Gold Coast Warnings and Dangers

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Most Viewed Warnings and Dangers in Gold Coast

  • 1. Water safety.

    If you come to the Gold Coast then you are most likely going to enjoy one of the long, white, sandy beaches. Beaches in Australia are patrolled by volunteer Lifesavers for your safety. Some people are...

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  • 2. Schoolies Week.

    If you ever want to avoid the Gold Coast and Surfers Paradise, well, when Schoolie's week is on is the time to do it. At the end of November, and the 1st week of December every year, thousands of...

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  • 3. Wildlife.

    Pelicans, they love to eat fish!, so if you are fishing and there is a Pelican nearby, you had better wind it in quick, or lose it! They have been known to chase after people for the fish. Also,...

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  • 4. DAYLIGHT SAVING

    Queensland does not participate in Daylight saving at the moment. (2009)When you are on the Gold coast, and if you are at Coolangatta (Qld)/Tweed Heads...

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  • 5. Racism

    Be careful while in Queensland. People there are generally very racist. A lot red necks there. Avoid it if possible especially during Schoolies Week in Gold...

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  • 6. Don't keep valuables in your car.

    Just like any up and coming cities with growing pains, theft is becoming a major problem in the larger populated areas of the Gold Coast.Just 2 months ago, our...

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  • 7. Cows in the Road!

    I think it is fairly obvious as to why you should watch out for Cows in the Road... that is unless you have a bull bar! (Translated into Texan: Cattle Guard).I...

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  • 8. Touting - it is against the...

    Touting - it is against the law on the Gold Coast. This is when you'll be walking along the main shopping area of Surfers Paradise, and someone will ask you to...

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  • 9. Be particularly careful with...

    Be particularly careful with personal possessions and travel documents in popular tourist destinations such as Cairns and the Gold Coast. Robberies of safe...

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  • 10. Girls beware. Surfer's looks...

    Girls beware. Surfer's looks very safe from an outsiders view. Don't walk alone a night, ANYWHERE! Don't drink with people you don't know very well. I was there...

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  • 11. I really can't quite comment...

    I really can't quite comment on this... Anyhow, this is Gold Coast. EVERYBODY seems sooooo laid back and super-casual... that the only warning I can think of is...

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  • 12. Many Parts OF Queensland are...

    Many Parts OF Queensland are really green, epsecially the tutal areas around the Artherton Tablelands (QLD'S Main Mounain Range)

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Gold Coast Warnings and Dangers

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Everywhere we go in the World, we find some kind of danger.  The Gold Coast warnings and dangers pages should be read before coming here.   It's very important to know about...

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