Gold Coast Travel Essentials

Gold Coast Travel Essentials

Pack your surfboards, swimsuits and sunscreen for Gold Coast, Australia’s sun-and-fun holiday destination of choice! Miles of golden sandy beaches, abundant marine life, vast green hinterlands, a range of theme parks, and thrilling urban escapes assure a spectacular stay in this paradise not only for surfers, but for families and couples as well.

Best Time to Visit:

Gold Coast is best in May as there is minimal rainfall, with slightly lower temperatures in comparison to its scorching summers. Spring is also a good time to visit, with mild evenings and dry days. November until January, the summer months, are marked by high temperatures, hot days and clear skies. Winters are mild, with sunny days and cool nights.

Electrical Outlet Type:

Type I

Top Modes of Transport From the Airport and Cost Estimate to City Centre:

  • Taxi fares from Gold Coast Airport start at AUD55 for a 25-minute ride
  • Gold Coast door-to-door Tourist Shuttle fares start at AUD22
  • Bus 777 and Bus 760 departs every 15 minutes and a pass is AUD10 a day for unlimited bus and tram travel

Watch It Yourself:

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