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February 2012

Bag yourself a bargain

Jetboat Extreme - Bag yourself a bargain - <p>Enjoy the last of the Summer sun on the Gold Coast  Photo courtesy of Gold Coast Tourism</p>

Enjoy the last of the Summer sun on the Gold Coast Photo courtesy of Gold Coast Tourism

  • Bag yourself a bargain - <p>Enjoy the last of the Summer sun on the Gold Coast  Photo courtesy of Gold Coast Tourism</p>
  • Bag yourself a bargain - <p>Kelly Slater in action during the 2011 Pro. Photo: quiksilverlive.com</p>

Tue, 21st Feb 2012

There's never been a better time to visit the Gold Coast! With accommodation deals offering visitors to the Gold Coast a whopping 50% off - why not book a holiday and enjoy the tail end of summer in Surfers Paradise. There is always an abundance of things to do on the Gold Coast and over the next week the Quiksilver and Roxy Pro will offer locals and visitors the opportunity to see some of the world's best surfers battle it out at various Gold Coast surf spots free of charge. Come and stroll the beautiful beaches, shop up a storm, do something new - we have lots of entertainment options which will see you getting the most out of this place we call paradise. 

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Welcome to motor and water sport heaven

Jetboat Extreme - Welcome to motor and water sport heaven - <p>The best freestyle jet ski riders will be on show at the expo this weekend Image: motorcycleshow.com.au</p>

The best freestyle jet ski riders will be on show at the expo this weekend Image: motorcycleshow.com.au

  • Welcome to motor and water sport heaven - <p>The best freestyle jet ski riders will be on show at the expo this weekend Image: motorcycleshow.com.au</p>
  • Welcome to motor and water sport heaven - <p>Australia's best action sports stars will perform at the Australian Motorcycle Expo Image: motorcycleshow.com.au</p>
  • Welcome to motor and water sport heaven - <p>More than 100 exhibitors will showcase their goods at the Australian Motorcycle Expo Image: motorcycleshow.com.au</p>

Mon, 13th Feb 2012

Broadbeach will play host to the Australian Motorcycle Expo this weekend which will showcase all motor sports including everything from motorcycles to jet skis. Kicking off on Friday at the Gold Coast Convention & Exhibition Centre, the expo will run in conjunction with the Australian Scooter Festival and Australian Personal Water Craft Expo. With more than 100 manufacturers and industry exhibitors, all the latest in leisure and commuting craft for land and water will be on show. Daily performances from some of the country's best action sports stars will include the Monster Energy Showtime FMX team, former Crusty and Nitro Circus riders as well as the best freestyle jet ski riders - and World Superbike Champion Troy Bayliss will be about to meet fans too! Tickets are $20 for adults and $14 for children. The expo opens at 10 on Friday February 17. And - if you haven't already - don't forget to check out the talented sand sculptors whipping up their impressive sand creations on Surfers Paradise Beach for the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships until February 19.

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Get to the Gold Coast this weekend

Jetboat Extreme - Get to the Gold Coast this weekend - <p>Works of art will be on display on Surfers Paradise Beach over the next week - Image wn.com</p>

Works of art will be on display on Surfers Paradise Beach over the next week - Image wn.com

  • Get to the Gold Coast this weekend - <p>Works of art will be on display on Surfers Paradise Beach over the next week - Image wn.com</p>
  • Get to the Gold Coast this weekend - <p>Works of art will be on display on Surfers Paradise Beach over the next week - Image jatim.org</p>

Thu, 9th Feb 2012

Rocking Rod is hitting the Gold Coast this week and there is no reason why you shouldn't too. With a wide ranging line up of events there really is something for everyone. Rod Stewart and Aussie legend Diesel will play live at the Gold Coast Convention Centre tonight (February 9) belting out their respective hits - if you miss them this week they play Brisbane on February 22 at the Brisbane Entertainment Centre. If you are into surfing, why not check out the some of the world's top surfers in action at the Breaka Burleigh Pro ASP 4 Star World Tour Event at The Esplanade, Burleigh Heads from 9am-5pm each day until February 12. Meanwhile, the Australian Sand Sculpting Championships get underway on Saturday on Surfers Paradise Beach providing free entertainment for the whole family. Get down there and check out the talented sculptors' work. 

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Kiwis love the Gold Coast so let's help 'em celebrate

Jetboat Extreme - Kiwis love the Gold Coast so let's help 'em celebrate - <p>Waitangi Day traditional Maori dance Photo credit: australianmuseum.net.au</p>

Waitangi Day traditional Maori dance Photo credit: australianmuseum.net.au

Fri, 3rd Feb 2012

We’ve celebrated Australia Day for 2012 so why not get in on the act when the throngs of local and visiting Kiwis celebrate their national day – Waitangi Day (February 6) on the Gold Coast this Saturday at the Parklands Showgrounds at Southport. Celebrations will include Kiwi music, a traditional Maori hangi (food cooked in the ground) and cultural performances, games and stalls. Get your jandals on and don’t forget the chilly bin! The crew at Jet Boat Extreme will be only too happy to help you all celebrate with a spin on the stunning waterways of Surfers Paradise - check out our rates here.

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