Mantra Coolangatta Beach

- Coolangatta, Gold Coast

88 Marine Parade, Coolangatta QLD
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Wild life, wonderful walks and a world of fruit - it's all flat-out fun out and about in Coolangatta!

Coolangatta is Queensland's most southerly coastal town, the gateway to all the Gold Coast and Northern New South Wales have to offer with Byron Bay under an hour's drive.

Famous for its sun, surf and sand, Coolangatta offers beautiful, pristine beaches, and because there are just so many cool things to do it is popular all year-round. Enjoy a relaxing holiday that can be spiced up when the moment calls for it with the excitement of the Gold Coast just minutes away.

Famous for its cafes, restaurants, nightlife and festivals such as the Quiksilver Pro and Cooly Rocks On, Coolangatta is one of the top destinations in Queensland and Mantra Coolangatta Beach provides easy access to everything.

There are major shopping centres, world-class licensed sporting and recreational clubs along with excellent tourist attractions. Here are some suggestions:

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Nestled within 27 hectares of lush eucalypt and rainforest, every day at Currumbin is a new adventure. Cuddle a koala, get up close to a crocodile, get amongst a mob of kangaroos or check out reptiles, birds and marsupials in amazing wildlife shows and displays.

Be daring with our sixty-five challenges including giant flying foxes and a Tarzan swing, the latest Green Challenge which will take you higher and further into the spectacular natural setting.
Tropical Fruit World Here lies the home of the world's largest variety of tropical fruit. Have loads of fun on the plantation safaris, mini train rides, jungle riverboat cruise, Treasure Island, Fauna Park and fruit tasting shows. Entry to the Plantation Pavilions is free and you can purchase our fresh tropical fruits and ice-creams, drinks and mouth-watering lunches as well as famous natural skincare and gourmet products. Open daily from 10am until 4.00pm.
Gold Coast Theme Parks Movie World, Sea World, Dream World, Wet 'n' Wild, Outback Spectacular – you're within easy reach of all of these big Gold Coast attractions.
Mount Warning

World Heritage listed, volcanic Mount Warning provides a sanctuary of ancient forest including giant stinging trees, figs, booyongs, carabeens, brush box, and flame trees. Over 100 species of gorgeous birds as well as cute little Aussie animals and reptiles abound.

Climb the famous Mount Warning Summit Track, which will lead you to 360 degree views reaching every distant horizon. Or perhaps the Lyrebird Track would be more to your liking, crossing Breakfast Creek before winding through palm forest to a platform set amongst the lush subtropical rainforest.

Depending on the time of year you choose to visit Coolangatta, you may be around for some of the very popular events:

Coolangatta Arts & Craft Market Held on the second Sunday of every month you'll find gifts, souvenirs, arts and craft as well as the ingenious, the weird and the wonderful. Enjoy the large and vibrant atmosphere abuzz with excitement, characters and colour.
Coolangatta Gold Surf Carnival Surf, sand and sweat is the order of the day! The iconic Coolangatta Gold ironman race plus great events like Great Gold Coast Ocean Swim, a 5km beach fun run, the Sandstorm Volleyball tournament and just a family fun day. Held annually in October.
Cooly Rocks On annual Rock n Roll Festival

Cooly Rocks On is just too groovy for words. Thisnostalgiabased50s and 60s festival is held every June and features over 1200 hot rods, custom and classic cars as well as endless Rock 'n Roll, Rockabilly and Swing entertainment over 11 days.

The festival is free to enter and is visited by over 50,000 people. Runs from the end of May to the second week of June 2013.
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