10 Interesting the Gold Coast Facts

Monday, June 20th 2016. | Cities

Look at the detail information about a coastal city located in Australia on The Gold Coast Facts.  The location of Gold Coast is in South East Queensland. Based on the population in the city, it takes the second most populous one in Queensland. Ormeau is considered as the northernmost area of Gold Coast. If we talk about the history of Gold Coast, it was settled by Europeans in 1823. At that time, John Oxley reached Mermaid Beach. Here are other facts about Gold Coast to notice:

The Gold Coast Facts 1: Gold Coast in 19th century

In 19th century, many people were interested to move to Gold Coast because of the red cedar.

The Gold Coast Facts 2: a holiday destination

The rich Brisbane residents would love to come to Southport after it was recognized as wonderful destination for holiday in 1875.

The Gold Coast Beach

The Gold Coast Beach

The Gold Coast Facts 3: the growth of Gold Coast

In the end of 1920s, the Surfers Paradise hotel was established in the city. It escalated the growth of Gold Coast.

The Gold Coast Facts 4: tourist destination

Gold Coast earned the status as the foremost tourist destination in 1980s.  Then the city was expanded. Therefore, it also receives the status as the second most populous city in the state. The first one is taken by Brisbane.

The Gold Coast

The Gold Coast

The Gold Coast Facts 5: the interesting tourist destination

People love to visit Gold Coast for various reasons. They want to enjoy the theme part, subtropical climate, waterway system, canal system, rainforest hinterland, surfing beaches and beautiful skylines. That why, tourism is considered as one of the primary sources of economy in Gold Coast.

The Gold Coast Facts 6: the revenue

The revenue earned from tourism industry reaches $2.5 billion annually.

The Gold Coast Pic

The Gold Coast Pic

The Gold Coast Facts 7: the big event

One of the big events which will be hosted in Gold Coast is 2018 Commonwealth Games. It will attract many visitors to come to the city.

The Gold Coast Facts 8: film production

More than 75 percent of the movies in Queensland have been produced in Gold Coast since 1990s. Check facts about Sydney here.

The Gold Coast City

The Gold Coast City

The Gold Coast Facts 9: the filming site

There are several top movies shot in Gold Coast such as Kong: Skull Island (2017), Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales (2017), House of Wax (2005), and San Andreas (2015).  Get facts about the City of Derby here.

The Gold Coast Facts 10: the music events

The famous music events in Gold Coast include V Festival, Summafieldayze and Good Vibrations Festival.

The Gold Coast Facts

The Gold Coast Facts

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