Suburb Profile

Yatala is one of the northern-most suburbs of the Gold Coast. Named by Arthur Dixon in 1868 when he purchased land surrounded by the Albert River. The area is rapidly developing as an industrial wonderland due to its large blocks of land and convenient location. One of the most famous landmarks is the Yatala Pie Shop that started in 1914 and is a Q150 icon. Another famous landmark is The Yatala Drive-In as it is the Gold Coast’s last open-air drive-in theatre, it opened on 27 October 1974.  


Rivermount College 

Little Scholars Early Learning 


40.3km to Surfers Paradise 

39.5km to Brisbane 

17.2km to Dreamworld 

34km to Tamborine Mountain  

62.5km to Coolangatta Airport  

47.9km to Brisbane Airport 

33.6km to Gold Coast University Hospital  

43.4km to Robina Hospital 


Beenleigh Shopping Centre 

Logan Hyperdome 

Beenleigh-Yatala Motor Inn 



Yatala is situated between two train stations at Ormeau and Beenleigh. From the train you can catch a bus to your destination. 

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