Travel Blogs from Surfers Paradise, Australia

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A Paradise For Surfers, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

A Paradise For Surfers

A travel blog entry by jameshopkinson

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... . Tuesday 18th January Got up early and got some food inside us. The lads really wanted to learn to surf and where better than Surfers Paradise?! I wanted to aswell but my ear was causing me quite a bit of pain. We went straight down to the beach, where ...

Theme Parks, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Theme Parks

A travel blog entry by me_theresa

15

... visit two of the many theme parks on Queensland's Gold Coast.  We checked into Backpackers In Paradise, the most expensive hostel we'd stayed at in Australia.  In our room were two lads from Blackpool who were working for the hostel that ...

Catching some waves, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Catching some waves

A travel blog entry by sarahandaimee

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... fish in the aquarium.  Once back in Surfers we went up the tallest residential building in the world (apparently) for a wicked view of Surfers and the Gold Coast.  That evening we went to the Hogs breath with Ashley & Jo for a meal and a ...

Surfers Paradise.  Friday August 22, 2008, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise. Friday August 22, 2008

A travel blog entry by edg126

... I had to run back to the bus in the pouring rain, and was utterly soaked. I now boarded the bus for the last time, after Surfers Paradise half the tour would be ending, while a few others continued on to Sydney. It was only an hour away, so it went by ...

Surfers Paradise - Beaches and Skycrappers, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise - Beaches and Skycrappers

A travel blog entry by bfaldowski

Surfers Paradise was amazing. I know i say everything is amazing but thats how i feel hahha. Alot of people dont like it because they think its too touristy but i dont mind touristy places once in a while. Surfers has one of if not the longest beaches in ...

Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by whichwaynow

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... was a very welcome change but we had to give a $5 deposit for cutlery which was a bit annoying. Other than sunshine, Surfer’s Paradise is famous for theme parks, which pleased Andrew but again I wasn’t so up for playing in the rain. But, in ...

Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by keirle7

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... to get us upgraded to a suite and they even gave us champagne to celebrate our engagement! The room was gorgeous and had stunning views of the sea from the balcony. Surfers Paradise seemed really nice although we only had time to spend one night ...

Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by suziebabe007

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... half 5 after just talking to Jo, Stu and Jessica - Miss you guys!!!  We arrived at our backpackers called Backpackers in Paradise - not quite what i would call Paradise but it was quite funky! Got to our room to hear a bloke singing his heart out in ...

Surf in Surfers, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surf in Surfers

A travel blog entry by westy23

Surfers was as  good as ever! Some great nights out and some good surf. Not going to write too much for many of these logs for Oz as they would just be a bit bland compared to those of Asia! I'm sure as soon as we hit South America the stories will ...

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

Surfers Paradise & Byron Bay

A travel blog entry by blythie

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... such a pain to keep up with. i'm only doing this for so false yourself to enjoy it!!! Next stop was 'Surfers Paradise' This is the best place in Australia so far. We expected it to be a small town as other fellow travellers dont seem to mention it, but ...

Schoolies at Surfers, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Schoolies at Surfers

A travel blog entry by c-hampden

... full of 17 years olds who were ppissed after 2 beers. As a result we didn't have a massive night. It was worth popping to Surfers for a day, but I'm glad we stayed in Byron for a lot longer in the end! Next stop Brisbane & the Ashes. Barmy ...

Hippy Vs. Trendy, Nimbin and Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Hippy Vs. Trendy

A travel blog entry by ihf

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... a menos de 200 kilometros de distancia sin embargo similares unos perdidos en la mota, otros perdidos en el derroche, Surfers Paradise se siente igualito que Cancun, prefabricado, plastico y definitivamente superficial sin embargo la playa es linda y ...

The 'not so gold' Gold Coast, Gold Coast, Australia travel blog

The 'not so gold' Gold Coast

A travel blog entry by danandlawontour

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... . The high-rise buildings and bustle of this small city seemed to have gone to their heads, and although it may have been a Surfers paradise I wouldn't recommend it to anyone I know. As for the hostel, where to start. We booked a reasonable priced one, as ...

It's like being on holiday in Spain!!, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

It's like being on holiday in Spain!!

A travel blog entry by tomandhayley

5

... reason people come here is for the great surfing beaches. However, we are here for a different reason... the theme parks. Surfers Paradise has a collection of great theme and water parks nearby which we bought unlimited tickets to before we left the UK. ...

Surfers, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers

A travel blog entry by tylerv

Sleeping in the car wasn't so bad by myself, at least it wasn't hot.  We made egg sandwhiches and headed to the beach.  It was sooo windy that sand was blowing everywhere.  People were still out everywhere, but swimming was only allowed ...

