Holidays to Gold Coast

Australia
The star attraction here is the beaches, including the world-renowned stretch of sand at Surfers Paradise. The Gold Coast is a city in Queensland, Australia located about an hour south-southeast of Brisbane and immediately north of the border with New South Wales. Beyond the beaches, explore the relaxed atmosphere of …

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How to get to Gold Coast

Here's what you need to know about getting to Gold Coast. You can see the cheapest month to fly and a snapshot of flight prices for the following month. Also, don't forget to factor in your travelling time - the typical flight from London Heathrow to Gold Coast takes 1 day, 2 hours, 15 minutes.

When to go to Gold Coast

Typical Holiday Price

£1354 per person

The average price of hotels and apartments in Gold Coast varies according to the time of year. To help you plan when to go, we've looked at the hotels available on our site, then worked out the average price per night for the quietest and the busiest months.

Cheapest Month to Visit

May

Based on a typical 1 week holiday - adding together the cost of flights and accommodation - May is the cheapest month to go to Gold Coast.

Things to see and do in Gold Coast

Flying Cloud | FlickrSea World Gold Coast
Sea World Gold Coast
Flying Cloud | FlickrDreamworld
Dreamworld
Hot Gossip1 | FlickrGold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
Gold Coast Regional Botanic Gardens
Dave Keeshan | FlickrWet'n'Wild Gold Coast
Wet'n'Wild Gold Coast
venezia23 | Trip by SkyscannerCavill Ave
Cavill Ave
ell brown | FlickrRipley's Believe It or Not! Museum
Ripley's Believe It or Not! Museum
stevepaustin | FlickrBurleigh Head National Park
Burleigh Head National Park
Daniel Mason-D'Croz | Trip by SkyscannerSpringbrook National Park
Springbrook National Park

Reviews of Gold Coast

Charlotte H
Charlotte H
26/10/2019

Great beach, lots of shops and restaurants and nightlife, more geared towards families than travellers.

Stephen White
Stephen WhiteAuckland
19/04/2018

I didnt really stay for long because I was dropping my boys off at the airport but if was good

Tyson Bramer
Tyson BramerLos Angeles
06/11/2017

Just a beautiful stunning city on the beach. If you want that beach feel in a great urban city, this is definitely the place.

Kevin Picholo
Kevin PicholoFoster City
08/03/2012

I've been to Gold Coast back in 2007 Dec. I felt like I was in Miami south beach, same weather, same atmosphere with lots of high rise modern apartments. The beach was decent.

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