Feb 13th 2019 10:48am
Our location at Kirra Surf Apartments will come alive in April with two big events arriving to take over Coolangatta, Kirra and Snapper Rocks. For beachgoers, tourists and ocean-sports lovers alike, the Quiksilver Men’s Pro and Boost Mobile Women’s Pro 2019, as well as the Cooly Classic Ocean Swim 2019 are all set to be huge, with both providing the perfect excuse to get on the Gold Coast this autumn!
With our beachfront Kirra apartments on Kirra Beach, you’re guaranteed to be at the centre of the action as you stay in stunning one, two and three bedroom apartments with everything you need to unwind before heading out for the big events. Our choice has your ideal stay ready whether you’re coming with a partner, family or alongside a group of friends, as well as a superb choice of onsite facilities to make the most of throughout your time on the Gold Coast.
For your next thrilling getaway, book with Kirra Surf Apartments and don’t miss these two events coming in April!
Opening the 2019 WSL Championship, the Quiksilver Men’s Pro and Boost Mobile Women’s Pro is the must-attend event this autumn that will showcase some of the best surfing talent in the world.
Taking place at world-famous surfing location Snapper Rocks and setting the tone for the rest of the WSL Championship Tour, the Quiksilver Men’s Pro and Boost Mobile Women’s Pro will reel in some of the most skilled surfers in Australia and around the world for eleven action-packed days of professional competitive surfing. Events will be for both men and women with a variety of categories that will showcase only the best of world-class surfing as thousands of spectators and cheering surf fans watch from the shore.
Snapper Rocks - also known as “The Superbank” - is one of the world’s revered surfing stages, which is adored for its endless rolling waves that provide a spectacular backdrop for maestro surfers across the globe. There isn’t a better location to kick off the 2019 WSL Championship, which has been a prominent body for professional surfing worldwide, holding some of the most prestigious surfing championships for more than four decades.
This 2019, don’t miss 2018 champion Julian Wilson defend his title alongside other championship-level surfers from around the world as they look to come out on top. The atmosphere will be nothing short of electric, and it’s simply not to be missed for surf fans all across the country.
The Quiksilver Men’s Pro and Boost Mobile Women’s Pro - the major introductory event of the 2019 WSL Championship Tour - comes to Snapper Rocks from April 3 to April 13. For more information, just visit Quiksilver Pro Gold Coast 2019.
The Gold Coast’s big annual swim on Coolangatta is back for its 10th birthday this 2019, inviting swimmers from all over the country to join in a number of iconic long-distance swims.
Each year the Cooly Classic Ocean Swim takes over Coolangatta as well as surrounding areas Snapper Rocks and Kirra for one whole day, offering an incredible backdrop for impassioned swimmers to take part in a premier ocean swim in one of the most famous surfing locations in the world. With a breathtaking location and a solid reputation built up over ten successful years, the Cooly Classic - which is part of World Series Swims - has become a huge event for ocean swimmers from all over the world, as well as an electrifying spectacle for onlookers and beach-goers alike.
This year, to celebrate its 10th annual event, the Cooly Classic will be introducing a brand new 5.0km marathon distance, which will be the longest course yet. 200 elite swimmers will take on this demanding long-distance swim to and from the North Kirra SLSC, and it’s all set to be a thrilling exhibition for all.
The new Cooly 5.0 will take place in addition to the ever-popular Cooly 3.0 and Cooly Classic, which are the most watched events of the Cooly Classic Ocean Swim. The Cooly Classic is undoubtedly the main highlight, which attracts a sizeable crowd as swimmers embark on a 2.0km course from Snapper Rocks to Kirra Beach, passing Rainbow Bay, Greenmount and Coolangatta along the way. The Cooly 3.0, which is equally exciting, sees swimmers take on an extra kilometre in an attempt to push themselves that much further.
As with each year, the Cooly 1000, which is a short 1.0km swim from Coolangatta to Kirra Beach, will invite casual swimmers and Cooly Classic first-timers to get a feel of the event. Young swimmers from ages 10 to 16 will also be giving it their best in the Junior Giants event - a 1000-metre swim short course that will take place on Coolangatta Beach.
1st, 2nd and 3rd place prizes will be given for each distance, as well as $500 and a trophy for the first-ever winner of the Cooly 5.0!
Join the crowds that will gather on Coolangatta, Snapper Rocks and Kirra for the 2019 Cooly Classic Ocean Swim, which is sure to feature an explosive atmosphere for its 10th annual event. There will also be free Stretch Yoga on the beach, offering beginner and advanced yogis to learn from some of the best.
The Cooly Classic Ocean Swim returns for 2019 on April 28. For the full program of events, just visit Cooly Classic 2019.
Enjoy a prime location for the Quiksilver Men’s Pro and Boost Mobile Women’s Pro and the 2019 Cooly Classic Ocean Swim by booking with Kirra Surf Apartments today! Situated on Kirra Beach and just minutes from Coolangatta and Snapper Rocks, you’re guaranteed to be at the heart of the action this April by choosing from our luxury one, two and three bedroom apartments that are modern, spacious, and fully furnished with all the right amenities.
See what we have to offer then book directly just visiting Kirra Surf Apartments.
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