Surfers Paradise, located on sunny Queensland’s southern coast, is one of Australia's most popular holiday destinations. Situated at the heart of the Gold Coast, the stunning beaches, buzzing nightlife and fun-filled activities mean there is something for all ages to enjoy.
Surfers Paradise is less than an hour’s drive south of Brisbane and is perfect for those looking for a quick weekend getaway, or those organising a corporate retreat. With a variety of luxury and reasonably priced hotels, Surfers can accommodate corporate visitors, while couples seeking that quick escape will love the numerous holiday homes. Surfers plethora of entertaining activities means it is ideal for family holidays. The kids will never go bored as they explore every fun-filled corner Surfers has to offer, and families will be very comfortable staying in the self contained apartments available.
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When in Surfers Paradise, start by exploring Cavill Avenue to soak in the local art work. Check out Skypoint Climb and take in the awesome view of Surfers Paradise from 270 metres in the air. Sit and relax on the beautiful golden sands, or catch a wave in the best surf beaches Australia has to offer. Explore Ripleys believe it or not and be amazed at the bizarre and outlandish things on display. For those with young children, take a relaxing stroll and make a purchase or 2 at the night time beachfront markets, before retiring for the evening. For younger travellers, your night has just begun! Dance the night away to Surfers’ bars and nightclubs, and experience some of the best nightlife in the country.
No trip to Surfers Paradise would be complete without a short journey to the theme park district. Movieworld, Seaworld, Wet'n'Wild and Dreamworld are the Mecca of them parks and the envy of other Australian cities. Youth and age makes no difference so everyone will love the fun and games on offer at any one of these theme parks. Spend the day at the theme parks, then return to Surfers for dinnertime and sample the wide variety of exquisite food at your disposal. Try some modern Australian cuisine, or any other style that tickles your fancy, at the best restaurants on offer.
Short trips from Surfers Paradise can take you on a completely different holiday and 5 minutes further south takes you to the idyllic beach town of Broadbeach, while 20 minutes in land will take you to the mysterious and impressive Hinterlands. For a bit of a longer journey, a 2 hour car drive will bring you to the famous Sunshine Coast, where you can explore the fish and coral waters beneath the warm tropical waters.
The entertainment in Surfers Paradise caters for everyone, and the accommodation is no different. For a true beach experience, families and small groups alike will enjoy the beachside accommodation. Surfers’ boasts some of the finest luxury hotels and resorts in the world, but also caters to those looking to spend less. Backpackers can stay at numerous budget hostel or hotel options, proving Surfers Paradise can provide for every need.