Coolangatta Tourism

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

    • Air Pollution 16.81 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.68 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.61 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 29.82 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.16 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 20.98 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.23 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.84 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Coolangatta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Coolangatta.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.85 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.81 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 47.22 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.09 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 36.46 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.23 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.07 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 63.54 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.41 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 48.99 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 42.12 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.79 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 56.6 (Moderate)
    • Safety Index 55.98 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.97 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 26.32 (Low)
    • Health Care Index 86.58 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6 (Low)
    • 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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.68 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 39.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 93.23 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.19 USD

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

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