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Southport was established on the Gold Coast in 1875 and is home to two of the city’s well known private schools, as well as the Gold Cost Hospital. Situated across the Nerang River from Surfers Paradise. Southport overlooks the Southport Broadwater and the Southport Spit. The township features one of the Gold Coast’s largest shopping complexes and is well located to access the Gold Coast’s world famous surf beaches and exciting attractions and theme parks.

Distance from Brisbane (State Capital): 76 kilometres.

Activites and Experiences at Southport

  • Accommodation
  • Ambulance
  • Automatic Teller Machine
  • Banking Facilities
  • Chemist
  • Cinema/Theatre
  • Licensed Club
  • Service Club
  • Coach Stop
  • Dentist
  • Electronic Funds Transfer at Point Of Sale
  • Fuel
  • Hospital
  • Public Bar
  • Mechanical Services
  • Medical Facilities
  • Newsagent
  • Police
  • Post Office
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Sporting Facilities
  • Supermarket
  • Swimming Pool
  • Takeaway Food
  • Tennis Court
  • Food and Wine
  • Shopping
  • RTN, QH and National Distributors (TQ)

Nearest Airport: Gold Coast

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