The Gold Coast is Australia’s most popular holiday region. It was originally known for its fine surf beaches but now it has developed into a diverse destination that can appeal to almost everyone. The region has gone to great lengths to promote its hinterland and its family attractions, and it has worked. Visitors are now encouraged to enjoy the beach, the shopping, country pubs and relaxing rainforests.
Surfers Paradise is still the centre of the action but I prefer Broadbeach as it is less ‘in-your-face’. There is a great beach, excellent accommodation, some of the best shopping and interesting restaurants. There are hotels, motels and caravan parks but if you are staying longer than three day...Read More