As well known as so many Gold Coast attractions are, the most famous ones are just a small sampling of what the area has to offer.
The bustling tourist center of the Gold Coast run in a narrow range between 43 miles (70km) of coastline and rainforest of World Heritage-listed Great, nearly 250,000 acres (100,000 hectares) in all.
Even old Gold Coast residents rarely have all of these world-renowned vacation paradises has to offer.
Gold Coast theme park the most popular destinations in Australia for a family. Some of the larger parks, including Dreamworld, Sea World and Warner Bros. Movie World.
Equally attractive and lavish Gold Coast kids theme parks, includes water parks, Wet 'n' Wild and White Water World and Australian Outback Spectacular, which gives visitors a sense of the great Australian outback.
Backpackers, graduate school, surfers and other young visitors come to the Gold Coast in droves. Nightlife in Surfers Paradise legendary and those who do know have trouble keeping up with all the action live playing in pubs and clubs up and down the Gold Coast, from Coolangatta to Currumbin.
During the daytime, the beach is the most popular Gold Coast playground. The beach and point break along this stretch of coast, including some of the most famous surfing spots in the world.
The quality of the waves on the Gold Coast making it one of the world's most sought after surfing destination. international competition featuring the world's best surfers have been held there since the 1970s.