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Best suburbs to live in Gold Coast Region, QLD

Top ranked suburbs rated by locals in the community.

Bundall

5Ranked 1st
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adriana15

"Agree with all reviews here, Bundall is #1 on the GC right now"

It has unbeatable access to all the hot areas and is a professional hub. Property prices here are quite affordable for the quality of house you get. Schooling is excellent and being next to HOTA is…
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Broadbeach Waters

5Ranked 2nd
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Tony Tokyo

"Best for professionals and families"

Close to all The spoils of Gold Coast with only 1 drive to Brisbane its the best of all worlds. Moved from Sydney.
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Molendinar

4.5Ranked 3rd
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melissab50

"Great Suburb"

We recently purchased in Molendinar. It wasn’t our first choice but after 16 offers on houses failing (all over asking price) we started to look at suburbs we hadn’t visited previously. After living …
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Coombabah

4.5Ranked 4th
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jess_l

"Community and lifestyle"

Great suburb, particularly Menindee avenue. Wide streets with no powerlines. Friendly neighbourhood and flat blocks which is ideal for young families and retirees. Lots of cafes and playgrounds around…
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Helensvale

4.5Ranked 6th
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Jo-Ann Johansen

"Helensvale"

Previously, I lived in Helensvale and still have family and friends there. In this community, there is a great deal of friendliness, and at Christmas, some of the streets put on a beautiful display.
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Oxenford

4.5Ranked 7th
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John RAMBO

"Great family friendly suburb in Northen GC"

Oxenford is a great family friendly suburb in the northern part of the Gold Coast. It has everything you need including various shopping outlets, restaurants, pubs, take away, parks, lakes and easy ac…
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Merrimac

4.5Ranked 8th
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F Zi

"A central quiet suburb with perfect access to M1"

Safe and quiet area, very close to M1, Robina shopping centre and 10 min drive to Pacific fair and beaches.
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Benowa

4.5Ranked 10th
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Karen Stewart

"The History of Benowa"

Benowa boasts one of the oldest Gold Coast town names, dating back to the 1850’s. The name evolved from the Aboriginal word ‘Boomow” (the bloodwood tree) in 1866 one square mile of land was granted to…
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Tallai

4.5Ranked 11th
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Ethan Azzopardi

"A comfy place"

Tallai is a great place to sit back and relax even thou there is no restaurants or shops. The only shop is a pool shop which I wouldn’t count as a shop
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Reedy Creek

4.5Ranked 12th
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janets23

"Best place to live in QLD"

Central to absolutely everything. Full of families and professionals. Best schools in QLD. Safe and neighbourly. Beautiful homes and properties. I wouldn’t live anywhere else.
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Miami

4.5Ranked 13th
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JohnHenderson

"Beautiful beaches, centrally located & family friendly!"

Experience a lifestyle that is far from ordinary in the gorgeous beachside suburb. It's a great fun and friendly atmosphere in Miami, and everyone is just out and about enjoying the sunshine. One o…
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Runaway Bay

4.5Ranked 14th
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Anthony Feltell

"ACTIVE LIFESTYLE AND QUIET DOWN TIME"

Fantastic place to live! its known for its great waterfront views, beautiful parks and a vibrant shopping centre. Close to the broad water for boating, fishing etc.
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Coolangatta

4.5Ranked 15th
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petermcl

"A well kept secret"

Clean, friendly and relaxed. Coolangatta, Rainbow Bay, Greenmount and Kirra are all walking distance from each other and are the most beautiful beaches in Australia. Tweed Heads is across the road and…
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Tugun

4.5Ranked 16th
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joshh16

"Underrated"

Have recently moved to Tugun after months of looking on the Gold Coast. I’d been deterred from looking her due to the flight path but have found it not to be all that bad. Those worried (like I was) j…
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Mermaid Beach

4.5Ranked 17th
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Alex Spinks

"Mermaid Beach - Why live anywhere else?"

Mermaid Beach is honestly my favourite suburb on the Gold Coast. Historically, Mermaid Beach has been one of the forgotten suburbs between Broadbeach and Burleigh heads. But in recent years Mermaid B…
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Southport

4.5Ranked 18th
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Sam Kim

"Nice convenient suburb"

This is a really convenient suburb close to everything. Love it here!
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Springbrook

4.5Ranked 19th
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Diane Van Der Valk

"Pristine rainforest and an amazing mountain community"

Springbrook is amazing and even today is unspoilt by excessive commercialization with that “miles from anywhere feeling”. It offers a warm tight-knit mountain community of environmentally conscious, f…
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