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Southport is a vibrant community located towards the northern end of the Gold Coast. It adjoins the vibrant tourist centre of Surfers Paradise.

As one of the oldest settlements in this region, Southport is a beautiful suburb and an ideal vacation spot in Queensland. It hosts numerous caravan parks and a wide range of accommodation apartments for rent.

Southport Accommodation & Caravan Park Gold Coast, Qld

Located within two minutes from Main Beach, Southport is an easily accessible locality from all regions on the Gold Coast.

As Southport lies on the banks of the Nerang River, it offers plenty of activity options for all visitors. Southport also borders the gorgeous tropical island of South Stradbroke Island, where visitors can enjoy an array of natural sights and hiking activities. With numerous surrounding waterways, Southport is a wonderful and idyllic vacation spot.

With a number of jetties and boat ramps, Southport offers a vast array of water activities for visitors of all ages. Go surfing or enjoy boating at any of the waterways bordering this popular suburb.

Southport’s CBD boasts a range of high-rise buildings and numerous entertainment centres. The town’s major commercial hub and business centre are at Ferry Road and Southport’s most popular commercial centre is Southport Central, which boasts residential and commercial space.

Being a bordering suburb of Surfers Paradise, Southport offers easy access to nearby tourist attractions, including Sea World and Marina Mirage. Those looking to shop can visit the Australia Fair Shopping Centre. With a wide variety of major stores, fashion outlets and boutiques, Southport offers a wonderful shopping experience to all visitors.

Should you wish to stay in Southport, booking in advance is advised. Particularly during the Spring/Summer months which is the peak holiday season.

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Michael Jones

Michael created and runs the Gold Coast Point website, as well as the Holiday Point travel brand that incorporates a network of 16 location based travel information and attraction websites around Australia, Asia, and around the world.

With 25+ years of online experience and a passion for travel (having lived on the Gold Coast and has visited many times), Michael not only researches and writes content for the website, he also tinkers behind the scenes with the website functionality & design.

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