Surfers Paradise Tourism

The Gold coast capital, Surfers paradise Australia is a city like no other and is one of the biggest Surfing tourist destinations of all time. Well as the name suggests, the city has miles of ocean surf beaches with thrilling surfing experiences and astounding natural beauty. But that’s not it; the city has stunning high apartments on the shoreline that gives the whole destination a very dreamy feel. The city located in Queensland becomes a perfect tourist spot all year round due to its abundant attractions and friendly population.

Be it the picture-perfect postcard or the flawless cover photo the whole destination looks nothing short of a movie scene. The nightlife is the perfect blend of modern and electronic dance music which will keep you thrilled and busy throughout the night. From groovy discos to chilled lounges surfers’ paradise has a lot to offer when it comes to nightlife.

The destination sees tens and thousands of travellers coming from across the globe for their ultimate surfing experience on the famous Surfers paradise beach. The design and the whole look of the city are welcoming and put you in the mood for party! Shopping and more shopping seems to be the order of the day as the city has a very large amount of beach front shops, be it for just a casual t-shirt to souvenirs that will blow you away.

Essential travel information and Surfers Paradise tips for your visit

  • Carry a swimsuit and change of clothes at all times.
  • While swimming at the beach swim between red and yellow flags only as they are denoted as safe zones.
  • A sunscreen is recommended while at the beach.
  • Nights can get a bit chilly so pack some warm clothes too.

The best tours and activities in the city, guided by experts to give you a local insight to the best of Surfers Paradise

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

    • Air Pollution 17.92 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 31.25 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 36.44 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 33.47 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 15.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 24.58 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 15.25 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.47 (Very Low)
  • How safe is Surfers Paradise for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Surfers Paradise.

    • Burglary and Theft 41.22 (Moderate)
    • Mugging and Robbery 37.72 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 45.1 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 34.31 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 35.34 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 44.91 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.66 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.66 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 75.33 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 44.02 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 43.5 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 28.5 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 54.15 (Moderate)
  • Quality of Life Index of Surfers Paradise is 193.84 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.45 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 24.68 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.09 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 70.51 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.04 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.12 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 108.22 (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 Surfers Paradise

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.17 USD
    • International Movie per seat 12.09 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 38.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 88.64 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 70.51 USD

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