Ocean Plaza Resort
Coolangatta attractions and events
Superbly located in the heart of Coolangatta overlooking the beach, Ocean Plaza Resort is one of Coolangatta’s landmark high rise buildings. It is one of only a few Gold Coast buildings that can boast stunning ocean views from every one of its apartments. The resort features a choice of recreational facilities including heated pool and spa, children’s wading pool, 2 full size tennis courts, games room, gymnasium, golf driving net and a choice of new restaurants and cafe’s located right at the doorstep.
Cooly Rocks On
Cooly Rocks On is Australia’s largest nostalgia festival, celebrating the cars, music and culture of the 50s, 60s and 70s in June each year through the streets of Coolangatta on Australia’s Gold Coast.
Corona Surf Competition
The Corona Open Gold Coast marks the opening of the men’s and women’s world championship tours. The event sets up shop at Snapper Rocks, renowned for its promising world-class waves and flawless right-hand barrels.
The Coolangatta Gold is one of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports held at Coolangatta Beach. Take on the ultimate challenge with the full 41.8-kilometre long course or the 21-kilometre short course.
Tweed River Eco Cruise
Tweed Eco Cruises offers unforgettable trips to Stott’s Island and the riverside village of Tumbulgum or Chinderah on the Gold Coast. It’s time to escape, relax, unwind and see the beautiful sights along the way.
Coolangatta Whale Watch
Come and experience our incredible Whale Watching tour which sets off from the picturesque southern Gold Coast. Enjoy unobstructed views of these magnificent gentle giants of the ocean at play.
Monthly Art & Craft Markets
The weekly markets in and around Coolangatta provide shoppers with an opportunity to purchase handmade local arts and crafts as well as a wide variety of fresh produce and delicious food.