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Side trips from Gold Coast

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South Bank Parklands Brisbane
4.8
Duration: 5 hours
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Wildlife Area
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary Brisbane
4.6
Duration: 3h 30 min
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Lookout
Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout Brisbane
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Duration: 3 hours
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Garden
Roma Street Parkland Brisbane
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Duration: 2h 30 min

Kid-friendly things to do in Gold Coast

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Theme Park
Dreamworld Coomera
3.7
Duration: 8 hours
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Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach Burleigh Heads
4.8
Duration: 2 hours
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Beach
Coolangatta Beach Coolangatta
4.8
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Theme Park
Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast Oxenford
3.3
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Gold Coast

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Zipline
Zipline
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Duration: 4 hours
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National Park
Natural Bridge Springbrook
4.7
Duration: 8 hours
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National Park
Springbrook National Park Springbrook
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Swim with Dolphins
Queensland Scuba Diving Company Main Beach
4.4
Duration: 4 hours

Wildlife in Gold Coast

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Wildlife Area
David Fleay Wildlife Park West Burleigh
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Duration: 2 hours
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Whales In Paradise Surfers Paradise
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Duration: 4 hours
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Sporty's Scuba Diving Bundall
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Scuba / Snorkeling
Freediving Gold Coast Ashmore
5.0
Duration: 4 hours

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Message from Tourism Australia

The Gold Coast's star attraction is its beaches, including the world-renowned stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise. Beyond the beaches, discover laid-back neighbourhoods, a booming culinary scene and the Gold Coast's famous theme parks. And don’t miss a trip into the subtropical hinterland for rainforest walks and waterfalls. International flights fly directly into Brisbane Airport from many global hubs. From there it’s a one hour shuttle bus ride to the Gold Coast. If you are travelling to the Gold Coast from within Australia, direct flights arrive at Gold Coast Airport in Coolangatta.