Historical PHOTOS OF RUNWAY BAY

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

The Northern Gold Coast region has been known as the boaties paradise, being well serviced by boat ramps and marinas offering access to many popular fishing spots. It one of Gold Coast city’s main recreation and family destinations which includes world class theme parks, gold courses, shopping outlets like Harbour Town, the ever expanded Broadwater Parklands and trendy Paradise Point esplanade where you can catch up with friends for coffee or dinner.

This Northern region is fast growing and has become a highly sought after area for interstate and international residents alike. Some popular suburbs include Runaway Bay, Paradise Point, Biggera Waters, Hope Island, Hollywell, Coomera, Coombabah, Sanctuary Cove, Oyster Cove, Monterey Keys, Helensvale, Pacific Pines, Santa Barbara, Sovereign Islands and Oxenford. The Gold Coast attracts over 18,000 new residents every year easily making the Northern Gold Coast suburbs as the main growth corridor of the city. Being within minutes of pristine beaches and Broadwater playgrounds, a weekend would be filled with fun activities to do.

 

 

 

  

  

 

  

 

 

 

Runaway Bay’s waterfront precinct

This suburb is well known for its canal waterways. Being in the Northern end of the Gold Coast it has endless boating opportunities with South Stradbroke Island protecting our waterfront precinct from the ocean.

 

 

Runaway Bay Shopping Centre

This is the shopping hub for locals with many specialty stores as well as the main stores such as Woolworths, Coles, Aldi, Big W and Target.

 

 

Runaway Bay Sports Super Centre

This sports centre is the leader in the sport and recreation industry. It has modern facilities which are designed to cater to everyone. It is also a training facility that incorporates accommodation for sporting groups, schools athletes and members of the community.

 

Harbour Town Shopping Centre

There’s no town like it, being Australia’s first and largest built factory outlet shopping centre. It has approximately 120 specialty stores with major brand outlets such as Oroton, Nike, David Jones and Adidas. There is a large Woolworths and a 14 screen Reading Cinema complex with ample free parking at all entrances to the centre.

                                                                                                                                                               

 

Southport Marina

This is an award winning marina housing the Southport Yacht club’s Main Beach clubhouse and the Hollywell Sailing squadron. They provide world class sail training facilities. Within minutes is Marina Mirage a first class shopping experience and SeaWorld an aquatic theme park.

 

 

Broadwater Parklands

This park has a wide variety of facilities such as the picnic and BBQ areas, stroll the rooftop terrace for scenic views of Surfers Paradise, fishing from the pier, swimming for everyone including a new rock pool for toddlers. It spans over approximately the same size as four football fields full of usable open space.

 

 

Paradise Point Esplanade

The size and position of this northern end suburb has helped it maintain its village feel. It is right on the Broadwater with direct access to the Coomera River serviced by boat ramps and marinas. It also has the latest developments of Ephraim Island and Sovereign Island