A popular tourist destination in the country of Australia, the Gold Coast features almost 300 days of sun a year and a temperature between 70 and 80 year round making it one of the most popular and fastest growing areas in Australia today. Tradewinds Travel Club invites you to look closer at the Gold Coast and see what makes it such a popular destination for travelers from around the world.
The Gold Coast stretches for over 300 miles along the coast of Australia and offers visitors and residents some of the most well known and popular destinations for travel in the country of Australia. From beaches to theme parks to cities, small towns, accommodations, activities and events year round. First established in the 1700’s, it was not long until the area became well known for tourism and began to thrive. Today still, the area is most well known for tourism and offers more accommodations and amenities for tourists than anywhere else in Australia.
Top Sites Along The Gold Coast
Home to natural beauty, World Heritage areas, theme parks, golf, historical sights of interest, shopping, restaurants and more, there is no shortage of activities and events in the Gold Coast area. Top family activities include Dreamworld, Sea World, and Warner Bros. Movie World to name just a few. In addition, great outdoor activities include exploring Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, miles of world famous beaches, David Fleay Wildlife Park , Historic Rivermill , Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens, Lamington National Park and Australia World Heritage Area of Lamington and Springbrook plateaus are other amazing destination which you can’t miss.
Popular events are easy to find throughout the year. Including international and cultural events, the Gold Coast is known for embracing and accepting cultural differences in everyone. Some of the most well known and popular events include:
Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival
Magic Millions Racing Carnival
Sanctuary Cove International Boat Show
Tambourine Mountain Scarecrow Festival
Gold Coast Film Festival
Tips For Gold Cost Travel
- Top times to travel to the Gold Coast include the winter months.
- Legal drinking age is 18
- English is the main language spoken
- Driving is on the left side of the road
- No indoor smoking is allowed
- A passport is required for entry
- Currency is the Australian dollar
- Most major credit cards are accepted
- Currency exchange is available at banks, hotels and international airports
- Australia has a 10% goods and services tax
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