Gold Coast Coronavirus Updates

Gold Coast Coronavirus Updates

Keep up to date with closures, cancellations and altered trading hours on the Gold Coast

Since the announcement of the COVID-19 pandemic, Gold Coast businesses have been taking actions to help slow the spread of the virus. You can find out below how local businesses are responding to the outbreak by temporarily closing, adjusting their business hours, or offering safe takeaway options.

Search for specific businesses by pressing Ctrl+F (for Windows) or Command+F (for Mac) on your keyboard. Then simply type the name of the business you want to find.

We will be updating this list as often as possible with the latest announcements.

Latest update 19/05/2020

From 11.59pm, Friday May 15, the following will be allowed:

  • Gatherings of a maximum of 10 people together in a public space.
  • Dining in at restaurants, pubs, clubs, RSLs and cafes for a maximum of 10 patrons at one time as part of a gradual re-opening (no bars or gaming).
  • Recreational travel of a radius of up to 150km from your home for day trips.
  • Some beauty therapies and nail salons for up to 10 people at one time.
  • Reopening of libraries. playground equipment, skate parks and outdoor gyms (a maximum of 10 at one time).
  • Wedding guests increased to 10 people and funeral attendance increased to 20 (30 outdoors).
  • Open homes and auctions with a maximum of 10 people at one time.
  • Re-opening public pools and lagoons (eg South Bank, Cairns, Airlie Beach) with a maximum of 10 people at a time or greater numbers with an approved plan.

For more information on home confinement, movement and gatherings for Queenslanders visit:


Beachside Pavilion – OPEN

Open from 7am till 3pm for breakfast & lunch, takeaway only.

Phone your coffee order in 07 5539 0377, pull up out the front, come in and pick up or they will happily come to your car.

Fishermans Wharf Tavern – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Fishermans Wharf’s Tavern is now temporarily closed.

Their Bottle Shop at Mariners Cove Main Beach, however, is still open daily from 10am until 7pm.

Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria – OPEN

Jamie Oliver’s Pizzeria has now reopened for takeaways and deliveries! Visit them in Broadbeach at Pacific Fair Shopping Centre or order online via Uber Eats and Deliveroo.

Lord of the Fries – OPEN

Lord of the Fries is open for takeaways in Surfers Paradise. Offering vegan fast food and the best fries on the coast.

Mario’s Italian Restaurant – OPEN

Mario’s are open only for takeaway or delivery (postcode 4218 only). Order online on or call 07 5592 1899.

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Mermaid Beach SLSC is open for takeaway dinner meals every night for only $15. Call 5575 3211 to place an order. Pick up from 4.30pm-7pm.

Pancakes in Paradise – OPEN

Working from home calls for home delivery and….. Pancakes in Paradise has you covered with all your favourites.

Order online with any of their delivery partners Uber Eats, Menulog and Deliveroo. You can also drop by for some takeaway, or place your order on the phone by calling 07 5592 0330.

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Pancakes on the Rocks – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Pancakes On The Rocks is now temporarily closed.

Shiraz Authentic Persian Restaurant – OPEN

Looking for a safe, healthy, and delicious food delivered to your door for FREE? Shiraz Persian Restaurant delivers to Surfers Paradise for orders of $40 or above. View the menu at: & call 0460 520 073 and place your order!

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Spanish Doughnuts Surfers Paradise – OPEN

Spanish Doughnuts has reopened its Surfers Paradise store. Grab a coffee and churro to take away! Plus, get a free hot churro filler when you mention Hello Gold Coast* (*conditions apply).

Surfers Pizza & Kebab – OPEN

Order online from Uber Eats and Deliveroo.

The Aztec Broadbeach – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

The Aztec Broadbeach is now temporarily closed.


Australian Kayaking Adventures – OPEN

Half-day and Sunset tours are now back on with a maximum of 10 people. Get on the water and relax with Australian Kayaking Adventures.

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Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary is now temporarily closed.

Their dedicated teams will continue to care for the animals at Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary throughout the closure. Currumbin Wildlife Hospital Foundation will remain open to treat wildlife patients.


Dracula’s Cabaret is now temporarily closed.


Escape Hunt is now temporarily closed.

Fusion Escape Rooms – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Fusion Escape Rooms is now temporarily closed.


Game Over is now temporarily closed.

If you have a booking a staff member will call you in the coming days.


Due to recent government restrictions, Gold Coast Helitours services have been temporarily restricted to aerial work and charters such as aerial photography & surveys, charter work including transportation to and from places, sky crane operations, airport transfers, etc.


Jetskis are back on! Need to get your household out of the house? Feel the wind in your hair and the salt on your skin again! Both the circuit and tours are ready to go!

Book online or call 0404 445 000

Social distancing and safe hygiene practices will be abided by. Parasail and flyboard will remain closed for now due to health and safety regulations.


iFLY is now temporarily closed.

