Broadbeach travel guide

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You're Going to Love Broadbeach

With a population of 8,738, Broadbeach is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country. We recommend you stay at least 7 days in order to fully appreciate everything Broadbeach has to offer.

Where to Eat in Broadbeach

If you’re looking for affordable options, Kiyomi - The Star Gold Coast (Broadbeach Island) and The Cuban (103 Oracle Boulevard) are great picks.

When to visit Broadbeach

Broadbeach in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Broadbeach in July
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Broadbeach


When flying to Broadbeach, you’ll arrive at Coolangatta Gold Coast (OOL), which is located 16 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Broadbeach from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 3h 25m.


Airtrain Brisbane is the only carrier operating train routes to Broadbeach.


Another option to get to Broadbeach is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 74 km from Broadbeach. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Apex, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Broadbeach

Airlines serving Broadbeach

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British Airways
Good (2,114 reviews)
Good (641 reviews)
Turkish Airlines
Good (1,732 reviews)
Air France
Good (633 reviews)
United Airlines
Good (3,617 reviews)
Good (1,183 reviews)
Qatar Airways
Good (1,698 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,636 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (598 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
Excellent (587 reviews)
Good (862 reviews)
Etihad Airways
Good (445 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,450 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (223 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (215 reviews)
Excellent (282 reviews)
Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
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Where to stay in Broadbeach

From 5-star hotels such as the The Star Grand at The Star Gold Coast to great affordable options like the Neptune Resort, Broadbeach offers a range of accommodations for every taste. Average rates range from around $188 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $311 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Broadbeach

Most booked hotels in Broadbeach

voco Gold Coast, an IHG Hotel
Excellent (8.2, Excellent reviews)
Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise
Excellent (8, Excellent reviews)
Mantra on View Hotel
Good (7.4, Good reviews)
Novotel Surfers Paradise
Good (7.4, Good reviews)

Hiring a car in Broadbeach

Hiring a car in Broadbeach costs $46 per day, on average, or $325 if you want to hire it for 7 days.

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 47% cheaper than airport locations in Broadbeach.

Expect to pay $1.80 per litre in Broadbeach (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.58 and $28.77. Compact (Hyundai Accent or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Broadbeach, while also 60% cheaper than other types, on average.