Commonwealth Games Gold Coast 2018

Experience Fun and Adventure on the Gold Coast during the Commonwealth Games this April.


The Gold Coast will become home to the largest event in Australia this decade when it hosts the 21st Commonwealth Games in April 2018. Events are being held in venues across the city from Coomera to Coolangatta with some events also being held in Brisbane, Cairns and Townsville. We are expecting 1.5 million spectators and over 6000 athletes and officials to converge for GC2018 next April.

Did you know?

  • 70 nations and territories compete in the games
  • The total population of the commonwealth is 2.2 billion people
  • Australia has won the most medals with 852 gold
  • 15,500 Volunteers have donated their time and skills to the event

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We have compiled the following quick guide to help you with some key details of event venues and transport and access during this busy period.

Starts – Wednesday 4th April 2018

Finishes – Sunday 15th April 2018

Event Venues For full details visit

Coomera indoor sports stadium 35 Beattie Road, Coomera, QLD 4209.

Gymnastics, Netball


Oxenford Studios Entertainment Road, Oxenford QLD 4210.

Boxing, squash, table tennis


Gold Coast hockey centre
Keith Hunt Park, 125 Musgrave Ave, Labrador QLD 4215.



Southport Broadwater parklands Marine Parade, Southport QLD 4215.

Athletics, triathlon


Gold Coast aquatic centre
Marine Parade, Gold Coast QLD 4225.

Diving, swimming


Nerang mountain bike trails Hope St. Nerang QLD 4211.

Cycling- mountain bike


Carrara precinct Nerang-Broadbeach Rd, Carrara QLD 4211.

Athletics, badminton, para powerlifting, weightlifting, wrestling


Broadbeach bowls club 169 Surf Parade, Broadbeach QLD 4218.

Lawn bowls


Gold Coast convention and exhibition centre GCCEC 2684-2690 Gold Coast Hwy, Broadbeach QLD 4218.

Basketball, netball


Robina stadium Centreline Pl, Robina QLD 4226.

Rugby sevens


Currumbin beachfront Currumbin QLD, 4223.

Athletics, cycling – road

Coolangatta beachfront Coolangatta QLD, 4225.

Beach volleyball


Getting around during the games:

There is no parking available at venues.

Ticketed spectators will receive free public transport to and from the competition event. You will be required to present your valid GC2018 ticket for the day of travel.

Additional train, bus and light rail G:link services will be added during the games as well as designated ‘park ‘n’ ride’ sites. To plan your public transport visit

Detailed information on traffic changes will be available early 2018. Visit and for further detailed information.

Visiting the Gold Coast during the games? Paradise Jet Boating will be operating throughout the games with daily departures on the hour from 9am to 4pm. If you are staying in Southport, Surfers Paradise, Main Beach and Broadbeach areas getting to us will be easy via the G-Link and hop off at Main Beach Station, where we can collect you in our Super Jeep. Please feel free to contact our friendly reservations team for further information regarding your jet boat ride during the games period.