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Hope Island
Gold CoastQueensland
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The Palms Golf Course, 2013
Hope Island is located in Queensland
Hope Island
Hope Island
Location in Queensland
Population 11,186 (2016 census)
 • Density 787.7/km2 (2,040/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4212
Area 14.2 km2 (5.5 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) City of Gold Coast
State electorate(s) Broadwater
Federal Division(s) Fadden
Suburbs around Hope Island:
Coomera Coomera Southern Moreton Bay Islands
Coomera Hope Island Southern Moreton Bay Islands
Helensvale Helensvale Paradise Point

Hope Island is a suburb in the City of Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia. In the 2016 census, Hope Island had a population of 11,186 people.

The town of Boykambil is within the suburb (27°52′18″S 153°22′02″E / 27.8716°S 153.3672°E / -27.8716; 153.3672 (Boykambil)). The town of Santa Barbara is within the suburb (27°51′50″S 153°20′45″E / 27.8638°S 153.3458°E / -27.8638; 153.3458 (Santa Barbara)).

Hope Island Resort

A large portion of Hope Island is home to the Hope Island Resort, a gated community managed by Cambridge Management Services, with facilities such as marina, half-Olympic pool, golf course, tennis and 24-hour security. A wide variety of housing stock and land is also on offer, and Hope Island Resort continues to grow with subsequent land releases.

All property within Hope Island Resort is generally FIRB (Foreign Investment Review Board) approved; ready for foreign investment.

Hope Island and its environs is considered to comprise Gold Coast's 'North Shore' (i.e. Hope Island Resort, Sanctuary Cove, Sovereign Islands and Ephraim Island).

Links Hope Island (part of Hope Island Resort) is home to an 18-hole championship course designed by five-time British Open champion Peter Thomson.

Hope Island Resort has its own private broadband network. A modern Hybrid Fibre Coax (HFC) network which is used for cable television delivery, the gate intercom, community telephony, security and super-fast Internet delivery to all residents. Newer parts of the resort have a full fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) connection.


Hope Island is serviced by many transport options for both local and inter-city commuting. It is located adjacent to the M1 motorway connecting it with the rest of the Gold Coast and Brisbane, as well as 20 minutes from the Coomera railway station with regular direct services to Brisbane city and airport.

Golf buggies are a popular form of transport within Hope Island Resort and the neighbouring Sanctuary Cove Resort. A buggy path linking the two resorts has recently been completed by Gold Coast City Council, allowing Sanctuary Cove and Hope Island Resort residents to access each other's resorts.

Hope Island is also serviced by bus services 711 & 718 which are operated by Surfside Buslines, The 711 bus service route is from Sanctuary Cove to Southport running hourly, the 718 bus route from Santa Barbara to Helensvale Station runs on an less frequent basis.

Sport and recreation

Recreation areas include Robert Dalley Park, Pat Cash Tennis Academy and courts, and numerous golf courses. Marina services are also available.

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