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An Excellent venue for big events (Commonwealth Games) Sporting or Musical etc.

Amenities are very clean and comfortable.- maintained as new. Transport is frequent and right to... read more

Reviewed 29 August 2018
Gold Coast, Australia
A Great Stadium to Watch the Footy

This has to be the easiest stadium to take little kids to. They have large land holdings, enough to... read more

Reviewed 30 July 2018
Brisbane, Australia
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Nerang - Broadbeach Road, Carrara, Gold Coast, Queensland 4211, Australia
+61 7 5510 6000
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Reviewed 29 August 2018

Amenities are very clean and comfortable.- maintained as new. Transport is frequent and right to the entrances. A walk across the road you have a first class golfing complex - indoor and outdoor dining/ bar/ pokies - for prior to or following an event.

Thank hosepak
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This has to be the easiest stadium to take little kids to. They have large land holdings, enough to build a mighty stadium one day, when the need arises. But at the moment the extra space is being utilised by providing break out areas for...More

Thank DanandLisa2016
Reviewed 25 July 2018

We attended the Suns v Bombers game on the 14th July 2018 at Metricon Stadium. Congratulations to the bus service on supplying free bus shuttles to the ground. We had not pre-purchased our tickets as we were assured that there would be ample seating in...More

Thank Robyn R
Reviewed 22 July 2018

We attended 3 session at Carrara (Metricon) Stadium during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games. All sessions were sold out and I have to commend the event organisers and stadium management for a superb effort. Day one the bus service leaving the venue was a...More

Thank Kevin B
Reviewed 18 July 2018 via mobile

We visited from Melbourne to watch the Bombers v Suns match. There wasn’t a big crowd which was a shame as the ground is fantastic, there were heaps of pre-match entertainment, live music, plenty of different food options, including gluten free for me, and the...More

Thank Jade S
Reviewed 18 July 2018

Travelling with a family containing a 2 & 5 year old we saw the Suns Vs Bombers match scheduled at 7:20 PM. Being at that time we wanted to drive as a match time like that would often have tired and cranky kids. There are...More

1  Thank pongoes
Reviewed 20 June 2018

The stadium is big , well built and easy to negotiate . The free Shuttle from Nerang Railway Station worked really well . The food was easy to get and the seats comfortable . Overall just great for a Stadium.

3  Thank Warren N
Reviewed 19 June 2018

It was my first time that I had been to Metricon Stadium. The night of the games was a great experience. The atmosphere was happy and everyone was very pleasant - the volunteers did an amazing job at directing people and looking out for everyone...More

Thank alis0nsayer
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We went to Metricon to watch The Saints v Suns and found there was no atmosphere at the game .The prices to attend was over priced and the was no parking .Fortunately we had a function at the golf club and could park there and...More

Thank Russell S
Reviewed 2 June 2018

Only 6 weeks ago this stadium was still a Commonwealth Games athletic arena. The transformation back to an AFL football oval has been quite spectactular. While the stadium itself is a well designed arena with good facilities, the infrastructure to support it is poor. Public...More

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27 May 2018|
Response from TheOldForrest | Reviewed this property |
Hi guys, I was there at the Commonwealth Games and they had special transport arrangements. I would guess that it will be the same as it was when you last enjoyed poor transport - take it on the chin! Good luck! Michael
3 April 2016|
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Response from Graham E | Reviewed this property |
Even satellite parking for Metricon stadium at exit 77. Just follow the signs.
26 January 2016|
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Response from Nic0le96 | Reviewed this property |
Hi you would be best to stay on the coast for a game. You could stay around Carrara and walk or get to a train station and bus it in. You still can train or drive from Brisbane and bus it to stadium . Palm meadows is close... More