A holiday to Australia's premier surfing destination will satisfy all of the members of your family. There is so much to see and do and so much Gold Coast accommodation that everyone will have a great time and find something that will satisfy them. The Gold Coast lies on a stretch of coastal plain that contains a string of beaches that are constantly ranked among the best surfing beaches in the world. Just inland, the Great Dividing Range, which travels right up Australia's east coast comes close to the ocean and provides some fantastic mountain scenery with rainforests and waterfalls. The Gold Coast hinterland is really spectacular and there are many tours to the really beautiful places you can visit. Gold Coast car rentals is also an option and discover this beautiful region in your own time. For the children, the Gold Coast means theme parks and here you will find a large collection of world standard parks that will entertain the kids for days. The most important part of any holiday is your Gold Coast hotel and there is no other place that has the variety both in standards and cost that you will find on the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast officially starts at the Tweed River which forms the boundary between New South Wales and Queensland. Coolangatta is the southernmost resort town and as you head north you will pass through places like Tugun, Mermaid Beach, Burleigh Heads, Broadbeach, Surfers Paradise, Main Beach, Southport, Labrador, Sanctuary Cove and Hope Island, all of which have fantastic Gold Coast accommodation either within walking distance of the ocean beach or the Southport Broadwater. The Gold Coast skyline is impressive to say the least. High rise buildings line the beachfront giving the apartments spectacular views over the Pacific Ocean. Q1 is the world tallest residential tower and there are hundreds of others to choose from. Every different type of holiday you can imagine is catered for. If you like golf you can choose between twenty or so world standard golfing resorts. If adventure is your thing then spend some time at Seaworld, Dreamworld, Movieworld or Wet n Wild waterpark. You can spend days in these parks experiencing the fantastic adventure rides, cooling off in the waterparks or visiting the unique Australian wildlife.
The Gold Coast holiday region is a shopper's paradise so if you are looking for souvenirs or anything else to take home with you will be in shopper's heaven. There are a number of excellent shopping centers and each town has plenty of local stores. Cafes and restaurants abound here. You could stay for a year and go to a different one for breakfast, lunch and dinner every day and not repeat yourself. Tours are the same. You can see all of the surrounding hinterland with someone who knows the region and can take you straight to all the places of interest. The Southport Broadwater is constantly covered by cruise boats of all descriptions. Floating restaurants, fishing charters, whale watching tours and sailing adventures are all well catered for. There is really no better place to holiday in Australia to holiday than Queensland's Gold Coast.