Gold Coast Remains the Home of Schoolies for 2021 |

Gold Coast Remains the Home of Schoolies for 2021 01 Dec 2020 by Claire T

Schoolies is proving year after year it will stand the test of time. The rite-of-passage event may have had a smaller footprint in 2020 due to COVID, but year 11's are booking Schoolies faster and in bigger numbers than ever before, cementing a robust return to glory for Schoolies in 2021.

The Gold Coast remains the most popular destination for both QLD Schoolies and those from NSW and VIC. Official accommodation in Surfers Paradise for Schoolies 2021 is already over 70% sold out. Favourites among Schoolies such as the Surfers Paradise Hilton Hotel, Crown Towers and Circle on Cavill are either sold out in some weeks or are very limited in availability. 


Savvy year 11’s have booked in their spot at the iconic Gold Coast event up to 18 months in advance. Unprecedented numbers of school leavers will be flocking to the Gold Coast in November next year, to soak up the famous weeklong program of Schoolies events and entertainment. are promising to come back with a bigger and better than ever event program to meet  

Those thinking of travelling to other destinations need to take note too. Hotels favoured by Schoolies are selling out in the likes of Lorne and Byron Bay too. The advice for year 11's is no matter where you have your eye on for Schoolies, book now or risk missing out.


So what about COVID?  Are year 11’s protected when booking in their 2021 trip? The Peace of Mind Guarantee means year 11's can book their Schoolies with 100% confidence, assured of a refund if they are unable to check into their holiday accommodation due to government restrictions.

So get ready Gold Coast! Schoolies isn’t going anywhere; it’s just getting bigger and better. will be releasing their entertainment line up some time in 2021, with big-name acts, brand new venues, and a few big surprises all in the works. The best way to be the first to know what Schoolies 2021 has in store for the class of 2021, is to be registered with

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