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Best Gold Coast Rooftop Bars

By |2019-01-28T05:56:31+10:00January 28th, 2019|Gold Coast|

With near perfect weather all year round, and beautiful views wherever you look – the Gold Coast is the ideal place to enjoy a few drinks on a roof top where you can catch a cool evening breeze and see the sun set. Roof top bars are a relatively new concept to the Coast, so here are our pick of places to go.   Gotham Bar and Grill   Located in Runaway Bay to the north, Gotham offers a trendy New York style menu with sophisticated cocktails and tasty steaks. The two level venue has an indoor seating area with large glass windows for those who enjoy the view but don’t like the outdoors. Upstairs, you can take in views of the nearby Broadwater and enjoy your delicious food and drinks.   Island Rooftop   [...]

Getting around the Gold Coast

By |2019-01-28T06:01:01+10:00January 23rd, 2019|Gold Coast|

Visiting the Gold Coast and wondering how you are going to get from place to place? There are many different transport options available on the Gold Coast, and depending on where you want to go, some may be more suitable than others. The G Link Tram.   G Link has been operating for a number of years and offers connections from Helensvale to Broadbeach where the service terminates. Remember that G Link is a single link and may not cover the locations you want to travel to.   Heavy Rail Services   Queensland Rail operate train services from Varsity Lakes in the south up to Brisbane. The rail option doesn’t pass close to the beach, so you would need to transfer to the G Link at Helensvale if you want to travel to beach side [...]

Five Great Gold Coast Hotels

By |2019-01-28T05:57:54+10:00January 20th, 2019|Gold Coast|

The Gold Coast is a location with a lot of hotels to choose from, so many in fact that you may find a little confusing about where you want to when you visit the city.   Here we review five great hotels that are ideal for your stay.   QT Surfers Paradise   Although an older building, the refurbishment of QT in 2011 provided a trendy vibe to this hotel, which features the ever popular Stingray Lounge cocktail bar, and the Bazaar buffet – which is considered one of the best on the Gold Coast. QT is centrally located, just one block back from the beach and close to the Surfers Paradise nightspots.   Reflections Coolangatta   To the south of the coast, Reflections is an ideal spot for you to enjoy the laid back [...]

Tips for Arriving into the Gold Coast

By |2019-01-28T05:59:38+10:00January 18th, 2019|Gold Coast|

Arriving for a holiday on the Gold Coast and considering your transport options? Here are your options for getting from the airport to your accommodation.   Taxi Gold Coast Cabs are the local private taxi company that provide services in and around the area. Arriving at the airport attracts a surcharge, and like all taxi services, they charge by distance and time – so depending on traffic and your destination – a taxi may be a more expensive option.   Uber   The main taxi competitor has many operators on the Gold Coast, however if you have luggage, sometimes an Uber can be inconvenient as many of the smaller cars are not suitable for any amount of luggage. If you have a larger group and are thinking of taking an Uber XL – remember that [...]

Ways to Spend a Saturday on the Gold Coast

By |2019-01-28T05:54:51+10:00January 15th, 2019|Gold Coast|

Warm summer Saturdays on the Gold Coast are often spent enjoying one of the many beautiful beaches the area has to offer. In fact, with so many miles of golden coastline, you may be thinking that there are no better ways to spend a perfect Saturday whether you live in the city, or are just visiting. In fact, the beaches and oceans aren’t the only beauty spots in the area which are worth a visit no matter the weather. Of course, attractions on the coast range from natural, to man-made, paid attractions and free. One of the greatest ways to spend your day is to enjoy a combination of all the above, mix up your itinerary and take in a good variety of everything the coast has to offer. Pacific Fair If you don’t want [...]

Luxury Private Tours in The Gold Coast

By |2019-01-07T06:04:36+10:00January 7th, 2019|Gold Coast|

It not just a privilege of the rich anymore, a private customised day tour is an affordable way for your family to do a day trip. With small luxury buses available, you'll be transported in comfort to a range of attractions. If your family or party is large, many tour companies will be able to offer multiple vehicles so you can all travel together, saving you money and stress. Some of the occasions for which you can go for a private day tour in Gold Coast are as listed below: Family celebrations: You can give a special surprise to your loved ones by planning a private day tour. Hen's Day: All of your friends can get decked and gang up in a limo for the party venue. Guest transfers: Create an impression by offering them [...]

Australian Boutique Wineries

By |2019-01-07T04:52:19+10:00December 21st, 2018|Gold Coast|

Australian wineries are known for producing world-class Shiraz and Chardonnay. But there's more to the Australian wine industry than these traditional varieties. Look a little closer and you'll see Australia creates some of the world's most unique wines. The key to the diversity of Australia's wine industry is the rising popularity of boutique vineyards. These smaller wineries are often run by families or friends brought together by their passion for wine making. Without the large export deals of their more well known competitors, the boutiques can follow their instincts and take more risks to create something truly original. In fact, more tourists are passing over the large labels and seeking out the boutique wineries in their search for that elusive perfect drop. Pfeiffer Wines in Victoria's Rutherglen region creates wines that are popular overseas, but [...]

Summer Wine Tours

By |2018-12-12T07:35:55+10:00December 12th, 2018|Gold Coast|

Summer has arrived in the Gold Coast!  Christmas holidays are approaching, flowers have blossomed and delicious food is on everyone’s mind.  We’ve teamed up with three exclusive wineries to chat about some delicious wine and food pairings, with some expert assistance from world-class chefs and sommeliers, so you can learn exactly which wines go perfectly with your meal! It doesn't matter if you are new to the world of wines, or are a connoisseur looking for new ideas - we have some great options for you! The Gold Coast food and wine scene is a veritable heaven for foodies and wine lovers alike. The beachside suburbs are bursting with new flavour experiences, and the hinterland has long been a draw card for those seeking boutique gourmet venues where they can taste-test a range of delicious [...]

Five Must-Do’s on your Gold Coast tour

By |2019-01-07T05:52:35+10:00December 11th, 2018|Gold Coast|

Located in the most south-eastern corner of Queensland, the coastal city of Gold Coast is considered as one of the greatest holiday destinations that Australia has to offer. The huge range of different activities and points of interest that are unique to this city will satiate even the most discriminating traveler. What's more, because these attractions and activities offer an almost endless range of choice for every type of traveler, a visit to the Gold Coast may be one of the most memorable experiences you will ever have. To make the most of your Gold Coast tour package, why not indulge in a few of these great places: Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets For travelers who love to collect memorabilia, and even for those who just love to spend time shopping, the Beachfront Markets of Surfers [...]

Hen’s Weekend Ideas

By |2018-10-30T08:01:17+10:00October 30th, 2018|Gold Coast|

In days gone by, a hen's night used to be the night that a young, naive bride-to-be would be taken out by her older, wiser peers for a night of debauchery, so she could learn all about what would likely happen on her wedding night. Nowadays, we're a lot wiser when it comes to that sort of stuff, and so the tacky old hen's night of years gone by has fallen by the wayside. In it's place, modern day hen's use the event to have a great time bonding with their friends before life gets busy as a married lady. So, if you are on the Gold Coast, or you are planning to visit the area for your ultimate classy hen's weekend - what are some of the things you can do? Of course, you [...]