Coombabah Tourism

Coombabah, the name of the suburb in Gold Coast has three different alterations. One means ‘place of the cobra worms’, and the other two translations mean ‘home of the turtles’ or ‘Place of the turtles’. The translations suggest that the town has a special connection to animal life. Therefore it does not come across as a surprise that Coombabah Lakelands are knows for conservation. Around 150 species of birds including migratory birds, have found home in this region.

If you are someone who loves nature in its raw form- with an interest in animal life, Coombabah is the perfect destination for you to explore along the beautiful Gold Coast.

Coombabah also offers you a slightly adventurous getaway from the quintessential Gold Coast experience. It also gives you the perfect opportunity to discover the animal lover and the bird watcher within you.

Essential travel information and Coombabah tips for your visit

  • The weather is pleasant throughout the day but can get hot, so dress accordingly.
  • It rains during January to March, so be equipped accordingly.
  • Conservation wetlands do not have any place to eat or rest rooms so keep yourself stocked specially while travelling with the kids. 
  • Know the pollution level of Coombabah 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 Coombabah for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Coombabah.

    • 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 86.83 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.12 (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 Coombabah

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.73 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 36.97 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.42 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 68.86 USD

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

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