The East Coast of Australia provides a popular haven for sailing boats, catamarans, tall ships, cruisers, fishing boats and other marine craft during most times of the year. Mid way along the coastal shores, south of Hervey Bay, the Sunshine Coast and Brisbane … north of Balina, Byron Bay and Tweed Heads can be found one of the favourite boating and tourist destinations for many people from around the world — The Gold Coast.
The Broadwater Just North of Surfers Paradise is home to one of the most prestigious marinas and boutique shopping centers in the country : Marina Mirage and Palazzo Versace. Further along towards Southport and Marine Parade in Labrador you’ll find a multitude of walking and cycling tracks, peaceful beaches, places to feed the pelicans, safe swimming holes, great facilities for kids, fishing spots, pontoons, boat ramps, great restaurants and cafes, icecream shops, art displays, beautiful sunsets and so much more. The pictures below tell more of the story.
Right next door you’ll also find SEAWORLD with its fast food, joy rides, glass bottom boat, helicopter tours, terrific entertainment and quality water displays of marine, aquatic and antarctic creatures and fish. With polar bears, seals, sea lions, several varieties of penguin, underwater aquarium, sharks, dolphins, freshwater fish, tropical fish and you can even pat a stingray.
The outdoor Aquatic Displays and gigantic fishtank at SEAWORLD are excellent quality and very interactive and informative, with easy view of sharks, stingray, sea cucumber and an enormous variety of freshwater, saltwater and tropical fish. For around $299 you can swim with the sharks and for $75 you can snorkel safely in the warm marine tanks with all types of creatures and fish.
All photographs kindly provided by lifegames photography.