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Gold Coast Marine Precinct
Waterway Drive, Coomera, Queensland 4209, Australia
The Gold Coast International Boat Show & Marine Expo is held at the Gold Coast Marine Precinct located on Waterway Drive, Coomera, Queensland, Australia.
The boat show is staged at the Gold Coast City Marina & Shipyard, Riviera and Telwater factory within the Marine Precinct home to Australia’s largest boat manufacturing plants and shipyards.
This ready-made venue provides the perfect location for visitors to witness and experience a rare behind the scenes view of our diverse marine industry.
The Gold Coast Marine Precinct is the major marine industrial area on the Gold Coast and is dedicated to the manufacture, servicing, repairs and refits of any sized recreational and/or commercial vessels.
The Precinct currently contains 60 individual businesses employing an estimated 2,500 people. Encompassing an area of approximately 250 hectares the Precinct is located on the Coomera River, approximately 15 kms from Surfers Paradise with direct water access to Moreton Bay and the Pacific Ocean.
The Pacific Motorway is only one kilometre west of the Precinct and provides easy access to the Gold Coast Airport, which is only a 50km, 39 minute drive and Brisbane CBD and Airport, which is only a 65.5km and 44 minute drive, click below for further instructions on how to get here.
HOW TO GET HERE
VISITORS WISHING TO TRAVEL TO THE BOAT SHOW CAN DO SO BY CAR, HELICOPTER, BUS, TAXI OR TRAIN
The boat show is located at the Gold Coast Marine Precinct within Coomera, Queensland and is centrally located to local, interstate and international transport.
It is only a 5 minute drive from the Coomera railway station, 20 minute drive from the heart of the Gold Coast – Surfers Paradise, 40 minute drive south to the Coolangatta Airport and only a 60 minute drive north to Brisbane Domestic and International Airports.
TRAVELLING BY CAR
Free on site car parking is available for all visitors attending the boat show.
Visitor car parks are located along Waterway Drive and will be clearly marked with volunteers assisting, just follow the signs.
Directions from Brisbane *
1. Take the Pacific Motorway/M1 towards the Pacific Motorway/Gold Coast
2. Take exit 54 towards Coomera
3. Keep right at the fork
4. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Foxwell Road
5. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit onto Shipper Drive
6. Turn right onto Waterway Drive
7. Arrive at the boat show
Directions from Coolangatta *
1. Head North on the Pacific Motorway/M1
2. Take exit 57-Hope Island Rd-Tamborine-Oxenford Rd for State Route 4
3. Continue straight onto Hope Island Road/State Route 4
4. Turn left onto Dreamworld Parkway (signs for Coomera)
5. Turn right onto Beattie Road
6. At the roundabout, take the 2nd exit onto Waterway Drive
7. Arrive at the boat show
*These directions are for planning purposes only. You may find construction projects, traffic, weather or other events may cause conditions to differ from these directions and you should plan your route accordingly.
TRAVELLING BY UBER
COME IN A UBER
TRAVELLING BY HELICOPTER
ARRIVE IN STYLE TO EXPO BY HELICOPTER
Gold Coast Helitours are proud to offer the following helicopter options:
Transfers: Transfers to and from Marina Mirage will be $100 per person one way or $180 return.To book you can either call Gold Coast Helitours office prior to the day on (07) 5591 8457 or book on the day at the boat show. Gold Coast Helitours boat show office will be located just inside the Riviera entrance gate.
Scenic Flights: All scenic flights will take off from the boat show and will be around the upper Coomera area, passengers will get to see Dream World from above as well as all the surrounding suburbs. Costs will be displayed during the boat show, to book please visit the Gold Coast Helitours boat show office located just inside the Riviera entrance gate.
Joy Flights: All joy flights will be $59 per adult and $45 per child (approximately 5 minute flight). To book please visit the Gold Coast Helitours boat show office located just inside the Riviera entrance gate.
For more information on Gold Coast Helitours please visit www.goldcoasthelitours.com.au
Please note: Minimum 2 adults per flight
TRAVELLING BY BUS
TRAVELLING BY TAXI
To book a taxi call Gold Coast Cabs on 131 008 or visit gccabs.com.au
TRAVELLING BY TRAIN
The Gold Coast train line runs down the city’s western side.
The line is linked up to the much larger Queensland Rail network and is part of the South East rail line.
For more information visit translink.com.au
To get from the Coomera Train Station to the boat show either book a taxi or hire a UBER, with our exclusive offer outlined above under the ‘TRAVEL BY UBER’ tab.
Car parking is FREE to all visitors and is available on site and within surrounding areas of the Marine Precinct.
Signs and volunteers will also direct you to available car parks once you enter Waterway Drive.
The Gold Coast Marine Precinct is a fully accessible venue with access ramps between sites and onto all of the marinas. Dedicated disabled parking spaces are also available.
Signs and volunteers will also direct you to the nearest available disabled car park once you enter Waterway Drive. Please ensure your disabled sticker is clearly visible to help assist the volunteers.
Disabled toilets are also available within the food court area, please refer to the site map within the official Event Program (handed to you on the day) as you enter the boat show.
FREE SHUTTLE BUSES
FREE shuttle buses will be running in a loop from 9.00am to 4.00pm daily linking all car parks.
Just look out for these FREE shuttle buses that will be stopping at the designated boat show bus stops around the Gold Coast Marine Precinct and give you a FREE ride to the front gate.