Gold Coast

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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

Flight Finder Flight Finder

Domestic flights from $62.95 each way

Valid for travel from 16 October - 17 December 2018 with Tigerair. Sample fare is Gold Coast-Sydney.

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Agoda Agoda

Extra 5% off Gold Coast hotels

Valid for stays from August - September 2018. T&Cs apply.

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TFE Hotels Collection TFE Hotels Collection

25% off stays across Australia and New Zealand

Valid for stays between 19 August 2018 - 22 August 2019 on all participating hotels across Australia and New Zealand. Offer excludes bookings for The Calile Hotel Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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Rendezvous Rendezvous

25% off stays across Australia and New Zealand

Valid for stays between 19 August 2018 - 22 August 2019 on all participating hotels across Australia and New Zealand. Offer excludes bookings for The Calile Hotel Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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Vibe Vibe

25% off stays across Australia and New Zealand

Valid for stays between 19 August 2018 - 22 August 2019 on all participating hotels across Australia and New Zealand. Offer excludes bookings for The Calile Hotel Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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Travelodge Australia Travelodge Australia

25% off stays across Australia and New Zealand

Valid for stays between 19 August 2018 - 22 August 2019 on all participating hotels across Australia and New Zealand. Offer excludes bookings for The Calile Hotel Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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Travelodge Australia Travelodge Australia

25% off stays across Australia and New Zealand

Valid for stays between 19 August 2018 - 22 August 2019 on all participating hotels across Australia and New Zealand. Offer excludes bookings for The Calile Hotel Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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TFE Hotels TFE Hotels

25% off stays across Australia and New Zealand

Valid for stays between 19 August 2018 - 22 August 2019 on all participating hotels across Australia and New Zealand. Offer excludes bookings for The Calile Hotel Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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Adina Adina

25% off stays across Australia and New Zealand

Valid for stays between 19 August 2018 - 22 August 2019 on all participating hotels across Australia and New Zealand. Offer excludes bookings for The Calile Hotel Brisbane. T&Cs apply.

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Looking4Parking Looking4Parking

Up to 15% off airport parking in Australia

Valid for all dates for airport parking across Australia, including Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Gold Coast and Adelaide. Discount varies depending on availability and airport. T&Cs apply.

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Skiddoo Skiddoo

Australia-wide flights from $113 return

Valid for travel between August - October 2018 and February 2019. Sample fare is Melbourne-Hobart. Destinations include Gold Coast, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Cairns, Sydney, Darwin and more.

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Virgin Australia - Deals Virgin Australia - Deals

Australia-wide flights from $89 each way

Valid for travel from 12 August - 20 September 2018, 17 October - 12 December 2018 and 30 January - 27 June 2019. Sample fare is Ballina-Sydney.

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UBER UBER

$20 off your first ride

Valid for an instant $20 off in all cities across Australia, including Sydney, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Perth and Adelaide. First ride only.

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I Want That Flight I Want That Flight

Australia-wide flights from $95 return

Valid on select flights from August - November 2018 with Tigerair. Sample fare is Melbourne-Hobart. Other destinations include Brisbane, Adelaide, Sydney, Gold Coast and Perth.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 11% off Movie World Gold Coast ticket + Extra 10% off

Valid for single entry until 30 November 2018. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 13% off Sea World Gold Coast ticket + Extra 10% off

Valid for single entry until 30 November 2018. T&Cs apply.

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Groupon Groupon

Up to 12% off Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast ticket + Extra 10% off with code

Valid for single entry until 30 November 2018. T&Cs apply.

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Gift It Now Gift It Now

Up to 20% off experiences

Valid on select experiences and activities like skydiving, scenic helicopter flight, kayaking, whale watching and more. Destinations include Sydney, Byron, Melbourne, Gold Coast, Darwin and Perth. T&Cs apply.

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Viator Viator

Dreamworld Gold Coast ticket from $95

Valid for one-day entry for one person. T&Cs apply.

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Adrenaline Adrenaline

Up to 67% off + extra $15 with code

Valid sitewide on experiences $79 or more across Australia including skydiving, driving, go karting, sailing, hot air ballooning, diving, bridge climbing and more. T&Cs apply.

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RedBalloon RedBalloon

10% off BridgeClimb experiences

Valid on BridgeClimb experiences in Sydney (Sydney Harbour Bridge), including during Vivid Sydney, and Brisbane (Story Bridge), as well as climbing experiences like the Adelaide Oval Roof Climb and SkyPoint Surfers Paradise.

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Jayride Jayride

Gold Coast airport transfers from $23.47

Valid on shared transfers in the Gold Coast. Sample price is from the airport to Surfers Paradise.

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Hotelopia Hotelopia

Up to 20% off Gold Coast hotels

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

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Avis Avis

Fourth day free car hire

Valid on rentals until 30 September 2018 with minimum of four consecutive days rental across Australia. T&cs apply.

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Choice Hotels Choice Hotels

Up to 10% off stays

Valid on select dates when booked between 2-30 days in advance and prepaid at time of booking. Available at locations across Australia and New Zealand.

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Otel.com Otel.com

Extra 8% off hotel bookings

Valid on hotel stays worldwide on all dates, including over holidays like Easter, Christmas and New Year's Eve.

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Groupon Groupon

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),

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