Aug 20th 2021 11:27am
Event update: now taking place on November 13 and November 14.
Are you excited for the Coolangatta Gold? We know we are. It’s one of the most iconic triathlon events in Australia and it was sorely missed last year!
But it’s back - set to take over Coolangatta Beach on the Gold Coast for a full weekend of high-adrenaline triathlon.
Remember the cult classic 1984 film The Coolangatta Gold? The Coolangatta Gold took after its central theme to become one of Australia’s biggest and most famous annual sporting events. It pulls in some of the world’s most renowned triathletes, giving it their all on what is a gruelling course measuring just shy of 42km!
But you don’t have to take part (sigh of relief). You can spectate, cheer on the participants and soak up the action from the oceanside. And believe us, it’s an atmosphere like no other!
So, what does the course involve? The long course - and the main event of the Coolangatta Gold - comprises skiing, paddling, swimming and running.
In that order. Simply put, it’s an endurance challenge that forces each participating triathlete to push their limits, both physically and mentally.
There’s also a short course at the Coolangatta Gold, which measures 21km. This course is for budding triathletes looking to prep and get a feel of the event. And it’s just as entertaining to watch.
Participants can take part as individuals as well as teams. And if you are looking to test your stamina, all course registrations must be submitted by 5 pm on October 3.
So, when is the 2021 Coolangatta Gold?
Saturday, November 13 and Sunday, November 14 - save the date.
Whether you’re thinking about spectating or just need the perfect excuse to visit the beach this spring, don't miss it!
Coolangatta Gold 2021 is free to spectate, so why not come by if you’re looking for excitement on the beach this spring?
Here at Kirra Surf, we offer Kirra Beach accommodation that's just a stone’s throw from Coolangatta, comprising 1, 2 and 3 bedroom beachfront holiday apartments with sublime beach and ocean views.
We also offer a host of onsite facilities if you’re hoping to kick back and unwind. These include a horizon edge outdoor swimming pool, sauna, gym/fitness room, secure underground car park and free WiFi access.
So, what do our Kirra Beach apartments offer?
Our full accommodation range includes Ground Floor Apartments, 1 Bedroom Apartments, 2 Bedroom Apartments, 3 Bedroom Apartments and 3 Bedroom Family Apartments.
Seeking a bit of added luxury? We also offer Sub Penthouse, Supersub Penthouse and Penthouse accommodation. And, yes, the views are as good as you're thinking!
That’s right - save with Kirra Surf Apartments by just booking directly. That’s over the phone or through our website bookings page. You won’t find our direct rates anywhere else, so whether you're on a budget this spring or just love a good deal, make sure to take advantage of the best available rates.
Not interested in the Coolangatta Gold? No worries - there’s plenty more to do on the Gold Coast this spring. On the same weekend as the Coolangatta Gold, catch Groundwater Country Music Festival in Broadbeach. Additionally, head on over for a family holiday during the spring school break, or simply spoil your partner to a surprise weekend escape on the beach.
For more information on our Kirra apartments and rates, just visit Kirra Surf Kirra Accommodation.
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