Why Surfers Paradise
Whether you are visiting the Gold Coast in summer or winter, autumn or spring there is an abundance of activities to help you make memories with your family in Surfers Paradise.
Surfers Paradise, fondly referred to as ‘Surfers’ by locals is the heart of the Gold Coast for locals and tourists alike. Surfers is situated on the South East Coast of Queensland between the Nerang River and the Pacific Ocean. The first holidaymakers started enjoying the beauty of area, now known as Surfers Paradise from as early as 1880. The first hotel was built in 1887.
Today, holidaymakers love Surfers Paradise for a number of reason; the beach, with 3 kilometres of stunning golden sandy beaches that is walking distance from the main area of Surfers Paradise. The crystal blue water is usually warm and inviting with surf life savers on patrol everyday.
The main area of Surfers is Cavill Avenue which has a pedestrian mall lines with shops, restaurants and attractions. Cavill Avenue is open day and night often with buskers, street entertainers and live events going on. It’s a great place to grab an ice cream and people watch.