Being part of the Hope Island Marina community is a lifestyle privilege.

After a day on the water, unwind by taking a leisurely stroll around Hope Island Marina Village – home to some of the local areas finest boutique shops, cafes and restaurants. The Marina is also conveniently located in the heart of the Hope Island Resort and a few minutes walk from the world class Links Hope Island Golf Club.

How would you rate Hope Island Marina in terms of access to fishing and boating hotspots?

The Gold Coast has some of the best estuary and offshore game fishing in the world. Hope Island Marina has no bridges to hinder your access to the Broadwater. The Broadwater is one of the prettiest water ways in Queensland and provides year round boating opportunities.

As a boatie & fisherman, what do you look for when choosing a marina to moor your craft?

The most important thing is 24/7 access to the Broadwater which Hope Island Marina provides. The Marina is also quite sheltered so strong winds are not a problem making docking your boat a breeze.

What are some tips you can give boaties looking to enjoy a day or weekend on the northern Gold Coast waterways?

The great thing about the Gold Coast waterways is if you work your tides you can get a big boat almost anywhere. There are plenty of secluded beaches and small bays to relax with the family. The Gold Coast Seaway gives you open water access in all but inclement weather.

What makes the northern Gold Coast different to other coastal regions in Australia in terms of boating, fishing & surfing?

The Gold Coast has everything you can wish for, world class restaurants, night clubs, the Casino and the theme parks are close by to keep the kids occupied when you aren’t on the water. The surfing beaches are some of the best in the world and there is plenty of shopping close by for mum if she needs a little retail therapy.

How does Hope Island Marina differ to other marinas in this region?

It is centrally located so you dont spend all day trying to get to the Broadwater or offshore. The onsite facilities are second to none and the community vibe is great.

What do you think of the current supply & demand scenario for marina berths in and around the Gold Coast?

With many companies like Maritimo and Riviera in production on the Gold Coast, local boaties will find it harder to purchase quality berths due to the likely high demand in the near future.

Would it be easy for boaties from further north or south or even interstate to have a berth here?

It’s easy for boaties from down south to own a berth here as they can fly into Coolangatta and be on their boat within the hour. Many northern boaties may wish to escape the humid northern summer and reside on the Gold Coast. Owning the berth makes for cheap accommodation especially at premium times like Christmas or Easter.