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Whether you are after a brief break or planning a longer vacation, Gold Coast is a great destination.

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Gold Coast Vacation Packages

This Queensland location is inhabited by about 600,000 people.

Brisbane, the state capital, is about 45 miles northwest of Gold Coast, while North Burleigh is 3 miles to the southeast.

If you want to start with the city's most iconic attractions, Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World should be at the very top of your itinerary.

Give the kids a treat and enjoy some quality time together at Dreamworld and Wet'n'Wild Water World. Slingshot and Timezone are also well worth checking out if the little ones aren't too worn out.

Your family will have an awesome time checking out the furry, feathered and scaled animals at the David Fleay Wildlife Park. If you can't spare too much time, stop by the information counter and take a map so you don't miss any of the zoo's many highlights.

Learn all you can about this region's beer culture with a visit to the region's breweries. To see where it all happens, round up your friends and make your way to the Burleigh Brewing Company or the Balter Brewing Company. Ask the friendly brewmaster to take you through the different processes that make their product so tasty.

The region's wine yards certainly know how to please the senses. Meet the committed vintners, sample the latest blends and enjoy a great day out at the Cedar Creek Estate Vineyard and Winery or the Mount Tamborine Winery. Up for one or two more? The Ilnam Winery and the Mount Nathan Winery are also very popular.

If you're someone who loves a game of roulette from time to time, you should check out the Star Gold Coast.

From beautiful shrubs and vines to winding garden paths, the treasures of the Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens are waiting to be discovered. You can also go on a pleasant stroll through the Tamborine Mountain Botanical Gardens and Cascade Gardens.

Bring along a bite to eat and take some time out in the lush surroundings of Thunderbird Park and Springbrook National Park. Philip Park and Currumbin Rock Pools are two more pleasant spots to while away a lazy day and catch up on some reading.

Whether you're looking for a specific map or just want some general tips, the knowledgeable staff at Rathdowney Information Centre & Historical Museum can help you out.

Watch as the water crashes off the edge of Purling Brook Falls into the swirling pool below. Bilbrough Falls is also recommended for its untamed vistas.

Are you after somewhere where you can take a break from sightseeing for an afternoon? Load up the car and drive out to Surfers Paradise Beach or Snapper Rocks for a great day outdoors. Locals will also direct you to Kirra Beach and Currumbin Beach.

Need a break from the stresses of modern life? Head on over to Point Danger and Burleigh Head National Park. Mount Chinghee National Park and Mount Barney National Park are also popular among lovers of the natural world.

See the world in a new light with a trip to one of the area's educational cultural spaces. The Wax Museum and the Ripley's Believe It or Not offer a range of displays and collections that are sure to capture your interest. The Surf World Gold Coast and the Gold Coast War Museum are also worthwhile.

Study a wonderful range of science history artifacts, exhibits and models as you wander around Springbrook Research Observatory, a celebrated science museum.

How can you ever tackle the future if you don't really know the past? Head down to the Mudgeeraba Heritage Centre!

Wander back through this region's past with a trip to Templin Historical Village and the Jellurgal Aboriginal Cultural Centre, Tours & Information Hub, just two of the historic buildings and sites here. When it comes to days of old, there's always something else to know. The Queensland Korean War Memorial and the Anzac Park are two more insightful places to stop by.

Experiencing different religions is one of the most interesting aspects of traveling. Interested in learning about Gold Coast's spiritual side? Take in the peaceful atmosphere at Reach Out for Christ, Twin Towns Uniting Church and St. Peter's Anglican Church.

After experiencing the major points of interest in Gold Coast, take the time to visit some of its lesser-known sights. Mariner's Cove Marina and the Go Karting Gold Coast are two good options. If you've got more time to spare, also check out the Tamborine Mountain Distillery or Sanctuary Cove Marina.

Accommodation in Gold Coast

The Expedia Gold Coast hotels page displays as many as 305 luxurious and low-budget overnight stay options, so you shouldn't have any problems finding somewhere suitable in this popular destination.

Two of the more high-end Gold Coast places are the Palazzo Versace, at 94 Seaworld Dr, and the Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise, at 8 The Esplanade. If you want to see what the budget options are like, the Ocean Blue Motel, at 2323 Gold Coast Highway, and the Aquarius Backpackers, at 44 Queen Street, are worthy of your consideration as well.

Popular Activities in Gold Coast

Vacations are pretty amazing already. But taking advantage of the wonderful activities on offer certainly makes them better!

The really fantastic news is that Gold Coast boasts heaps of things to do. Here are some of our favorites:

For a more complete range of activities, check out the Gold Coast things to do page.


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The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast RM536
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast

Casino Drive, Broadbeach
    of 5, from 7,669 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).

    VOCO Gold Coast (Formerly Watermark) RM298
    VOCO Gold Coast (Formerly Watermark)

    VOCO Gold Coast (Formerly Watermark)

    31 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise
      of 5, from 4,585 reviews
      4.5 out of 5.0

      Located in the heart of Surfers Paradise, this luxury hotel is near the beach and within walking distance of SkyPoint Observation Deck and Surfers Paradise Beach. Also nearby are Cavill Avenue and Timezone.

      Q1 Resort & Spa RM739
      Q1 Resort & Spa

      Q1 Resort & Spa

      9 Hamilton Avenue, Surfers Paradise
        of 5, from 2,496 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).

        Mercure Gold Coast Resort RM272
        Mercure Gold Coast Resort

        Mercure Gold Coast Resort

        64 Palm Meadows Drive, Carrara
          of 5, from 1,905 reviews
          4.5 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. Broadbeach Mall and Surfers Paradise Beach are also within 6 mi (10 km).

          Mantra on View Hotel RM359
          Mantra on View Hotel

          Mantra on View Hotel

          22 View Avenue, Surfers Paradise
            of 5, from 2,770 reviews
            4.5 out of 5.0

            Mantra on View Hotel is located a block from the beachfront Esplanade, one of Surfers Paradise's entertainment hotspots. A daily shuttle connects guests to Warner Bros. Movie World, SeaWorld, and Dreamworld within a half-hour. Jupiters Casino is a 15-minute drive south.

            Sea World Resort RM325
            Sea World Resort

            Sea World Resort

            Sea World Drive Main Beach Gold Coast, Main Beach
              of 5, from 1,771 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).

              Chateau Beachside RM235
              Chateau Beachside

              Chateau Beachside

              Corner The Esplanade & Elkhorn Avenue, Surfers Paradise
                of 5, from 2,414 reviews
                3.5 out of 5.0

                Located in Surfers Paradise, this beachfront apartment building is in the city center and within a 5-minute walk of RaceCentre Race Simulators Australia and Surfers Paradise Beach. Sea World and Cavill Avenue are also within 3 mi (5 km).

                Novotel Surfers Paradise RM365
                Novotel Surfers Paradise

                Novotel Surfers Paradise

                Cnr Surfers Paradise Blvd and Hanlan St, Surfers Paradise
                  of 5, from 1,045 reviews
                  4.0 out of 5.0

                  Just a 150-meter walk to the nearest beach, this hotel in the heart of Surfers Paradise is surrounded by beaches, iconic theme parks, and an energetic nightlife.