Just ask our staff to book on any one of the fabulous world class entertainment packages including theme parks, dinner and stage shows, or simply explore some our beautiful natural attractions a short journey away.
The 2019 Whale Season has begun!
The Beautiful and majestic giants of the sea, the Humpback whale have started their migration up our coastline.
In 2019, we expect this season to be one of the best seasons on record. Last year it was estimated over 20,000 whales passed through the gold coast and we are expecting similar if not larger numbers this year.
So now is the time to get in early and book your place on Coolangatta / Tweed Head regions.
Our cruises depart 6 days a week, every Wednesday through to Monday from the ivory Marina, 156 Wharf St Tweed Heads NSW. Cruises depart 8:30am and return 11.30am.
Spaces are limited as we restrict seating to 50 only to ensure you get a personalised cruising experience and interrupted viewing from anyone of our 3 separate viewing platforms. So book early to secure your place on our 60 ft purpose built whale watching catamaran the “George Bass”.
Two days of stunning cycling featuring the Jurassic (Saturday) and Valley rides (Sunday). Expect 100km of road riding with 6km of gravel over three sections (Saturday only).
Includes: Full support vehicle, Ride nutrition and hydration, Feed stations, Group dinner Saturday, Local Hosts, Photo packs to capture the moments.
Your Hosts: Your local Host for the ride will be Sean (riding) and Isabella (vehicle). Sean and Isabella have been married and living on the Gold Coast for over decade. Sean's extensive knowledge of the area and local history has come from racing bikes and working for local media. Sean and Isabella are genuine souls ready to share their local roads with you.
When: 31st August & 1st September 2019
Where: Gold Coast Airport, Eastern Avenue, Bilinga
A single day fun longboard event designed to bring together like minded local amateur surfers in a fun filled day of surfing. Not looking for future world champions just surfers that like to surf Kirra.
Entries available soon.
When: Sunday 11th August 2019
Where: Kirra Beach
Experience monumental and memorable sculpture at the 17th annual SWELL Sculpture Festival. Set amongst the iconic landscape at Currumbin Beach, explore works of art built by distinguished local, national and international artists.
This magnificent outdoor gallery presents the occasion to enjoy guided twilight walks and artist talks. Visitors can get in touch with their inner artist and participate in artist master classes and children's workshops. This exhibition is free to the public and open all hours with a selection of sculptures revealing a new verve as they light up under the southern sky.
SWELL inspires, amuses and uplifts and captures the hearts and minds of all who visit.
When: 13 -22 September 2019
The Coolangatta Gold is one of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports. What began as the central theme for a motion picture over 30 years ago, has now commanded a place on Australia’s annual sports calendar. Take on the ultimate challenge with the grueling 41.8 kilometre long course or the 21 kilometre short course that will see you ski, swim, board and run your way to the finish line.
When: 12 - 13 October 2019
Having received approval from City of Gold Coast to deliver an iconic festival on Coolangatta Beach, TEG Dainty is working closely with key stakeholders to plan the event.
It is intended that SandTunes showcase the beauty of the Southern Gold Coast and deliver significant economic benefit to the local area and the Gold Coast.
The feel of the festival is to be a "Sand Under Foot" experience and will be designed to deliver an easy going beach side event.
Stay tuned for more details soon!
Balloon Down Under has been providing high quality balloon flights over the Gold Coast for over 25 years and are very keen to partner with Kirrasurf Apartments so that your customers can experience the thrill of a wonderful Gold Coast hot air balloon flight.
We go that extra mile to ensure our passengers have the very best balloon flight experience available anywhere. And we have a 100% safety record. The extras that we provide to our passengers, which no other balloon flight operator servicing the Gold Coast provides, are Complimentary return transfers from Kirra Surf Apartments. Welcoming tea / coffee / biscuits on the launch field on the launch site whilst the balloon is being inflated. A bottle of cool water after the balloon pack up, following the flight. Champagne breakfast after the flight at the 5 star Palm Meadows Golf Resort, Lakeview Restaurant During the breakfast we have a ceremony when we explain the history of hot air ballooning and why it is we have champagne after each balloon flight.
This is followed by the blessing of the new “balloonatics” with a champagne cork dipped in champagne and touched on each person’s forehead. Everyone has a wonderful time and they leave us with memories of a great morning.
The Tour de Valley weekend of cycling will again take to the roads of the southern Gold Coast on Saturday 19 October. The weekend will commence with the Kirra Criterium Classic along the iconic Kirra foreshore on Saturday morning. Featuring a 1.2-kilometre circuit with one of the best backdrops for cycle racing in the country, it provides a unique opportunity to enjoy the atmosphere of racing in front of the crowds on a great closed course. There will be seven divisions of races with great prizes on offer.
