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Surfers Paradise

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Beaches · Observation Decks · Specialty Museums

Capital of the Gold Coast

The main appeal of Surfer’s Paradise can be identified from its name alone. Beach life is prominent, with the white sands and warm seas attracting a large number of visitors every year. This suburb of Gold Coast City is home to countless bars, restaurants, and nightclubs as well as a number of shopping malls. Add Surfers Paradise and other destinations in Australia to your travel plans using our Australia road trip app.

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Where to stay in Surfers Paradise

A huge draw for international vacationers, Surfers Paradise is home to a varied selection of lodgings that include spacious rental apartments, high-rise hotels, and economical backpacker hostels. Predictably, room prices rise significantly the closer you get to the water. To enjoy the best waterfront accommodations, stay at one of the area's luxury resorts, offering suites with sea views and every imaginable modern amenity. For a more affordable stay, consider a mid-range room in the surrounding suburbs, like Southport or Main Beach.
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