Located 20 minutes from Gold Coast Airport and just 7km west of Broadbeach, Carrara is home to the famous Cararra Markets, Metricon Stadium (Gold Coast Suns AFL team base) and impressive golf courses including Palm Meadows, Emerald Lakes and Carrara Gardens Golf Course.
Carrara Markets is enormously popular boasting more than 500 stalls. Parking and entry is free, and so is the fun street entertainment. Family Fun Lane is a great place to take the kids with face painting, pony rides, a merry-go-round and balloon-wielding clowns adding to the fun. Everything from fresh produce and meat to fashion, toys, jewellery and homewares can be snapped up for a bargain at this Gold Coast institution.
Carrara is also home to three large and impressive golf courses offering great views and challenging greens. Hire some clubs, improve your handicap, and then reward yourself with a cool drink and scrumptious lunch at the exclusive and very stylish clubhouse.
With a capacity of 18,000 Metricon Stadium at Carrara is the team base to the Gold Coast's AFL team - the Gold Coast Suns. The stadium regularly holds big sporting events and also has a well-appointed indoor sports centre.