Ranked as the sixth largest city in Australia and second in the large state of Queensland, the city of Gold Coast is defined by a glittering skyline and unmatched blend of natural resources including of course the deep blue sea and golden sandy beaches. Renowned for being where the word bikini was birthed, it is home to the world renowned surfers paradise where numerous sporting activities showcasing the continent’s best talent are held on an annual basis. Other annual events include the Quicksilver & Roxy Pro and the infamous Coolangatta Classic held along the Coolangatta.It is only in Gold Coast where the more than 10 million visitors each year get to have a taste of the rich Aboriginal culture besides being the gateway to the states natural attractions. For the animal and nature enthusiasts, heading west of the coast will lead you to some of the best and World Heritage-Listed national parks ranging from the Border Ranges to Lamington. You can also opt to head on south where the serene ambiance of Mt. Warning national park will get you in the yearned relaxing mood.

The Gold Coast is also renowned for being a shoppers paradise thanks to the wide variety of recreational facilities available. Besides boasting a good number of luxurious malls and classy markets, you will come across the latest fashion trends and designer clothes showcased at world-class stores wielding all international brands. You can also choose to make your visit at the coast of gold adventurous by heading to the Sea World where you get to swim with dolphins, or taking the virtual reality rides at the Dreamworld. There is also a Warner Bros Movie World where tourists can catch up on the latest in movies besides getting an idea of how the scripts come to life.