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Athol Paterson Carpark

Location: Suter Street, Southport

Parking fees

Duration Price Times
Hourly $2.10 Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm
Daily $6.10 Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm
Weekly pass $28.00 Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm
Monthly pass $102.00 Monday to Saturday 9am to 5pm
Annual pass NA NA

*Weekly or monthly tickets can be purchased from any City customer service centre.

A multi-use carpark permit is also available for this carpark and can be purchased for $189 a month from any customer service centre, or by posting a cheque and forwarding your details to City of Gold Coast, PO Box 5042, GOLD COAST MC QLD 9726.

This permit can be used between 9am and 5pm from Monday to Saturday at this carpark and those listed below only:

  • Alex Black Carpark, Burleigh Heads
  • Athol Paterson Carpark, Southport
  • Carey Carpark, Southport
  • Cypress Gardens Carpark, Surfers Paradise
  • Mal Burke Carpark, Southport.

In addition, a Southport multi-use carpark permit is available for $117 a month and available for use at:

  • Athol Paterson Carpark, Southport
  • Carey Carpark, Southport
  • Mal Burke Carpark, Southport.

Please note:

  • holding a carpark permit does not guarantee a parking space.
  • where relevant, any unused portion of a carpark permit issued for one month or less in duration is non-refundable
  • where relevant parking permits must be clearly displayed on the vehicle dashboard
  • vehicles must be parked within the designated parking bays.

Parking on public holidays

Public holiday parking restrictions vary throughout the city. Please check each area for the relevant information.

Parking charges and time restrictions do not apply on public holidays in this area.

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