PACDEFF 3-5 September 2019 – Venue

Crowne Plaza Hotel | Gold Coast

The conference will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Australia

The hotel is ideally situated just back from the magnificent Surfers Paradise Beach with doorstep access to the light rail link.

Accommodation deals at the Hotel will be available via the accommodation links on the main menu once registration opens in April.


Location and Transport

Crowne Plaza Surfers Paradise

2807 Gold Coast Highway, Surfers Paradise, QL
Phone +61 7 5592 9900:

Airport Transport Options

Shuttle Bus

Various Shuttle operators offer a Door to Door service from Brisbane and Gold Coast Airports to Surfers Paradise Hotels. Group discounts are often available. Con-x-ion offers shared ride services from Brisbane airport for $99 return, or from $41 return from Gold Coast Airport.

Brisbane AirTrain
Transfer by train from Brisbane airport is now possible via the Air Train Link, which connects at Helensvale to the Gold Coast Light Rail. This service has a stop right outside the hotel.

Taxis are an expensive way to get to and from the airport. There is a designated taxi rank located out the front of the terminal at both airports, although Uber may be significantly cheaper.  

Rental Car
Hiring a rental car at Brisbane or Gold Coast Airport gives you the freedom to control your own schedule and explore what Queensland has to offer. Car rental desks are located on the arrivals level at Brisbane International airport and the ground level at Brisbane Domestic and Gold Coast airports
The following companies have desks at the airport:
Budget |
Europcar |
Hertz |
Thrifty |
RedSpot Sixt |