Gold Coast Places

Travel to the wonderful places on the Gold Coast

Public Libraries of the Gold Coast

Public Libraries of the Gold Coast

On Wednesday 30 April 1958 the new library opened to the public. Read this story
Broadbeach Bowls Club

Broadbeach Bowls Club

The Broadbeach Bowling Club was officially opened on Saturday 20 March 1954 by Mr T. Strachan. Read this story
The Land of Legend

The Land of Legend

It was the largest collection of dolls in Australia and contained over 4,000 items. Read this story
Crossing the Tallebudgera Creek

Crossing the Tallebudgera Creek

The bridge sank in the middle when the foundations were washed away. Read this story
Burleigh Heads Bowls Club

Burleigh Heads Bowls Club

On Friday 1 November 1935 a meeting to form a bowling club was held at the De Luxe Theatre. Read this story
Rollerland Skating Rink

Rollerland Skating Rink

The Coolangatta skating rink offered outdoor skating on a metal floor. Read this story
Labrador Recreation Reserve

Labrador Recreation Reserve

During the 1940s and 1950s the Labrador Memorial Hall was used as a venue for meetings, functions, receptions, roller skating, dances and movies. Read this story
Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre

Pacific Fair opened on 23 August 1977 as a state-of-the-art shopping centre with 96 specialty stores, entertainment, a fish pond and 300 carparks. Read this story
Gilltraps Auto Museum

Gilltraps Auto Museum

George Gilltrap thought it was important for future generations see the transition from horse and animal power to mechanical power by having a display of exhibits in working order that could travel. Read this story
The Hotel Cecil

The Hotel Cecil

The Hotel Cecil, also known as the Cecil Hotel, is an Art Deco hotel on the corner of Scarborough and Nerang Streets in Southport. Read this story
The Summer House

The Summer House

Governor Musgrave’s choice of Southport’s calm waters and climate raised the profile of the region and encouraged affluent followers of fashion to spend their time in the new seaside resort. Read this story
Sundale Shopping Centre

Sundale Shopping Centre

The complex opened on 26 March 1969, containing Queensland's first Big W family department store, a Woolworths supermarket, cinema, restaurant and 45 speciality stores. Read this story