Travel Blogs from Surfers Paradise
... their skill, speed and playfulness!My seal encounter was due to start not long after the show finished so I headed straight down there. I couldn't believe my luck when I found out I was the only person booked in for that time - half an hour of one on one time with 3 various seals and sea lions! This time I got to experience being dragged through the water by a sea lion! I got to pet all 3 animals and the trainer explained that the difference between seals and sea lions isn't that ...
... a roller coaster (2 in fact) she wasn't getting out of it. The wide west was our 4th and final ride of the day, this was a mega log flume. No one walked away from this area dry!!!! The day was amazing and we both really, really enjoyed and would recommend it!! After a great day trip we returned to our apartment and decided to go for a walk along the beach, where we came across a huge jelly ...
... whole week…. Bugger all here… they just sit and talk to whoever comes into camp.
After all this time I haven’t used my new “man axe” yet. Up until now I’ve always managed with a tomahawk and a bow saw, but I decided this big trip needed a real axe, so I went into Bunnings and bought what I thought was an appropriate one for me, and as I was walking out I was weighting it in my ...
... had enough so we moved down the bus at the first opportunity, but sick to the back teeth of this kid who was spoiling an otherwise pleasant day, I reported him to the bus driver. Clearly trained for such matters, the driver immediately notified control before launching himself down to the back of the bus, confident no doubt due to his considerable frame, and proceeded to 'have a word.' The lad went quiet. Left simmering over the next few stops after his mate had departed, he decided ...
... a lot of those!)
Personally I don't see the big hype about this place, it's just a beach with an average city right next to it. I didn't spend long here but I did go for a really nice run along the beach and the girls and I went on the famous Backpackers Big Night Out which was average, an alright night but it doesn't cut the top ten! The hostel we stayed in was one of the best I've been in, free wifi, nice size, not too big, huge TV ...
How has this resort rated in the past?
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
- Wheelchair accessibility
- Free parking