Surf World Gold Coast logo sm
  • Slide 01
  • Slide 02
  • Slide 03
  • Slide 04
  • Slide 05
  • Slide 06
  • Welcome to Surf World
    Surf World is a unique museum that showcases Australia’s largest collection of Surfboards. It presents permanent and temporary exhibitions of surfboards, photographs, oral histories and memorabilia that explore the culture and character of the Gold Coast and Australia’s surf heritage.

    Whether you’re a surfer who wants to see boards from every era, shape and size, learn about the legends of the sport or someone who wants to understand how surfing has shaped the Gold Coast and many other Australian coastal communities, then Surf World Gold Coast is the place to visit.

    Open Daily: 10am – 5pm
    (Closed Anzac Day, Good Friday, Christmas Day & Boxing Day)

    Admission Prices - $10 Adults - $5 Child/Concession - $20 Family
    Location : 1st Floor, 35 Tomewin St, Currumbin  QLD
    FREE PARKING in Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary car park
    (park on the right hand side before you get to the booth for CWS paid parking)

    Tel: (07) 5525 6380

Events & Exhibitions

This year marks forty years since the inaugural Stubbies Classic Surfriding competition. Held at iconic Burleigh Heads in March 1977 it was the start of Australian professional surfing
Surf World is again pleased to present in conjunction with Surfing Australia and Nikon the 20 finalists in the 2017 Nikon Surf Photo of the Year Awards.
Surf World Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

Take a brief 360 degree tour of the museum and get a glimpse of the History of Surfing.

The tour is compatible with iPad, iPhone, smart phones, tablets, Desktop computers and Smart TV's.

View Tour

Surfboard Timeline

Board Timeline

Starting in 1915 with the solid redwood 'plank' through to the 2014 Modern Thruster Gun.

The interactive timeline features 14 boards with additional popup image galleries and descriptions.

View Timeline

Deductible Gift Recipient

Surf World Gold Coast is a charitable institution and is endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) covered by Items 1 and 4 of the table in section 30 -15 of the Income Tax Assesment Act 1997. All donations over $2 are tax deductible.


You can donate by





Not a Member and want to get involved?


As a not-for-profit organisation, Surf World Gold Coast needs the support of the surfing community if it is to continue to do its important work.


3 exciting Memberships to choose from


Contact Us

email Click to email Surf World

Tel: (07) 5525 6380

Location: 1st Floor, 35 Tomewin St, Currumbin
Post: PO Box 791, Tugun, QLD 4224, Australia

Open Daily: 10am - 5pm

Google Maps

Getting around the museum

To assist with your visit and accessibility