If you have an upcoming reservation, the team at iFLY will be in touch with you shortly to discuss rescheduling your experience. They will continue to update the following website here: as well as social pages with any news regarding their reopening.


Infinity Attraction is now temporarily closed.

King Tutt’s Putt Putt – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

King Tutt’s Putt Putt is now temporarily closed.


Level Up Arcade is now temporarily closed.

Padlock’d Escape Rooms – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Padlock’s Escape Rooms is now temporarily closed.

Order some board games from Padlock’d Surfers Paradise and support local businesses who have had too close. Either pick up or have them delivered. They will hopefully keep you entertained for a while!

Putt Putt Mermaid Beach – OPEN

Putt Putt Mermaid Beach is BACK and has now reopened with restrictions in place! Swing by 9am – 5pm Sun – Thur and 9am – 10pm Fri and Saturday. No booking necessary, just turn up!
The staff are practising safe hygiene with putters, balls and various course locations regularly sanitised.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Ripley’s is now temporarily closed.

Scenic Day Tours – OPEN

Scenic Day Tours are still open for business. Nature is more beautiful than ever, explore the rainforest and see the city from a far.

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SkyPoint Observation Deck and Climb – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

SkyPoint Observation Deck and Climb is now temporarily closed.


Sling Shot is now temporarily closed.

Surfers Paradise Mini Golf – TEMPORARILY CLOSED

Surfers Paradise Mini Golf is now temporarily closed.


The Pink Flamingo is now temporarily closed.


The Gold Coast Wax Museum is now temporally closed.


Due to the imposed government laws and regulations, Timezone venues nationally will be pausing the fun until further notice.

Tropical Fruit World – OPEN

Tropical Fruit World has temporarily closed its non-essential activities. They will not be running tour activities, fruit tastings or in-house dining experience.

They will be providing the following essential services for the Gold Coast community:

Fresh fruit sales – on site at Tropical Fruit World

Pantry goods sales – on site at Tropical Fruit World

Fruit Box and Avocado tray home delivery – purchase online at by phone on 02 66 777 222 or email

Take Away Café Menu to be introduced (more information to follow)


Zero Latency is now temporarily closed.

During this time, they intend to do some renovations and implement plans to improve the venue and offerings in time for when it is safe to re-open.


Allure Hair Extensions & Braiding – OPEN

On Friday the 15th of May Allure Hair will be re-opening their doors. They will have safety guidelines and social distancing measures in place for both the health and safety of the clients and staff.

Carrara Markets – OPEN

Carrara Markets is reopening from Saturday 23rd of May!

✅ Open-air shopping
✅ Social distancing and good hygiene practices in place
✅ Cafés are offering takeaways + 10 people seated
✅ Individual stores have people limits based on their size

Chevron Renaissance – OPEN

Chevron Renaissance Shopping Centre in Surfers Paradise is open as usual as they continue to provide essential products and services to the community.

You can grab all your essentials in one go including ColesChempro and Renaissance Medical Centre, newsXpress and plenty of takeaway and delivery options. Head to their website for further information and trading hours –

Freeman’s Organic Farm – OPEN

Freeman’s Organic Farm is open to provide you with loads of fresh produce to help keep your immune system strong! They also have coffee and food available for takeaways!
Unfortunately, they can no longer offer you a place to gather and relax at the lookout.. but you can still enjoy the drive through the Currumbin valley for your produce and coffee.

Pacific Fair – OPEN

Pacific Fair Shopping Centre is open and trading regular hours as they continue to provide essential products and services to the community.

Paradise Centre – OPEN

Paradise Centre in Surfers Paradise is open as usual as they continue to provide essential products and services to the community.

You can grab all your essentials in one go including Woolworths, Priceline (with on-site pharmacist), 7-Eleven open 24 hours, Australia Post and Circle Newsextra.

Sporty’s Warehouse – OPEN

Sporty’s Fitness is well stocked with everything you need to take your workout to the safety of your own home. With the trend being to steer away from gyms through fear of contraction they have recently geared up with a fresh container load of all things fitness!

The Oasis Shopping Centre – OPEN

The Oasis Shopping Centre in Broadbeach is open as usual as they continue to provide essential products and services to the community.


Cooly Rocks On – CANCELLED

Cooly Rocks On has been cancelled and will be back in 2021.

SeaFire Surfers Paradise – CANCELLED

SeaFire has been cancelled and will be back in 2021.

Mudgeeraba Show – POSTPONED

The Mudgeeraba Show has been postponed until the 2nd, 3rd and 4th of October 2020.

VIVA Surfers Paradise – CANCELLED

VIVA Surfers Paradise has been cancelled until further notice.


Players have now returned to non-contact training in small groups. On June 11th, AFL games will resume. The AFL will announce the updated fixture soon.

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