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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by oxo, Nov 17, 2008.

  1. oxo

    oxo Guest

    Can someone recomend a nice resort near Brisbane where there are plenty of shops / bars close to Australia Zoo and on the beach please?
    We are validating our visa's in Feb and are going to stay in Canberra for most of it but want a week of a 'proper sea side holiday' also before we leave. Been looking at the Sunshine coast area but don't have a clue where. Any advice would be much appreciated.
    Many thanks


  2. Houndsy

    Houndsy Guest

    Somewhere like, Caloundra, Mooloolabah would be good. Close to Aus Zoo, on the beach you would be about and 1hr and a bit from Brisbane city centre.
  3. cal

    cal Super Moderator

    You would find the night scene abit livelier down at the Gold Coast,theres also the theme parks and loads of shopping malls, not forgetting the stunning hinterland a few minutes drive away. Have a look at Ashmore Palms for holiday accommodation although there are lots of other 'tourist' parks dotted around.
    If you have no children one of my fav's is ''The Mouses House' at springbrook.
    Cal x
  4. Mark and Jo

    Mark and Jo The MadHatters

    Im with Cal! Gold Coast livlier but a drive then for Australia Zoo
  5. oxo

    oxo Guest

    Thanks to every one for your help. I need to do some more research I think. Distances over ther are not what they seem on the map as I am finding out.
  6. cal

    cal Super Moderator

    Andy ask away about areas and we will try to help ,the distances took me by surprise too, travelling 30 mins to an aussie is like us poms nipping to the corner shop,lol.
    Cal x
  7. oxo

    oxo Guest

    I will thank you.
    Thanks also to everyone else who has replied.
    Best regards

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