is a secluded and small community five
minutes from Jacobs Well and about 42
kilometres from Surfers Paradise, at the
northern end of the Gold Coast. Home to
the Holden Performance Driving Centre,
Gold Coast Sports Flying Club and
Gainsborough Greens golf course, Norwell
features acres and acres of sugar cane
fields that are situated on a
This picturesque farming community
stretches along the northern banks of
the Pimpama River, with its north-east
boundary being Pimpama-Jacobs Well Road.
This area takes its name from the sugar
"Norwell Plantation" which was operated
by William Pidd in the 1870s.