Surfers Paradise Tourism, Australia

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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.

Surfers Paradise Travel Tips

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.

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Facts and Stats for Surfers Paradise*

  • Pollution Statistics in Surfers Paradise

    Know the pollution level of Surfers Paradise 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)
  • Surfers Paradise: Crime and Safety

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

    • 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 Surfers Paradise - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Surfers Paradise is 202.06 (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 70.18 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 85.14 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.09 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 126.98 (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 Surfers Paradise

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Surfers Paradise

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 9.59 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 47.69 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 95.94 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 76.75 USD

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

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Surfers Paradise Tours for you

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  • 2-Hour Beginners Surf Lesson at Main Beach
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    Duration: 2 Hrs

    Anyone can now experience the thrill of a surfing lesson at one of the area's best surf schools.You'll have fun, be safe and ...

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