Make sure you swim between the red and yellow flags, which indicate that the beach is patrolled.
Currumbin Beach has two patrolled lifeguard towers:
- Pacific Parade, at Currumbin Beach Vikings Surf Life Saving Club (741 Pacific Parade) is patrolled between 8am and 5pm every day, all year round.
- Pacific Parade (corner of Duringan Street) at Currumbin Alley is patrolled between 8am and 5pm every day, Between November and April.
Note: all beaches are patrolled during Queensland school holidays. For more details, download our beach patrol information sheet.
For details of beach closures and water quality information, visit the “Alerts” page of our Media Centre or follow us on Twitter and Facebook.
For information about current coastal management projects, see our Beach projects page.
There is no charge to hold your wedding ceremony on one of our beaches however it does need to be approved by the City.
Find out more, including how to apply for approval, on our Beach weddings page.
Currumbin Beach has the following facilities for beachgoers:
Parking: There is a car park at the surf club and plenty of on-street parking available in side streets. Please make sure that you take note of any applicable parking signs and/or line markings before heading to the beach.
Note: Be aware that our beaches can get very busy on weekends and during school holidays, reducing the amount of available parking in the area.
Public transport: Translink buses run along Pacific Parade at Currumbin Beach. Use Translink’s journey planner to plot your trip to the beach.
Active travel: Use our walk and cycle guide for the Southern Gold Coast and surrounds to plan your walk, run or bike ride to the beach.
Visit our beach cameras page for the latest beach conditions.
Dogs are allowed on a leash on most Gold Coast beaches, but not within 200 metres of flagged areas. If you’d like to take your dog to an off-leash beach exercise area, see our off leash dog exercise areas for Main Beach/The Spit, Tallebudgera and Palm Beach for more information.
Our What’s allowed on Gold Coast beaches? page provides a summary of other activities that are/aren’t allowed.