Suburb Profile

Carrara is one of the most vibrant suburbs on the Gold Coast. Surrounded by the famous Metricon stadium, the world-class greens of the Emerald Lakes Golf Course, the little European inspired city of Emerald Lakes and of course the bargains galore Carrara Markets. Carrara is just minutes from the M1 and surrounded by multiple local shopping precincts. The schools have a great reputation and the suburb is great for families. If you haven’t been to Carrara yet, do yourself a favour and go for a brisk walk around Emerald Lakes- but be prepared to fall in love and never want to leave!


Emmanuel College
Josiah College
Worongary State School
All Saints Anglican
Merrimac Primary School
Merrimac High School


7.8km to Surfers Paradise
87.4km to Brisbane
21.2km to Dreamworld
28.8km to Tamborine Mountain
25km to Gold Coast Airport
82km to Brisbane Airport
9.5km to Gold Coast University Hospital
9.8km to Robina Hospital


Carrara Shopping Centre
On the Park Shopping centre
Boonooroo Park General Store
Carrara Markets
ALDI Carrara
Carrara Medical Centre
Carrara Gardens Pharmacy
Emerald Lakes Pharmacy

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