Palm Beach Tourism, Australia

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Palm Beach is a suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia, between Tallebudgera Creek and Currumbin Creek. At the 2006 Census, Palm Beach had a population of 13,494. Palm Beach is an area with little in the way of natural features to enclose it or to set it apart from other places on the Gold Coast, though it has thrice been voted cleanest beach in Queensland.Certainly subdivided by the mid-1950s the subdivision is unusual in the way in which it straddles both sides of the highway. Streets along the highway are named from first to twenty-eighth starting at the southern end of the area and each second one terminates at the highway. Between the beach and the highway in the southern part of the area the narrow Jefferson Lane links across streets. In this lane are some of the earliest and most basic of Gold Coast beach "shacks", some on blocks of land valued in millions of dollars. There is some suggestion that these in fact predate the subdivision and other remnants of an earlier settlement. Recent extensions of the Palm Beach area to the west have created new subdivisions with different characteristics including a small section of canal development. The area is bounded to the north by the Tallebudgera Creek and the national recreation camp and to the south by tower developments at the mouth of Currumbin Creek. The creek mouths of Tallebudgera and Currumbin have been stabilised with training walls built during the 1970s. Both of the Creek entrances are dredged on an annual basis. There are nearshore bait reefs along Palm Beach and offshore there are fishing reefs that are some of the most productive of the Gold Coast. Laguna Lake is in the south western part of the suburb, with Elizabeth Sloper Gardens park around its edges. The Tallebudgera Creek Tourist Park, at the northern end of Palm Beach, provides holiday accommodation mainly for families. The adjacent Tallebudgera Recreational Camp is a national fitness camp visited by children from throughout Queensland. Neptune Royal Life Saving Club was the first female only club in Australia (often claimed as the world) and still provides patrol services for people swimming in Tallebudgera Creek estuary. It remains the only club on the Gold Coast not affiliated with Surf Life Saving. Palm Beach is also patrolled by the Palm Beach Surf Life Saving Club at 7th Avenue and Pacific Surf Life Saving Club near 19th Avenue. Local sporting clubs include soccer club Palm Beach Sharks, Palm Beach Currumbin Alleygators RUC and Palm Beach Currumbin Australian Football Club. The local high school is Palm Beach Currumbin High School.

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Facts and Stats for Palm Beach*

  • Pollution Statistics in Palm Beach

    Know the pollution level of Palm Beach before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 18.9 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 26.32 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 33.33 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 32.69 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 16.03 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 23.03 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.88 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 16.67 (Very Low)
  • Palm Beach: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 39.34 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 34.75 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.31 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 31.6 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 37.29 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 45 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 65.25 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 82.79 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 50 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 40.42 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 29.17 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 57.2 (Moderate)
  • Living in Palm Beach - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Palm Beach is 202.25 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 56.75 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 98.05 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.58 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.68 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.37 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.14 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.09 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 127.23 (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 Palm Beach

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Palm Beach

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.51 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.26 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.07 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.06 USD

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

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