Location Guide - Surfers Paradise

About Surfers Paradise

With truly stunning beaches spanning nearly 10kms in each direction from Surfers Paradise, street theatre, all kinds of dining, nightlife, shopping and a pristine patrolled beach only metres from most accommodation, Surfers Paradise offers couples, singles, families and groups a friends the perfect holiday all year round! It is not hard to see why this little bit of “paradise” is a major tourist centre, with people travelling from far and wide to experience the eclectic lifestyle. Enjoy fine dining in your eveningwear, or wander the strip in only your bathers- no matter what your idea of a holiday, Surfers Paradise will not disappoint!

Surfers Paradise’s accommodation (link) is diverse, offering everything from self contained apartments to resort luxury, private retreats, backpackers accommodation and everything in between. Laze away your days by the pool and beach or throw yourself into a true adventure by taking world famous tours.

Activities in Surfers Paradise

Whether you love the outdoors, the indoors, culture and art, shopping, wildlife, adrenalin rushes or lazing away your days, Surfers Paradise has something for you.

Surfers Paradise is the hub of all things Gold Coast- you really will find yourself in the centre of things and activities and opportunities for the holiday of a lifetime abound! Make the most of your beachside location- learn to surf, hone your skills if you are a seasoned surfer or simply take advantage of any number of water sports!

Indulge in some retail therapy- select from large, modern shopping malls or boutique stores and don’t miss the weekly beachfront lantern night market. Take a scenic flight, go hot air ballooning, hire a boat, go on a cruise, play some beach volleyball or a spot of golf, visit a day spa or art gallery, venture into the stunning Queensland hinterland or take one of many cultural, wilderness and scenic tours offered. The choice is yours and there is something to suit everyone’s interests and budget.

Must see events in Surfers Paradise

Coolangatta is host to many events all year round- a few popular annual events include the world famous Quicksilver and Roxy Pro surf event, the Pro Show outdoor music festival, the Green Day Out environmental festival and the D’Alliance arts, comedy and music festival.

Be sure to research what’s on in town before you head up to Coolangatta to be sure you don’t miss anything!

Getting around Surfers Paradise

Public Transport in Surfers Paradise: Almost all of South East Queensland is serviced by buses, trains and ferries on the TransLink network. This network stretches from the southernmost part of the Gold Coast to the northern tips of the Sunshine Coast. But if you are looking for independence and freedom from timetables and a little more luxury, don’t miss out on the cheap car hire in Surfers Paradise- available from us at Cut Price Car Rentals!

Car Hire Surfers Paradise: For cheap car hire in Surfers Paradise (link) you can’t go past us at Cut Price car rentals. We are Surfers Paradise’s leading cheap car rental supplier, providing the best prices on latest model new and used cars. We offer free unlimited km, damage cover, UBD maps, local pick up and service Surfers Paradise Airport (link).

Where to eat?

There are many great restaurants in Surfers Paradise (link) that cater for all tastes and budgets. The main eating precincts include Elkhorn and Orchid Avenues, but venture anywhere in this town and you will be greeted with a plethora of dining experiences to choose from. Fine dining, casual meals, and child friendly restaurants abound- you won’t go hungry in this town!

Surfers Paradise’s Weather

Queensland offers a tropical climate that simply can’t be matched anywhere in Australia.

As Queensland is such a large state, temperatures can vary depending on location. The south of Queensland, including Surfers Paradise enjoys some of the most comfortable temperatures in all of Australia year round- in summer, you will encounter highs of 28 degrees and lows of 20 degrees, while in winter these temperatures drop to 20 degrees and 9 degrees. Water temperature during summer is approximately 25 degrees, and 19 degrees in winter.

For the surfers don’t miss the best swells or be caught tout by the weather, check out what’s happening live on the Surfers Paradise coastline by visiting http://www.coastalwatch.com