Gold Coast & Hinterland - Region Information

The Gold Coast is one of Australia’s premier holiday destinations. It is famous for its beaches, surf, theme parks, shopping, nightlife and hinterland and has become one of Queensland top destinations.

The Gold Coast region is located in southeast Queensland with access by the Gold Coast domestic and international airport or one hour south of Brisbane Airport. The Gold Coast stretches from Cabarita Beach in New South Wales, west to Beaudesert, north to Beenleigh and east to South Stradbroke Island. The region features 70 kilometres of uninterrupted coastline and is fringed by rainforest hinterland, including World Heritage-listed Lamington National Park. The Gold Coast is home to well renowned shopping centre such a Pacific Fair and Robina Town Centre as well a Theme Park, Dreamworld, Movie World, SeaWorld and Wet and Wild.

The Gold Coast provides infrastructure including trains from Brisbane to Varsity Lakes, a light rail service in the heart of the Gold Coast City from Gold Coast University Hospital to Broadbeach South. As well are frequent buses from Southport to Tweed Heads, NSW.

Gold Coast Tourism is the official regional tourism organisation (RTO) responsible for the marketing of the destination. To see more of what the Gold Coast as to offer Click here

About Us

QTIC is the peak industry body for tourism in Queensland. A private sector, membership-based organisation, QTIC represents the interests of the tourism and hospitality industry across the state. QTIC’s primary objective is to achieve the best outcomes from Queensland’s tourism potential.

A strong voice for tourism can support a strong tourism industry. In turn, a strong tourism industry drives sustainable business and product development, stimulates business attraction and investment, develops workforce skills and training and supports tourism jobs and business.

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Brisbane, Australia
Phone: (07) 3236 1445