Brisbane is the capital of the Australian state of Queensland. Gold Coast lies to the south of Brisbane, about one hour's drive along the Pacific Coast.
Aerial view of Surfers Paradise and the Nerang River Waterways with Paradise Waters Canal Estate featured in the foreground.
Surfers' Paradise beach
Top: View from Mt. Coot-Tha.
Bottom: Victoria Bridge
Brisbane city night lights at dusk, showing the City Hall, Story and Captain Cook Bridges.
The Gold Coast is Australia's Orland, Florida. This Warner Brothers theme park is the major tourist attraction.