Carrara Markets are Australia's biggest permanent markets. With over 400 stalls covering 10 acres it's a treasure trove of the curious and the unusual. It's also the original home of discount shopping when it comes to fresh produce, homewares, pots, plants, bric a brac, arts and crafts and just about everything else.... more
For over 30 years Carrara Markets has been a major Gold Coast tourist destination. Carrara Markets provide a handy Tourist Bus Service which operates every weekend from locations throughout Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach! and Mermaid Beach.
Carrara Markets is a popular family day out with pony rides, merry go rounds, bungy trampolines and face painters. Home to Luke's Reptile Kingdom - a breathtaking interactive show featuring dozens of Australia's unique and unusual creatures including very rare species and the world's most venomous snakes. And now new to the markets, the amazing King Tutt's Putt Putt, featuring themed mini golf courses suitable for young and old. Open at Carrara Markets 7 days a week.
Carrara Markets - Free entry, free parking, a handy Tourist Bus Service.... less
Children are welcome and there are rides and clowns to amuse them.
Facilities for visitors with a disability are available.
No dogs please.
How To Get There
Take Exit 77 off the M1 Highway and follow the signs to Gooding Drive and Broadbeach, or take Hooker Boulevard off the Gold Coast Highway. The markets are only four kilometres from Pacific Fair Shopping Centre on the corner of Gooding Drive and Manchester Road at Carrara.
Tourist Bus Service available every weekend. No need to book. Bus stops in locations throughout Surfers Paradise, Broadbeach & Mermaid Beach. For bus timetable go to www.carraramarkets.com.au or phone 07 5579 9388.
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