Getting here

#Find Us

We're a busy hub for festivals, concerts & films — Google says so.


#Transport options

HOPO Ferry

HOPO Ferry

Arrive via the Nerang River

Travelling between Surfers and the Broadwater Parklands, with stops at HOTA, Marina Mirage and Sea World, the Ferry is a gorgeous scenic arrival to our precinct.

Public Transport

Public Transport

Buses & Trams

TransLink’s bus, train and tram network connects HOTA to places all over the Gold Coast and Brisbane. Call 13 12 30 for further information on how to buy your tickets.

Active Travel

Active Travel

Walk, Ride or Skate

Walk, cycle, scoot or skate here - the HOTA Green Bridge connects us to Chevron Island for easy access. The City of Gold Coast also has e-bikes available for hire throughout the City.

#Private Travel

Travel like an A-Lister, hail a Taxi or take a Ridesharing Service

Come to HOTA in style. Try out one of our premium sedans, vans or minibuses and see the difference of a personal driver service. Book today with Black Diamond Transfers and experience superior service.

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. 

Black Diamond Transfers

#For the locals

Active travel & Parking

Parking, including wheelchair accessible parking, is available but limited. You can park at HOTA for up to four hours free of charge. If you're staying with us longer than four hours, payment can be made via a parking machine onsite or via the EasyPark Mobile App. Parking is managed by City of Gold Coast (1300 322 111).

We highly recommend active travel if you leave nearby - it's a chance to enjoy the Gold Coast weather.

Parking at HOTA

#Visitors & Tourists

Travelling around the Gold Coast

If you're a visitor to the Gold Coast, you can purchase a Go Explore Card - $10 a day for unlimited travel across the Gold Coast (as well as Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast). 

If you're travelling between HOTA and the Gold Coast Airport, consider ride share, taxi, or public transport options. 

Gold Coast Airport Travel Options

HOTA proudly acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we are situated, the Kombumerri families of the Yugambeh Language Region. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging, and recognise their continuing connections to the lands, waters and their extended communities throughout South East Queensland.

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