Family Holidays

Create the Memories of a Lifetime with a Gold Coast Family Holiday

The Gold Coast is a beautiful area of Queensland, Australia, situated approximately 94 kilometers south of Brisbane. With over 500,000 residents, it is Australia's 6th most populous city and Queensland's 2nd most populous urban area. The Gold Coast is extremely popular among travellers because of its abundant sunshine, stimulating nightlife, subtropical climate, outstanding beaches, great hotels, rainforests, waterways and canals. Regarded as Australia’s playground by numerous individuals, the Gold Coast welcomes millions of visitors on an annual basis. So if your looking for a cheap family Holiday within Australia the Gold Coast is the perfect location.

Gold Coast Accommodations and Airfare

Those shopping for a Gold Coast holiday deal will be happy to discover that a broad range of accommodation options are available. Additionally, many properties are located on the beach or within easy walking distance, making them ideal for Families. Fortunately for travellers cheaps flights can also be found on any of the lastminute websites offer highly discounted flight deals. 

Tips for Choosing the Best Resort

It is important to comparison shop prior to making a final choice regarding accommodation. Although it is not especially difficult to locate cost-effective packages, it is still important to avoid making a decision in haste. For instance, those who plan to spend a significant amount of time on the beach should consider a beachfront property. Families who do not want to worry about following a budget while on holiday should purchase an all-inclusive package that includes car hire, food, accommodation and airline flights. Travellers with children are wise to select a resort or hotel that caters for families. Fortunately, many resorts and hotels are conveniently located close to the area's celebrated theme parks. 

Gold Coast Theme Parks

Sea World is a favourite family theme park that has provided endless fun for travellers for more than three decades. Situated on 25 scenic hectares, it features something to please visitors of all ages and from all walks of life. More than merely a theme park, Sea World now boasts shows, attractions, rides and of course the interaction with sea life that fans have come to enjoy.

Dreamworld is another Gold Coast theme park that patrons are sure to find entertaining and exciting. Famous for extreme rides, bungee jumping and zip lines, the park is perfect for thrill seekers. Also featured on property are Tiger Island and The Australian Wildlife Experience, where visitors can view and interact with animals in their natural habitat.

Movie World Virtually all holidaymakers will not want to miss the excitement and magic of a world where everybody is a star and this is what they will find at Warner Brother's Theme Park. Unique rides, unlike those at any other establishment include Superman Escape–an outstanding roller coaster–the DreamWorks Shrek 4D adventure and the spine tingling Wild West Adventure ride. Guests can also star in their own HI-5 music video at this fun and engaging theme Park.

Wet'n'Wild Water World is a fantastic park for those who enjoy a broad range of different rides and water slides. The park is easily accessed from the highway, and therefore those who have arranged car hire in advance can reach the park in 10 to 15 minutes, depending on the location of their hotel. The establishment features rides for patrons of all ages and is open later than most other theme parks in the area.

Holidaymakers who choose the Gold Coast for their next family getaway are guaranteed to have the experience of a lifetime.

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