Top things to do in the Gold Coast

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Spend 6 months living and working in the Gold Coast on our Work Australia Job Before You Go program. While you will be spending your time working at one of the top resorts in Queensland, we want to make sure you make the most of your free time as well! Check out some of our top recommendations of things to do and places to visit in the Gold Coast! 

Visit the famous beaches 

The Gold Coast is renowned for its incredible beaches. Surfers Paradise is sure to be at the top of your list but make sure you check out Burleigh Heads, Mermaid Beach and Coolangatta as well. Surfing, fishing, jet skiing and many more water activities are available in the Gold Coast. 

Get your adrenaline fix at one of the many theme parks 

As the ‘theme park capital of Australia’, the Gold Coast has many options when it comes to getting your heart racing. Choose to visit Dreamworld, WhiteWater World, Warner Bros. Movie World, Sea World or Wet’n’Wild Water World. Even better, visit all five during your time in the Gold Coast. 

Explore the Gold Coast Hinterland 

Filled with lush green landscapes, the Gold Coast hinterland is the perfect destination for breathtaking rainforests and charming mountain villages. Tamborine National Park is a must see, offering glimpses of the Pacific Ocean and Gold Coast Skyline. 

Eat at the Gold Coast’s top restaurants 

Go beyond the basics and indulge in some of Australia’s best cuisine during your time in the Gold Coast. From classic beachside eateries to high-class wine-and-dines, the Gold Coast has a restaurant for every mood and occasion. 

Shop ‘til you drop at one of the Gold Coast’s many shopping centres 

Set amongst tropical landscapes and unique outdoor ambiences, get your shopping fix at one of the Gold Coast’s most desirable destinations. Between the Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre and the Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, you’ll have over 500 stores to choose from. 

Ready to explore and experience the Gold Coast? Get in touch with our team at or 866-220-7771 to learn more about our Work Australia Job Before You Go program. 

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