Project

Gold Coast Ocean-side Cruise Ship Terminal

PROJECT STATUS
Announced
Gold Coast Ocean-side Cruise Ship Terminal

The proposed Port of Gold Coast - Ocean-side Cruise Ship Terminal is designed to cater for cruise ships typically operating around Australia as well as the world's largest cruise ship vessels.

Key features include:

  • a jetty structure extending approximately 950 metres offshore from Philip Park
  • a wharf structure including mooring and berthing facilities for cruise ships and a passenger platform
  • an offshore breakwater structure approximately 780 metres in length to protect berthing cruise ships and terminal infrastructure from ocean swell
  • a cruise ship terminal and landside facilities, and
  • short term passenger drop-off areas and staff only long-term parking facilities.

Key Dates

2022 Expected Construction Commencement

PROJECT HISTORY

Mar 2017 The City of Gold Coast Council endorsed the feasibility study and business case for the Port of Gold Coast – Ocean-side Cruise Ship Terminal.
Sep 2017 Initial Advice Statement (IAS) lodged to the Coordinator General’s office.
Feb 2018 The IAS was refused due to the Queensland Government’s decision to undertake the Southport Spit Master Plan.
Aug 2019 A revised IAS was lodged to the Coordinator General’s office.
Nov 2019 The project was given "coordinated status" by Queensland's Independent Coordinator General, allowing the preparation of an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for public consultation.
Estimated Total Cost
(2019)
Sector
Other Transport
Procurement approach
Unconfirmed |
Location
Queensland |
Infrastructure Australia status
Not considered
Resources
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