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.
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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