Live Lifestyle A vibrant and dynamic city, the Gold Coast offers an enviable lifestyle, making it one of the best places in the world to live, work and play. Local life Days spent soaking up the great outdoors, vibrant culture, alfresco dining and retail therapy. Family friendly The quality of life on the Gold Coast makes it one of the world’s most family-friendly cities. Active lifestyle The Gold Coast offers an incredible natural terrain and climate to get out and be active. What’s on Our official guide to a packed calendar of exciting events, happening right across the Gold Coast. Climate 300 days of sunshine a year, our warm days and balmy nights are more than alluring. Surfers waiting for waves, Pat Fagan Park Getting around Moving around is easy with light rail infrastructure, affordable public transport and two international airports. Related articles Creative arts & culture How to spoil Dad on the Gold Coast this Father's Day Entrepreneurial culture The Gold Coast’s Chameleon Lounge: One Year On Live Boating on the Gold Coast is going berserk Live Leading Indigenous midwife group supports Aboriginal families Arts & culture Celebrating NAIDOC Week on the Gold Coast: Immerse yourself in Indigenous culture this July Sport Gold Coast Marathon goes the distance Arts & culture Gold Coast school holidays made easy with these 18 fun activities for kids Eats & treats Winter activation on the Gold Coast. Entrepreneurial culture Legendaddy helps Gold Coast fathers rediscover a passion for life Lifestyle Top 7 picnic spots on the Gold Coast Lifestyle The ultimate dog-friendly guide to the Gold Coast Live Gold Coast restaurants and cafes serving gluten-free options Living on the Gold Coast The Gold Coast From our breathtaking beaches to the majestic hinterland, there is nowhere else like the Gold Coast. Natural beauty Gold Coast possesses a unique geographical footprint that makes it a haven for nature lovers.