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Main Beach Tourist Park

3600 Main Beach Parade, Main Beach QLD 4217

Main Beach Tourist Park boasts a unique location in the heart of the Gold Coast tourist strip, only a two minute drive from Surfers Paradise. The surf beach is directly opposite and the trendy Main Beach precinct with its variety of restaurants, shopping and cafés is within walking distance. Park accommodation includes something to suit every family, with the option to camp or indulge in the luxury of a villa stay.

Access to the Gold Coast theme parks is on your doorstep with a bus stop conveniently located out front. Sea World is within a quick 2 minute drive, with the fun and excitement of the other parks only 20 minutes away.

If your idea of the perfect holiday is just relaxing at the beach, then this is the holiday destination for you. It's the ideal central base from which to enjoy all the Gold Coast has to offer, or for just soaking up the sun and taking leisurely beach walks.


Our resort-style swimming pool is popular for the family to splash around and cool off in, with a children’s playground adjacent and family recreation room. Stroll across to the beautiful surf beach for some surfing, swimming and making sandcastles! Enjoy the beachfront picnic and play area, which includes cycling and walking paths along The Spit and Gold Coast Seaway. The Broadwater Parklands water playground and Sea World are close by.

Kids only

Children’s playground in the park and another across the road

Monarco Pedal Car Hire in the park

Organised school holiday activity programs

Fun for all

Swimming Pool on site (heated seasonally)

Recreation/games room on-site

Beachfront cycling/walking paths

Organised family holiday activities for park guests

Beautiful surf beach opposite

3km from Surfers Paradise

3km from Ripley’s Believe It or Not

3km from Infinity

3km from TimeZone

Electric bike hire in Surfers Paradise

Grown ups

3km from Surfers Paradise - bars, pubs, nightclubs

5 minutes from Sheraton Mirage Spa

Stroll to Tedder Avenue restaurants


In the heart of the Gold Coast, just 3km north of Surfers Paradise, this is the perfect spot to explore the many unique beaches stretching from South Stradbroke Island northwards down to southerly Rainbow Bay. Most attractions, including theme parks are within a 20 minute drive. Visit the Hinterland for scenic nature walks and vistas. It’s easy with a bus stop conveniently out front, car hire and local tour companies!

Big attractions

Sea World

Movie World


Wet ’n’ Wild

White Water World

Outback Spectacular

Ripley’s Believe It or Not

Infinity Attraction

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary

Tamborine Mountain

Tropical Fruit World

Regional Botanic Gardens

Water fun

Surf beach opposite

Rockpools water playground at Broadwater Parklands

Boating and Fishing

Jet Boat rides

Dinner cruises


Whale watching (winter)

Mariner’s Cove Marina

Surf schools

Southport Yacht Club


Cycling/walking paths along beachfront

Surfers Paradise beachfront night markets

Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centre

Hinze Dam

O’Reilly's Tree Top Walk

Scenic drives and walks



Hot air ballooning





Powered sites


Unpowered sites



No Pets Allowed

Park accommodation caters for families and travellers alike. With such an array of different style villas, you’re guaranteed to find something suitable, be it a spacious 3-bedroom villa for 9 or a studio that can sleep up to 4 with use of a sofa bed. This is a popular spot for camper vans and caravanners, a central base from which to comfortably explore and enjoy the Gold Coast.

Studio, 2- & 3-bedroom self-contained villas

Max occupancy: 9

Our wide range of 2- and 3-bedroom villas sleep between 4 and 9 people, with our open plan studios being ideal for couples. Whether it's a family gathering or celebration with friends, we have a villa style to suit you. All villas are fully self-contained with your own private barbecue, Foxtel TV, linen and bath towels.

Ensuite powered sites

Max occupancy: 6

An ideal choice for those who prefer the comfort and convenience of their own private bathroom facility on-site. Featuring a slab, these sites are suitable for caravans, camper trailers, camper vans and tents. Park facilities include amenities, modern camp kitchen, barbecues, a playground, swimming pool and much more!

Powered sites

Max occupancy: 6

A wide choice of powered grassed and slab sites that accommodate caravans, camper trailers, camper vans and tents. Directly opposite the surf beach, there's a host of facilities offered at our centrally located park. These include barbecues, camp kitchen, a swimming pool, children's play area and recreation/tv room.


Camp kitchen


Air conditioned villas

Facilities for people with disabilities


Guest laundry (coin-operated)

Tour desk and theme park bookings

Villa with wheelchair access

Accessible studio villa

Chemical dump point

Gas refills available

Foxtel TV (in villas only)


Patrolled surf beach (opposite the park)

TV / recreation room

Swimming pool (seasonally heated)

Free wireless broadband access (conditions apply)

Check in time:
2pm for villas
11am for powered sites
12pm for ensuite sites

Check out time: 10am


Within walking distance from our park are plenty of dine out and take away options! The Southport Surf Club and the Pavillion Kiosk are directly opposite on the beachfront. Trendy Tedder Avenue is only two streets behind the park, filled with a vibrant choice of eateries. Only a 5 minute drive away is Marina Mirage including a Hog’s Breath Café, Ribs and Rump, Omeros Bros and for dessert, Max Brenner’s Chocolate Bar!

Southport Surf Club

Southport Surf Club is licensed with extensive menu options that cater for children and vegetarians. Gluten free meals are now offered, including gluten free burgers and sandwiches. The massive open air outdoor balcony is popular for al fresco dining, affording stunning beach views over the patrolled area of historical Main Beach.

Ribs and Rumps

Ribs and Rumps is located within the Gold Coast shopping jewel, Marina Mirage. This family restaurant has established an enviable reputation serving up legendary ribs, aged-to-perfection steaks and mammoth-sized portions for locals and tourists alike.

Hog’s Breath Café

Hog’s Breath Café is located at local Marina Mirage and boasts the most tender, mouth-watering steak to be found anywhere! To complement their diverse menu, Hog’s Breath has created a distinctive style for people who enjoy casual dining experiences. There’s something to delight every family member’s taste buds!


Nearest city:
Brisbane - 76km

Nearest airport:
Gold Coast - 25km
Brisbane - 84km

Nearest train:
Helensvale Train Station - 16km

Phone: 1300 672 720


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