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Gold Coast Travel Guide

Just kick back, relax and let the talented team at Orbitz help you tailor a truly unforgettable Gold Coast escape. If you'd like to bundle your flights and hotels to save money and hassle, you've come to the right place!

You have the chance to save up to when you bundle your bookings. All you have to do is choose your desired airfares, hotels, rental cars and experiences.

With 500 airline partners to choose from, you'll be preparing for take off in no time! Also, if you can't figure out where to stay, we've got an impressive database of more than 500,000 global hotel options.

With unlimited options to choose from, our packages will help you create that vacation you've been dreaming about.

Gold Coast Travel Guide

Where is Gold Coast?

You know you want to go there and what you want to do, but do you know precisely where Gold Coast is? Read on to find out.

This destination is approximately 45 miles southeast of Queensland's capital, Brisbane. Gold Coast is also 11 miles southeast of Oxenford.

Like meeting the locals while you're on vacation? This corner of Queensland boasts a population of around 600,000 people.

Places to Visit in Gold Coast

If you're contemplating what should be first on your itinerary, you really can't go past Sea World. It's such a landmark that you'd be crazy to leave Gold Coast without taking a peek at it!Take a peek at some impressive local tourist sights, like the Star Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise Beach.You're never too old for a theme park! People of all ages will love the rides and games at Slingshot. Want to keep the good times rolling? Looking for an all-ages activity? Timezone is bound to keep your younger travelers occupied for ages. But there's more! You don't need to be a star to spend some time with the big celebrities. Plan a trip to Wax Museum and capture moments with a variety of well-known wax statues.

Car Rentals in Gold Coast

Gold Coast is calling, and the best way to see it is with your own ride. Search, compare and reserve car rentals in Gold Coast in a couple of clicks with Orbitz. Ready to hit the road?

Many visitors collect a rental car directly from Coolangatta Airport. Thrifty Car Rental and Firefly are some trusty options here. Alamo Rent A Car and Enterprise are two additional outlets that have a slightly alternative range.

You might like to rent a ride from Europcar at 3031 Surfers Paradise Blv. They are conveniently located right in the city center. Another good option is Alamo Rent A Car at Serviced By Enterprise 32 Trickett Street.

Where to stay in Gold Coast – Hotel Accommodation

Don't waste time and money. Reserve one of 305 hotels in Gold Coast and begin planning all your activities.The Palazzo Versace and the Peppers Soul Surfers Paradise are some top options for those who'd like to spoil themselves. That said, if you want to save money for amazing Gold Coast activities, try out the Zenith Ocean Front Apartments (20 The Esplanade) or the Broadwater Tourist Park (169 Marine Parade).

Nearest Airports to Gold Coast

Airports can be a bit of a hassle, but the vacation at the end of that lengthy plane ride is always worth it. Brisbane Airport (BNE) is the closest to Gold Coast. It's situated 45 miles to the northwest of the downtown area.

Popular Places to Visit Near Gold Coast

Travel to Gold Coast for its individual culture and style. That said, you've also got world-famous attractions right next door! Dreamworld entices travelers from all corners of the globe. Norwell, only 17 miles from Gold Coast, is a convenient base when visiting this unmissable attraction.

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