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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.

Whale Watching

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”.

COOLY ROCKS ON™ FESTIVAL

Cooly Rocks On™ is an annual celebration of everything 50s, 60s and 70s bringing the colourful and vibrant beachside towns of Coolangatta and Tweed together for the ultimate party.

Music, dancing, cars, nostalgia and good old-fashioned family fun are all on the program, right here in one of the best destinations in the world. Bring the family and enjoy loads of free entertainment and retro markets.

Watch the Cooly Rocks On™ Street Parade, check out thousands of classic cars, see as many amazing artists as possible, dance every night away and have as much fun as you can possibly squeeze into your stay.

When: 5 - 9 June 2019

Gold Coast Marathon

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: 6 - 7 July 2019

Coolangatta Gold 2018

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 2018
Where: Coolangatta

Sand Tunes Festival 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!

Hot Air Balloon Rides

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.

Australian Outback Spectacular

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 Tour

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!

Roxy Boardriders Yoga Class

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
Cost: Free

Arts & Crafts on the Coast

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.
Time: 8:00am-2:00pm

Gold Coast Skydive

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!