Queensland is an Australian state covering the continent’s northeast, with a coastline stretching nearly 7,000km. Its offshore Great Barrier Reef, the world’s largest coral reef system, hosts thousands of marine species.
With an area of 1,727,000 square kilometer’s, Queensland is the second largest state in Australia. The biggest is Western Australia. Queensland is nearly five times the size of Japan, seven times the size of Great Britain, and two and a half times the size of Texas.
The Gold Coast is famed for its long sandy beaches, surfing spots and elaborate system of inland canals and waterways. It’s also home to theme parks such as Dreamworld, Sea World and Wet’n’Wild. Inland, hiking trails crisscross Lamington National Park’s mountain ridges and valleys, home to rare birds and rainforest.
The Marriot Resort & Spa in the Gold Coast is located at 158 Ferny Avenue, Surfers Paradise.
There are 2 main airports in the vicinity – the closer one being Coolangatta Airport offering domestic flights with Qantas, Virgin & Jetstar from all major Australian Cities, only 25 kilometres (15 Miles) from the resort.
International guests can arrive into Brisbane International Airport, which is 85 Kilometres (50 Miles) from the resort, servicing all major airlines.
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