Without question, the Gold Coast is Australia's leading and premier holiday destination. Most travelers to Australia include a visit to the Gold Coast and add a one of our Gold Coast tours on their itinerary. Situated on Australia's south east coast in the State of Queensland, the Gold Coast is favored by many holidaymakers for a whole host of reasons, and not just because of the magnificent beaches and all year round great weather.
Whatever you are looking for, the Gold Coast has it on offer. Less than an hours drive from the Queensland capital city of Brisbane, and less than an hours drive to Australia's number one backpacker destination, Bryon Bay, you will not be lost for things to do on the Gold Coast.
The Gold Coast's most famous beach is appropriately named 'Surfers Paradise', set amongst five star hotels, Disneyland styled theme parks and a world class casino. It is still possible for the backpacker to have an awesome time here on any budget. In fact, as the Gold Coast is often referred to as the gateway to Queensland, and it is a starting point for many backpackers venturing further north to Cairns and the Great Barrier Reef. There is no shortage of backpacker Gold Coast accommodation along the entire length of the magnificent Gold Coast.