Gold Coast

The Ultimate Guide

Discover why they call this Australia's adventure playground.

Queensland’s Gold Coast is Australia’s playground, with sun, surf, adventure and entertainment within a stone’s throw of each other. Its most famous beach, Surfers Paradise, is a destination in its own right and is the kind of attractive vista that beach holiday postcards are made of.Located along the state’s southeast coast, the Gold Coast covers a 52 kilometre strip of over 30 golden beaches and boasts an average of 245 days of sunshine every year. As its name suggests, its enviable waters attract the eye of surfers who travel across the world to ride its waves.

Travel away from the buzz of Surfer's Paradise and its hub of restaurants, bars and entertainment and you’ll soon discover theme parks where families can be entertained day-long and the Gold Coast Hinterland, where you can embark on walks through lush subtropical rainforest and capture views of the surrounding mountain ranges.

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Gold Coast travel deals

Up to 40% off Gold Coast hotels

Valid on select dates and hotels across Gold Coast. T&C's apply.

Up to 40% off beach hotels

Valid for travel on select dates. Sample savings is for Mari Court Resort, Gold Coast. Destinations include Sunshine Coast, Cairns, Newcastle, Phuket, Fiji, Bali and more. T&C's apply.

Domestic flights from $75: 72-hour sale

Valid for travel from 1 May 2018 - 27 June 2018. Sample fares include Ballina Byron-Sydney and Melbourne-Launceston.

Australia-wide flights from $89 with Qantas

Valid for travel on select dates from May - December 2018. Sample fare is Launceston-Melbourne.

Up to 20% off car hire

Valid on hire cars in Australia and New Zealand for pick up before 29 June 2018. Must book 21 days in advance.

$15 off everything

Get $15 off when you spend $79 or more in one transaction. Valid on skydiving, go karting, helicopter and scenic flights, abseiling, flying lessons, driving, cruises and more. T&Cs apply. Not valid for Gift Voucher redemptions, iFLY Indoor Skydiving Sydney products or in conjunction with the $250 Gift Voucher promotion.

Up to 70% off hotel stays and vacation packages

Destinations include Gold Coast, Port Douglas, Bali, Phuket, Fiji, Vietnam and Hawaii. Sample packages include a 5-night stay in Surfers Paradise for $299 (Regularly $579) and a 5-night package to Fiji for $999 (Regularly $2101),

50% off Awarded Sea World Resort on the Gold Coast stay

Valid for travel until 24 Dec 2018. Conditions Apply

Gold coast holiday homes from $57 per night

Book a private home or apartment in Burleigh, Palm Beach, Currumbin, Coolangatta and more on the Gold Coast from $57 per night.

Gold Coast whale watching cruises from $29

Purchase and book whale watching cruises for less than $30 with Groupon.

Hotels from $99

Valid in Gold Coast, Sydney, Melbourne select hotels. T&C's apply.

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