Holiday and tourist information for Main Beach

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Main Beach is one of the most popular holiday destinations on Australia’s Gold Coast. Main Beach is situated at the northern end of the Gold Coast close to the Southport seaway and the beach here is second to none. This is the most popular beach on the coast for the newer of the surfing sports such as jet ski riding, kite surfing and wind surfing. On a windy day the spectacle from the esplanade of the kite surfers racing through the breaking waves at high speed is absolutely fantastic. It is easy to imagine the adrenaline rush that the riders must experience. Main Beach accommodation is also very popular with the surfing fraternity.

The track for the Gold Coast Indy car race runs right through the center of Main Beach and the high rise accommodation towers along the esplanade and fronting the race track are the most sought after on the Gold Coast. There is a fantastic range to choose from. Main Beach is also within walking distance from the Southport Broadwater where you will find plenty of day tour opportunities, fantastic shopping and the world famous Seaworld Nara resort and Seaworld theme park. This park is an icon on the Gold Coast with its fantastic marine displays, thrill rides and terrific water park. Tedder Avenue runs through the centre of Main Beach and this is the commercial center. sitting on the beach Here you will find lots of trendy boutiques, really good cafes and some superb restaurants. Just to the south of Main Beach lies Surfers Paradise with its extensive tourist attractions. Cavill Ave is the center of the action during the holiday periods and there is a great holiday atmosphere.

There are many holiday options available if you take your family here for your vacation. The many theme parks all offer a free shuttle service with a door to door pick up service. Both Dreamworld and Movieworld will entertain the kids for at least a day each and if it gets really hot then the waterslides and rides at Wet n Wild waterpark become most inviting. Main beach is really easy to get to from anywhere in Australia. The nearest domestic airport is at Coolangatta on the Gold Coast and Brisbane international airport is only a short shuttle ride away along a modern motorway so international visitors can also enjoy a Main Beach Accommodation holiday.

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