What To Know For Visiting Australia’s Gold Coast

When to go

The Gold Coast has nearly year-round sunshine and comfortable temperatures of 69-83°F in the summer. In winter, the temperatures are only slightly colder at 54-70°F.

What to pack

Depending on when you visit the Gold Coast, you may need to pack some extra layers to anticipate cooler days or nights. If you’re traveling during the winter season,

How to get around

From the U.S., you can fly from major cities in the country to major cities in Australia, many of which connect to the Gold Coast.

Experience the nightlife

The Gold Coast is one of the top destinations for nightlife in Australia, especially in Surfers Paradise. You could also visit Burleigh or Coolangatta, 

Go whale watching

When you’re planning your trip to Gold Coast, one of the things you’ll wish you knew is that it’s one of the best places in Australia for whale watching. 

Learn to surf

Known for its many surf beaches and prominent breaks, Gold Coast is one of the best places for world-class surf experiences. One of the best travel tips you can get is to try surfing while you’re there, 

Spend time on the beaches

Even if you don’t plan on trying out any new watersports, the Gold Coast has a long stretch of white-sand beaches that are ideal for a relaxing beach trip. 

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