LocationSurfers Paradise has a long history as an Australian beach holiday destination
The competition venue is at the Mantra on View Hotel, Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast.
Accommodation is available at the venue. Please see the accommodation page for more information about bookings.
Please see this Google map for more information about places to visit while on the Gold Coast. This map will be added to over time with places to visit while in Surfers Paradise, and to travel to for day trips or longer stays.
Spring is a great time of the year to visit the Gold Coast. The mean maximum temperature for October is 24.5°C (77°F) and the mean minimum temperature is 16.9°C (62°F). Click here for more information.
Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast
Surfers Paradise has a long history as an Australian beach holiday destination. The main attractions include Surfers Paradise Beach and the busy shopping and night life precinct of Cavill Avenue.
Surfers Paradise is a suburb of the City of Gold Coast and is centrally located along the Gold Coast waterfront. The other main beach destinations along the Gold Coast include Southport to the North, and Broadbeach, Burleigh Heads, and Currumbin to the south.
The Gold Coast also has many hinterland attractions including Lamington National Park, Nerang National Park, Tamborine Mountain, and Cedar Creek. The Scenic Rim sits further inland behind the Gold Coast hinterland and also has many beautiful places to visit.
South East Queensland
The Gold Coast is situated in the south east corner of Queensland. The South East region of Queensland includes Brisbane (the capital city of Queensland), the Gold Coast to the south of Brisbane, the Sunshine coast to the north of Brisbane, and the inland towns of Stanthorpe, Warwick, Toowoomba, Dalby, and Kingaroy. North and South Stradbroke Island, and Moreton Island are close to the main South East Queensland mainland and are accessible by ferry.