Man recovering after nearly drowning at Gold Coast beach

A man’s recovering this morning, after a near drowning on the Gold Coast yesterday.

It happened at Main Beach just after 5.00pm.

It’s understood the man was out of the water before emergency services arrived.


Paramedics were called to the beach near McArthur Parade and Stafford Avenue, where they briefly treated a male in his 40s.

Critical care paramedics were also called to the scene.

The man was taken to the Gold Coast University Hospital for further treatment a short time later.

He’s believed to be in a stable condition.