PET FRIENDLY TRAVEL TO GOLD COAST; AUSTRALIA
Gold Coast; Australia with your pets:
With miles of stunning surf beaches, lush tropical green rainforests, world-class golfing greens and the thrill of world-famous theme parks to keep the adrenalin pumping; where else could you be but the Gold Coast, Queensland? Beautiful one day, perfect the next with so much to see and do! Thats what makes the Gold Coast one of Australias premier holiday destinations. Best of all, the Gold Coast is perfect to bring your 'best friend' along on holiday too.
Pet friendly days out and attractions:
With around 300 days of fabulous Queensland sunshine each year, The Gold Coast is perfect for you and your petҒs vacation whether you are both seeking just a little relaxation and luxurious pampering; water sports, a game of a stroll through the canopies of tropical rainforests, the Gold Coast is the place to be!
The amazing beaches: Dont forget to slip, slop and slap as the hot sun can be brutal! Swim at any number of safe, sandy bay beaches or slam it up with the waves of the endless surfing beaches all along the coastline. On, in, under or by the waters, there's something for everyone on the Gold CoastҒs marvelous beaches and friendly beachside communities.
Boating: The Gold Coast is awash with boats making it a perfect opportunity to secure your own slice of boating heaven. The landscape is dotted with the billowing sails of yachts, the thunder of power boats and fishing tinnies bobbing around on the waves. Best of all boating is great fun for dogs, so dont forget your furry friend!
Talking about boats; do try Extreme Jetboating for the most exhilarating heart stopping extreme ride of your life! Guaranteed! But leave your friendly puppy or cat back at the ranch for this one.
ItҒs also worth a leisurely stroll through one of the many marinas to take a closer peek at the spectacular boats and cruisers on the Gold Coast and you can take the dog along with you for company. Its like the skipper and his first mate!
DonҒt forget the Gold Coast's most popular attractions; the theme parks! Sea World, Dreamworld, Warner Bros. Movie World and Wet'n'Wild are all 20 minutes' drive or less from Surfers Paradise. Get set for at least four days of thrills, spills and adrenalin pumping rides and exciting attractions; although on these occasions youll have to go it alone with out ґpoochey for company!
However, if youҒre looking for a natural high head for the Hinterland and Mount Tambourine for a lovely picnic in one of the fabulous national parks filled with walking trails and waterfalls. You can even pitch a tent if you like!
Cuisine and eating out on the Gold Coast; Australia
The Gold Coast is home to many award winning restaurants serving up a diverse mix of culinary delights including Seafood, Modern Australian, Japanese, French and Italian for starters. Alfresco style dining is very popular so you shouldnt have any trouble finding restaurants with pet friendly outside dining available. Here are a few great spots that will tempt your taste buds!
D' Arcy Arms Restaurant & Bar: For a wee little bit of Ireland with Guinness & Kilkenny on tap and terrific menu that will suit all tastes.
Hog's Breath Cafҩ: Definitely a winner for the best steak you can get. Theres something for everyone here with a huge menu, and HogҒs Breath is conveniently in 3 locations on the Coast!
Montezuma's & The Aztec Mexican Restaurants: This is the traditional taste of Mexico.
Omeros Bros Seafood Restaurant: Australia's # 1 Seafood Family Restaurant. Need I say more?
Pet friendly accommodation on the Gold Coast; Australia
If you're a pet owner, getting away on holiday can be a bit of a dilemma. You can relax though because theres lots of pet friendly accommodation available for pet lovers and their friends in the Gold Coast. Whether you want to stay in the southern areas of Byron Bay or the Tweed, the Hinterland region or the surf or bay beaches all along the coast; thereҒs plenty to choose from that suits all tastes and budgets.
Anything and everything that has to do with water and fun in the sun; from surfing and all types of water sports to recreational fishing is a stones throw from many of the hotels, apartments or caravan parks in the region; obviously except for the peace and quiet of those in the hills. Check out a pet friendly accommodation guide for more information.
Finally; Behind every name on the Gold Coast map theres a new experience waiting for you and your pets. Wherever you go, a Gold Coast holiday is full of unforgettable moments that you will surely treasure for a life time.