2020 Gold Coast Open Surf Festival
When: 6th to 9th February, 2020
Where: Burleigh Heads, Gold Coast
Over 5 days some of the best surfers on the planet will come from all over the world to compete for valuable Qualifying Series points. The surf comp is quickly becoming on of the most iconic Gold Coast sporting events.
The event was inaugurated in 2010 and sanctioned by the WSL (World Surf League) as the biggest QS1000 for 2018 and the bigget QS1500 for 2019. In 2020 the event will again host an open men's and women's surf division.
As well as the surfing competitions other attractions of the event include live music, skate pipe shows and jams, skateboarding clinics, sunrise yoga and movie nights. Visit Destination Gold Coast to find out more.
February is a great time to visit the Gold Coast - summer is at it's best and school has gone back so the crowds are less. Book your Gold Coast holiday to watch 5 big days of world-class surfing at Burleigh Heads staying with us here at Swell Resort Burleigh Beach.
Global Wave Conference
When: 10th to 14th February, 2020
Where: Southern Cross University, Gold Coast
The 6th Biennial Global Wave Conference is an international gathering to advance the recognition of the value of waves and their protection around the world. It brings together the best international minds from the surfing, conservation and innovation communities to tackle the world’s most challenging ocean issues.
On the agenda for the 5 day conference are topics including:
*Recycling Surf Products
*Removal of Plastics
*Safer, Healthier and Cleaner Oceans
*Innovation and Industry
*Sport and Wellbeing
*Future Outcomes and Solutions
*Value of Surfing
*Art, Culture and Surfing Heritage
For more information and registration for the event head over to the Global Wave Conference 2020 website.
Burleigh Gold Coast Accommodation
At Swell Resort we offer a selection of accommodation choices for families, friends, couples and singles - choose from fully self-contained 1, 2, or 3 bedroom apartments - sleeping up to 7 people. Staying at Swell Resort Burleigh Beach it's just a short stroll to the beach and you will also have access to excellent onsite facilities including; FREE WiFi access, heated swimming pool and spa, full size tennis court, BBQ facilities and more.
When you're not on the beach, you can soak up the unique village atmosphere that Burleigh is famous for. Shop at the boutiques on James Street, or dine at one of the many fantastic local restaurants and cafes.