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 16.98 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 29 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.54 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 30.29 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 12.98 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.15 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15.09 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 13.73 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Coolangatta for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Coolangatta.

    • Burglary and Theft 38.86 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.49 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.43 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 32.24 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 34.57 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 44.82 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 38.41 (Low)
    • Drug offense 61.42 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.63 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 49.7 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.77 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.52 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.88 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Coolangatta is 195.5 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 57.46 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.08 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 27.62 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 68.73 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.62 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 5.96 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 103.93 (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.

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

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.07 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.8 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 34.33 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 91.73 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.91 USD

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

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