Oxenford

It’s difficult to believe but this rather unassuming suburb, which lies just off the Pacific Highway between Brisbane and the Gold Coast, is home to some of the best movie-making facilities in Australia. Oxenford, which borders Coomera and the theme park mecca which is Dreamworld, Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet’n’Wild, and The Australian Outback Spectacular, can lay claim to Village Roadshow Studios.

Here, world-class film production facilities include eight sound stages, three water tanks, ten production offices, editing suites, wardrobe, makeup, construction, paint and carpentry shops. It also boasts the largest purpose-built film water tank in Australia. A number of high-profile Australian and international movies have been filmed and produced here and Oxenford is slowly being etched in to the psyche of international film makers. Like a down-to-earth Geoffrey Rush or that hunky Hugh Jackman, this Gold Coast suburb just likes to get on with the movie-making business and leave the glitz to other places.



  • Amusement and Theme Parks
    Amusement and Theme Parks

    On the Gold Coast, fun comes naturally and with the biggest and best theme parks in the Southern Hemisphere calling the city home, you're destined to have the time of your life. When you get home prepare for a lot of sentences to begin with, "Remember that time we went to the Gold Coast and..."

  • Dining and Eating Out
    Dining and Eating Out

    On the Gold Coast, hundreds of restaurants, cafes and bars are open late into the night and locals and holiday-makers alike enjoy a sensational mix of local and international food, fun and music.

  • Entertainment
    Entertainment

    At night the countless city lights make for a spectacular setting and entice holiday makers onto the streets in search of evening fun in this multicultural destination. Hundreds of restaurants, cafes and bars are open late into the night when everyone enjoys a mix of local and international food, fun and music. And beyond the traditional nightspots, there is an intriguing assortment of things to see and do after dark.

  • Sports and Recreation Facilities
    Sports and Recreation Facilities

    When you’re looking for action and adventure – whether it’s a surf lesson at one of the city’s finest beaches, or a high ropes course in the trees – there are a plethora of sport and recreation options on the Gold Coast to get you out and amongst it.

  • Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks
    Zoos, Sanctuaries, Aquariums and Wildlife Parks

    Cuddle a koala, swim with the dolphins, feed a flock of rainbow lorikeets - there are opportunities at every turn to get up close and personal with a variety of species on the Gold Coast.

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