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 Gold Coast Summer Swims are super social and the distances are great training goals – think of them as stepping stones to longer distances and other events throughout your Summer. The courses offer a mix of surf and flat water, from the sheltered Greenmount Beach around to Kirra Beach, home of the Cooly Classic. For swim training, for surf practice, for race prep – these events are built for Summer fun in the surf, no matter what your motivation is.
SUN 19TH JAN 2020
SUN 16TH FEB 2020
Be part of Queensland’s most exciting triathlon weekend featuring Gold Coast Triathlon – Luke Harrop Memorial. Age group athletes have the opportunity to test their limits in the Gold Coast Triathlon.
There are three great events to choose from:
Gold Coast Triathlon - Luke Harrop Memorial 750 metre swim | 20 kilometre cycle | 5 kilometre run
Gold Coast Enticer Triathlon 300 metre swim | 10 kilometre cycle | 2.5 kilometre run
Gold Coast Superkidz Triathlon 100 metre swim | 2 kilometre cycle | 400 metre run
When: Sunday, 5th April 2020
The pumping beach breaks on the southern Gold Coast make a fitting backdrop to the Quiksilver Pro and Roxy Pro Gold Coast, marking the opening of the men’s and women’s world championship tours. Boasting a massive prize purse, the event sets up shop at Snapper Rocks, renowned for its iconic ‘super-bank’, promising world-class waves and flawless right-hand barrels. Expect big names such as Kelly Slater, Joel Parkinson, Matt Wilkinson and Stephanie Gilmore to carve it up. Fast facts
Where: Coolangatta, Gold Coast
When: April 2020
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.
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!
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 2020 Whale Season will begun in June!
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”.
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: 4th - 5th July 2020
Bleach* is the Gold Coast Festival, taking place annually across the City in April.
The program is one of Australia’s leading and most exciting site-specific contemporary arts programs. Quintessentially Gold Coast, Bleach* celebrates the city’s most dynamic and adventurous artists, welcomes renowned Australian and international collaborators and engages a broad audience through a range of events. Utilising the Gold Coast’s world-famous natural landscape as unconventional venues, Bleach* aims to deliver incredible arts and cultural experiences that challenge expectations, change perceptions and provide a unique and authentic sense of place, inspiring both locals and visitors alike.
Bleach* The Gold Coast Festival has attracted more than 470,000 people since its inaugural year in 2012. The program features work across all genres including dance, theatre, contemporary music, opera, installations, circus and major public events.
When: 12th - 28th August 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.
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!