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What to do in Byron Bay

Just one hour south of the Gold Coast, you will find the beautiful township of Byron Bay. Famous for its incredible beaches, laidback lifestyle and as Australia’s most easterly point, no trip to the Gold Coast is complete without a visit to Byron Bay. G...Read more

Surf Life Saving Comp Win For Gold Coast?

The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships were underway during the first week of April, with the Gold Coast’s Northcliffe predicted as the favourites to win. Northcliffe’s line-up included two national ironman champions: Courtney Hancock a...Read more

Australian Open Moves to the Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is set to benefit from a $45 million boost to its economy thanks to the biggest lawn bowls tournament in the souther hemisphere – the Australian Open. With the tournament leaving Victoria for the first time, it is now slated to be par...Read more

Gold Coast the Best for Travelling Aussies

The Gold Coast has beaten Melbourne as Australians’ favourite choice for a long holiday. 1.7 million Australians chose the Gold Coast as a potential holiday spot for a break of three or more nights. 1.6 million chose the second most popular spot, Me...Read more

Easter Boosts Tourism on the Gold Coast

It has been a bumper Easter for the Gold Coast, according to its tourism chief. Martin Winter, CEO for Gold Coast Tourism, credits several factors for contributing to the Easter bonanza, which saw spots up and down the coast full to capacity. Low interest...Read more

First Round Heats of Surf Comp Leave Aussie Stars Trailing

Australia’s world championship hopes looked shaky following disappointing performances by two of the country’s top surfers in the first heats of the world surfing event. The opening round of the Roxy Pro saw both Stephanie Gilmore and Sally Fi...Read more

The Rock Hits Queensland

The Gold Coast has welcomed Hollywood to its shores as filming begins on a new $100 million movie. San Andreas, starring Dwayne Johnson, is a disaster movie set in California. However, Johnson, better known to millions as pro-wrestler turned actor ‘...Read more

A Guide to Paradise Country on the Gold Coast

Paradise Country is a fun day out for all the family and offers great insight into a traditional Australian farm. Paradise Country authentically displays Australian Bush Culture and, whether watching the stockmen and their dogs in action or sampling some ...Read more

The Best Beaches to Visit on the Gold Coast

Surf, sun and sand are the main reasons most holiday makers visit the Gold Coast. But with so many beaches to choose from, it’s easy to lose precious time (and sunshine) trying to find the perfect beach to set up at for the day. With this simple advice,...Read more

Appetites Ready for the Gold Coast International Food, Wine and Music Festival

From Friday 11th April to Sunday 13th April 2014, the inaugural Gold Coast International Food, Wine and Music Festival will delight the most fastidious of foodies. The festival will feature a range of opportunities for feasting, masterclasses and a range ...Read more