Australia's Gold Coast, is known for great beaches and fantastic holidays, but for a definite change of pace, Couran Cove off Australia's Gold Coast is something quite extraordinary.
Nestled on the ocean side of South Stradbroke Island, Couran Cove is 30 minutes by ferry across the Broadwater. Yet the differences between Couran Cove and the Gold Coast are obvious - no high rise buildings, few cars, everything in pretty much its natural state, and lots of space.
Featuring mountainous ocean dunes and surf beaches that meander for 22 kilometres, the Gold Coast's Couran Cove is surrounded by a conservation park that takes up much of the island.
Most of the year Couran Cove's weather is graced by 20°C (68°F-90°F) temperatures, with a very comfortable winter exception when it can drop into the teens (52°F-66°F).
The Couran Cove ferry will deliver you to Couran Cove Island Resort and its idyllic lifestyle. Whether you come as a family, a couple or on your own, you'll be in paradise.
The Resort offers many water sports, rock climbing, artists' studio, rainforest boardwalk, tennis courts, restaurants and cafes, day spa, gym, lap or wading pools. You can also choose from the football field, running track, ropes course, Broadwater cruises, fishing, bike riding, kids club, environmental centre, wedding chapel, a marina (84 berth) and even a general store.
With glorious stretches of golden surf beaches, the raw beauty of Australia's native flora and fauna, luxury four star eco-resort, first class family fun, and a great island lifestyle, you won't want to leave Queensland's Couran Cove.
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