Surfers Paradise is a coastal suburb within the local government area of City of Gold Coast in Queensland, Australia. At the 2011 census, Surfers Paradise had a population of 19,668. Colloquially known as 'Surfers', the suburb has many high-rise apartment buildings and a wide surf beach. The feature of the heart of the suburb is Cavill Mall, which runs through the shopping and entertainment precinct. Cavill Avenue, named after Jim Cavill, an early hotel owner, is one of the busiest shopping strips in Queensland, and the centre of activity for night life. One of the features of the area is the Surfers Paradise Meter Maids designed to build goodwill with tourists.

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Location Information 

  • Population: 23689
  • State electorate(s): Surfers Paradise
  • Federal Division(s): Moncrieff
  • Established (yr): 1933
  • Population information is based on 2016 Census data.

Travel To  

Burleigh Heads QLD 4220 (13.4 km, 23 mins)
Nerang QLD 4211 (12.9 km, 22 mins)