Category Archives: Gold Coast

Return to Goldie

15 – 18 July 2018 We visited Gold Coast twice before but decided to return to tick a few new boxes and re-visit some of our favorites. It did not go quite as planned. The first day we encountered heavy … Continue reading

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Gold Coast to Byron Bay

5 August 2017 We did not get too far when we pulled out of Cooly before we pulled over again to snap a few pictures of the border between Queensland and New South Wales. From there we headed south through Tweed … Continue reading

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Coolangatta Beach, QLD

5 August 2017 Coolangatta Beach is the southern-most beach on the Gold Coast and in Queensland. Cooly is awesome, one of our favorites so far. This was only intended to be a quick stop but we stayed much of the … Continue reading

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Kirra Beach, QLD

5 August 2017 Kirra Beach is part of southern Gold Coast. Its wide soft sandy beaches and surf are typical for Gold Coast beaches. On our way to Byron Bay, Kirra was our first stop.

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Dreamworld

3 August 2017 The Gold Coast is the epicenter of theme parks in Oz, including Warner Brothers Movie World, Sea World, Wet-n-Wild, Paradise Country, and Dreamworld. Dreamworld is Australia’s largest theme park and the one the kids chose. Dreamworld advertises … Continue reading

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Surfers Paradise, QLD

2 August 2017 Famed Surfers Paradise is in the heart of the Gold Coast. Most of the Gold Coast beaches appear to be excellent surfing spots. Ironically, we saw the least number of surfers in Surfers Paradise. Surfers Paradise appears … Continue reading

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Burleigh Head National Park, QLD

2 August 2017 We started Wednesday by driving south to Burleigh Heads National Park, on the coast between Miami Beach and Palm Beach. We spent about an hour on the walking path through the park that included scenic views of … Continue reading

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