I think the Australians are generally one of the nicest groups of people on earth... always friendly and seemingly laidback. But man, until you come to Gold Coast, you'd probably never truly experienced hospitality at its best! And everyone here is soooo laid back. Coming from a busy and always on-the-go kind of environment, holidaying in Gold Coast is indeed nothing short of splendid! Remember, just arm yourself with a mega-watt smile.... no need to bring loads of $$$$... oh, and pack along ALL your sexy bikinis and for the more modest amongst us (ahem!), swimming costumes. :-)
This is Paradise on Earth, my friends!
P.S. And that's me in the pic below having a ball of a time here in MOVIE WORLD with my favorite Loony Tunes cartoon character, Bugs Bunny!
See the fence? Only this part is allowed to be walked on, keeping the natural Australian flora intact.
International driving permits are recommended. A 60kmh limit in residential and commercial areas or where otherwise indicated. A 100 kmh limit on highways or where otherwise indicated.
The best exchange rate can be obtained from a bank. Banking hours are Mon - Thurs 9:30am - 4:00pm, Fri 9:30am to 5:00.
Electricity is 240/250 volts AC 50HZ Universal outlets for 110 volts (shavers only) are standard in hotels, apartments and motels. There are 3 pins, 2 of which are angled,
Queensland holds such varied scenery, this is an inlet river, of which the sun has transformed to gold. Near Hinchinbrooke.
The Gold Coast Queensland. At Coolangatta, you can have your left foot in Queensland and the right foot in New South Wales. Also New South Wales has daylight...