Gold Coast

From lofty rainforests to endless beaches, thrilling theme parks to sparkling nightlife, come and discover why this is the coast that outshines them all.

The aptly named Surfers Paradise tempts wave riders from around the world and is the perfect spot to stock up on new surf gear. Treat yourself to a night out at the Gold Coast’s dining districts and casinos or take a trip into the hinterland to experience the subtropical rainforest and tumbling waterfalls.

Frequently Asked Questions about Gold Coast

Where are some must-see places in the Gold Coast?

Located in the Gold Coast Hinterland, Springbrook National Park is a must for hikers. Animal lover? Spend a day at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary with some cuddly (and not so cuddly creatures). When it's time to get in the water, check out Burleigh Heads, known for its pristine beach, stellar parks, and scenic creek.

What is the Gold Coast known for?

The name says it all. The Gold Coast is known for its beach holiday vibes and long stretches of glittering surfer-ready beaches. Lately, the region has stepped up as more of a cultural and family-friendly community.

How do I top up my Go Card?

You can top up your Go Card three ways. The most convenient method is online-once you register your card with TransLink, manage your payments on your mobile. You can also stop by a number of spots, including 7-Eleven, Queensland Rail Station ticket offices, and G:link and fare machines.