Packaged Flights to Gold Coast > Gold Coast Area Air Packages > Fly in Queensland HolidaysThe world-famous Gold Coast at Queensland's spectacular coastline has long been a favourite leisure holiday destination and with a winning formula of beautiful long beaches, countless restaurants and bars, plus a host of entertaining attractions - this is not likely to change any time soon. DISCOVER AUSTRALIA is proud to be offering discounted Gold Coast Flight Packages making it easier than ever for you to experience the magic of this popular coastal playground.
Half of the reason the Gold Coast attracts so many visitors is because of its many pristine beaches with rewarding surf and safe swimming. Gold Coast flight packages with Surfers Paradise accommodation are a great way to familiarise yourself with the beaches here and to experience the holiday atmosphere it boasts. The aptly named Surfers Paradise - the undisputed capital of the Gold Coast - is perhaps now more famed for its glitzy entertainment but still pulls a few surfers. However, less-crowded surfing spots exist very close to Surfers Paradise, especially heading south towards Coolangatta, Currumbin and Burleigh Heads.
In fact, the Gold Coast boasts 35 beaches in total, ensuring that wherever you book your Gold Coast flight package accommodation, you are going to have the opportunity to get some soft white sand between your toes and take a dip in the inviting Pacific Ocean. Families with small children will appreciate the safe and protected swimming beaches when staying at the Gold Coast, and there are a range of holiday beach locations north and south of Surfers Paradise which travellers can book as part of their Gold Coast flight package from DISCOVER AUSTRALIA.
Surfers Paradise is not only the beach capital of the Gold Coast but also the entertainment capital. Long sunny days spent swimming in the pristine blue waters give way to a thumping nightlife when the sun sets. Visitors and locals flock to the countless cafes and restaurants serving up delicious international cuisines and local seafood, before making their way to their choice of fun and exciting pubs and clubs to dance the night away. Travellers who book a Gold Coast flight package with central Surfers Paradise accommodation will have the best opportunity to experience the entertainment, and savings made on discount packages means you can spend more on leisure - not flights and hotels.Taking a dip in the refreshing ocean at Surfers Paradise after a big night out is the perfect kick-start to the day. A bit of retail therapy doesn't go astray either and Surfers Paradise has myriad shopping outlets, markets and boutique shops to keep teenagers and adults busy. With an ethos of sun, surf and fun, it's no wonder Surfers Paradise has struck upon the perfect combination of shopping, entertainment and beach leisure. As part of the surfside action, October welcomes in the Coolangatta Gold surf-lifesaving championships to Surfers Paradise, making it an ideal time of year to book a Gold Coast flight package to experience the buzzing atmosphere on and off the beach.
Just north of Surfers Paradise lies a somewhat quieter but nonetheless gorgeous coastal holiday location near the Broadwater Estuary. Lying on a sandbar called the Spit, Main Beach is a laidback town right on the beach. On the estuary side lays Southport - a town that has become an appealing quiet respite from the full-tilt Surfers Paradise. Travellers who book a Gold Coast flight deal packaged with Southport or Main beach accommodation will love the waterside lifestyle and children will be kept entertained at Sea World - a huge theme park on the Spit with wild animal displays, helicopter flights and heaps of family activities.
As much as big kids have their fun at Surfers Paradise, children and families will love the one-of-a-kind theme parks on the Gold Coast. A family holiday here is not complete without a stop at Dreamworld, Movie World or Wet 'n' Wild. Just a short drive from the Southport, the theme parks are a perfect way to spend quality time together having fun, and DISCOVER AUSTRALIA's Gold Coast flight packages are making it cheaper and easier than ever to get families to the Gold Coast's attractions.
Couples seeking a more peaceful Queensland getaway can book a Gold Coast flight package with South Stradbroke Island resort accommodation through DISCOVER AUSTRALIA online. This mostly undeveloped and car-free sand island brings a touch of serenity to the Gold Coast, with not much more than quiet sandy beaches, unspoiled bush trails and enticing fishing spots. Swimmers, bushwalkers and anglers will feel like they are a million miles from the glitz and glamour of the mainland Gold Coast - the perfect destination for a romantic getaway or Queensland short break.
Charming Burleigh Heads south of Surfers Paradise offers dazzling dining overlooking the water in this laidback surfing town. Burleigh Heads lies at the end of the excellent swimming beach of Miami and features an array of fine restaurants, so holiday-goers who save on a Gold Coast flight package through DISCOVER AUSTRALIA can live it up in style. Travellers who book car hire with their Gold Coast flight package can explore the hinterland, including Lamington National Park - Australia's largest remnant of subtropical rainforest. Nature lovers can explore the picturesque walking trails, taking in gorges, waterfalls, caves and valleys. The tree-top canopy walk at Green Mountains is a special highlight and gives visitors the chance to walk around the lush subtropical vegetation, 15 meters off the ground.
Part of the reason the Gold Coast enjoys a fun festival atmosphere year-round is the bounty of events that grace this holiday destination. Travellers will want to book their Gold Coast flight package well ahead to secure accommodation during the Gold Coast SuperGP in October. Watch the V8 supercars thrash about on the streets of Surfers Paradise in one of Australia's premier motorsports events. If surfing is your passion, the Quicksilver Pro surfing competition in mid March attracts some of the world's best surfers as well as a few home-grown-heroes. Why not book a discounted rates Gold Coast flight package, come and cheer on your favourite surfers, and stay for a holiday with the money you save on flights and accommodation through DISCOVER AUSTRALIA's online booking system.