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Coolangatta marks the southern end of the strip of surfing beaches that run from the Queensland / New South Wales border to Main Beach. It has the distinctive form of a town locked between the twin headlands of Kirra and Greenmount Hills, the mountains, and the sea. It's a place of special character because of its early settlement, role as a border town and railway terminus. Its topography and the early development of a still thriving beach culture.
The Coolangatta Heritage Walk is a self-guided trail that celebrates the rich history of the town. You can explore the many heritage places in Coolangatta that are listed on the Gold Coast Local Heritage Register.
Along the walk there are discoveries to be made including historic places of interest, plaques, laneways and monuments that together tell the story of Coolangatta.
Here are your downloads to guide you through the walk:
Here is Coolangatta on Google maps.