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    Default Best time (school holidays) to visit Gold Coast?

    March, Sep or Jan?
    I just want to avoid the rain and be able to swim. Thanks.

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    We always go in March. Weather is nice it's not hot although some days it is quite warm. This year we are going up for Xmas as I'm on Mat leave. It'll be busy as hell and the rain will be about

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    We always do March too.

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    I would say September, March can be rainy.

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    I live on the Goldie and I would say weather is best in September. Its not too hot and not too cold. Not too much rain either.

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    I would say September. Perfect weather at this time!

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    As a Qlder, in my mind, the ocean is still too cold in September to be enjoyable and January or March would be better choices. However, if you are coming from Melbourne you would find it warm.

    I'm pretty sure the school holidays between states don't align perfectly in Sept and March, so if you pick a week when Qld kids are at school, it will be less crowded.

    September or March would be my picks.

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    Also consider if you are visiting the theme parks they aren't entirely enjoyable when you have to wait in lines in the heat of summer. So if theme parks are on the table I'd say September or March.

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    Definitely March or September, both not scorching hot which you'd want to avoid if it were crowded and you're walking a lot.

    The Summer months always have the risk of the afternoon thunderstorms which nearly always close down rides.

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    We went late Sept, early Oct ladt year and found it too cold. Even my kids who are water babies found both pools and ocean to chilly to stay in for long ( we're from Perth)


 

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