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Gold Coast

When it comes to sun-soaked fun, no other destination shines like Australia's Gold Coast. Impressive outdoor venues, ideal weather and a friendly atmosphere make the Gold Coast a natural stage for year-round events. The spectrum ranges from international sporting championships to unique cultural exhibitions.

Annual favourites include the Magic Millions Racing Carnival, Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival and the Quiksilver Pro Surfing Championship. Cultural and musical acts can be regularly seen at the Gold Coast Convention Centre and the Gold Coast Arts Centre, while festivals such as the Surfers Paradise Festival, the Gold Coast Film Festival light up the city.

Peace and serenity or fast-paced action, it's all here.

The High Street is the destination of choice for fashion and food lovers alike. This exciting retail precinct features a vibrant mix of shops, alfresco restaurants and cafes including many international, national and local fashion labels.

At the Marina Mirage shopping precinct you will find designer boutiques such as Versace, Louis Vuitton, Nautica and La Perla and renowned Australian designers like Lisa Ho, Carla Zampatti, and Charlie Brown.

Along with endless stretches of glittering golden beaches, including the world-famous Surfers Paradise, there are international theme parks, world-class golf courses, award-winning restaurants, up-market bars and lively nightclubs. 

In the Gold Coast Hinterland you will discover World Heritage-listed national parks, sub-tropical rainforests, wineries and luxurious spa and health retreats.

Glitzy nightlife, fabulous forests and beautiful beaches are just a taste of why Australia’s Gold Coast is famous for fun.

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