Labrador Locality Guide

Labrador Locality Guide


Located just north of Southport and a little south of Biggera Waters, Labrador is known for its prime position along the Golden Mile. Boasting beautiful parklands, calm waters and fantastic views, the area of Labrador is continuing to grow at a rapid speed along with the rest of the Gold Coast.

Location Description

Labrador has been one of the Gold Coast’s mainstays since its hotel was built in 1884. Back in the day, this 15-room hotel complete with three sitting rooms, outhouses and stables, was perfect for the Cobb and Co coach service which transported boat passengers arriving from Brisbane. Local Aborigines were also drawn to the area due to its abundance of shellfish, mud crabs, oysters and waterfowl. 

Fast forward to the modern day, and visitors still flock here for the great range of accommodation from high rises to caravan parks to cafes and high-end restaurants. Sitting just north of Southport and just south of Biggera Waters, Labrador is popular for its calm waters, peaceful parks and views out to South Stradbroke Island. The Grand Hotel still sits there too. Sure, it may have changed a bit, but that kind of old-style service and loyalty for which Labrador is renowned, remains.
 

Facilities

The Labrador Park Shopping complex is the local’s go-to for all of the essentials such as Coles supermarket, a butcher, a bakery & a newsagent, along with a few specialty stores. Just up the road is the famous Harbour Town Discount Shopping Centre, which boasts brand outlet shopping for the savvy bargain hunters, and also a range of restaurants and entertainment options.

The nearest cinema is the Reading Cinemas, also located in the Harbour Town outlet shopping centre.

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Transport

Surfside Buses service the Gold Coast region. Information including timetables are available here.

‚ÄčHelensvale Train station is located 15 minutes north of Labrador by car, providing you access from the Brisbane Airport all the way through to Robina.  

Community

Hospitals closest to the area are:

Gold Coast University Hospital
1300 744 284
 
Gold Coast Private Hospital
(07) 5530 0300

Pindara Private Hospital
(07) 5588 9000
 

Pre-Schools & Kindergartens

Several pre-schools & early learning centres operate in Labrador. These include:

Good Start Early Learning Centre
1800 222 543

Labrador Playschool Early Learning Centre
(07) 5591 4544

C&K Labrador Kindergarten
(07) 5573 1561

Primary Schools

Local primary schools include:

Labrador State School
(07) 5665 0333

Biggera Waters State School
(07) 5537 1033

Guardian Angels Primary School
(07) 5510 0055

The Southport School
(07) 5531 9111

Secondary Schools

The secondary schools in the area include:

The Southport School
(07) 5531 9111

St Hilda’s School
(07) 5532 4922

Keebra Park State High School
(07) 5509 2555

Sport

Labrador is located 10 minutes south from the Runaway Bay Sports Super Centre, and 5 minutes north of the Southport Aquatic Centre & Broadwater Parklands. The Sports Super Centre is a training base for local athletes and members of the community, boasting a fully equipped gym, and Olympic sized swimming pool and a track & field facility for those in training.
 
Labrador Tigers AFL Sports Club
(07) 5537 1078
 
Labrador Hockey Club
(07) 5591 8990