When: 12th to 13th of October, 2019
Where: Coolangatta Gold, Gold Coast

What first started out as the central theme for a movie over 30 years ago, is now a staple on the Queensland event calendar and an iconic Aussie sporting event.

The Coolangatta Gold is one of the most challenging endurance races in surf sports and offers two formats, long course and short course.

Last year more than 800 competitors took part in the weekend’s events.  Ironman Ali Day achieved a record breaking sixth title and in the women’s division, Georgia Miller, claimed her maiden win.

Coolangatta Gold Long Course:

This is the ultimate challenge and is designed for the endurance surf sport competitor. Participants cover a massive 41.8km from Coolangatta to Broadbeach.

23km Ski
2.1km Run
3.5km Swim
6.1km Board
7.1km Run

Entrants can compete as an individual U19 to 50+ or as part of a team.

Coolangatta Gold Short Course:

This event has been designed for the everyday endurance athlete and covers a 21km course arriving in and out of Coolangatta Beach.

10.5km Ski
2km Swim
3km Board
5.5km Run

Entrants can compete as an individual U19 to 50+ or as part of a team.

Find out more about this awesome Gold Coast event on the Surf Life Saving website.

Accommodation for Coolangatta Gold

Planning to come along and catch the exciting action of the Coolangatta Gold? Book accommodation at Swell Resort Burleigh Beach.

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 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.

Swell Resort Burleigh Beach is located half way between Coolangatta and Broadbeach – approximately 15 mins drive in each direction.