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The Gold Coast

One of the most popular destinations in Australia offering a wealth of attractions, entertainment, facilities and services.

Things to See & Do

There are lots of things to see and do along the Gold Coast Oceanway.

Dining Precincts

There are great dining precincts along the Gold Coast Oceanway that are accessible for pedestrians and cyclists at The Spit, Main Beach, Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach, Burleigh, Currumbin and Coolangatta.

Ecotourism experiences

There are great ecotourism areas along the Gold Coast Oceanway that are accessible for pedestrians and cyclists at The Gold Coast Seaway, Federation Walk, Burleigh National Park, Currumbin Estuary.

Events and festivals

There are great events and festivals held all the time along the Gold Coast Oceanway. Regular events include Armorall Gold Coast 600 (V8 Supercars), Schoolies Festival, Kurrawa Surf Life Saving carnivals and Cooly Rocks on Festival.

Markets

Why not walk or cycle to one of the regular markets held along the Gold Coast Oceanway. Markets include, The Spit farmers market, Surfers lantern markets, Miami organic produce market and art and craft markets at Broadbeach, Burleigh and Coolangatta.

Artwork

There is great artwork all along the Gold Coast Oceanway. An annual Oceanway Sculpture Festival is held at Currumbin.

Recreation

There are great places to go surfing all along the Oceanway and great places to watch the action at Duranbah, Snapper Rocks, Kirra Point, Currumbin Alley, Burleigh Point, Narrowneck and The Sandpumping Jetty. There are many surf schools for those wanting to learn to surf.

If you get hot walking or cycling then there are lots of great places to stop for a swim all along the Gold Cost Oceanway. There are 19 year round flagged areas and up to 38 sets of flags during the peak summer holiday period. Remember ALWAYS swim between the flags!

Gold Coast history and culture

The Gold Coast Oceanway has a rich and diverse history and culture. Historical and cultural sites include the first inter Pacific Cable at Narrowneck, celebration of indigenous culture painted onto the Tallebudgera Duneway and the Greenmount Sharkwatch Tower.

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