Parking in Gold Coast

Convenient casual and long term parking in Gold Coast with the Parkable app

Southport has become the bustling CBD for the Gold Coast and is located just north of Surfers Paradise. It has a bit of everything from business, retail therapy, eating out to being a well regarded residential area. The suburb overlooks the Broadwater and the Southport Spit combining the best of city life and the beauty of nature. If you are looking for a white sandy beach and waves, Main beach is the place to visit. It is a surfers' haven.

Boutique shops line the streets of Southport otherwise if you are looking for a mall try the Australian Fair Shopping Centre. Just across the road are the impressive Broadwater Parklands, with the Rockpool Water Park for the kids and the GS Aqua Park for those up for an adventure. The excitement continues with Southport being only a short 11 minute drive to the famous Gold Coast theme parks, Movie World, Wet’n’Wild, White Water World and Dream World.

At night, Southport showcases multicultural restaurants set amongst the glowing streets, Italian, Korean, Vietnamese and Turkish food are all on offer. It is a foodies’ delight.

If you are driving into Southport there are a few options for parking.

Southport offers free commercial parking for 2 hours in Carey Park, Australian Fair Shopping Centre, Australian Fair Metro and Suter Street. After a 2 hour timeframe the prices range from $6 to $20 for 3 hour parking.

Street parking is available on Southport’s main streets, including Nerang St, Gold Coast Hwy, Scarborough St, Davenport St and Bay St. It is priced at $2.90 per hour with a maximum stay of 2 hours.

Another option? Try Parkable.


Outdoor parking at 69 Nerang Street in Southport, Gold Coast. A 15 minute walk from Broadwater Parklands.

Price per hour

$3 /hour • $5 /day • $99 /month

Hours during the week

Monday - Sunday, 24 hours


Outdoor parking at 71 Nerang Street. A 15 minute walk to Broadwater Parklands.

Price per hour

$3 /hour • $5 /day • $99 /month

Hours during the week

Monday - Sunday, 12am - 11.30pm


Outdoor parking, just 10 minutes' walk from GS Aqua Park and Broadwater Parklands, and 5 minutes' from the Australian Fair Shopping Centre.

Price per hour

$2 /hour • $6 /day • $89 /month

Hours during the week

Monday - Sunday, 24 hrs

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