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About The Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is famous for its sun, surf and sand which stretches along 57 kilometres of coastline.  Beyond our beautiful beaches, is a vast rainforest Hinterland with spectacular scenery, all within easy reach of the Backpackers.

Beaches Arial View of Gold Coast
Some of the best Surf in the
Flawless sandy beaches
Largest professional lifeguard
  service in Australia
Average water temperature is
  22 degrees Celsuis
Braodwater with 5 major rivers
Major Events
The Gold Coast is fast becoming the regional sporting and events capital of Australia. The City hosts many national and international events including:
Indy racing car
Asia Pacific Masters
Australian Surf Life
  Saving Championships
Lexmark Indy 300
Gold Coast Marathon
Conrad Jupiters Magic
  Millions Horse Racing
Hinterland Forest and Bushwalks
There are scenic walks through the many National Parks in the Hinterland. The rainforests have spectacular waterfalls, wildlife and lookouts with breath-taking views of:
                     Springbrook National Park
                     Mt Tamborine National Park
                     Hinze Dam
                     Beaudesert (Kooralbyn Valley)
                     Lamington National Park

Gold Coast Links

Gold Coast City Council

Find out about the Gold Coast from the tourism source. Beach & water safety, history and heritage, image galleries, research and statistics.