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A city of towering skyscrapers, sandy beaches, and tree-lined streets, Gold Coast has an unpretentious air complemented by a citywide focus on sports and the arts. The most popular tourist destination in the state of Queensland, Gold Coast life centers itself on relaxation, surf, and marine life in general. Our Australia tour itinerary planner allows you to schedule your trip to Gold Coast, learn about its attractions, and find out about where else to go during your holiday.
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Top Gold Coast tours
Gold Coast Jet Boat Ride from Main Beach BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $51
Duration: 55 minutes
Hot Air Ballooning including Champagne Breakfast from the Gold Coast BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $219
Duration: 4 hours
Brisbane Segway Sightseeing Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $37
Duration: 2 hours 15 minutes
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Message from Tourism Australia
The Gold Coast's star attraction is its beaches, including the world-renowned stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise. Beyond the beaches, discover laid-back neighbourhoods, a booming culinary scene and the Gold Coast's famous theme parks. And don’t miss a trip into the subtropical hinterland for rainforest walks and waterfalls. International flights fly directly into Brisbane Airport from many global hubs. From there it’s a one hour shuttle bus ride to the Gold Coast. If you are travelling to the Gold Coast from within Australia, direct flights arrive at Gold Coast Airport in Coolangatta.