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Getting Here

Street Address

135 Bundall Road

Surfers Paradise, QLD, 4217

Public Transport

We encourage you to use public and active transport to get to and from HOTA.

TransLink’s bus, train and tram network can connect you to places all over the Gold Coast. Their integrated network on the Gold Coast includes the G:link trams, Surfside buslines and Queensland Rail. You can travel via bus, train or tram with a go card or if you’re a visitor to the Gold Coast the go explore card offers freedom, flexibility and value for money. Visit or call 13 12 30 for further information on how to buy your tickets.

The bus stop at HOTA currently services Route 731 however there is another bus stop on Bundall road servicing Route 747 and 748.

Plan your journey to HOTA using Translink’s Journey Planner, Route Timetables, Stop Timetables, Maps, or the MyTranslink app.

From Surfers Paradise

The light rail and bus routes offer many services to Surfers Paradise. From Surfers it is around a 10 minute walk to HOTA through Chevron Island and across the new bridge.

Ferry Service

You can also now catch a ferry to HOTA. Travelling between Surfers and the Broadwater Parklands, with stops at HOTA, Marina Mirage and Sea World, the ferry will provide an alternative way to get here.

Please note – Ferry service timetable may change due to COVID-19 restrictions.  Please visit for the latest information.

Private Transport

Taxis or Ridesharing Services

Taxis on the Gold Coast can be hailed from the kerb on the street or engaged at designated taxi ranks. Gold Coast Cabs can be booked directly on 131 008 or via the Gold Coast Cabs website.

A designated set-down and pick-up area is located in the porte-cochère out the front of HOTA. Please see map below.

Live Locally?

Please consider walking, cycling, scooting or skating to get here! The new bridge from Chevron Island makes it easier to get here.

The City of Gold Coast has Lime e-bikes available for hire located in different areas of the Gold Coast, including Surfers Paradise. Visit for details.


Limited parking, including wheelchair accessible parking, is available at the HOTA, Home of the Arts. See the below map for details.

We recommend you arrive one hour before a performance / visit is scheduled to begin, as parking is limited and consider carpooling to the event with family and friends.

Parking at HOTA is managed by City of Gold Coast. Please see this page on the City of Gold Coast website for full details on parking at HOTA. If you have any queries please contact City of Gold Coast on 1300 322 111 or you can read their FAQs here.