Welcome to the official city guide for Australia’s Gold Coast.

If you’re after local tips on where to stay, best places to eat everything in between, you’re in for a treat. Maybe you’re here for our stunning beaches, the chilled vibes of Burleigh Heads or the salty-chic of Broadbeach. Maybe it’s the unmistakeable pulse of Surfers Paradise, our coastal lifestyle or our botanic backyard. Maybe it’s chance. Whatever brought you this way, we’re glad you made it. So, pour yourself a drink, pull up a chair and settle in…

Gold Coast Holiday Deals

Check out these deals for your next Gold Coast break, whether it’s a romantic escape, a getaway with friends or a holiday for the whole family.

Local Love

Find out what to see, where to eat and what to do on the Gold Coast with advice from local experts.

48 HOUR FAMILY ITINERARY

Make school holidays enjoyable for the whole family. Follow this guide for parental bliss AND kiddy heaven.

ESCAPE TO THE HINTERLAND

Think cosy nights in, a morning soundtrack featuring rainforest birds and wistful wanders to sparkling waterfalls.

GASTRONOMY GUIDE

Night bites, quirky cafes, hatted restaurants, street food, alfresco wine bars and craft beer tap houses –our culinary scene is in fine form.

ARTS AND CULTURE

Dedicated cultural spaces with weekly gigs, galleries, good times, and incredible events throughout the year.

Neighbourhoods

Your guide to all the places to see while on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. From the beaches of Surfers Paradise to the hinterland of Tamborine Mountain.

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

Surfers Paradise

Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast is one of Australia's most iconic - not to mention, most celebrated – holiday destinations.

Broadbeach, Gold Coast

Broadbeach

Broadbeach, south of Surfers Paradise is a precinct full of cafes, restaurants, retailers and is a friendly beachfront...

Tamborine Mountain, Gold Coast

Tamborine Mountain

Some say this is the green behind the gold which makes the Gold Coast so seductive, and it's easy to see why...

Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast

Burleigh Heads

Acclaimed for its beachside village vibe, Burleigh Heads is dotted with an array of excellent cafes...

Southern Gold Coast

Southern Gold Coast

This southern entertainment hub with restaurants, cafes and bars is surrounded by some of the best surf beaches.

Things to see & do

Looking for things to see and do while on the Gold Coast? You've come to the right place! Browse attractions, tours and restaurants below.

Things to do in Gold Coast, Australia

Attractions

From exhilarating rides and endless waterslides to natural wonderlands & close up wildlife encounters.

Tours to take in Gold Coast, Australia

Tours

No matter where in the world you travel, there's nothing like having a local to show you around.

Restaurants in Gold Coast, Australia

Restaurants

The Coast is a place where night bites, hatted restaurants, street-eats and breweries are all served with a side of alfresco.

Accommodation

Hotels, apartments, ocean-side accommodation properties with breathtaking views, secluded mountain villas… the Gold Coast has it all.

Trending Accommodation in Gold Coast

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Take a look at accommodation listings that are trending on our site right now. From secluded mountain villas to ocean-side accommodation, you’ll find it all here.

Apartments in Gold Coast, Australia

Apartments

If it's extra space you're after, one of the Gold Coast's one, two or three bedroom self-contained or serviced apartments will have you covered.

Hotels in Gold Coast, Australia

Hotels

The hotels and resorts of the Gold Coast will earn a special place in your holiday memories, with sweeping views of the ocean and mountains on offer.

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