Surfers Paradise: Exactly What It Says On The Tin, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise: Exactly What It Says On The Tin

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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... board (like a poofy version of surfing where you don’t actually have to stand up) at somewhere that warrants the name "Surfers Paradise" is one of the best forms of resistance training there is. It’s also a fantastic way to nearly drown and ...

...time for paradise?!, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

...time for paradise?!

A travel blog entry by stubbo

Not a lot to say about Surfers Paradise.  The beach was OK, the hostel was looking tired, the nightlife was reasonable and I was glad to leave.  Spent most of my time reading a book and wondering how I'd get the sleep in the insanely hot ...

Day 11: Surfers Paradise (Australia Zoo), Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Day 11: Surfers Paradise (Australia Zoo)

A travel blog entry by book-thief

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... to try it, and it ended up being amazing. I'm a major ice cream person, and this was the best ice cream I had during my whole Australia and New Zealand trip. I wish I had some right now! D= The rest of the day at the zoo was much better. I still wasn't ...

Bridge Congress @ Gold Coast, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Bridge Congress @ Gold Coast

A travel blog entry by kaarel

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... between. I worked really hard in February and was in dire need of a break. Luckily there was Australias largest tournament held @ Surfers Paradise 1000 km north of Sydney. I was playing with Catherine and we drove there in her car. A quick impression ...

Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by christine-colly

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Post ...

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

Surfer's Paradise

A travel blog entry by denver_massive

Surfer's ...

Surfer's Paradise...I'll be the judge of that, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfer's Paradise...I'll be the judge of that

A travel blog entry by codownsean

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... ;unspoilt until you arrive at Surfers that is.  It is not exactly what is says on the tin...it is neither paradise nor teaming with surfers.  Apparently the best surf is further along the Gold Coast.  The place is a couple of miles long of ...

Surfers Paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfers Paradise

A travel blog entry by nadinekarl

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Toujours au volant de notre Tilda, nousa vons poursuit notre decouverte de la Gold Coast a Surfers Paradise. Pendant notre apres-midi la-bas, Karl a tente d'y faire du Surf mais c'etait beaucoup plus difficile ( vagues tres differentes ) puis il a fait du ...

Surfer paradise, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Surfer paradise

A travel blog entry by liviou

Surfers paradise...ca fait rever non??? Pour etre honnete tout le monde deteste mais moi j ai adore. C est une nouvelle ville completement artificielle avec des tours de dingue, architecture moderne a souhait. J ai eu la chance de revoir  mon pote ...

Done & dusted.. see you next time!!, goldcoast australia, Australia travel blog

Done & dusted.. see you next time!!

A travel blog entry by mauza

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I arrive home  after 5 weeks of go, go ,go.. and meeting , greeting, walking, talking, biking, hiking,steps, stairs,trains ,planes,snap shots, hot  spots..not weather wise mostly!! Oh, what a time it has been, what a world i have seen...forever ...

The cyclone hits and i'm surfing!, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

The cyclone hits and i'm surfing!

A travel blog entry by templei

SP backpackers, very nice, free basketball, tennis, cricket, footy, washing machines. played tennis, walked to town, played mini golf at king tut tuts and hit a footy at 57kph, reckon that is wrong though! Day two, went to dreamworld ($62), big drop, ...

Big Things #1, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Big Things #1

A travel blog entry by travelnshit

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Apparently this slightly sinister kangaroo was the mascot the commonwealth games held in Brisbane in the 80's sometime. Whatever it was, you wouldn't dare pee in the pool with this monster watching over ...

Hinterland hidden natural treasures, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Hinterland hidden natural treasures

A travel blog entry by lauracollett88

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... the celebrities from the city, bit of a cheat hey. Back down in civilisation we stopped off at coolangatta which is what I thought surfers paradise would be like. Lots of hot guys on surf boards and numerous surf clubs. We were also lucky enough to see a ...

Gold Coast -   ''Surfers Paradise'', Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Gold Coast - ''Surfers Paradise''

A travel blog entry by gillymags

9th stop on East Coast of ...

Australia Part 1, Surfers Paradise, Australia travel blog

Australia Part 1

A travel blog entry by ty.and.bonnie

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... to Maroochydoore, where we met up with Chris and Amber Baxter, who are from Lloyd as well!  We went to the Steve Irwin Australia Zoo, which was decent but maybe not quite as good as you would expect, just merely a typical zoo.  Still, it was ...

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