Helensvale is approximately 21.6km², consisting of leafy green spaces teeming with wildlife, charming houses in each estate and amenities just a hop away. Its beautiful surrounds make it perfect for the suburban family wanting to reside in an established, family-friendly suburb, while not being far from our famous Gold Coast beaches.

There’s no doubt that you’ll find the perfect home in Helensvale with different properties to suit a variety of lifestyles. Properties range from modern townhouses, duplexes, houses, rural-residential acreage in Riverdowns, lush golf-course frontage homes and of course, waterfront properties in Riverlinks.

With plenty of buzzing cafes and different restaurants offering a variety of cuisines, you’ll find many great spots to socialise with friends, family or loved one. If you fancy yourself a steak or a chicken parmy with a lovely wine or a crisp beer, the three local taverns will have you pleased.


Helensvale State School is located toward the Southern end of Discovery Drive, with Helensvale State High School situated on the Northern end. This thoroughfare is spotted with bus stops so getting the children to and from school has never been easier!

If you’re looking for a private school, Helensvale is in a central location for some of the best private schools on the Gold Coast. Private schools within a 10-minute driving radius include A.B. Paterson College, Coomera Anglican College, St Stephen’s College and Jubilee Primary School.


For all your necessities or a casual shop, it’s just a short drive South to the local Westfield Helensvale which has approximately 180 stores. For the serious shopping lover, Harbour Town Premium Outlets is only a 10-minute drive away, and 35 minutes from Helensvale is the shopping mecca Pacific Fair Shopping Centre in Broadbeach with over 400 speciality retail stores.

Just across the Pacific Motorway M1 is the iconic Gold Coast Theme Parks precinct, including Warner Bros. Movie World, Wet’n’Wild, TopGolf, Country Paradise, Australian Outback Spectacular, and Dreamworld just down the road.

The public transport is plentiful, with the Helensvale train and tram station close-by as well as an abundance of bus stops around the area. Access to the M1 is no more than 13 minutes’ drive from the most Eastern point of Helensvale.


Kitchen at Keys
Bear Boy
Chef n Fire
Blue Tongue Pantry


The Fish Hub
Thai House Helensvale
Do One Pizza
Siracusa Restaurant and Bar


Helensvale Tavern
Options Tavern


  • 13 mins to M1
  • 15 mins to Paradise Point, Biggera Waters and Runaway Bay beaches
  • 20 mins to Surfers Paradise
  • 35 mins to Coolangatta Airport
  • 45 mins to Brisbane CBD
  • 50 mins to Brisbane Airport


  • According to CoreLogic, this established suburb is home to the predominant age group of 40-49 years and households consist primarily of couples with children. Of the Helensvale population, 71% are owner occupiers and 29% are renters. With a population of 15,987 in 2011, this suburb saw it increase to 16,844 in 2016, showing a 5.4% growth in the area during that period.