Archive for March, 2012
The Gold Coast is a coastal city in Australia, 94 kilometers south of Brisbane. With a population of over half a million people, the Gold Coast is one of the more populous cities in the country.
So what is there to do in Gold Coast? Because the Gold Coast is one of Australia’s main tourist attractions, there is a lot to do. Between a comfortable Gold Coast accommodation, tourist attractions and beautiful beaches, this city has something for everyone.
Here are five of the most interesting events on the Gold Coast.
• Australian Outback Spectacular: This show combines more of the best Australian music, drama and action than any other show. With new scenes added in, a three course Australian barbeque and drinks, you’ll enjoy the Outback in a whole new way. This exciting show captures Australia’s naturally adventurous spirit and celebrates the competitive spirit of the Outback while captivating viewers.
• Currumbin Wildnight Adventure: Enjoy one of the Gold Coast’s truly unique attractions in this combined buffet and nighttime tour. At the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary, Australian culture, cuisine and creatures combine for an unforgettable experience. In addition to the tour, the sanctuary also showcases Aboriginal dance, music and culture each night.
• Skypoint Observation Deck: What was once a simple room with a view is now an educational experience that offers a 360 degree view of the beautiful city of Gold Coast. Skypoint Observation Deck is located 230 meters above the ground. Tourists will be amazed at the breathtaking views as they stand high above the ground. You will reach the top level in no time as you ride one of the world’s fastest elevators; get ready to reach Level 77 of Skypoint in just 42.7 seconds!
• O’Reilly’s Tree Top Walk: Take in some of Australia’s natural beauty on this amazing walk through a canopy of trees. Along the 180 meter walk, you’ll be among flowering and fruiting trees as well as orchids and ferns and the birds and animals that occupy them. Most of the walkway is about 15 meters off of the ground and is comprised of nine suspension bridges. Also along the walk are two observation decks that allow visitors a closer view of the rainforest canopy. This is a truly unique and exciting experience!
• Head to the Beach: The Gold Coast has some of the best beaches the world has to offer. Most of the open beaches are safe and free. Simply follow basic safety protocol and swim within the marked areas, and visitors will have little to worry about. If you prefer to stay dry but still like the beach atmosphere, consider visiting the shore at sunrise or sunset for a spectacular natural show. As the light hits the Pacific Ocean, you’ll be amazed at the grace and beauty of the natural world.
Between a comfortable Gold Coast accommodation and tourist attractions that can’t be beat, the Gold Coast is one of the world’s premier vacation destinations.