UPDATE: Japanese tourist missing on the Gold Coast found

UPDATE @ October 22 2017 6.30am | Relief for the loved ones of a Japanese tourist, who had been reported missing on the Gold Coast.

Police have confirmed, the 48-year-old man has been found safe and well.

EARLIER @ October 21 2017 5.50am | Concerns are growing for the safety of a Japanese tourist, who has not been seen since Thursday night.


The 48-year-old was last seen on Casino Drive in Broadbeach around 9.30pm and has not been heard from since.

Police hold serious concerns for his welfare as he speaks limited English and is unfamiliar with the local area.

Those who know him also say his disappearance is out of character.

This article has been edited to remove reference to the identity of the missing person.