The Queensland Government has confirmed their support of the WSL Quiksilver and Roxy Pro at Snapper Rocks through to 2018, with the event set to take over the Southern Gold Coast once again this year from 14 – 25 March, 2017. ..
Coolangatta’s Beach Volleyball Courts will once again play host to a nationwide event as the U23 Beach Volleyball National Championships hit the Southern Gold Coast from 20 – 22 January, 2017. ..
Having jumped out of a plane around 14,500 times, it’s no surprise Gold Coast Skydive Managing Director and Chief Instructor, Archie Jamieson, is always looking for the next big adventure. The Kirra-based company, which Archie has now been operating since October 2008, facilitates about 500 thrill-seeking jumps per month, increasing up to almost 800 during the peak summer months. ..
A number of the Gold Coast’s best and bravest surf lifesavers were honoured at the National Awards of Excellence 2016, held at the Art Gallery of NSW on Saturday 22 October. Surf lifesavers and dignitaries from around the country gathered to see Pacific Surf Life Saving Club in Palm Beach take out the prestigious DHL Club of the Year for the work they have done to increase their membership from 242 to 331 over the past season. ..
The new Coolangatta Beach Volleyball Courts located opposite The Strand are building momentum, with the courts attracting more elite and social events. ..
The latest newsletter from Cr Gail O'Neill has arrived and has up to date news from Division 14, straight from the Councillor's desk. ..
Coolangatta now has a new, unique tour for visitors and locals to enjoy, with the launch of Australia Ninebot Coolangatta. The Ninebot is the latest technology in electric balancing vehicles and this is the first and only guided Segway tour of Coolangatta, featuring the southern beaches of the 8th World Surfing Reserve. ..
Winner of the inaugural Scoot Southern Gold Coast Photography Competition, Tait Whitelaw is no stranger to the Southern Gold Coast. The Elanora local spends plenty of time shooting local scenes and landscapes, and was generous enough to share his story and some more photos with us this month. ..
The Southern Gold Coast is gearing up as the place to be throughout the month of October, as the coastal paradise plays host to some of the biggest and most exciting events on offer. ..
A Southern Gold Coast beach is in the race to be named Australia's Best Beach in 2016. Rainbow Bay has made the shortlist of beaches around Australia headed for inclusion in the 101 Best Beaches List for 2016-17. It follows the success of the first publication several years ago, and the campaign has the backing of Tourism Australia. ..
The Southern Gold Coast is set to host the inaugural International Surfing Symposium in 2017. Confirmed for 13 - 17 March, 2017 at Currumbin RSL, the Symposium is organised by Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve Inc. to follow in the wake of the ocean conservation theme 12 months after the Gold Coast was endorsed as the 8th World Surfing Reserve. ..
Our volunteer lifesavers will again be set to patrol Southern Gold Coast beaches, commencing in the September School Holidays. It also coincides with the start of nipper season, with most clubs now ready to hit the surf and sand. ..
Coolangatta’s Opera on the Beach will return to our shores in September 2017, with six magical nights of Opera Australia’s ‘Aida’ performed on the country’s only beachside stage. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..
The Southern Gold Coast has welcomed the announcement that Coolangatta will be the host venue of the 2018 Commonwealth Games Beach Volleyball competition. ..
In 2017, The Australian Surf Life Saving Championships, the ‘Aussies’, will return to North Kirra Beach from 25 March until 2 April. Across 9 days, over 7000 Surf Life Savers from 313 surf clubs will compete in over 400 events from Youth, Open and Masters categories. ..
A world-first carbon neutral surfing event is being held at Duranbah on Sunday 24 April as part of the Gold and Tweed Coast’s Student Surf Festival 2016. ..