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Fun Facts About the Gold Coast

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If you are looking for a holiday destination that has something for everyone, then the Gold Coast is the place to be.

The Gold Coast is a place of natural beauty, but we’ve also added a whole bunch of manmade stuff so there is even more to see and do; we have beautiful oceans, crystal clear waterways, rolling hills, the hinterland, and the rainforest, take your pick.

If you are planning a holiday on the Gold Coast and you want to fit in as much as possible, why not get a rental car from Surfers Rent A Car? You can enjoy the Gold Coast in comfort, and explore at your leisure.

A Few Fun Facts About the Gold Coast

You might know the Gold Coast for our beaches and the abundance of theme parks, but we’ve compiled a few fun facts about the Gold Coast that you might not know.

When you think of canals you generally think of Venice, but did you know, the Gold Coast has more canals; we have 260 kilometres of canals for you to explore.

What once started as a coastal town, the Gold Coast is the 6th largest city in Australia. You will usually see a new skyscraper being built, the infrastructure being changed, and apartments going up, as the Gold Coast’s population is steadily growing, with more than 500,000 calling the Gold Coast home already.

You might start feeling a little star struck, the Gold Coast has become the Hollywood of Australia.

We have the largest film production facility in Australia, right here on the Gold Coast. With big names like Tom Hanks, Chris Hemsworth, and many more celebrities filming here, you might get lucky and bump into them.

Originally called the South Coast, due to its southerly proximity to Brisbane, the name the Gold Coast evolved due to the inflated prices of land and goods.

The Q1 Tower in the heart of Surfers Paradise is the tallest skyscraper in Australia, with 78 floors it towers above it’s neighbours in the Surfers skyline. The views from Q1 are breathtaking, and would be worth the climb of 1.331 stairs to get to the top. Standing at an impressive 322.5 metres it is more than three times the size of the statue of liberty.

The Q1 is big, but nature outdoes man on the Gold Coast, Tamborine Mountain stands at an impressive 525 metres and gives you an uninterrupted view of the Gold Coast skyline.

The Gold Coast boasts a 70-kilometre coastline, that’s 21 beaches, and thousands of waves! Home to some of the most beautiful beaches on earth, you will be spoilt for choice.

For a Rental Car on the Gold Coast, Contact Us

Surfers Rent A Car has a fleet of vehicles in a range of sizes to suit families of all sizes, so if you are heading to the Gold Coast on holiday why not call us to see just how affordable our hire cars are.

Enjoy your time on the Gold Coast with a rental car, we provide free airport pick up, and we make the process as quick and easy as possible; our friendly and professional team are here to help you.

For cheap car rentals on the Gold Coast call 1300 365 033, and experience a superior service for less.

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