Life in Gold Coast, Queensland

Welcome to Gold Coast.  We know you are going to love living in Gold Coast and have a great time if you are passing through.

Life in Gold Coast

Life in Gold Coast

Is Gold Coast a good place to live?

Yes, Gold Coast is a great place to live or visit.  Below our guide to Gold Coast will give you all the information you need to make moving here easier or make your trip a more informed and enjoyable one.

Gold Coast

Population of Gold Coast

The population of Gold Coast is 679,127.

Visas required to live in Gold Coast

If you happen to be a citizen from a country other than Australia and are looking to move to Gold Coast, you are going to need a visa to do so.  Australia has many visas on offer that could allow you to live and work in Gold Coast.  Due to there being many different visas, each with it’s own rights and obligations, it is best to take our Free Visa Assessment so we can provide accurate advice on the visa options available to you in your specific circumstances.




Map of Gold Coast

Weather in Gold Coast

Hotels and Accomodation in Gold Coast

There are all types of accommodation available in Gold Coast.  The best place to find Hotels, serviced apartments or holiday lets is via Book Direct and Save  www.Bookdirectandsave.com

This website lists the exact same properties as Airbnb and booking.com but does not charge the high commissions so their nightly accommodation rates  www.bookdirectandsave.com are cheaper.

Alternatively, you can find accommodation here on Airbnb

Or contact any of these great local hotel, apartment or holiday accommodation businesses.

JW Marriott Gold Coast Resort & Spa
10 reviews
Hotels
+61755929800
158 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia
Ultra Broadbeach
1 review
Hotels
+61755708900
14 George Ave, Broadbeach Queensland 4218, Australia
Hinterland Hotel
1 review
Hotels
+61755571699
53 Station St, Nerang Queensland 4211, Australia
Azzura Greens Resort
1 review
Hotels, Resorts
+61755119600
2 Activa Way, Hope Island Queensland 4212, Australia
Grosvenor Beachfront Apartments
2 reviews
Hotels, Resorts
+61755703111
26 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia

Gold Coast is full of great businesses and helpful services.  Below are a selection of our best.

Accountants in Gold Coast

Accounting Icue
1 review
Accountants, Tax Services, Financial Advising
+61400630930
Helensvale Queensland 4212, Australia
Tax Today-Logan
1 review
Tax Services, Financial Advising
+61738088251
Shop 8, 94 Wembley Rd, Logan Central Queensland 4114, Australia
Westpac bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61734429688
Shops 3-4, 4 Mandew St, Loganholme, Queensland 4129, Australia

Banks in Gold Coast

Movenpick Surfers Paradise
2 reviews
Banks & Credit Unions
+61755317488
4 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia
Bank of Queensland
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61733662142
9 Ashgrove Ave, Shop 1, Ashgrove Queensland 4060, Australia
Westpac
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61737204922
8 Brookfield Rd, Shop 58, Kenmore Queensland 4069, Australia
Westpac bank
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61734429688
Shops 3-4, 4 Mandew St, Loganholme, Queensland 4129, Australia
ANZ
1 review
Banks & Credit Unions
+61733200200
146 Queen St, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia

Cafes in Gold Coast

Three Beans
6 reviews
Restaurants, Coffee & Tea
+61755388744
90 Surf Pde, Unit 13, Broadbeach Queensland 4218, Australia
Daark Espresso
12 reviews
Coffee & Tea, Breakfast & Brunch
+61756679339
41 Musgrave Ave, Shop 2, Labrador, Gold Coast Queensland 4215, Australia
Bam Bam Bakehouse
14 reviews
Cafes, Bakeries, Patisserie/Cake Shop
2519 Gold Coast Hwy, Mermaid Beach Queensland 4218, Australia
Quarterdeck Kitchen & Bar
1 review
Seafood, Breakfast & Brunch, Coffee & Tea
+61755297127
76 – 84 Waterway Dr, Coomera Queensland 4209, Australia
Surfers Sandbar
18 reviews
Bars, Coffee & Tea, Pizza
+61755269994
52 The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia




Carpet Cleaners in Gold Coast

RevitaClean
1 review
Home Cleaning, Carpet Cleaning, Office Cleaning
+61432333464
Thornlands Queensland 4164, Australia

Dentists in Gold Coast

Varsity Smiles
1 review
Pediatric Dentists, Cosmetic Dentists, Endodontists
+61755358162
18/221 Christine Ave, Unit 18, Varsity Lakes Queensland 4227, Australia
Pacific Fair Dental Surgery
1 review
Dentists
+61755386277
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Broadbeach Waters Queensland 4218, Australia
Invisible Lingual Braces
1 review
Orthodontists
+61755809908
Suite 706, The Rocket, 203 Robina Town Centre Dr, Robina Queensland 4226, Australia

Doctors and Medical clinics in Gold Coast

You can find a doctor for an online consultation via The Online Medical Clinic

Or you can make an appointment at any of these local doctors or clinics.

