Whether you are a water sports enthusiast, a vacationing couple looking for a vibrant and vivacious destination or a mom looking to plan the next fun family getaway, Surfers Paradise is the ideal place for you! It is located on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, with a history that can be traced back to a farmer by the name of James Beattie. In 1930, James Caville built the famous Surfers Paradise zoo and gave initiative to the social scene for which this place is now famous. From a humble start in farming, Surfers Paradise went on to become the boom town for apartment building and hotels in the 1950s and 1960s. And from that point there was no looking back!
Surfers Paradise beach was judged as being the cleanest beach in Queensland in 2006 and one of the best beaches worldwide by the American Travel Channel. For racing enthusiasts, there is a purpose built Internationalraceway where, since 1991, noted races take place on an annual basis. The north side of Surfers Paradise is noted for housing boutiques, cafes and grand homes, accompanied by green riverside banks for unwinding the mind and relaxing the senses.
The central side of Surfers Paradise is where the life dwells. A unique dining experience, night life and so much more is on offer in this bold and daring place. Notable landmarks include Sky Point, which is the one and only beachside observation point. Gold Coast City Auditorium and Ripley?s! Believe it Not Auditorium is also a tourist favorite. The Gold Coast Airport is located at a distance of 20 km from Surfer?s Paradise and is known as the gateway to the Gold Coast.
For those of you making plans to visit Surfers Paradise any time soon, now would be a good time to look up on car and transport services to and from the airport, and within city travel. You may want to consider Costless, East Coast and All Age Car Rentals; also visit tripindicator.com and look up the most feasible deal on car hire in Surfers Paradise for you and your family!