Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast

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The world-famous Surfers Paradise beach and breathtaking skyline remains a major drawcards for millions of Gold Coast visitors each year. With the emergence of a fresh cultural scene, Surfers Paradise is thriving as a diverse cafe, restaurant, fashion and nightlife hub.

Just 30 minutes from Gold Coast Airport, you'll discover that Surfers Paradise is a must see, must stay destination experience.

Featuring world-class developments, attractions, events, business facilities and unique shopping experiences, Surfers Paradise encapsulates all of the energy and excitement that only a unique and evolving location by the sea can offer.

Surfers Paradise services 41% of all accommodation on the Gold Coast, making it the best place to be based when exploring the region. There is an accommodation option to suit every budget.

Surfers Paradise is the only location in Queensland with late night shopping seven days a week, allowing you to enjoy the beach by day and shop by night.

There are 14 shopping centres and arcades in Surfers Paradise, so make sure you put on your walking shoes, explore them all and discover the hidden gems within the precinct.

For that unique Surfers Paradise gift, head down to the Surfers Paradise Beachfront markets every Wednesday and Friday night between 5:30pm and 10:00pm.

Explore more than 120 market stalls which stretch across half a kilometre of beachfront promenade, offering a selection of locally made gift ideas ranging from accessories, crafts, artworks, beauty products, homewares, jewellery and music.

With a variety of late night and 24 hour dining options, you'll be able to plan a full day's entertainment.

Surfers Paradise is the entertainment capital of Queensland with an array of nightclubs, pubs, bars and clubs, all within a two kilometre range and most operating into the early hours.

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Events in Surfers Paradise

  • Sep19 Salsa Under the Stars - Op Shop

    Salsa Under the Stars - Op Shop

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  • Sep20 Kids Week

    Kids Week

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  • Oct03 Oktoberfest at SkyPoint

    Oktoberfest at SkyPoint

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  • Oct04 Queensland Instameet at Surfers Paradise

    Queensland Instameet at Surfers Paradise

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  • Oct24 V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600

    V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600

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  • Nov07 Big Give 2 (Give2Day) Fireworks and Monster Truck Spectacular

    Big Give 2 (Give2Day) Fireworks and Monster Truck Spectacular

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  • Dec06 Christmas in the Clouds

    Christmas in the Clouds

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  • Feb14 Chinese New Year Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast Fiesta

    Chinese New Year Hot Air Balloon Gold Coast Fiesta

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  • Feb14 Valentine's Day Hot Air Balloon Event

    Valentine's Day Hot Air Balloon Event

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  • Apr09 Gold Coast Film Festival

    Gold Coast Film Festival

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  • May10 Mothers Day Hot Air Balloon Festival

    Mothers Day Hot Air Balloon Festival

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