Getting here

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!

Getting here for locals

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.

Plan your journey via the Translink Journey planner or download the the MyTranslink app.

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.


13cabs: 13 2227

Download the 13cabs app.


Download the Uber app on Apple or Android.

Plan the easiest route to Broadbeach from your current location using Google Maps.

Getting here from interstate

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.


13cabs: 13 2227

Download the 13cabs app.


Download the Uber app on Apple or Android.

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.

Greyhound and Murray’s coaches both operate from the travel to an extensive network of destinations throughout Australia. Visit their websites to learn more.

Parking options

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.

There are multiple accessible parking options on the streets surrounding Broadbeach including Old Burleigh Road, Queensland Avenue, Charles Avenue, Gold Coast Service Road.

Visit the City of Gold Coast to view more accessible 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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