Frequently Asked Questions:

What is the difference between Casa do Zouk and Ilha do Zouk?

Everyone is familiar with Ilha Do Zouk – a fantastic fun filled weekend of dancing and partying with some of the best Zouk instructors in the World, all on a Tropical Island! Casa Do Zouk is now preparing for its third year at the Gold Coast and in 2016 will again be held at the beautiful Mantra on View Hotel Surfers Paradise. With amazing international instructors, great parties and performances, along with superb access to all that the Gold Coast has to offer, what more could you want!

How often does Casa do Zouk take place?

Casa Do Zouk will take place every year with the next event in July 2017.

When and where is the event being held?

Casa Do Zouk is being held at Mantra on View Hotel in Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland. The event will take place from Thursday 28th – Sunday 30th July 2017.

How much are the tickets and when do they go on sale?

Tickets are on sale NOW! Check out our ticket information page for all details including prices.

Can I pay for one workshop or party?

Unfortunately this is not possible. The only way to attend all workshops and parties at Casa do Zouk is if you purchase a Full or Performer pass. Alternatively if you choose to just attend the Samba de Gafieira Immersion course, your Friday pass will also allow you to attend the Friday night party.

I am part of a team that would like to perform at the event. How do I book a PERFORMER Pass?

To be eligible to purchase the PERFORMER Pass the team leader of each performance team must first have submitted a Performance Application for consideration. Please note that only the team leader from each team needs to submit this form on behalf of the whole team. If the Performance Application is accepted we will send the team leader your unique team Performer PASS Code which can be entered into the Book Now page to receive your discounted event pass. Team members should wait until their performance application has been approved and they have received their unique PERFORMER Pass Code before booking their ticket.

What do I need to bring to the registration desk at the event?

You will need to present some form of identification (eg driver’s license) or your booking confirmation on your phone to collect your event bracelet.

If for some reason I can't attend can I transfer my ticket to someone else?

Yes you can, however it is your responsibility to find the recipient. You are welcome to make it known you are looking to sell your ticket via the Casa Do Zouk Facebook page and once you have agreed on the transfer, email the recipient’s details to the Casa Do Zouk Team at For more information view our ticket information page.

Can I cancel my ticket?

If you are unable to find someone to transfer your ticket to, you are able to cancel and receive a partial refund up until a certain date. For more information view our ticket information page.

Where can I stay?

Casa Do Zouk is hosted at the Mantra on View Hotel in Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland. We have negotiated excellent rates for event participants to stay in the same hotel. Enjoy the convenience of being an elevator ride away from the workshops and parties. See our Accommodation page on how to book and receive preferential pricing.

Where can I eat near the venue?

Answer coming soon!

Does my Casa do Zouk ticket include flights and/or accommodation?

The Casa do Zouk Ticket does not include Flights or Accommodation. We have negotiated excellent rates for event participants to stay in the same hotel that the event is held in. Enjoy the convenience of being an elevator ride away from the workshops and parties. See our Accommodation page on how to book and receive preferential pricing.

What are the transport options to get to the venue?

Mantra on View Hotel is located in the heart of Surfers Paradise and easily accessed by car or bus. Visit TRANSLink to plan your trip to the venue.

Can I park at the venue?

Yes, there is car parking available at the venue for event participants at a cost of $8 per day/night. Entry to the car park is off View Avenue just next to the hotel.

What is the closest airport to the venue?

Gold Coast Airport (also known as Coolangatta Airport) is a 30 minute drive or 45 minute bus trip from the event venue at Surfers Paradise on the Gold Coast. For public transport options visit TRANSLink and put your Start address as: Gold Coast Airport and End address as: View Ave, Surfers Paradise. The venue is about a 1 hour drive from Brisbane Airport.

Who are the organisers of Casa do Zouk?

Casa do Zouk is hosted by K&L Dance Events, an events company run by Kadu Pires, Larissa Thayane & Charles Pizzato. K&L Dance Events also run Ilha do Zouk.

What sort of clothes and footwear should I wear to the workshops?

Most dancers choose to wear flat, soft soled shoes for dancing Brazilian Zouk however many women also choose to wear heels. Whilst the venue is air-conditioned, cool, comfortable clothing is essential for the event. Please consider the comfort of your dance partner and bring a towel, deodorant, mints and changes of shirt.

Will there be any carpeted rooms?

No, all workshops, shows and parties will take place on proper dance floor.

I need help with something not explained here, what do I do?

We are always available to help. Email us at and we will endeavor to get back to you within 24 hours.

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