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Exploring SkyPoint Observation Deck

Up to 400 people can simultaneously enjoy the Surfers Paradise view from Australia's only seaside observation deck. The SkyPoint Observation Deck occupies two floors of Q1, Australia's tallest building. From this 230m high standpoint, visitors can clearly see the Pacific Ocean, Brisbane, and the Gold Coast hinterland. For an additional fee, the bravest visitors can make a 90-minute walk around the tower's summit during the SkyPoint Climb.

Accommodations near SkyPoint Observation Deck

Being a city spread along a 70 kilometre coastline, finding somewhere attractive to stay in the Gold Coast is hardly a challenge. Picking your perfect location simply depends on your requirements. You can find everything from bustling family hotels to luxury boutiques. Recommended accomodation in Gold Coast include Hilton Surfers Paradise Hotel, Soul Surfers Paradise and Hilton Surfers Paradise Residences.

Sightseeing near SkyPoint Observation Deck

Surfers Paradise is well served by taxis, private shuttles, the Surfside Buslines network and the new light rail service. Bus route 702 regularly makes the 45-minute journey between Surfers Paradise and Gold Coast International Airport.

- Surfers Paradise Beach

None of the Gold Coast's more than 30 beaches is more iconic than the golden strip which runs nearly five kilometres between the Pacific Ocean and its namesake town. Staying between the yellow and red flags is the best way to remain safe while swimming in the waters. Aside from its legendary surfing, Surfers Paradise hosts beachfront markets boasting over 120 stalls three nights per week as well as several summer beach volleyball tournaments.

- Cavill Avenue

Each November and December, countless Australian teenagers gather on Cavill Avenue for Schoolies, to celebrate their graduation from high school following final exams. During the rest of the year, this vibrant street named after Surfers Paradise founder James Cavill remains the largest entertainment and shopping district in this famous Gold Coast beach resort. In addition to the pedestrian mall between Orchid Avenue and the community's legendary surfing beach, Cavill Avenue contains the Circle on Cavill and Centro Surfers Paradise shopping centre.

Transportation near SkyPoint Observation Deck

The electric CityTrain service linking Brisbane to the Gold Coast makes four stops in this region and is popular with commuters traveling to Queensland's state capital. Surfside Buslines, the Gold Coast's main bus network, operates 24 hours and stops at nearly all significant theme parks and communities. Taxi waiting times can be over an hour on busy nights. Cyclists and hikers alike can make more leisurely journeys along the 30 plus-kilometre long Gold Coast Oceanway pathway.

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