The Museum


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
Tel: (07) 5525 6380

Events & Exhibitions

Author Andrew Crockett will be appearing at SWGC for the launch and signing of his latest book in the Switchfoot Trilogy. In addition he will be presenting and narrating a slide show of the most intriguing images from the three Switchfoot books.

This will be followed by the unseen short films by George Greenough, ‘Heads, Faces in the Sky’ and ‘Get it by the Wings’. Music by the Makaha duo.

On Friday 4 September, 2015 a huge gathering took place at Surf World for the launch of the legendary Bob 'Evo' Evans Exhibition. Fans came in their droves to celebrate the life of one of surfing's most influential personalities, Mr Bob Evans, and they were not disappointed.

Virtual Exhibits

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
Sirf World Virtual Tour

Virtual Tour

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

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

View Tour


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