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Sand Tunes Festival 2019

SandTunes – Summer's newest two day music event on the Gold Coast. ... Now at Metricon Stadium, Queensland's premier entertainment space.

Summer just got real hot thanks to the line-up of a brand-new festival, SandTunes, on the Gold Coast. Hitting up the Metricon Stadium in Nov/Dec, SandTunes is set to feature some of the world's biggest artists, headlined by US rapper Travis Scott.

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There will be free event shuttles operating for the event. The best route to get to Metricon Stadium from Coolangatta would be to take the Route 700 bus from Marine Parade in Coolangatta directly to Broadbeach South Light Rail Station. From Broadbeach South, jump on the free event shuttle to Metricon Stadium. Show your ticket to the bus driver or public transport attendants and your trip is FREE.

When: 30 Nov - 1 Dec 2019
Where: Metricon Stadium

Coolangatta Christmas Carols

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

Coolangatta New Years Eve Fireworks

The Southern Gold Coast will welcome 2019 with two fireworks displays this New Year’s Eve at Coolangatta Beach.
There will be two displays taking place, one at 9:00pm and another at midnight. Conveniently, this means noone has to miss out on fireworks this New Year’s Eve! Both families and partygoers can enjoy an exciting fireworks display at times that are convenient for them.
Bring a blanket and some chairs and celebrate one year passing into the next on the beach at Coolangatta!

When: From: 9:00 PM to 12:00 PM,  31 December 2019
Where: Coolangatta Beach
Cost: Free

Lisa Hunt & the Bunch

New Years Eve at Coolangatta Hotel.
Whole of venue event featuring LISA HUNT and THE BUNCH LISA HUNT Lisa Hunt and her band will bring you a night of Soul… Sweet Soul Music! Playing the best of Motown, Soul,Rhythm & Blues and Disco.

When: 31 December 2019
Where: Coolangatta Hotel

Gold Coast Summer Swims

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.

SAT 7TH DEC 2019
SUN 19TH JAN 2020
SUN 16TH FEB 2020
Free Event

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”.

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

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: 4 - 5 July 2020

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

New Year's Carnival in Surfers Paradise

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

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!