Holiday For A Surfer ?Gold Coast? Australia

March 8, 2010

the cool breeze bringing the chimes of the sea filling the spiced up air with sunshine and rhythm,  this is Australia. A country of Beauty, Glamour and Surfing!

For Surfers from round the world, Australia is no less than a paradise and for Australian Surfers….The sunshine city of Gold Coast is the first stop.

Gold Coast is located in the southeast corner of Queensland, to the south of the state capital Brisbane. It is the second most populous city in the state and the sixth most populous in the country. The notable attraction “Surfers Paradise” on the Gold Coast of Australia is about an hour by car south of Brisbane. A train service also connects to Brisbane Airport and arrives at Robina just a 10 minute bus ride from Surfers.

For tourists from all the four corners of the globe, cheap flights to Australia are easily available through Brisbane and direct flights like British Airways, Qantas And indirect flights like Qatar, Emirates, Etihad, KLM and Air France operate on daily and weekly basis. Nowadays, all top airlines are offering cheap flights to Queensland from London UK at competitive and promotional fares to boost tourism in the state.

The specialty of Gold Coast, that make it stand out and shine, in comparison to many other beach destination in and out side Australia is the sunny subtropical climate and impeccable surfing beaches. The city is laid with waterways and canal systems, a skyline dominated by high-rise apartment buildings, a rainforest hinterland in the west of the city, nightlife and shopping malls with all top brand shops available.

Gold Coast, consists of a marvelous and vast, 57 kilometers (35 miles) of coastline with some of the most popular surf breaks in Australia and the world including, South Stradbroke Island, The Spit, Main Beach, Surfers Paradise, Broad beach, Mermaid Beach, Nobby Beach, Miami, Burleigh Beach, Burleigh Heads, Tallebudgera Beach, Palm Beach, Currumbin Beach, Tugun, Bilinga, Kirra, Coolangatta, Greenmount, Rainbow Bay, Snapper Rocks and Froggies Beach.

To make your selections easier, let me tell you that for Surfers, Duranbah beach (official name Flagstaff Beach), is one of the world’s best known surfing beaches; it is situated just across the New South Wales state border in Tweed Shire. Also, “The Surfers Paradise” marks the identity of the region.

The beaches at Gold Coast, are not so commercialized yet highly developed, wider, whiter beaches and cheaper to stay and eat. If you want experience the sea at its best, hit the Gold Coast in between October and March when temperatures climb.

For your “peace of mind”, let me also tell you that Gold Coast has Australia’s largest professional surf lifesaving service to protect people on the beaches and to promote surf safety throughout the community. So be fearless and surf up …. Gold Coast Australia!