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Gold Coast, Australia

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"Endless beach, beach and beach" - Surfer's Paradise "Endless beach, beach and beach" - Surfer's Paradise Syed Abdul Khaliq from Shah Alam, Malaysia

When the Surfers Paradise Hotel was established in 1925, it set the tone of what to expect for tourism on the Gold Coast of Australia. The area grew so quickly through real estate tourism speculators that it came to officially be named the Gold Coast. The Gold Coast is today a major tourist destination with its sunny subtropical climate, beautiful beaches, canal, waterway systems and high rise skyline. It has become known as the Surfers Paradise. The area also offers great theme parks, a vibrant nightlife and a rain forest to enjoy. The Gold Coast will host the 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Main Beach is a stylish and wealthy beachside area, offering a wide range of attractions. These include a fabulous beach, al fresco dining and unique shopping boutiques. The Spit, is home to Sea World and Marina Mirage shopping and dining complex.

Surfers Paradise is the entertainment capital of Queensland with an array of nightclubs, pubs, bars and clubs. The world-famous Surfers Paradise Beach and breathtaking skyline remains a major draw for millions of Gold Coast visitors each year and a "must see" and a "must stay" destination experience. There are 14 shopping centers and arcades in Surfers Paradise with late night shopping seven days a week and 120 market stalls which stretch across the beachfront promenade.

Broadbeach is home to one of the most pristine beaches in the world is perfectly located close to restaurants, cafes, shops and nightlife and all within easy reach of the Gold Coast’s many theme parks, golf courses and other attractions. The village atmosphere offers an almost European feel and regarded as a dining mecca. Broadbeach provides a family-friendly atmosphere filled with free festivals, community events and performances. Pacific Fair, is one of Australia’s largest retail centers with more than 300 stores, cinemas, and an abundance of casual dining.

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