Judy Bailey's Australia

Lamington National Park, Gold Coast Hinterland, QLD. © Tourism Queensland

Gold Coast Hinterland

With beautiful beaches, great shopping and more activities that you can shake a stick at, it’s no surprise that the Gold Coast is one of New Zealander’s favourite holiday destinations.

But how much of this region do you really know? Go beyond the glitz and glamour of the ‘GC’ and discover delectable food and wine trails, farms, rural plantations, national parkland and bushwalking trails through spectacular rainforest scenery. With such tranquil surrounds, it’s no wonder the region has found favour with eco travellers, soul seekers and those just looking for the ultimate in relaxation.

Find out more about the Gold Coast Hinterland.

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Join Judy as she arrives in Queensland and finds an undiscovered side to the Gold Coast.

This beautiful accommodation in Surfers Paradise is set amidst lush tropical gardens and features a private salt water lagoon where guests can swim and snorkel with an array of tropical fish. Learn More

With hundreds of native Australian animals on display in natural bushland and rainforest settings, Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary provides a rare opportunity to see and experience Australia’s amazing native wildlife. Learn More

Explore new activities, nourish your body and nurture your spirit. This unique eco-retreat offers superb facilities, delicious certified organic cuisine, stylish accommodation and the unique Spa Sanctuary. Learn More

Superb hospitality in a spectacular natural setting. At O’Reilly’s, guests are spoiled for choice when it comes to activities, or they can simply relax and enjoy the beautiful mountain surrounds of World Heritage Lamington National Park. Learn More

This small yet impressive family run distillery attracts visitors from far and wide who come to taste the impressive range of liquors and meet the eccentric owner Michael who always has a tale to tell. Learn More

Perched high on the Western escarpment of Mount Tambourine, Polish Place offers stunning views magnificent sunsets, authentic tastes and fine art of Poland, chalet accommodation and genuine hospitality. Learn More


Map of Gold Coast Hinterland, Queensland, Australia


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