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Gold Coast Australia, Queensland

Top reasons to visit:

  • Beach (4788)
  • Theme Parks (2732)
  • Relaxation (2466)
  • Shopping (2384)
  • Surfing (1103)
  • Food (918)
  • Nightlife (766)
  • Restaurants (730)
  • Beach Walks (728)
  • Sand Beaches (716)

Gold Coast was highly rated for beach by 33 guests from the United States!

The beach means different things to different people. What did the beach in Gold Coast mean to you?

Lex, Australia

25 days ago Report

Beautiful clean beaches with white sand. Crystal clean water to swim in. See the dolphins, and if the time of year is right, you will see whales (which we did).

Tell us how you made the most of your time at the theme parks in Gold Coast.

Bruce, New Zealand

16 days ago Report

I loved SeaWorld last time but it seems to be more and more commercial this time round, so many things were closed I didn't enjoy it the same this time but do commend you on the polar bear enclosure and the dolphin as amazing so are the trainers. Movie world was as you would expect but the announces need to stop yelling into their mics ended up with a splitting head ache for the noise. Loved the outback experience food and show was amazing I go to this every time I am at the gold coast.

What was the most entertaining thing you saw in Gold Coast?

Christine, Australia

9 days ago Report

i went to seaworld 4 the day an saw the dophins show great day out

Is there more to shopping in Gold Coast than just brand-name stores?

Heidi, Australia

5 days ago Report

Yes pacific fair has a great range of everything plus the oasis shopping centre

Why do you recommend Gold Coast for food?

Wendy, Australia

4 days ago Report

We love the coastal activities and watching the changeable weather conditions. We could just walk along that beach all morning. The beach can get a bit rough, that's ok, there's plenty of other things to do there.

How could the beaches in Gold Coast be made better for walking?

danielle, Australia

15 days ago Report

More parks for the kids, like walking beams or little swing type things along the beach on some of the grassed areas,
Ice cream and fruit juice vendors.
Bicycle hire.
All walks should have great little pit stops, so there is more to it than the same view with nothing but walking

What did your kids enjoy the most at the beaches in Gold Coast?

Stephen Lindsay
Stephen Lindsay, Australia

9 days ago Report

The kids enjoyed the "Pirate Park" located at the estuary beach opposite out accommodation.

What made the beach in Gold Coast unforgettable?

Jody, New Zealand

10 days ago Report

Wide open space great to walk or run throughout the day when the tide is out quite far. The Water is sparkling and glistening like glass especially on a cloudless blue sky day! Water is not too cold either and quite swimmable even in cooler months!

What's the best way to deal with the warm weather in Gold Coast?

William, Australia

17 days ago Report

The weather was fantastic very day even in winter you can swim in the ocean and d most pools are heated if the ocean is a bit to cold for you

Describe what other people like you would like about shopping in Gold Coast.

Safri, Singapore

5 days ago Report

Harbour Town Mall is only about 10 - 15 mins drive from Soul. Lots of outlets with affordable prices.

How does Gold Coast go the extra mile to make your family feel at home?

Cissimata, Australia

10 days ago Report

The family parks and inviting atmosphere at the markets and township

Tell us about your most relaxing moments in Gold Coast.

Colin, Australia

16 days ago Report

Was on a seminar all day, it was good to come back and relax watching the waves .

What makes fine dining in Gold Coast stand out?

Lex, Australia

25 days ago Report

Maybe it is the competition whereby the restaurateurs have to compete for the tourist dollar, there is a vast selection of cuisines that taste wise, will blow your socks off. So Yummy.

What makes the people from Gold Coast so friendly? Tell us your story.

Anonymous, Unknown location

6 days ago Report

Playground at Harbourtown and an arcade for when hubbies and kids get bored. Shopping on the Gold Coast would be awesome then!!
  • Convenient Public Transportation 33 endorsements
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Was it cheap, fast, or easy to use? What made it so simple to get around in Gold Coast?

Fiona, Australia

20 days ago Report

We used the tram for the first time down at the Gold Coast & was pleasantly surprised with the price & the time it took to get there. Would definitely use it again instead of taking my car.

How can you enjoy the sights in Gold Coast while avoiding the crowds?

Matthew, Australia

26 days ago Report

if couple or single, go to the beaches/sights during working hours and not during school holidays, a lot less people around.

Why is the atmosphere in Gold Coast something people rave about?

Michelle, Australia

25 days ago Report

Because of the beautiful beaches that surround you

What seafood experience in Gold Coast is still on your mind?

Alexander, Indonesia

30 days ago Report

A seafood restaurant called Omeros Bros at Marina Mirage. An absolute must visit. Best seafood we've ever had and the service was excellent.

What should you avoid to make the most of the nightlife in Gold Coast?

Steven, Australia

25 days ago Report

Be careful early mornings around Cavill ave / Orchid ave. Very seedy and messy!

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