The Gold Coast



With more than 70 kilometres of pristine shoreline, incredible nightlife, picturesque beaches with sparkling surf and clean white sand, some of the world’s most divine restaurants and a vast range of fun and exciting activities and attractions, The Gold Coast is a gay traveller’s ultimate destination

Gold Coast is well known for its amazing beaches. The city consists of some of the most popular surf breaks in Australia and the world including, South Stradbroke Island, The Spit, Main Beach, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Mermaid Beach, Nobby Beach, Miami, Burleigh Beach, Burleigh Heads, Tallebudgera Beach, Palm Beach, Currumbin Beach, Tugun, Bilinga, Kirra, Coolangatta, Greenmount, Rainbow Bay, Snapper Rocks and Froggies Beach. In fifty years, Gold Coast City has grown from a small beachside holiday destination to Australia's sixth largest city. Around 10 million tourists visit the Gold Coast every year with as many as 10% of them being Gay.

The Gold Coast hinterland has various scenic attractions that have led to the Gold Coast Hinterland becoming of Queensland's most significant tourist destinations. Wine-tasting, bird-feeding, eco-tourism and bushwalking are some of the pastimes that attract visitors to the hinterland. Other attractions in the area include O'Reilly's Guesthouse, the Natural Bridge and Binna Burra.

The Gold Coast is also one of the gay and lesbian capitals of the Southern Hemisphere and one of the world's leading gay destinations. The Gold Coast is packed with gay and gay-friendly businesses from Accommodation to Dining out to the well known Nightlife. If you’ve never been here or haven’t visited in a while, you’ll find a city transforming before your very eyes, with many more cultural attractions, shopping and revamped nightlife than ever before.

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