Your Guide to the Southern Gold Coast's Famous Beaches
Sitting on the very end of the Gold Coast is Snapper Rocks, and it’s one of the Gold Coast’s most famous beaches. This particular beach is known the world-over for its year-round surfing competitions, which have hosted some of the best surfers from all over the world. For those that want to discover surfing culture on the Gold Coast, Snapper Rocks is the beach to visit. Experience the culture firsthand, and try your hand at the waves that have made this beach one of the best surfing destinations in the world.
Palm Beach has made its stamp on the Gold Coast for being voted “Queensland’s Cleanest Beach” on three occasions, and it won’t disappoint once you see it. This pristine beachfront features soft golden-white sand and relaxing blue ocean that will have you in awe from the moment you set foot on it. It’s the perfect beach for sunbathers and picnickers, and a great spot to swim and paddle board.
Currumbin Beach/Tugun Beach/Bilinga Beach/Kirra Beach
Forming one long stretch of scenic golden beach on the Southern Gold Coast are Currumbin Beach, Tugun Beach, Bilinga Beach, and Kirra Beach. Only the locals know where one beach ends and another starts, but tourists and first-time visitors won’t care once they see this uninterrupted expanse of pure paradise. As a whole, this long beach is an unbeatable spot for those that love to walk along the beach, jog, or cycle; offering over seven kilometres of golden sand and clear blue ocean. This part of the Southern Gold Coast is what makes it so famous, and it’s a must-visit no matter where you’re staying on the Gold Coast.
Coolangatta Beach enjoys its own intimate expanse of sand nestled in-between Snapper Rocks and Kirra Beach, and offers a relaxing beach experience for beach-goers that just want to unwind and take in the views. Featuring scenic rainforest views on its southern headland and a stunning curved beachfront, Coolangatta Beach is one of the most picturesque beaches on the Southern Gold Coast. While it’s not recommended to surf at Coolangatta Beach, it’s well worth taking a dip and then soaking up the incredible view.
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