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Surfers Paradise, Australia is the tourist capital of Australia with more than 65,000 hotel beds, 6 major them parks, 40 golf courses and 70 Kilometres of pristine surf beaches. 

 

Shopping on the Gold Coast  

Just around the corner from the conference hotel is Surfers Paradise Shopping Mall, Cavill Avenue  the focal point of the Gold Coast. Lined with shops, nightclubs, bars, and fast food outlets, the street , stretches from the famous 'Surfers Paradise' sign next to the beach, down through an array of restaurants, shops and nightclubs.  For a larger shopping experience visit award winning Harbour Town for outlet shopping, or catch the new light rail to Pacific Fair Mall with over 280 specialty stores and the coasts largest Myer Store.

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Beaches 

The Gold Coast has more than 70km of fantastic beaches and SurferGold Coast Beach Safety banners Paradise is one of the most iconic along this huge stretch of sand.  The surf beaches are patrolled by lifeguards, but , there is one golden rule everyone should follow when swimming on Gold Coast beaches: SWIM BETWEEN THE FLAGS.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Theme Parks

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The Gold Coast is Australia's them park capital with no less than  five major parks within easy reach of the conference hotel.  There is something for everyone from adrenalin pumping roller-coasters at Dreamworld and Movie World to the 25 hectare Sea World park with its array of educational exhibitions, dolphin shows and polar bears. 

If you like the excitement of Australia's largest water theme park with the latest in fun filled slides, leisure pools all set in twenty acres of subtropical gardens then Wet n Wild is for you. Alternatively   right next to Dreamworld is White Water World the official watery home of The Wiggles and a great funpark for kids and adults alike.

 

The Outrigger Conference Hotel will be happy to help in making arrangements to vist these attractions or you can book tickets directly with the parks via the above links or visit Gold Coast Theme Parks

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        Contacts:       A/Prof Clive Warren
Tel:                +61 7 3364 8169
Email:            info@asres.net