Residents’ Opinions on the Gold Coast, Queensland
Some of Queensland’s most well-known residents have attested to the Gold Coast’s many charms in this round-up from the Courier Mail.
Surfer Mick Fanning predictably falls for the area’s beaches every time he comes back. When he’s not surfing, the Currumbin Valley is a favourite haunt.
Fellow surfer Stephanie Gilmore is a fan of the coffee at Little Mali. She also likes to stop by Fanning’s mother’s establishment, the Fresh Garden Cafe, for a smoothie when she’s in town.
Sea FM Gold Coast breakfast host Charli Robinson has lived on the Gold Coast for two years now. Robinson can’t really comment on the nightlife, given the breakfast show’s early start time, but recommended the racing at Gold Coast Turf Club, heading there every free Saturday.
Channel 9 television presenter Natalie Gruzlewski finds the area perfect for raising a family. The Dune Cafe is cited as a family-friendly eaterie with Laguna Park a hotspot for children looking for fun.