There are no hotels at Gold Coast Airport, but the airport lies directly on very popular beaches where you'll find a large range of accommodations. Nearby the airport there are for example Kirra Surf Holiday Apartments‎ (Tel. +61(0)7 5589 0300), Golden Riviera Beach Resort‎ (Tel. +61(0)7 5525 9800), Coolangatta Sands Hotel‎ (Tel. +61(0)7 5536 7472) and Tweed Ultima Apartments (Tel. +61(0)7 5599 3500). For more hotels and to book online, you can go to They offer a large range of hotels, at competitive internet rates.

Shops and restaurants

Gold Coast Airport is a small airport, but it offers a fair range of restaurants, cafés, (snack) bars and shops. The shops are mainly geared towards the main activity on the beaches, so a lot of surf gear and accessories.


There are lockers just outside the terminal, near the short-term parking lot. Large suitcases don't fit and you can only store your baggage for a maximum of 24 hours.


In both terminals there's an information desk for questions about flight schedules and airport services. There's a Transport Information Desk outside the Arrivals Hall.


There's one lounge at Gold Coast Airport, of Jetstar Airlines. The lounge is only accessible for Jetstar passengers and is mainly aimed at parents who want to entertain their children while waiting for a flight.

The Gold Coast is a holiday destination and so not really aimed at business travelers. You can however rent meeting space and conference rooms nearby the airport, at for example the conference center of Tweed Ultima Apartments (see Hotels).

Disabled facilities

Since the renovation of the terminal Gold Coast Airport has good accessibility for the disabled. There are wheelchair ramps, adapted toilets, and also low-hanging telephones. On the short-term parking lot there are also places reserved for disabled travelers.

Other services

There are ATM's in both terminals and in the international terminal there are also exchange offices. Wireless internet (Wi-Fi) is available.