It has a casino, 2 shopping complexes and many restaurants and highrises.
Acquire away from it all at Gwinganna. If there is a local area it has to be Mud Crabs, known as muddies, which are absolute when in season. Airport Transfers shuttles operate 'door to door' between Coolangatta Airport and accommodation along the beach and are a popular alternative en route for taxis. The Gold Coast region is big on theme parks.