Dust off the safari suit, throw on a shift dress and get the platforms out - the 1970s retro film Swinging Safari is launching in cinemas this week and the Southern Gold Coast is getting right into the swinging spirit. ..
Gold Coast World Surfing Reserve Inc., will host the International Surfing Symposium in Currumbin to promote the sport and its direct relevance to critical issues such as ocean conservation and maintaining beach and surf amenity. ..
Summer on the Southern Gold Coast just reached a whole new level, with Kirra and Coolangatta gearing up to play host to Seaside Sounds, a series of free summer concerts to be held over February and March. ..
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. ..
Despite dramatic displays of lightning and some rain showers, nothing could dampen the spirit of the Tugun community who came out in force on Saturday for the launch of the annual Tugun Lights Up celebration. The Street Party brought crowds into the heart of Tugun Village, with great support from the traders this year. ..
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. ..
Queen Elizabeth Park will come alive with the spirit of Christmas on Sunday 11 December as The Strand presents the free Coolangatta Christmas Carols in the park. The whole family will enjoy a night of Christmas-inspired entertainment, with performances by Rudolph and his friends, carols by local community choir, The Voice Weavers, and a final set by folk band, The Bostocks. ..
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. ..
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. ..
Love to Ride is a free workplace cycling challenge during November which aims to get more Gold Coasters cycling around our beautiful city. There are hundreds of prizes to be won, including movie tickets, bikes, morning tea and more. All you have to do is ride for just 10 minutes and log your ride to win. ..
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. ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC) and The Strand at Coolangatta have partnered to bring free beach volleyball courts to Coolangatta on the Gold Coast. ..
A new craze to hit our Southern Gold Coast waterways, SUP pilates combines stand up paddleboarding and pilates on Currumbin Creek. It joins the host of weekly activities out on the water, providing options for locals and visitors to keep fit and active. ..
The 2016 Australian and Oceanic Beach Handball Championships will be hosted at Coolangatta Beach from 25 – 28 February. The event organisers are looking for local businesses to get behind the event by supplying any equipment they have to gain exposure for their business in return for providing a great event atmosphere down on the beach. ..
The Southern Gold Coast is set for a big year of events in 2016 according to tourism and economic development body, Connecting Southern Gold Coast (CSGC). ..
Connecting Southern Gold Coast has launched a YouTube channel, creating a visual storyboard to promote our beautiful region. ..
The Rev(d) Head Beach Walk Party, presented by CSGC and V8 Superfest was held on Saturday 18th October along Coolangatta foreshore. Walkers turned out for a relaxing 3km walk to enjoy the outdoors, and later joined in a bit of aerial photo fun! ..
Bin 72, the newest star on the Coolangatta dining scene, is opening at The Strand on Saturday November 8. It’s the latest venture from highly-acclaimed chef Daniel Ridgeway following the success of his two other Gold Coast restaurants. ..
Gone are the days of the sleepy Tugun Village. With a host of new shops getting shiny fit-outs ready for summer trade – some of the old names are also reinventing themselves, including third generation family business, Tugun Fruit and Flowers. ..