Embassy
Surfers Paradise


3 Reasons to LOVE Surfers Paradise:
1. Located on the Gold Coast
2. Friendly and experienced centre staff
3. Thrilling outdoor activities and excursions

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Welcome to surfers Paradise!


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.

COURSES:
General English - Standard and Intensive Programmes
IELTS Exam Preparation

ELECTIVES:
Communication Skills
Business English
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.

RESIDENTIAL:
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
 

HOMESTAY:
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:

By bus
Surfside Buses service the Gold Coast with a number of routes passing directly through Surfers Paradise.

By coach
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.

Price in AU$
Cup of Coffee (e.g. Starbucks)
4.00
Can of Coca-Cola
2.00
Big Mac Hamburger
5.00
Takeaway, e.g. from a noodle bar 15.00
3 course meal in mid-range restaurant
40.00
Cinema ticket
14.00
Nightclub entrance
10.00 upwards
Bus 4.00
Taxi 25.00
"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."

BRADLEY MULLER
CENTRE DIRECTOR,
SURFERS PARADISE
Skilled and friendly English language school staff

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