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Beyond Surfer’s Paradise, Gold Coast – Mt Tamborine

25 Aug

Surfer’s Paradise, Gold Coast

While on the subject of Australia, let’s focus on another location – Surfer’s Paradise, Gold Coast in Queensland.

Australia's Gold Coast

White sandy beach of Surfer's Paradise, Gold Coast

Yup, Surfer’s Paradise is world famous with such a beautiful beach and the surfs fantastic for windsurfing. But let’s go beyond the theme parks and the beach. Let’s go up to the mountains – Mt Tamborine precisely.

Mt Tamborine signboard

My internet friend, who Iived in Brisbane, picked me up from my hotel and drove to Mt Tamborine. While we stopped to read this signboard, a guy was getting his paraflight gear ready. So I snapped some pictures.

mt tamborine

Getting ready for Paragliding flight

A few minutes later and off he flew!

paragliding

Paragliding over Mt Tamborine

It was a long winding road to and off the mountain but well worth the visit. There are shops here for food and souvenirs. Have a look if you are here. Here is a landscape visage of Mt Tamborine.

Mt Tamborine in Queensland, Australia

So if you are on holiday in Gold Coast, leave the beach for a few days and explore the surroundings. You won’t regret it.

Wish you are here!

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6 Comments

Posted by on August 25, 2011 in Australia, photography, postaday2011, Travel

 

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6 responses to “Beyond Surfer’s Paradise, Gold Coast – Mt Tamborine

  1. Anonymous

    August 25, 2011 at 9:46 pm

    Pretty nice shots!

     
    • hasayang

      August 26, 2011 at 4:49 pm

      Thanks for your comments, Anonymous 🙂

       
  2. tinkerbelle86

    August 25, 2011 at 9:52 pm

    i loved it here

     
    • hasayang

      August 26, 2011 at 4:50 pm

      Yup, it is lovely. had a blast while I was there 🙂

       
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    September 25, 2013 at 1:24 am

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