts for your friends back home with the money you save.

Up to 55%* can be saved when you arrange your package deal on Expedia.

With more than 400 partner airlines and 321,000 properties to choose from on our comprehensive database, you won't have any difficulty designing your ideal holiday.

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Places to Visit in Gold Coast

It can be enjoyable to just stroll around the streets when you're somewhere new, but sometimes it's sensible to have a plan. Grab your schedule — we have loads of excellent ideas for your impending Gold Coast holiday.

Of course, if you're planning to visit Gold Coast, we probably don't have to mention Sea World. This remarkable attraction is unmissable!

Want to get to know this city a bit better? Then make sure you fit in a day trip to the Star Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise Beach.

If amusement parks are your idea of a day well spent, you're in luck! No matter if you're up for a good thrill or you prefer a gentler pace, Slingshot has the perfect ride for you. There's a fabulous range of things to do in this destination. With its flickering lights and booming machines, Timezone is a lively, stimulating place to spend an afternoon. Have a shot at pinball or simply enjoy watching the young ones try and choose which game to play first! Still got some time to spare? Want to get face to face with somebody famous? Rub shoulders with unsettlingly realistic figures at Wax Museum. It's almost as thrilling as the real thing!

Popular Activities for your Gold Coast Holiday

Holidaying is about so much more than just visiting a new place. It's all about the things you can do while you're there.

This place has loads of activities on offer. Here are some ideas to kick start your trip to Gold Coast:

For the entire list of options, check out our Gold Coast things to do page.

Gold Coast Accommodations

Before you travel to Gold Coast, lock in a nice bed via Expedia. You'll have no less than 303 accommodations to select from — your next luxury getaway or cheap holiday awaits!

Upscale options such as the Palazzo Versace (94 Seaworld Dr) and the Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise (8 The Esplanade) are bound to bring a smile to the most discerning guests. Alternatively, if you're travelling on a budget, the Broadwater Tourist Park (169 Marine Parade) and the Chidori Court (1 Cronin Ave) might hit the right note.

Nearest Airports to Gold Coast

If you plan to fly in, you'll most likely be kicking off your adventure at Brisbane Airport (BNE). After you've retrieved your suitcase from baggage claim and headed out of the terminal, the heart of Gold Coast will be 45 miles (72 km) away.

*Savings based on all holiday package bookings with Flight + Hotel on Expedia.com from January through December 2017, as compared to price of the same components booked separately. Savings will vary based on origin/destination, length of trip, stay dates and selected travel supplier(s). Savings not available on all packages. For Free Flight or 100% Off Flight deals, package savings is greater than or equal to the current cost of one component, when both are priced separately.


Guide to Exploring Gold Coast


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The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast RM603
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast

Casino Drive, Broadbeach Island Gold Coast, Broadbeach, QLD
     
    4.5
    of 5, from 7,787 reviews
    5.0 out of 5.0

    Situated by the ocean, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Surfers Paradise Beach. Timezone and Cavill Avenue are also within 3 mi (5 km). Broadbeach South Light Rail Station is 8 minutes by foot.

    Mercure Gold Coast Resort RM298
    Mercure Gold Coast Resort

    Mercure Gold Coast Resort

    64 Palm Meadows Drive, Carrara, QLD
       
      4.2
      of 5, from 1,967 reviews
      4.0 out of 5.0

      This family-friendly Carrara hotel is located near the airport, within 3 mi (5 km) of Palm Meadows Golf Course and Metricon Stadium. Surfers Paradise Beach is 4.8 mi (7.7 km) away.

      VOCO Gold Coast (Formerly Watermark) RM322
      VOCO Gold Coast (Formerly Watermark)

      VOCO Gold Coast (Formerly Watermark)

      31 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
         
        4.3
        of 5, from 4,670 reviews
        4.5 out of 5.0

        Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of SkyPoint Observation Deck and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue and Timezone are also within 10 minutes.

        Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise RM331
        Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise

        Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise

        2807 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, QLD
           
          4.3
          of 5, from 2,197 reviews
          4.5 out of 5.0

          Situated near the beach, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Surfers Paradise Beach, Timezone and Cavill Avenue. Ripley's Believe It or Not and Slingshot are also within 2 mi (3 km). Broadbeach South Light Rail Station is 25 minutes by foot.

          Q1 Resort & Spa RM644
          Q1 Resort & Spa

          Q1 Resort & Spa

          9 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
             
            4.4
            of 5, from 2,574 reviews
            4.5 out of 5.0

            Situated on the Strip, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Surfers Paradise Beach, Timezone and Cavill Avenue. Ripley's Believe It or Not and Slingshot are also within 1 mi (2 km).

            Vibe Hotel Gold Coast RM289
            Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

            Vibe Hotel Gold Coast

            42 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
               
              4.0
              of 5, from 3,367 reviews
              4.0 out of 5.0

              Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this luxury hotel is steps from Chevron Renaissance and Infinity Attraction. Cavill Avenue and Timezone are also within 10 minutes.

              Sea World Resort RM355
              Sea World Resort

              Sea World Resort

              Sea World Drive Main Beach Gold Coast, Main Beach, QLD
                 
                4.2
                of 5, from 1,822 reviews
                4.5 out of 5.0

                This family-friendly Main Beach hotel is located on the waterfront, within a 15-minute walk of Philip Park and Sea World. Sand Pumping Jetty and Marina Mirage Shopping Centre are also within 1 mi (2 km).

                QT Gold Coast RM495
                QT Gold Coast

                QT Gold Coast

                Cnr Gold Coast Highway And Staghorn Ave, 7 Staghorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise, QLD
                   
                  4.4
                  of 5, from 2,283 reviews
                  5.0 out of 5.0

                  Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this luxury hotel is within a 5-minute walk of King Tutts Putt Putt and Slingshot. Chevron Renaissance and Surfers Paradise Beach are also within 10 minutes.

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