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The perfect holiday in the Gold Coast, Australia

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The Gold Coast is practically synonymous with paradise. A fun and cosmopolitan city that sits on the edge of some of the most stunning beaches anywhere in the world, this truly is a place that has it all. And that’s before you even consider the surrounding areas which include incredible rainforest, a range of national parks and some stunning lakes. With that in mind, we’ve put together a guide for how to spend the perfect time in the area, making sure you get to see as much as you can and have the best experiences possible.

Nearby Surfer’s Paradise and Brisbane also feature in our eBook as great places to explore. Brisbane is of course one of the largest cities in the country and has become something of a mecca for food lovers with its burgeoning restaurant scene while Surfer’s Paradise is renowned as a party town that’s ideal for letting your hair down.

Gold Coast in Queensland is incredibly popular with travellers and there is a wealth of activities and things to do. If you prefer the serenity of nature compared to the big cities then we recommend exploring Springbrook National Park, part of the Gondwana Rainforests World Heritage Site. Here you can go hiking and camping to get away from the stresses of modern life. The Gold Coast is also an ideal place to spot humpback whales and dolphins. For the ultimate experience, why not take a hot air balloon ride and experience the country from a unique vantage point.

The Gold Coast truly is one of the most breathtaking parts of Australia and our guide, with expert contributions from Top100Experiences.com.au, VroomVroomVroom Car Hire and CarHire.com.au will help you get the most out of it. You can download it here.

 

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