Surfers Paradise Business Centre place making master plan

Location: between The Esplanade and the Nerang River, and from Cypress/View Avenue south to Hanlan Street incorporating Appel Lane, Transit Centre to Watson Esplanade

Nearby destinations: Chevron Island Town Centre, Q1 Tower and Skypoint Observation Deck, Surfers Paradise Foreshore and beach, and the Cultural Precinct at Evandale

Noted by Council: December 2020

Review date: 2025

Surfers Paradise is an integral part of the Gold Coast experience for local and international tourists, residents, and commercial enterprise. It is seen as a major event precinct and characterised by high-rise apartments and mixed-use urban precinct lifestyle including tourist accommodation, restaurants, serviced offices, recreational opportunities, varied retail outlets and businesses. Surfers Paradise is renowned for its major youth events, vibrant nightlife, style, shopping, dining as well as its world-famous beach and surf culture.


Reinforce Surfers Paradise as the premier international destination for locals and visitors as the major event, dining, urban and commercial precinct of the city where more people choose to live, work, invest and spend time.

Place making plan