Medical on Miami
1 review
Physical Therapy, Pilates, Pathologists
+61755765832
2125 Gold Coast Hwy, Miami, Gold Coast Queensland 4220, Australia
Myhealth Medical Centre Pacific Fair
1 review
Medical Centers
+617552678400
Shop 1536, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Boulevard, Gold Coast Queensland 4218, Australia
Tran T Dr
1 review
Doctors
+61732099770
37-59 Bryants Rd, Loganholme Queensland 4129, Australia
Browns Plains Family Practice
1 review
Family Practice, Fertility, Naturopathic/Holistic
+61738092911
18 Commerce Dr, Unit K4, Village Square, Browns Plains Queensland 4118, Australia
Haynes Acupuncture
1 review
Acupuncture, Naturopathic/Holistic, Traditional Chinese Medicine
+61755316461
Shop 3A, 47 Ashmore Rd, Bundall Queensland 4217, Australia




Electricians in Gold Coast

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Electricians in Gold Coast and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Or contact one of the Gold Coast Electricians below

Fenn Electrical
1 review
Electricians
+61469118228
Manor Cres, Wakerley, Brisbane Queensland 4154, Australia
GT Electrical and Data
1 review
Electricians
+61497852749
1 Cothill Rd, Booval Queensland 4304, Australia

Hospitals in Gold Coast

Gold Coast University Hospital
1 review
Hospitals
+611300744284
1 Hospital Blvd, Cardiology Unit, Southport Queensland 4215, Australia
Logan Hospital
1 review
Medical Centers
+61732998899
Meadowbrook Queensland 4131, Australia
John Flynn Private Hospital
1 review
Medical Centers
+61755989000
Inland Dr, Suite 6C, Tugun Queensland 4224, Australia
Integrative Medical Clinics
1 review
Medical Centers
+61756067875
Tower One, Suite 202, 56 Scarborough St, Southport Queensland 4215, Australia
Myhealth Medical Centre Pacific Fair
1 review
Medical Centers
+617552678400
Shop 1536, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Boulevard, Gold Coast Queensland 4218, Australia

Mechanics in Gold Coast

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Mechanics in Gold Coast and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Jimbo’s Automotive
1 review
Auto Repair
+61755546075
2/8 Strathaird Rd, Bundall Queensland 4217, Australia
Mark Jackson Automotive
1 review
Auto Repair
+61755911007
199 Nerang St, Southport Queensland 4215, Australia
Carter Automotive
1 review
Auto Repair
+61755362806
63 Ourimbah Rd, Unit 10, Tweed Heads New South Wales 2485, Australia
Mermaid Smash Repairs
1 review
Auto Repair
+61755754150
1 Karen Ave, Unit 1, Mermaid Beach Queensland 4218, Australia
Wallaby Ridge Retreat
1 review
Resorts, Hotels, Auto Repair
+61755434340
88 Bambling Rd, Canungra Queensland 4275, Australia




Newspapers in Gold Coast

Logan City Council Libraries
2 reviews
+61734124160
69 Grand Plaza Drv, Browns Plains Queensland 4118, Australia

Pest Control in Gold Coast

Flawless Carpet & Pest Control
1 review
Carpet Cleaning, Grout Services, Pest Control
+61490478529
7 Sarath St, Mudgeeraba Queensland 4213, Australia
Pest-Ex Gold Coast
1 review
Pest Control
+611300737839
1/15 Cypress Terrace, Gold Coast Queensland 4221, Australia
Andersen Carpet Cleaning
1 review
Carpet Cleaning, Grout Services, Pest Control
+61733767677
Seventeen Mile Rocks Queensland 4073, Australia
Pest Nett
1 review
Pest Control
+61732066721
Cornubia Queensland 4130, Australia

Plumbers in Gold Coast

Find the best qualified, assessed and vetted Plumbers in Gold Coast and the surrounding area on  www.GreatAustralianTrades.com

