Broadbeach is centrally located on the Gold Coast and is easy to get to no matter where you are coming from. There is plenty of Broadbeach accommodation available and all within walking distance of stages and venues so no need to drive into the event!
The City of Gold Coast encourages all Gold Coast residents and visitors to leave the car at home and make active travel part of their daily routine. The program promotes and encourages active and healthy forms of transport including walking, cycling, carpooling and public transport. Walking, catching public transport and carpooling are great ways to actively travel in our city.
The G:link Light Rail is now operating throughout the Gold Coast, connecting Broadbeach to Helensvale with 19 station stops.
There are two stations located in Broadbeach including Broadbeach South located out the front of Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Broadbeach North in front of the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre on the Gold Coast Highway. Broadbeach North is within walking distance to the centre of Broadbeach including the Broadbeach Mall, Surf Parade, the Oasis Shopping Centre and Kurrawa Beach.
There are multiple bus routes travelling to Broadbeach from all directions. For information on bus times, bus stops and fares visit the Translink Journey Planner.
The Gold Coast Airport is located just 18 kilometres south of Broadbeach. A range of international and domestic carriers fly directly into the airport including Jetstar, Virgin Australia, Tiger Airways, Air New Zealand, Air Asia, Qantas and Scoot. Find out more here.
There are a range of reputable car hire companies conveniently operating from the Gold Coast Airport. Pre-book to save time or shop around once on the ground to secure the best deal. For more information on car rental hire, visit the Gold Coast Airport website.
Keep an eye out for any road closure information that we release closer to the festival.
There are plenty of free and paid parking options available in Broadbeach for those looking to drive to the festival.
Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre (entrance via the Gold Coast Highway)
Oasis Shopping Centre Car Park (entrance via Charles Ave)
Oracle Boulevard Car Park (Entry via Elizabeth Avenue)
Phoenician Car Park (entrance via Main Place Laneway)
Alternately, there is street parking available in and around the Broadbeach surrounds, including Charles Avenue, Elizabeth Avenue and Old Burleigh Road.
Visit the City of Gold Coast to view more parking options.
Skip the travel and wake up right on the Festival’s doorstep.
For a truly memorable Groundwater Country Music Festival experience, we recommend booking a room in one of the many spectacular accommodation houses located within Broadbeach or its surrounding Gold Coast suburbs.
For a full list of accommodation houses on the Gold Coast click here.
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