The Gold Coast is renowned as a popular holiday destination thanks to its sun, sand, surf and fantastic nightlife. Gold Coast surf clubs are a big part of the lifestyle on the coast, not only providing volunteers who patrol the beaches and ensure the waters are safe for everyone to enjoy, they also provide an affordable, welcoming and family friendly environment to catch up with friends over a drink or a meal. Offering spectacular views of some of the coast’s best beaches, Gold Coast surf clubs also offer nightly entertainment and gaming facilities and are conveniently located close to central holiday accommodation areas.
Located at the northern end of the Gold Coast, Southport Surf Club is one of the coast’s longest standing clubs and is situated on MacArthur Parade at Main Beach. One of the best clubs in Southeast Queensland, Southport has a strong history and is an important part of the community. Similarly, the Surfers Paradise Surf Club is one of the most popular Gold Coast surf clubs and features gaming and a number of bars and restaurants as well as many competition events including ski, surf rave, beach flags, Malibu board riding and much more. The Mermaid Beach Surf Club is equally famous and is situated on Hedges Avenue, known as ‘millionaire’s row’. Offering stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, Mermaid Beach is known as the ‘local’s club’.
South of Mermaid Beach, the Nobby’s Beach Surf Club has been a driving force in the community since 1954 and features state-of-the-art gaming, full TAB and Keno facilities, a bar and restaurant and live entertainment. Situated on beautiful Elephant Rock, the Currumbin Surf Club offers a fantastic venue for casual catch ups and functions as well as the convenience of a courtesy shuttle. Just metres from the beach, Tugun Surf Club has been saving lives since 1925 and is the ideal place to stop for a cold drink, bite to eat or catch up with friends. Greenmount Surf Club boasts spectacular views of the entire Gold Coast and offers excellent services for members and guests.
The Kirra Surf Club is situated on a small rocky headland separated by Kirra Beach and Kirra Point with Coolangatta Beach to the south. Located on the popular Miami Esplanade, North Burleigh Surf Club offers picturesque views of the coast from sunrise to sunset. The southernmost of the Gold Coast surf clubs, Rainbow Bay Surf Club is located on Snapper Rocks Road and is just minutes from Coolangatta on the Queensland/New South Wales border.