Runaway Bay

n 1967, the Lae Enterprises company bought 182 hectares of land along the western shore of the Gold Coast Broadwater. Development started in 1972 to transform the subdivision into a residential and boating area. The name “Runaway Bay” was coined to promote the area as a tranquil retreat.


Runaway Bay Facts

  • 9,443 – 2017 ABS ERP


Things to do in Runaway Bay

  • Sports Super Centre – a wide range of sports, gym, and aquatics
  • Pine Ridge Conservation Park
  • Runaway Bay Marina – boat storage, marine services, and boat hire


The Best of Dining and Nightlife in Runaway Bay

  • Indian Empire – Indian cuisine – 3/455 Oxley Drive
  • Runaway Bay Tavern – bar, bistro, gaming – 516 Lae Drive
  • La Piazza on Bayview – Italian – 21 Bayview Street
  • Ruffinos Restaurant – Italian – Runaway Bay Marina