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Surfers Paradise, QLD

One of Australia’s most unique and inspiring city centres, this is the legendary Surfers Paradise. It has long been regarded as Australia’s most popular holiday destination with its healthy, outdoor lifestyle and positive enjoyment of life.

Surfers Paradise aerial image

Surfers Paradise is the playground of the Gold Coast, featuring an abundance of memorable experiences set amid a spectacular skyline and brilliant stretch of coast. Art and fashion houses line the alleys, enticing the inquisitive visitor to encounter some of the city’s finer qualities.

Restaurants, bars and nightclubs fill the district with a 24-hour excitement that bursts into colour and animation at nightfall. Events run all year round in this lively city centre with activities ranging from beach cinema to international sport and musical events.

Tourists in Cavill Avenue in Gold Coast, Australia

A great spot for families with its perfect swimming beach, free beach volleyball competitions offer fun for all ages, while the nearby cafes and shopping areas make it easy to take a break with an ice-cream or a cool drink.

Nearest Airport: Gold Coast

Where to stay?


  • 18-35's
  • Active
  • Romance
  • City
  • Cultural
  • Honeymoon
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Relaxation
  • Self-Drive

Popular Activities

  • City Sightseeing
  • Cruising
  • Cycling
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scenic Flight
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Wind Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Adventure
  • Fishing
  • Nightlife
  • Fishing - Game
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Para-Sailing/Para-Flying
  • Beach
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Surfing
  • Theme Park
  • Jet Boating
  • Bungy Jumping

About Surfers Paradise

  • Locality: Suburb
  • Surfers Paradise Postcode: 4217
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Gold Coast
  • Latitude: -28.00228
  • Longitude: 153.43105
  • Elevation: 10m
  • Population: 23689
  • Median Income: $33124
  • Area (Sq/km): 5.796
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

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