Coolangatta Tourism

Visit Coolangatta - Best of Coolangatta

Coolangatta can be rightly called as Harappa of Gold Coast; as Harappa is the earliest urban settlements of the world, so is Coolangatta the first settlement of the coastal city Gold Coast. The city was named after a schooner that hit one of the beaches and later on its anchor has been preserved in the town. Ever thought of being in two places at one time? Weird right! Well you can have that excitement when you reach Captain Cook Memorial and the lighthouse and literally stand over the borders of Coolangatta(Queensland) and Tweed Heads(New South Wales) just chalked out by a line! People of Coolangatta are very welcoming and adventure junkies which can be seen in their local setup, predominant of gaming and partying. Often you can see people over there partying and enjoying. Still, Coolangatta people are very considerate and proud of their culture most representative in their preservation of family get together, their conviction to religious and social norms.

Come to Coolangatta and see your trip turning into a never-ending party!

Do add Coolangatta on your Gold Coast travel itinerary.

Coolangatta Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Coolangatta tips for your visit

  • If going for surfing, do take proper training and check the surf board.
  • Please don’t carry a surfing board longer than 6 feet inside the trams.
  • Do check for the availability of hotel rooms prior to your visit.
  • Do remember to carry light clothes and sunblock to protect your skin while on the beach.

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Facts and Stats for Coolangatta*

  • Pollution Statistics in Coolangatta

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

    • Air Pollution 16.89 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 30.71 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.71 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 19.85 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15.28 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15 (Very Low)
  • Coolangatta: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 40.95 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.82 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.66 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.5 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 38.39 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.93 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.72 (Low)
    • Drug offense 65.18 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.33 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.14 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.79 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.26 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.59 (Moderate)
  • Living in Coolangatta - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Coolangatta is 199.31 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.98 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 98.05 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.47 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.68 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.91 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.07 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.34 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 119.17 (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 Coolangatta

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.09 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.41 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 44.43 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 97.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 80.36 USD

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

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