St Lucia Tourism, Australia

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St Lucia is a suburb within the City of Brisbane, Queensland, Australia 6 kilometres (3.7 mi) southwest of the Brisbane CBD. The suburb sits on a peninsula, bounded on the north, east and south by a bend in the Brisbane river. The eastern third of the suburb is occupied by the main campus of The University of Queensland. The flat area on the northern side is primarily medium to high density residential including numerous high-rise apartments on the river-front. The more hilly area in the centre and south is mainly low-density residential. The south-west is occupied by the Saint Lucia golf links. St Lucia is mainly a residential suburb and is generally regarded as one of the most affluent suburbs in Brisbane. For many years it was the third most expensive suburb behind Hamilton and Ascot and is still one of the top five most expensive suburbs in Brisbane today.


This is a comprehensive travel guide for St Lucia in Australia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore St Lucia like a local. The nearest major city to St Lucia is Surfers Paradise. Add Surfers Paradise to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like Dreamworld Theme Park, Planet Chill, Infinity. Most online packages to this city are of 1-2 days.

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Travel to St Lucia

- Know before you go to St Lucia

Facts and Stats for St Lucia*

  • Pollution Statistics in St Lucia

    Know the pollution level of St Lucia before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 15.53 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 35.8 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 35.51 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 19.89 (Very Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.07 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 15.73 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 16.39 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 15.12 (Very Low)
  • St Lucia: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 33.08 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 29.41 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 35.67 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 29.82 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 25.56 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 31.47 (Low)
    • Attacks 32.96 (Low)
    • Drug offense 45.07 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 85.09 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 54.61 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.04 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 24.78 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 40.07 (Moderate)
  • Living in St Lucia - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of St Lucia is 200.93 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 65.98 (High)
    • Climate Index 98.07 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 22.44 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 42.27 (Moderate)
    • Cost of Living Index 73.7 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 80.58 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.95 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 133.59 (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 St Lucia

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in St Lucia

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.23 USD
    • International Movie per seat 11.29 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.88 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 69.05 USD

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

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