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September 6th 2012
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Melbourne - Surfers Paradise

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Lifeguard info at beautiful Surfers Paradise beach.
It had been a few years since Hannah and I had been to the Gold Coast so we decided to book a few days in Surfers Paradise then meet up with some friends in Brisbane while we were in the area. We arrived into Brisbane airport mid-morning then took the air train and a cab to get to Surfers Paradise where we were staying at the impressive Hilton Hotel. Most of our break away was spent either lying by the beach or by the hotel pool, however we did manage to visit the observation deck of Q1. We had been there before, but the views from one of the tallest buildings in Australia were always worth seeing and the beachfront city of Surfers Paradise was in incredible place to see that high in the air.

Unfortunately before long our trip was almost over, after only 2 nights in Surfers Paradise it was time to leave, such a shame the trip was so short, we were really not ready to leave. We made our way back to Brisbane then met with a couple of Hannah’s work friends the next morning for breakfast where they took us to one of their favorite
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Stunning Surfers Paradise beach.
places. Unfortunately not long after it was time for us to catch a flight back to Melbourne, we were definitely not ready to leave the beautiful weather and as we were dropped off at the airport wondered why we don’t live in Brisbane where the weather was so much nicer than Melbourne.

Hilton Surfers Paradise

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Amazing views across Surfers Paradise from Q1.
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Lifeguard tower at Surfers Paradise beach.

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