Gold Coast is the fastest growing
part of Australia. It is 1000 kilometres
north of Sydney. It has a wonderful
climate. Winter day time temperatures
are 18 - 22 celsius and summer temperatures
are 26 - 32. It is a tourist city.
is famous for its long, clean beaches.
Life guards patrol the beaches during
the day. Visitors should swim between
the red and yellow flags. The beaches
are also great for surfing and there
are many schools ready to give you
a few kilometres from the coast are
the mountains. They are called 'the
Hinterland.' It is a great place to
visit. You can go hiking, visit a
waterfall or go horse riding. The
air is wonderfully fresh and clean.
If you are lucky you might see kangaroos
are several theme parks on the Gold
Coast. The most famous are Movie World,
DreamWorld and SeaWorld. They provide
hours of fun and entertainment for
are several modern air-conditioned
shopping centres with a combination
of indoor air-conditioned malls and
outdoor market areas. The best known
are Pacific Fair and Robina Town Centre.
are many great restaurants and bistros
for relaxed dining. Many restaurants
and coffee shops have tables outdoors.