Travel Blogs from Surfers Paradise, Australia

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Welcome to Australia!, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Welcome to Australia!

A travel blog entry by terrangray

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... and it overcast for almost the whole time that we were there. So, rather then sunning at the beach and actually doing Surfers Paradise justice instead we walked around town and the overl expensive shops and entertain ourselves. Which wasn't all that bad, ...

Went Snorkelling..., Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Went Snorkelling...

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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Saw some fish. So that was nice then. I’d dragged my arse out of bed at some god awful hour leaving Emma tucked up so I could paddle my way out to an island in a kayak and breathe though a plastic tube for an hour or so. But it was worth it, I ...

Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by jsto

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... staying there were really nice, was the shabbiest, dirtiest and nosiest hostel I have stayed at so far. By midday I had arrived at Surfers Paradise, which is about 100km South of Brisbane on the Gold Coast. And I have to say it's really not what I ...

Surfers...Paradise?, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers...Paradise?

A travel blog entry by philandsoph

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... ...Questionable. It doesnt look QUITE so tacky when the sun is out, but it is still more BENIDORM than AUSTRALIA. I wouldnt really come back to Surfers Paradise, and we are all looking forward to heading to Brisbane. In Brisbane we are going to rent a car ...

Surfers Pardise -Theme parks, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Pardise -Theme parks

A travel blog entry by sianey

We arrived at Surfers Pardaise mid moring and found a nice little cafe serving $5 breakfasts "sold"., We had to wai till we could check in but it was worth it as we had our own room with a tv and lounge-great except the tv didnt work ! We just spent the ...

Byron Bay to Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Byron Bay to Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by risint

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Surfers Paradise was the place to enjoy the huge stretches of beach that just went on for miles and miles. Here it was party town and on the way to watch the rugby (4:30am!!) I passed many vomiting people and just about got to the quiet hotel bar to watch ...

working hard., Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

working hard.

A travel blog entry by rural.raf

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My first ever international paper presentation of whatever type!  The title of my paper?  "Promoting collaborative links for ex-situ conservation in the Philippines: The Zookeepers' Association of the Philippines (ZAP)". ...

Surfers Paradise & Wet and Wild, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise & Wet and Wild

A travel blog entry by hollyandstewart

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Yesterday we travelled from Brisbane down to Surfers Paradise. We had a look around town and walked along the promenade. It was a beautiful day, the beach was packed and the sea full of surfers. Mid afternoon we went up the Q1 meaning Queensland number ...

The Weatherforecast: Rain and Showers, Gold Coast, Australia travel blog

The Weatherforecast: Rain and Showers

A travel blog entry by 3xanne

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... was de lekkage gefixt en mochten we weer terug naar ons natte campingplekje. Fijn! Donderdag 26 januari was het dan zover: Australia Day! Dit is een nationale feestdag, vergelijkbaar met konniginnedag in Nederland. Met een biertje en een worstje van een ...

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Skoolies + Draculas, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Skoolies + Draculas

A travel blog entry by grimbo

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The Holiday Of Many Fails, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

The Holiday Of Many Fails

A travel blog entry by wispywanderer

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... . It was nice for that to be a possibility, but as we watched the sun begin to set over the inappropriately named Surfers Paradise in the distance, illuminating the surfers around the headland making it seem like they are surfing waves of liquid gold, ...

The Golden Coast....., Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

The Golden Coast.....

A travel blog entry by thommo-travels

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... the massive entry costs... it persuaded us not to go to Movie-world the next day! The next day we spent exploring Surfers Paradise, driving through the streets lined with posh apartments and high end fashion stores... not really our scene, but fun to ...

Surfer's Paradise, Surfer's Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfer's Paradise

A travel blog entry by kathyface

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Just stopped here for a few hours on the way though on the coach to have a look. It has a reputation as the 'Blackpool' of the East coast. As you can see by the photos it's v high-rise and v touristy. Nice beach though, but incredibly busy....glad I'm ...

Underwater Adventure pt 2, Surfer's Paradise, Australia travel blog

Underwater Adventure pt 2

A travel blog entry by jessntj

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... pretty nice. Jess is semi consious now so we go for a walk and check out the close by area. You would picture Surfer's Paradise as a little surf town. But it is a very commercial city with skyscrapers that developed from a little surf town. There are ...

surfers, Surfers paradise, Australia travel blog

surfers

A travel blog entry by holz_g

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Movie World II & Final Day in Oz, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Movie World II & Final Day in Oz

A travel blog entry by hollyandstewart

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... The girl at the end said she wouldn't show it and that we would be barred from the ride! Today was our final full day in Australia. Holly woke up to find the guy in our room had used her shampoo, replaced with some water, and condtioner! She has also had ...

