The Gold Coast Broadwater, also known as Southport Broadwater, Gold Coast Harbour and the Broadwater its a large shallow estuary of water located in the Gold Coast district of South East Queensland, Australia. Gold Coast Broadwater is a large shallow, calm expanse of water reaching from the locality of Southport to the southern section of the World Heritage Listed Moreton Bay.
The Broadwater is a 19km foreshoreway along the shores of the Gold Coast Broadwater. The Broadwater water is suitable for swimming and boating and is only 6 minutes from Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast. The Broadwater area includes the towns of Southport, Biggera Waters, Hope Island and Runaway Bay which all run along the stretch of the shores of the Broadwater.
The Gold Coast Broadwater includes The Spit, Sea World, Fishing fleet, Versace Palazzo Hotel, Marina Mirage, Fishermans Wharf, Water Police, Sea Scouts and the Southport Yacht Club.
A wide range of watersports and pleasure boat operators are based on the Broadwater. Visitors can parasailing, windsurf, go for an Adrenalin-filled spin in a high-speed powerboat boat or, for a more leisurely pace, hire a houseboat or barbecue pontoon and wile away the day. Joy flight operators both fixed-wing and helicopter can give visitors a breathtaking bird's-eye view of the Broadwater.
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