When: 20 October 2019
Where: Kirra Foreshore
Time: 7:00am - 11:30pm
Discover the Outback Spirit with Australian Outback Spectacular, an evening dinner show presented by R.M.Williams, filled with outback music, drama and action! Australian Outback Spectacular is just 20 minutes from the heart of Surfers Paradise and the ticket price includes show, dinner, drinks and a free Stockmen's hat!
Coolangatta's Queen Elizabeth Park will come alive with the spirit of Christmas on the 15th December, with free Coolangatta Christmas Carols presented by The Strand at Coolangatta.
Sing along to your favourite Christmas carols, enjoy brilliant Christmas performances and settle in for a magical night under the Southern Gold Coast stars!
Browse the Coolangatta Christmas Markets and grab a bite from the food trucks open from 4pm to make the most of the afternoon.
There will also be activities for the kids, and magical Christmas performances for the whole family to enjoy. Come along and enjoy this free, family-friendly event to celebrate Christmas in Coolangatta.
When: 15 December 2019
Where: Coolangatta Queen Elizabeth Park
Time: Markets 4pm; Show 5:30pm
Snorkelling on the Gold Coast with the turtles is just a 20 minute boat ride from Coolangatta/Tweed Heads. We snorkel out at the Cook Island Marine Reserve, which is a small protected island just off the coast with a large population of sea turtles. Cook Island plays host to an abundance of soft and hard coral gardens, lion fish, groper, damselfish, clown fish, kingfish, schools of baitfish and many more.
Green turtles are abundent all year round, with the occasional Loggerhead and Hawksbill turtles adopting this turtle sanctuary as home. You’ll be provided with top quality masks, snorkels, fins and springsuits/full length wetsuits [seasonal]. For those who like a little extra buoyancy in the water, we have ‘noodles’ which will help to keep you safely afloat, as well as view boards for those not so comfortable in the water, or great for the little ones!
Kickstart your Saturday with a Yoga class by Krystal Sayer, in a free energising class for all fitness and experience levels.
Held every Saturday opposite the store in the park, this is the ultimate way to have fun and fitness.
Book early to secure your spot by calling us directly.
When: Every Saturday
Where: Boardriders Coolangatta, Shop 28. 72-80 Marine Parade
Time: 6:30am – 7:30am
The world class international marathon will attract 28,000 participants of all ages and abilities from over 50 countries across eight races including the Gold Coast Marathon, Wheelchair Marathon, ASICS Half Marathon, Wheelchair 15km, Southern Cross University 10km Run, Gold Coast Airport Fun Run, Garmin 4km Junior Dash and Garmin 2km Junior Dash.
Its famous flat, fast and scenic course located alongside the city’s renowned surf beaches and stunning broadwater plus ideal winter running conditions featuring low humidity, little wind and mild temperatures result in 60% of participants achieving personal best times each year.
When: 4 - 5 July 2020
Spend the morning beachside and support local artisans at the Gold Coast's famous art and craft markets, held along Coolangatta foreshore.
There are over 150 stalls showcasing the best and most original of Australian-made products.
When: Every 2nd Sunday of the month
Where: Coolangatta, on the beach front park off Marine Parade, opposite The Strand Shopping Centre.
If it’s a spectacular start to 2020 you’re after, then Surfers Paradise is the place to be.
With a family-friendly Carnival leading up to breathtaking New Year’s Eve fireworks displays, the Gold Coast’s iconic beach destination puts on an event not to be missed.
The annual Surfers Paradise Carnival hits town on 27 December, bringing rides, slides and excitement to our beautiful beachfront. Daily fun and attractions from 3-9pm are guaranteed to entertain both little kids and big kids at heart. Bring your party to Surfers Paradise for a memorable New Year’s Eve celebration, where an awesome 30,000 effects will light up the sky from an offshore barge at 8pm and midnight. Come in early with family and friends to secure a prime position at Queensland’s favourite New Year’s Eve celebrations!
Where: Surfers Paradise
Carnival: Ride Costs May Apply
New Years Eve Fireworks: Free
Gold Coast Skydive are the only Tandem Skydive operation on the gorgeous Gold Coast! Boasting an excellent safety record, state of the art equipment and a pristine beach-side location. They have a great team full of fun and professional tandem masters who will take passengers through all the necessary training and go out of their way to make sure it's a truly amazing experience that you will never forget!