Oh come the fuck on Bridget..., Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Oh come the fuck on Bridget...

A travel blog entry by the_hough

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... up when the van was fixed. always ready to learn things about cars...hmm...8-) i must say, people were LYING if they said surfers paradise is a good night out...i had one good night out here out of many attempts, and have come to the conclusion that its ...

Sun Holliday, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Sun Holliday

A travel blog entry by frawls

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... and he was telling me he did a 100k cycle from Limerick to Doonbeg back home for charity. When did you get fit flynn??? Surfers is way different to Byron, its more like a sun holiday resort, really built up with high rise apartments etc and like ...

Surfer's Paradise, Surfer's Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfer's Paradise

A travel blog entry by aussie_trip

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We didn't spend much time here, only a few hours. Surfers is very similar to Florida or Miami. Very cheesy, neon lights, bars, bars, lots of action. The major theme parks are just outside of Surfers. On our way to Brisbane we stopped off to go ...

An abortive attempt at bodyboarding, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

An abortive attempt at bodyboarding

A travel blog entry by globaljem

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Today was another ridiculously wet day; we haven't seen much evidence as to why its called Surfers PARADISE. It is a very interesting place though, with all the high rise buildings right on the coast. We slept in, had brunch at the hostel then Emma and ...

Surfer's Paradise, Surfer's Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfer's Paradise

A travel blog entry by jtpharr

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Certainly not - 'Surfers Paradise', Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Certainly not - 'Surfers Paradise'

A travel blog entry by kirstylou

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... Paradise on Tuesday and got the shuttle bus to our hostel which is actually in a place called Southport just outside of Surfers Paradise. We were a bit disapointed when we realised this however the accomodation was free with our bus pass so it wasn't too ...

Catching the surf...or a tan!, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Catching the surf...or a tan!

A travel blog entry by jennystravels12

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... as we had a fairly early start to pack our bags for the bus to Byron Bay. I do feel I am being a little unfair to Surfers Paradise though, the area is really nice - in particular the fact that there is river water all around, separating the area into ...

The Gold Coast - Not just what it says on the tin, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

The Gold Coast - Not just what it says on the tin

A travel blog entry by frannypea

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... . The Meter Maids were introduced in1965 to help counteract the bad publicity arising from the introduction of parking metres around Surfers Paradise. Funded by local business owners, the idea was that they patrolled the streets, adorned in skimpy gold ...

Surfers Paradise Day 2, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise Day 2

A travel blog entry by jsto

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... it's pretty much been raining all the way along the coast, it is getting increasingly warmer (it's been about mid-20's here in Surfers) - So I need to update my wardrobe (or should I say backpack) with some summer gear. I didn't really find much so I ...

Surfere i Surfers (ja, det er os vi taler om!), Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfere i Surfers (ja, det er os vi taler om!)

A travel blog entry by saraogsofie

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... grise: Efter hygge i storbyen var vi igen klar til vores små Australske strandbyer, som vi holder så meget af! Og hvis Surfers Paradise bestod af både surfere og paradiser var vi i den grad ready to go-go! Det kunne jo umuligt gå ...

Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by nclare

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Surfers Paradise was cool, just lots of beaches with excellent waves to surf on, although still haven't managed to learn yet, am planning to do so soon! The beaches are amazing, it is so nice to go to the beach and not be surrounded by people! We walked ...

work hard, relax harder!, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

work hard, relax harder!

A travel blog entry by rural.raf

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A day at the beach - Surfer's Paradise, yeah baby!! But as it was winter in Australia, the beaches were not crowded at all, much to my surprise - a pleasant surprise. The beach was mine! And I can do what I enjoy doing most, especially when i'm ...

Surfers Paradise, Brisbane, Noosa, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise, Brisbane, Noosa

A travel blog entry by flipflopstop

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Next stop was Surfers Paradise. Well not much happened here as it rained most of the time. We did get a little sun on the beach when we first arrived but we had to strategically position our selves from the shadows of the high raised buildings and the ...

Surfers Paradise.  Saturday August 23, 2008, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise. Saturday August 23, 2008

A travel blog entry by edg126

... in even if I wasn't able to stand up (and really what's the difference anyway aside from looking cooler). So I surfed in Surfers Paradise. After our lessons ended some people went back to the beach to relax, but I was beached out at that point and ...

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