Alliance Plumbing
1 review
Plumbing, Water Heater Installation/Repair, Roofing
+61733972030
13 Clarence St, Coorparoo Queensland 4151, Australia
Conrad Martens Plumbing & Hot Water
1 review
Plumbing, Roofing, Water Heater Installation/Repair
+61738784444
Indooroopilly Queensland 4068, Australia
Pine Rivers Plumbing
1 review
Plumbing
+61418731524
Strathpine Queensland, Australia
AC Plumbing Qld
1 review
Plumbing
+61738899915
15 Wordsworth St, Strathpine Queensland 4500, Australia

Real Estate Agents in Gold Coast 

You can make contact with the leading Real Estate Company Physis Realty www.PhysisRealty.com

Or contact another local Real Estate Agent

Harcourts Pinnacle
1 review
Real Estate Agents, Commercial Real Estate, Property Management
+61738628666
1331 Gympie Rd, Aspley Queensland 4034, Australia

Restaurants in Gold Coast

The Avenue
30 reviews
Dance Clubs, American (Traditional), Seafood
+61755921678
4 Orchid Ave, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia
De Vito Waterfront
1 review
Italian
+61755328376
2 Barney St, Southport Queensland 4215, Australia
Misono Japanese Steak House
4 reviews
Japanese, Steakhouses
+61755929770
Level 3, 158 Ferny Ave, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia
Murasaki Teppanyaki Broadbeach
7 reviews
Japanese
+61755388918
Shop11, 91 Surf Pde, Broadbeach Queensland 4218, Australia
Yellowfin Seafood Restaurant
11 reviews
Seafood
+61755045335
20 Queensland Ave, #6, Broadbeach Queensland 4218, Australia

Schools in Gold Coast

SHAKE Dance School
1 review
Art Schools
+61417193379
10 Love St, Spring Hill Queensland 4000, Australia
Griffith Film School
3 reviews
Specialty Schools
+61737350107
Vulture St, South Brisbane Queensland 4101, Australia
iae Edu Net Brisbane
1 review
Colleges & Universities
+61730031899
2/69 Adelaide St, Level 2, Brisbane Queensland 4000, Australia
Queensland College of Art
2 reviews
Art Schools
+61737353112
226 Grey St, South Brisbane Queensland 4101, Australia
Go Ride A Wave
3 reviews
Surf Schools
+61755267077
Shop 189, Paradise Centre, Shop 189, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia

Solicitors in Gold Coast

Carre Migration
1 review
Immigration Law, Passport & Visa Services
+611300322461
Level 13, 50 Cavill Ave, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia
Visa & Immigration Services Australia
1 review
Immigration Law, Legal Services
+61755789129
Level 1, 155 Varsity Pde, Varsity Lakes Queensland 4227, Australia
Graham Stenton Solicitor
1 review
Lawyers
+61755986140
639 Currumbin Creek Rd, Level 1, Currumbin Valley Queensland 4223, Australia
Corney & Lind Lawyers
1 review
Lawyers
+61732520011
17 Bowen Bridge Rd, Suite 43, Herston Queensland 4006, Australia
Dunstan Hardcastle
1 review
Lawyers
+61733699050
1 Park Rd, Milton Queensland 4064, Australia




Supermarkets in Gold Coast 

Coles
1 review
Grocery
+61755372344
Cnr Lae & Morala Dr, Runaway Bay Queensland 4216, Australia
IGA
1 review
Grocery
+61755148682
2D Masthead Way, Sanctuary Cove Queensland 4212, Australia
Currumbin General Store
1 review
Grocery
+61755341069
42 Currumbin Creek Rd, Currumbin Queensland 4223, Australia
IGA
2 reviews
Grocery
+61738054899
2/10 Yeates Crst, Shop 10, Meadowbrook Queensland 4131, Australia
Miami Marketta
2 reviews
Grocery
+61488590599
23 Hillcrest Pde, Miami Queensland 4220, Australia

Vets in Gold Coast 

Greencross Vets Surfers Paradise
1 review
Veterinarians
+61755389900
97 Bundall Rd, Surfers Paradise Queensland 4217, Australia
Wet Noses Mobile Vet
1 review
Veterinarians
+611300851020
Burleigh Heads Queensland 4220, Australia
Anvet Beenleigh Pet Hospital
1 review
Veterinarians
+61738074113
13 James St, Beenleigh Queensland 4207, Australia
Greater Springfield Veterinary – Springfield Hospital
2 reviews
Veterinarians, Pet Groomers, Pet Training
+61734476392
5 Commercial Drive, Springfield Queensland 4300, Australia
The Vet Lounge
1 review
Veterinarians
+61755023333
5/2 Sierra Pl, Upper Coomera Queensland 4209, Australia