Visit Gold Coast in August and Enjoy to the Fullest

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August is the last month of winter in the Gold Coast and hence, it’s the perfect time to visit there. By the end of August, the place starts warming up for the spring season. At Gold Coast, during this month, whale watching is quite a popular thing. Some of the lucky whale watchers can also spot the newly born baby calves. The weather can be usually cold however, it is also a perfect beach time. Tourists will simply fall in love with the weather of Gold Coast in August.

It’s Showtime for Tourists in August!

As tourists, you will be overwhelmed with various shows and events in Gold Coast in the month of August. The most popular one is EKKA, which is essentially the Brisbane Agricultural Show. It goes on for around 10 days during the middle of the month. It’s really a fun show and here tourists get a glimpse of the country life as well. Here, you will get a glimpse of the animal exhibitions, produce, food, cake competitions, show bags and rides as well. This is a lot commercial but also too much fun!

The Gold Coast show is not that lengthy and runs for only 3 days which happens in the end of the month. For the month of August, there are no school holidays. However, during this show period, the kids can enjoy a short holiday.

Another very exciting thing to experience during this time is a trip to Tangalooma. Choose a day and you will have the time of your life. You might be able to see:

  • Stingrays
  • Flying Fish
  • Herd of Dugongs
  • Turtles
  • Very rare Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins and a lot more.

Weather of Gold Coast in August

The weather of Gold Coast during August is usually pleasant with warmer days and cooler nights. Humidity will be lower as compared to the rest of the year and if you wish to spend some more time in the water do carry some waterproof and warm it or else you might get cold watching the whales!


Things to Try in Gold Coast in August

You can try Kite surfing which is an absolute fun thing.

  • Visiting Gold Coast during this time and not whale watching, it can’t be true! Whale watching tours are a must!
  • Take a tour to the Crystal Castle and Byron Bay.
  • Try some tropical fruit delicacies like Caramel Fruit.
  • Rainforest walks in the Lamington National Park should be in your bucket list.
  • Experience cuddling a Koala in the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary.

Once you are done planning everything, it’s time for you to book the best accommodation. There are some reputed resorts in Broadbeach . You can view their websites and do the bookings accordingly. So what are you waiting for? Get ready for an experience of a lifetime at the magnificent Gold Coast.

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