Road closures

Due to the temporary population increase in central Surfers Paradise during the Schoolies holiday period, road closures are needed to ensure the safety of all pedestrians.  Other road closures may be implemented by Queensland Police Service as required.

Intermittent closures will take place along The Esplanade (between Elkhorn Ave and Laycock St) on Friday 09/11, and from Monday 12/11 until Tuesday 27/11.

Full road closures (no vehicle access) as listed below:

DateTimeTypeLocation
Monday 12/11 7pm - 3am Full closure
(no access)
The Esplanade
(Soul roundabout to Hanlan St)
Saturday 17/11 to Friday 23/11 6pm - 2am Full closure
(no access)
The Esplanade
(Soul roundabout to Trickett St)
Saturday 17/11 to Friday 23/11 8pm - 4am Full closure
(at QPS discretion)
Orchid Ave and Cavill Ave
(Surfers Paradise Blvd to Orchid Ave)
Saturday 24/11 2am - 9am Full closure
(no access)
The Esplanade
(Soul roundabout to Trickett St)

The information in this table is accurate at the time of publishing but is subject to change without further notice.

Information for residents

Residents who cannot access their building during the closures will be offered alternative car parking. Please contact your building manager for more information.

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