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Kurrawa Terrace

Kurrawa Terrace is the city’s first absolute beachfront dedicated event site available for unique outdoor functions.

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Kurrawa Terrace is the Gold Coast's first dedicated beachfront event site. This space is sure to impress, from a casual morning of group yoga followed by a healthy breakfast to an elaborate sit down function for 120 VIPs.

Located in Kurrawa Park, Broadbeach, Kurrawa Terrace is a level, hard stand area that comes with access to power and water along with programmable LED feature lighting options. The unique location enables boutique functions and events to expand directly onto the beach, providing a quintessential ‘toes in the sand’ experience or to the west onto Kurrawa Park. Surrounding the terrace is integrated seating and coastal shade trees.

Since its launch in 2016, Kurrawa Terrace has showcased Gold Coast’s stunning scenery, hosting a variety of events including the 2016 Australian Tourism Exchange, the world’s first pop-up Sand Hostel, Tesla Tiny House activation as well as the Commonwealth House with Gold Coast Media Centre for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games.

Key details:

  • 625m² hardstand area (Terrace)
  • 200amp power supply with numerous power access points
  • Programmable LED feature lighting
  • Water supply
  • Sewer access is not provided

The ‘site plans’ tab below provides a detailed site plan, event overlay ideas, a lighting plan, parking information and a locality plan. Use creativity to build an impressive event or function as the options are endless.

Outlined in the table below are examples of how event organisers have utilised the space Kurrawa Terrace has to offer.

Event examples Space utilised
Event 1
Generic event example
15m x 15m marquee on hardstand area
5m x 10m back of house and amenities space on hardstand area
15m x 5m marquee in Kurrawa Park
30m x 15m or 2 x 15m x 15m marquee on beach

Event 2
Australian Tourism Exchange

15m x 20m marquee on hardstand area
6m x 6m marquee setup for catering
4m x 1.4m portable toilets

Event 3
Sand Hostel

28m x 20m purpose build structure constructed on hardstand area (not marquee)
A stage and seating were erected on the beach

Event 4
Commonwealth House with Gold Coast Media Centre

20m x 40m main marquee on sand (plus balcony)
3m x 9m catering marquee
6m x 18m (1 unit), 6m x 3m (1 unit) reception marquee on grass and hardstand area
2.2m x 3.5m (2 units), 5m x 4m (1 unit) air-conditioning units on sand
3m x 15m storage marquee
3m x 6m amenities

Destination Gold Coast Business Events

Destination Gold Coast Business Events (DGCBE) is the peak business events marketing body for Australia’s beachside city.

The team of knowledgeable local experts have decades of experience providing free professional services to meeting organisers, conference planners and event managers to help create an unforgettable Gold Coast conference experience.

Contact DGCBE for help finding local suppliers to construct event infrastructure on the Terrace, recommend the perfect accommodation for delegates, as well as inspiring itinerary ideas.

Contact for information regarding business events.


The Kurrawa Terrace is a premium asset, designed to attract corporate events. The table below sets out the standard fees applicable to use the Terrace. This fee (along with a $161 application fee) will be charged at the time of an event being approved.

Please note: this fee includes access to the open, level, hard stand area, access to power, access to water and programmable LED feature lighting around the site. All other infrastructure required by you for your event or function, will need to be organised and paid for by you.

A refundable bond may also apply to your event. Bonds vary based on the size and nature of the event, the extent of infrastructure and the types of vehicles required on site.

Number of guests Fee
up to 100 $798
101 to 200 $1597
201 to 400 $2395
401 to 600 $3193
601 to 800 $3991
over 800 $4789

Site plans

We have developed site plans for this location to provide guidance on event layouts and available infrastructure.

Make a booking

Submit an event application using the online form below or for further information regarding this exciting event space, please email the City Events team on

Online event application

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Please note: items are supplied by hirers and not available from the venue.

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