Visit Tugun - Best of Tugun

Tugun is a beach-side suburb on the Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 census, Tugun had a population of 5,976. Tugun is situated at the junction of the Pacific and Gold Coast highways 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north-west of Coolangatta and 96 kilometres (60 mi) south of Brisbane, the state capital. The junction was notoriously traffic-clogged but has improved markedly upon completion of the Tugun Bypass in June 2008. Tugun is a popular holiday destination, with a number of holiday units and motels lining Tugun Beach. Tugun has a number of shops located on its Golden-Four Drive strip. Its name is believed to have derived from an Indigenous word of unknown dialect meaning "breaking waves". Locals fondly call Tugun, Tugz (pronounced choo-gs). It's joined to its neighbouring suburbs of Currumbin and Bilinga via the Gold Coast Oceanway.

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This is a comprehensive travel guide for Tugun in Australia. From budgeting tips to finding the best spots, this travel guide has got all the insider information to explore Tugun like a local. After your splendid visit to Tugun, you can proceed to an important near-by city of Surfers Paradise. Attractions in Surfers Paradise include Dreamworld Theme Park, Planet Chill, Infinity. Also, to reach Tugun, you'll have to take a flight to Surfers Paradise; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. A vacation to Tugun can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Tugun*

  • Pollution Statistics in Tugun

    Know the pollution level of Tugun before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 17.93 (Very Low)
    • Water Pollution 27.27 (Low)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 32.22 (Low)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 29.44 (Low)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 13.89 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 21.02 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 14.67 (Very Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 14.77 (Very Low)
  • Tugun: Crime and Safety

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

    • Burglary and Theft 39.93 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 36.92 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 48.85 (Moderate)
    • Corruption and Bribery 33.47 (Low)
    • Car Stealing 38.08 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 46.59 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 40.15 (Moderate)
    • Drug offense 65.77 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 80.22 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 48.51 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 41.67 (Moderate)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 30.3 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 58.08 (Moderate)
  • Living in Tugun - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Tugun is 198.59 (Very High)

    • Safety Index 55.05 (Moderate)
    • Climate Index 97.73 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 23.08 (Low)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 29.21 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 69.14 (Moderate)
    • Health Care Index 86.34 (Very High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.19 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 117.62 (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 Tugun

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Tugun

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.08 USD
    • International Movie per seat 10.31 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 49.05 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 92.41 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 71.08 USD

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