Visit Broadbeach - Best of Broadbeach

In 1934, a new seaside township had been surveyed fronting the Pacific Highway and adjoining Main Beach. This grew steadily into the bustling suburb that was rightly named ‘Broadbeach’. Broadbeach is known for its beautiful Gold Coast beaches, wonderful weather and surf. There is no dearth in the number of water activities one can do. It is also home to one of Queensland's largest shopping centres, Pacific Fair.Annual events and festivals such as Blues on Broadbeach Music Festival and the Broadbeach Jazz Festival, both major festivals in Australia, take place here.

Broadbeach Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Broadbeach tips for your visit

  • If shopping at Pacific Fair, be sure to visit the Customer Service Centre upon arrival to receive your VIP Visitor Pack. Packed with over 100 discounts and exciting offers, it is exclusively available to Gold Coast visitors.
  • Don’t forget to slap on the sunscreen and follow the general beach rules whilst enjoying the beaches.

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Facts and Stats for Broadbeach*

  • Pollution Statistics in Broadbeach

    Know the pollution level of Broadbeach before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.33 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.91 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 32.95 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.11 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 14.2 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.51 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.12 (Very Low)
  • Broadbeach: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Broadbeach for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Broadbeach.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.23 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.92 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.62 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.14 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 36.51 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45.31 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.28 (Low)
    • Drug offense 65.08 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.92 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.62 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.23 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.13 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.14 (Moderate)
  • Living in Broadbeach - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Broadbeach is 201 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.44 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.6 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.68 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.73 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.34 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.19 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 122 (Very High)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Broadbeach

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Broadbeach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.74 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 51.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.2 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 74.07 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ‚Äčand subjected to change without notice.

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