3 Reasons to LOVE Surfers Paradise:
1. Located on the Gold Coast
2. Friendly and experienced centre staff
3. Thrilling outdoor activities and excursions
The name says it all! Embassy Surfers Paradise is ideal for students who want to experience living on the legendary Gold Coast. You will improve your English while learning to surf Australia’s most famous beaches, including Byron Bay and Burleigh Heads.
General English - Standard and Intensive Programmes
IELTS Exam Preparation
IELTS Exam Preparation
FINDING OUR SCHOOL:
From the Bus Transit Centre
Walk directly through the Subway sandwich arcade. This will take you through to Cavill Avenue and the entrance to the campus.
From Coolangatta Airport
It is around 35 minutes by taxi to Surfers Paradise. Alternatively, the 'Airport to Surfers Paradise' bus is available. Then it is a 5-minute walk to school from the Bus Transit Centre.
From Brisbane Airport
A taxi from Brisbane airport to Surfers Paradise costs approximately AU $180.00. Or you can take the 'Airport to Gold Coast' bus service to Surfers Paradise. Approximate travel time will be 1.5 hours. Then it is a 5-minute walk from the Bus Transit Centre to the school.
We offer a few great self-catering options for Embassy Surfers Paradise students. Your enrolment advisor or agent can help you select the one that is perfect for your needs.
Aquarius Backpackers is purpose built accommodation with 17 rooms that sleeps up to 60 guests in either single private accommodation or shared dormitory style accommodation.
- Aquarius Backpackers
Carlton Apartments is fantastically positioned with just a short walk across the road to the beach and a 10-minute walk to Embassy Surfers Paradise campus situated in Cavill Avenue. Carlton offers one-bedroom or two-bedroom furnished apartments with fully equipped kitchens, air conditioners, and washer and dryers. There is also an outdoor heated swimming pool and BBQ area for guests to use. Also included is: Electricity, Foxtel and Wi-Fi Internet (2 GB per week per student limit applies).
- Carlton Apartments
Live as part of an English-speaking household while studying at this English school on the Gold Coast. Depending on the type of accommodation you book, you’ll have your own bedroom, or share a room with another Embassy student, and you will eat breakfast and also evening meals with your hosts. It's a great chance to meet Surfers Paradise residents and share their way of life. Living with English-speakers also means that you will never stop learning and improving your fluency.
All Embassy Surfers Paradise Homestays are a maximum of 45 minutes away by public transport, and many are closer.
Nearest supermarket: 1-minute walk
Nearest café/restaurant: Numerous restaurants nearby
Nearest newsagent: 1-minute walk
Nearest church: 3-minute walk
Nearest mosque: 30 minutes by bus
Nearest post office: 2-minute walk
Nearest park: 10-minute walk
Nearest shopping centre: 1-minute walk
Nearest bus stop: across the road
Nearest bank: 1-minute walk
TRAVELLING AROUND THE CITY:
Surfside Buses service the Gold Coast with a number of routes passing directly through Surfers Paradise.
Greyhound and Murray's coaches operate from Surfers Paradise Transit Centre and travel to an extensive network of destinations throughout Australia.
From the airport
Shuttle buses operate from the airport and provide door-to-door service. Alternatively, take a taxi from outside the airport.
COST OF LIVING:
We currently advise our English school Gold Coast students to budget approximately AU $300 per week. This will cover all basic transport, food and entertainment costs.
"I invite you to have a wonderful
time studying at our campus on
the beautiful Gold Coast.
Great teachers help you to
achieve your goals and you’ll
be only a few minutes walk
from the most spectacular
beaches in the world."