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BroadbeachGold Coast

Visit one of Queensland’s most popular holiday spots with sparkling beaches, scenic canals, high-rise hotels, nightclubs, festivals and modern malls.

The beachside suburb of Broadbeach is one of the most diverse locations on the Gold Coast. Fashion shopping, stunning beaches, a rich culinary diversity, legendary nightlife and a wide range of events make Broadbeach the perfect getaway year-round.

On a hot day, take a stroll down Broadbeach Boulevard and cool off in the waves of Kurrawa Beach, a popular spot for surfers and swimmers alike. When you’ve worked up an appetite, choose from more than 100 restaurants, cafés, gourmet delis, bistros and brasseries offering popular dishes from around the globe.

Enjoy the air-conditioned comfort of Pacific Fair, one of Australia’s largest retail centres. With more than 300 stores as well as cinemas, cafés and snack bars, you could spend the whole day there. For variety, head to The Oasis Shopping Centre or Niecon Plaza. These centres are home to boutiques, art galleries and jewelry stores.

Across the Gold Coast Highway is Jupiters Hotel and Casino, where you can lose track of time in the 24-hour casino, bars, lounges, restaurants and live shows. Register the designated driver in your group online, who will then receive free soft drinks at participating venues.

Time your visit to Broadbeach with one of the many festivals held throughout the year. Check out Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival in May or the Broadbeach Jazz Festival held in August. Both festivals are free and feature a number of outdoor stages as well as artists performing in venues throughout Broadbeach. In October, Opera in the Park is a fun and free family night out, with live concerts and a spectacular fireworks display.

Broachbeach is centrally located on the Gold Coast and stretches from Mermaid Beach north to Surfers Paradise. Keep in mind that school leavers celebrate “Schoolies” break in November, so you may want to avoid the partying crowds during this time. For panoramic vistas of the coast, book a room with ocean views in one of Broadbeach’s many high-rise hotels.


Popular places to visit in Broadbeach

Sea World
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Sea World

4.5/5(63 reviews)

Who doesn’t dream of staying overnight in a water park where you can see Jet Ski stunts, life-sized Nickelodeon stars, plus dolphins, sea lions and polar bears?

Dreamworld
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Dreamworld

4/5(53 reviews)

Australia’s biggest amusement park features exciting themed areas with everything from tigers and thrilling rides to vintage V8 super cars and TV characters.

Warner Bros. Movie World
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Warner Bros. Movie World

4.5/5(61 reviews)

Watch stunt shows, get on superhero rides, enter the Ice Age 4D Experience and take a splash in the Wild West at Australia’s theme park version of Hollywood.

Cavill Avenue
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Cavill Avenue

4/5(100 reviews)

Bustling nightlife, great shopping and a legendary surfing beach make this avenue the exciting centre of Surfer’s Paradise on the Gold Coast.

Surfers Paradise Beach
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Surfers Paradise Beach

4.5/5(182 reviews)

This stretch of beach is known for its regular sets of rolling waves, with high-rise hotels and bustling nightlife along the sandy shore.

Kirra Beach
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Kirra Beach

4.5/5(37 reviews)

Nothing says vacation like spending a lazy day at Kirra Beach, a popular beach in Tweed Heads. Visit the shops in this family-friendly area, or simply enjoy its restaurants.


Top Hotels in Broadbeach

Estimated price for 1 night / 2 adults
Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
5 out of 5
2669 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$1,663 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6

Located in Broadbeach, this luxury aparthotel is within a 10-minute walk of Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, The Star Gold Coast, and Pacific Fair ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (2,350 reviews)

"Always a friendly, helpful experience at check in and check out."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/20

Meriton Suites Broadbeach, Gold Coast
ULTIQA Beach Haven At Broadbeach
ULTIQA Beach Haven At Broadbeach
4 out of 5
1 Albert Avenue, Broadbeach, QLD

Offering direct access to the beach, this Broadbeach apartment building is in a shopping district and within a 10-minute walk of Kurrawa Beach and The Star Gold ...

4.4/5Excellent! (503 reviews)

"Great location, no need to get the car out all hokiday."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/22

ULTIQA Beach Haven At Broadbeach
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
5 out of 5
Casino Drive, Broadbeach Island Gold Coast, Broadbeach, QLD
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is NT$3,472 per night from Oct 5 to Oct 6

Located in Broadbeach, this luxury hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Surfers Paradise Beach. Cavill Avenue and Timezone are also ...

4.5/5Wonderful! (1,200 reviews)

"The room was wonderful, quiet, comfortable bed and very hi-tech with automated curtains, blinds and lighting. We thoroughly enjoyed our stay"…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/14

The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast
Avani Broadbeach Residences
Avani Broadbeach Residences
4.5 out of 5
2663 Gold Coast Highway, Broadbeach, QLD
The price is NT$3,900 per night from Sep 29 to Sep 30

Located in Broadbeach, this luxury apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (659 reviews)

"Room was neat and clean, although the outside balcony was not"…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/10

Avani Broadbeach Residences
Peppers Broadbeach
Peppers Broadbeach
5 out of 5
21 Elizabeth Ave, Broadbeach, QLD
The price is NT$4,906 per night from Oct 27 to Oct 28

Located in Broadbeach, this luxury aparthotel is within a 5-minute walk of Oracle Boulevard and The Oasis. Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre and The ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (1,631 reviews)

"Very good location in Central Broadbeach, easy access to beach and restaurants. Rooms are a bit dated so could do with a refresh and upgrade to fit price band. I was in Tower 2 and the pool is not great as sits in the shade most of the day so not great to relax in. Rooms are spacious, quiet and have ..."…"

Reviewed on 2020/9/22

Peppers Broadbeach
Qube Broadbeach
Qube Broadbeach
4 out of 5
Cnr Queensland Ave and Jubilee Ave, Broadbeach, QLD

Located in Broadbeach, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of The Oasis and Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre. The Star Gold Coast and ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (158 reviews)

"Great new hotel. Heaps of facilities, beautiful room and walking distance to beach and shops and food and more."…"

Reviewed on 2020/8/16

Qube Broadbeach

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Broadbeach Waters
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Miami

Miami is known for its pristine beaches, and you can make a stop by Burleigh Beach and Burleigh Golf Club while in the area.

Miami
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Main Beach

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Main Beach
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Carrara


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