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

25% off select Australia and New Zealand hotels

Valid at select hotels until 28 November 2018.

Australia flights on sale from $55 each way

Valid for on select dates with Tigerair. Sample fare is for Gold Coast-Sydney. Other destinations include Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Whitsunday Coast, Cairns, Perth and Adelaide.

Australia-wide flights from $64 with Jetstar

Valid on select dates. Sample fare available from Melbourne to Launceston or Hobart or Sydney to Ballina. Other destinations available include Adelaide, Brisbane, Gold Coast, Darwin, Cairns.

Australia flights from $79 inc. bags + food

Valid from 1 May 2018 - 27 June 2018 on select Virgin Australia flights. Destinations include Whitsundays/Hamilton Island, Perth, Darwin, Canberra, Gold Coast and more.

10% off hotel stay with code

Valid for stays until 31 December 2017. Conditions apply.

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Unlimited entry + accommodation from just $142

Valid on stays until January 2019. Includes one night's accommodation at Sea World Resort on the Gold Coast and unlimited entry to Sea World and Paradise Country.

Up to 15% off flights with code

Valid on flights booked at least 20 days in advance. Valid on domestic, trans-Tasman (New Zealand), and long/short-haul international.

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$15 off everything

Get $15 off when you spend $79 or more in one transaction. Simply enter code at checkout. Limit of one promo code per purchaser per transaction. Not valid for Gift Voucher redemptions, iFLY Indoor Skydiving Sydney products or in conjunction with the $250 Gift Voucher promotion.

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Up to 10% off Australia and New Zealand flights

Valid for bookings made 20 days in advance in economy, premium economy and business until 31 December.

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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.

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),

Gold Coast whale watching cruises from $29

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

Queensland flights from $45 each way

Sample fares include Sydney-Gold Coast from $45, Melbourne-Gold Coast from $75 and Adelaide-Brisbane for $115.

Hotels from $99

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

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