Travelling Tips/Tourist Information
How to get to Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise
Getting to and from the Gold Coast Airport, please visit:
Airport Transfers are available from the Gold Coast Airport (at Coolangatta) to most registered holiday accommodation on the Gold Coast strip (this includes Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise). No arrival bookings are necessary as the shuttle bus service meets all flights and guarantee seats upon arrival into Gold Coast Airport. Once luggage has been collected please approach the Gold Coast Tourist Shuttle counter to purchase your tickets or exchange pre-purchased vouchers. If you wish you can pre-purchase your vouchers online
Return ticket$33.00 (arrange ticket 48 hours in advance)
For more information and on-line purchase of ticket, please visit:
Getting to and from Brisbane Airport, please visit:
The following forms of transport are available between the Brisbane International airport and the Gold Coast.
For more information about these different forms of transport, please visit:
The Gold Coast, just 60 kilometres south of Brisbane, is Australia's favourite holiday destination. It offers all types of accommodation and is filled with an enormous array of tourist attractions. It covers over 70 kilometres of surf beaches and is surrounded by thousands of hectares of sub-tropical rainforests in the Hinterland mountains. Some of Australia's most beautiful National Parks are to be found in this region. Off its shores, islands dot the sea, home to a myriad of marine life, wildlife and superb unspoilt natural riches.
The Gold Coast has a sub-tropical climate with plenty of sunshine year round (in fact an average of 300 days a year).
For more information, please visit: http://www.gold-coast.net/goldcoast/weather.html
What to Bring
To make your stay more enjoyable we suggest you include the following items in your luggage:
- Hat/Sunscreen (sun protection is vital)
- Swimwear/Beach Towel
- Light Summer clothing/shoes (informal dress)
- Lightweight jacket/sweatshirt (it can get a bit cool in the evenings)
- Insect Repellent (flies and mosquitoes favour our climate)
- Lightweight backpack
- Tourist information available from hotel foyers