Travelmate -  Australia Accommodation and Hotels
search places
•  Enter a Town
 
•  Or choose a town beginning with ...
a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

•  Select a State
accommodation
• Super Red Hot Deals Check out our latest great deals
• Make a booking
Great year-round rate. Wide choice.
• Last Minute Hotel Deals
car hire
•   Search, compare and book your hire car with    Discount rates.
•  Find discount rates on campervan and motorhome rentals.  Instant reservations.
places to go
  • Find out about 1,800 towns
  • Be inspired - Weekend Getaways
  • Don't miss these Top Spots
  • Explore these Featured Regions   • Outback Australia
inspiration
  • Great Drives
Scenic drives from Best Western
  • Featured Regions
New places to discover
  • Fun Trip
Games for kids, games for adults

Southport  Queensland

    •   Accommodation in Southport
    •   Last Minute Accommodation deals in Southport
    •   Show me: a map of Southport

At the northern end of the internationally renowned tourist strip, Southport was the original administrative centre of the Gold Coast. Although it has been caught up in the tourist-driven development and extraordinary growth that has seen the city’s population close rapidly on the 400,000 mark, Southport retains much of its early 20th century architectural character and is considered by many to be the Toorak of the Gold Coast.

Bordered by the Nerang River and the Broadwater, Southport beats to the rhythm of the sea and millions of dollars worth of craft tie up at the Southport Yacht Club and neighbouring marinas. Boats are available for fishing charters or pleasure cruises. The sheltered Broadwater is ideal for swimming, fishing, windsurfing, sailing, boating and jet skiing, and yet surf beaches are just a few minutes drive away. Beside the Broadwater there is a stretch of beautiful parkland, a popular family spot with shady picnic areas and pathways.

Southport boasts Australia Fair Shopping Centre, a large shopping mall with over 230 stores. There are also smaller malls and an outlet centre for discount fashion items.

One of the Gold Coasts's acclaimed theme parks, Sea World, is just across the Broadwater on the Southport Spit. Fine accommodation, boutique shops and waterfront restaurants complete the Southport Spit's reputation for indulgence and fun.

Further afield on the Gold Coast, you'll find the other major theme parks, championship golf courses, shopping galore, wonderful surf beaches and activities ranging from museums to wildlife sanctuaries, art galleries to bowling clubs.

Things to do:

  • Take to the Broadwater - swimming, fishing, windsurfing, sailing, boating, jet skiing
  • Charter a boat - fishing or just for fun
  • Have a picnic - in the parkland beside the Broadwater
  • Sea World - Marine theme park just across the Broadwater

    In the area:

  • Theme parks - Dreamworld, Movie World, Wet 'n' Wild

    Find out more about the Gold Coast






  •  

    |   Last Minute  | Places To Go  | Tours  | Specials  | Accommodation  |


    Telephone: 1300 666 787 or + 61 2 8248 2350
    ©Copyright 2000 - 2008
    Australian Online Travel Pty Ltd
    ABN 17 105 135 331
    Level 8, 30 Makerston St, Brisbane QLD 4000, Australia

    |  Agnes Water and 1770 Accommodation  |  Airlie Beach Accommodation  |  Alexandra Headland Accommodation  |  Atherton Accommodation  |  Atherton Tablelands Accommodation  |  Biggera Waters Accommodation  |  Brisbane Accommodation  |  Brisbane Airport Hotels  |  Brisbane Apartments  |  Brisbane Hotels  |  Brisbane Motels  |  Brisbane Red Hot Hotel Deals  |  Broadbeach Accommodation  |  Broadbeach Accommodation  |  Broadbeach Apartments  |  Broadbeach Hotels  |  Broadbeach Resorts  |  Bundaberg Accommodation  |  Caboolture Motels  |  Cairns Accommodation  |  Cairns Apartments  |  Cairns Hotels  |  Caloundra Accommodation  |  Cheap Cairns/Tropical North Hotels  |  Clifton Beach Accommodation  |  Coolangatta Accommodation  |  Coolum Accommodation  |  Daintree and Cape Tribulation Accommodation  |  Gladstone Accommodation  |  Gold Coast Accommodation  |  Gold Coast Apartments  |  Gold Coast Hotels  |  Gold Coast Red Hot Hotel Deals  |  Gold Coast Spa Resorts and Hotels  |  Hamilton Island Accommodation  |  Hervey Bay Accommodation  |  Mackay Accommodation  |  Main Beach Accommodation  |  Maleny Accommodation  |  Marcoola Accommodation  |  Maroochydore Accommodation  |  Mermaid Beach Accommodation  |  Mission Beach Accommodation  |  Mooloolaba Accommodation  |  Mount Isa Accommodation  |  Mount Tamborine Accommodation  |  Noosa Accommodation  |  Noosa Apartments  |  Noosa Hotels  |  Noosa Motels  |  Noosaville Accommodation  |  North Queensland Red Hot Easter Deals  |  Palm Cove Accommodation  |  Peregian Beach Accommodation  |  Port Douglas Accommodation  |  Queensland Accommodation  |  Queensland Islands Accommodation  |  Queensland Red Hot Hotel Deals  |  Queensland, Need it...WOW! FREE night offers!  |  Rockhampton Accommodation  |  Southbank Brisbane Accommodation  |  Spa Resorts in Cairns and Tropical North Queensland  |  Stanthorpe Accommodation  |  Sunshine Coast Accommodation  |  Sunshine Coast Red Hot Hotel Deals  |  Surfers Paradise Accommodation  |  Surfers Paradise Apartments  |  Surfers Paradise Hotels  |  Surfers Paradise Resorts  |  Toowoomba Accommodation  |  Townsville Accommodation  |  Trinity Beach Accommodation  |  Tugun Accommodation  |  Whitsunday Accommodation  |  Yorkeys Knob Accommodation