• Gold Coast, Australia

Gold Coast Information

The Gold Coast is Australia's premier holiday destination and home of Gold Coast Tourist Attractions Sea World, Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet'n'Wild Water World, Australian Outback Spectacular, Paradise Country and Sea World Resort.

Famous for its theme parks, stunning beaches and subtropical rainforests, the Gold Coast boasts 70 kilometres of uninterrupted coastline and 26 patrolled beaches.

Follow the roads inland from the sand and surf and a magical world unfolds. A world of lush rainforests, national parks, quiet villages and craft shops and spectacular views. Wander through the magnificent wilderness area of the Gold Coast Hinterland for the day or stay awhile in a cosy mountain retreat.

A modern transport network links the hinterland and coastal areas with fantastic shopping centres, accommodation, dining and nightlife. And a new rail service and motorway connect the Gold Coast with Queensland's capital city, Brisbane.

Fresh seafood and contemporary Australian cuisine are the Gold Coast's specialities with over 500 restaurants to satisfy every taste. Whether you choose dining out, a canal cruise, stage show, nightclub or dinner theatre, the nightlife on the Gold Coast should not be missed. Jupiters Casino features over 100 gaming tables, 6 restaurants, 9 bars and an International Showroom featuring spectacular stage productions.

The Gold Coast's new world class Convention Centre opened in July 2004. Located only minutes from the regions beautiful beaches, shopping and nightlife, the $118 million Convention and Exhibition Centre caters for 10 to 6000 delegates and can accomodate conventions/banquets/events/functions for up to 3,500 diners.

The Gold Coast has 54 International standard golf courses featuring picturesque lakes and waterways catering for the beginner to the professional.

For further information about Australia, Queensland and the Gold Coast, visit the following tourism sites:
- www.australia.com
- www.visitgoldcoast.com.au
- www.queenslandholidays.com.au