Gold Coast Places

Travel to the wonderful places on the Gold Coast

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
Southport Town Hall

Southport Town Hall

Construction began on 11 January 1934 and the building was officially opened by the Queensland Premier, William Forgan-Smith on 2 August 1935. Read this story
Pacific Cable Station

Pacific Cable Station

The cable was laid in a six foot deep trench that ran through sand dunes at Main Beach before being connected to another cable to cross the Nerang River and terminate at the Cable Station in Bauer Street. Read this story
Miami Ice

Miami Ice

After the end of World War II, two recycled army huts were used for the construction of the Miami Ice works which opened in 1947 on Kratzmann Avenue in Miami. Read this story
Magic Mountain

Magic Mountain

Illuminated at night, the castle's bright orange turrets were a landmark for fishermen and a navigation aid. Read this story
Kinkabool

Kinkabool

Kinkabool was constructed next door to Margot Kelly’s Hibiscus Restaurant on a small block in Hanlan Street that had previously been the location of the Flamingo Nightclub. Read this story
Greenmount Guesthouse

Greenmount Guesthouse

Guesthouses were founded throughout the South Coast in the latter part of the 19th and early 20th century but those at Coolangatta became legendary. Read this story
Ernest Junction Railway Tunnel

Ernest Junction Railway Tunnel

The junction at Ernest was named after Member of Parliament Ernest J. Stevens, and the section of alignment and tunnel, is a rare surviving example of 19th century railway engineering on the Gold Coast. Read this story
Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse

Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse

It was the first light house in the world to beam laser light. Read this story