Gold Coast Seaway - Sand Bypass

Sand Bypass

Gold Coast Seaway enjoys the world's first permanent sand bypassing system, which currently delivers all sand that arrives at the Gold Coast Seaway across the entrance and into the World Heritage listed Moreton Bay Marine Park. The Gold Coast Shoreline Management Plan is reviewing this practice and examining the concept of Island Welding to determine if 85% of the sand (80,000 cubic meters per year) can be sustainably recycled to Surfers Paradise.

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