Every backpacker who comes to see Australia will want to visit Surfers Paradise. The sun, surf and sand of the Gold Coast’s premier tourist destination is an irrisistable magnet for young traveller’s wanting to experience the countries youth culture and the best party scene in the country. With a number of great backpacker hostels all centrally located, plus a vibrant night club and party scene, Surfers Paradise has everything that a backpacker could possibly desire.
Some of the older resorts in the Surfers Paradise region have been successfully converted into modern hostel accommodation and some of the major hostel operators like Nomads have a backpacker resort in town. All are within walking distance of the beach and the Caville Avenue mall and most are close to the coach terminal situated just off the Gold Coast Highway. Backpackers will also want to take part in all the wonderful activities and attractions that the Gold Coast region has to offer. The Gold Coast hinterland attracts many backpackers with its beautiful bush walks, waterfalls and coastal scenery and there are literally hundreds of other activities which include sailing, fishing, whale watching, hot air balloon rides, theme parks motor racing and an almost endless list of other things o see and do. Surfers Paradise is one of Australia’s top backpacker holiday destinations.
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