October is here and it is the time for the annual V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600. The Vodafone V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600 event will be held from 19 to 21 October 2018 inclusive. It is a significant event on the Gold Coast at Surfers Paradise Circuit, replacing the Gold Coast Indy.

Gold Coast 600 is run on the streets of Surfers Paradise. Located at the Northern End of Surfers Paradise, 20 kilometres north of Gold Coast Airport along Gold Coast Highway.

Track Schedule

Surfers Paradise circuit is round 14 of the Virgin Australia Supercars Championship and PIRTEK Enduro Cup final.

Three thirty-minute practice sessions are held on Friday 19 October 2018. Saturday 20 October 2018 features a twenty-minute qualifying session which decides the grid positions for the following 300 kilometre race. A twenty-minute qualifying session is held on Sunday 21 October 2018, succeeded by a top ten shootout, the combined results of which decide the grid for the following 300 km race.

Broadwater Sounds Concert

Want to do something else apart from just checking out the fast cars? Check out the Broadwater Sounds concert, brought to you by 92.5 Gold FM. You can expect anĀ unforgettable line up of entertainment at the Broadwater Sounds concert as part of the Vodafone Gold Coast 600.

The Broadwater Sounds concert is included in any same-day event ticket to the V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600 and will be held on Saturday 20 October 2018 at the Broadwater Parklands.

This year’s concert features two of the world’s greatest rock acts, Foreigner and +Live+. The local entertainer will be Brisbane ARIA-award winners, Sheppard.

If you are not into fast cars, but love a great concert, tickets to the Broadwater Sounds Concert can also be purchased on the evening of Saturday 20 October 2018 at the Broadwater Parklands Ticketek Box Office.

Why not experience the Gold Coast and fit some sight seeing and tours into your travels for the Vodafone V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600?

How to get to V8 Supercars Gold Coast 600?

Public Transport

Parking is fairly limited in areas surrounding the event so the best way to travel is by public transport.

For all pre-purchased event entry ticket holders, travel is free to an from teh event on the G Link trams, Surfside buses and Queensland rail city network trains from Friday 19 October 2018 until Sunday 21 October 2018 inclusive.

Children aged 12 and under can travel for free on certain public transport services with a paying adult in possession of a valid entry ticket.

Taxis & Limousines

There are two designated taxi drop off and pick up zones situated at the southern end of Staghorn Avenue (in Surfers Paradise) opposite the QT Gold Coast in Surfers Paradise and at the Northern end of Cronin Avenue in Main Beach.


Designated ride share drop off and pick up zones north and south of the GC 600 precinct are Southern side of Palm Ave and western side of Rankin.


Bruce Bishop Car Park will be one of the best places to park for the event but parking is limited so plan your schedule accordingly. All Holiday Holiday Gold Coast holiday apartments booking receive a complimentary car parking space.

Accommodation near Gold Coast 600

All Holiday Holiday apartments are all located within easy walk to the G Link tram, or a 15 minutes walk to the event. You can choose from 1, 2 and 3 bedroom holiday apartments in the Chevron Renaissance, Circle on Cavill, H Residences above Hilton Surfers Paradise, or Soul Surfers Paradise.