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The Spit, Gold Coast, Queensland #3 Best Aussie Beach 2022
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The Spit, Gold Coast, Queensland #3 Best Aussie Beach 2022

Another isthmus – this time in one of the most popular locations for beach holidays – Queensland’s Gold Coast. And it’s at the business end! I grew up knowing “The Spit” as the home of Seaworld – where we could go see the dolphins, orcas, seals and rollercoaster! People have commented on the name, but ‘spits’ are common in Australia. It is a narrow landform, attached to the coast, often near a river mouth. Here it is the gateway from the ocean to Gold Coast Broadwater at Southport. On our last visit to Main Beach, we ‘discovered’ you could escape into

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Beaches & Coasts

Featured: North Star Holiday Resort and Caravan Park

Plenty of shade in the powered and unpowered sites If you are after lush, tropical surrounds – then point your van towards Hastings Point, in northern NSW. Not only is there pool and playgrounds, but the park comes with waterslides!  North Star (NSW site 239 in Caravan Parks 5) is a multi-award-winning Resort on the spectacular Tweed Coast, just 30 minutes south of Gold Coast Airport and 30 minutes north of Byron Bay. Please note: this is not for pets as well.  There’s a cafe/restaurant onsite, disabled facilities, BBQ and outdoor BBQ area, mobile phone coverage and wifi, dump point

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Newly renovated: Kingscliff Beach Holiday Park

If you want beachfront, close to shops and just over an hour drive from Brisbane – book a site at Kingscliff Beach Holiday Park. It has been re-listed on our Camps Australia Wide App, after being closed for an extended time for renovations.  Kingscliff has become a lot busier than the seaside village I grew up near. But it still retains a charm, especially the access to the beach and the flatter shallows of Cudgen Creek. This is a wonderful spot for families, even if it is just a day trip.  This holiday park has the Bowls Club on one

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