Coolangatta – the southern most suburb of the Gold Coast

Posted by Jeremy Storer on November 28, 2010

The Queensland town of Coolangatta is the most southern suburb of the Gold Coast in Queensland. Coolangatta has a permanent population of around 5000 and its name comes from the name of a boat that wrecked in that area in the 1800′s.

The town of Coolangatta and its nearest town of Tweed Heads which is located in New South Wales both share an economy. The Tweed River hosts a large fishing fleet and the seafood caught is the speciality in the area and is offered in the restaurants, clubs holiday and retirement areas on both sides of the state border.

The Gold Coast Airport which used to be named the Coolangatta Airport is situated in Coolangatta. Part of the runway actually runs into New South Wales.

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