Gold Coast’s Golden Gate Park is opening to the public today, with the opening of ‘Gifts of Heaven’, a new attraction that will bring guests back to the park in their memories and to enjoy the iconic gates of the park.
A few hundred people were expected to visit the new attraction on the Gold Coast at 6pm today, but due to a large crowd at the gates, the park will be closed from 8pm.
“We were very fortunate in having the best people in the world in attendance, and we just want them to be there and experience this amazing opportunity to see this attraction for themselves,” Gold Coast Council chief executive Mark Daley said.
“I want them all to come back and have a look at the park, we want to make sure it’s the best it can be.”
The best thing we can do for this park is to make it a great experience for all of our guests.
“Tourism Manager Peter McBride said he was delighted with the reception from guests.”
There’s a lot of excitement around it, people are coming back from holiday, and they want to see the park and enjoy it, and so it’s good for our business,” Mr McBride told ABC News.”
It’s great for tourism.”‘
A wonderful day’ for locals to return to ‘Gays Gate’The gates of Golden Gate were opened to the general public on December 14, 2020.”
This is a wonderful day for our local communities, especially those in the south and western part of the Gold and Gippsland areas,” Mr Daley added.”
With the opening today, the gates are open to all the public, and the locals can come and visit us for a good time.
“Visitors can use the gates to take a walk through the park or a horse-drawn carriage ride through the grounds.
There will be a limited number of visitors on the park’s public holiday, which runs from 1pm until 6pm on Sunday.”
In order to provide for our tourism, we’re offering a limited visitor entry into the park today,” Mr MacBride said.
Tourism Council CEO Paul O’Connor said visitors were encouraged to come to the parks and enjoy the sights, sounds and smells of the area.”
Visitors are very welcome to visit and to do so, they’ll be able to enjoy their stay at the Golden Gate,” Mr O’Connor said.
The gates are expected to open around 6pm, and it will be another two hours before the gates re-open for general public entry.
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