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

RedBalloon RedBalloon

Up to 50% off driving experiences

Valid for use on select driving experiences. Destinations include Brisbane, Hunter Valley, Gold Coast and more. T&Cs apply.

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Flight Finder Flight Finder

Domestic flights from $39.95

Valid for travel from 30 January - 11 April 2019 with Tigerair. Sample fare is Brisbane-Sydney.

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Virgin Australia - Deals Virgin Australia - Deals

Domestic flights from $75

Valid for travel from 9 January - 3 July 2019. Sample fare is Ballina Byron-Sydney.

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Looking4Parking Looking4Parking
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Up to 15% off airport parking, port parking and transfers

Valid on all dates on select Australia destinations, including Melbourne, Brisbane, Sydney, Perth, Gold Coast and Adelaide. T&Cs apply.

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Accor Hotels Accor Hotels

Up to 50% off Australia hotel packages

Valid for stays until 31 March 2019. T&Cs apply.

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G Adventures G Adventures

Up to $1,170 off Australia and New Zealand tours

Valid for travel from 29 October 2018 - 30 January 2019. Destinations include Auckland, Wellington, Adelaide, Cairns, Alice Springs, Uluru and more. T&Cs apply.

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Rentalcars.com Rentalcars.com

Up to 20% off car hire

Compare car hire prices on Rentalcars.com and save up to 20% compared to booking direct.

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Skydive Australia Skydive Australia

Up to $110 off skydiving

Valid on select 2018 dates. Locations include Byron Bay, Hunter Valley, Sydney, Cairns, Melbourne and more. 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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UBER UBER
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$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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Avis Avis

Earn double Qantas points on 4+ days car hire

Valid on until 16 December 2018 across Australia. Minimum rental of 4 days to redeem offer. T&Cs apply.

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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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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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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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