The Gold Coast is a city situated in the southeast corner of Queensland, to the south of Brisbane, Australia. Only 78 km (48 mi) from Brisbane and it take nearly 2 hours train ride form Brisbane Central Train Station, to Nerang, a small township. From Nerang to Gold coast is 45 minutes bus ride and the train ticket include the bus ride. Tourism is the biggest industry in the region, directly contributing more than $4.4 billion into the city economy every year and directly accounting for one in four jobs in the city.
Waterfront canal living is a feature of the Gold Coast, and most canal frontage homes have pontoons.Residential canals were first built on the Gold Coast in 1950s and construction continues.Recently constructed canals include Harbour Quays and River-links completed in 2007. There is over 890 km of constructed residential waterfront land within the city that is home to over 80,000 residents, which is a very big number.
Gold coast town area in the afternoon. Most of the tallest residential high rises are seen only at Gold coast in the world.
Waterfront living at Gold coast.
Surfers Paradise is a suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia and only 78 km (48 mi) from Brisbane. It has many high rises and long beach with relatively huge shore.
Main entrance to the beach, Surfers Paradise.