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Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets

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Few stalls but nice

Went on a Wednesday and there were a few interesting markets, a really nice bakery stall that had... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2018
Olivia S
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Variety

So many stalls along the esplanade. What a diverse range of products we found and on this occasion... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Enrico C
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Findon, Australia
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Each Wednesday, Friday and Sunday evening, treasure hunters, bargain spotters and after-dinner walkers make their way to the Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets to wander along the coastal stretch of more than 120 market stalls, while live...more
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went there on Sunday night and seems not so many crowds or may be we are early. Quite some varieties of goods on sale but was expecting longer walk and may be with some food trucks.More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ryan H
SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi Ryan H, thanks for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. Unfortunately we are unable to have ready-to-eat foods at the markets due to the abundance of restaurants and eateries just across the road. There is a huge variety within a short walk,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a small market, consisting of several stalls with an endless array of eclectic knick-knacks. Nothing to write home about.More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TheShis
SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi TheShis. Sorry to hear you were underwhelmed with our markets. Unfortunately you seem to have arrived during our Schoolies period in Surfers Paradise, so not all our stallholders choose to participate in the markets during this time. I hope you get the chance to...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The website boasts of over 100 market stalls- we counted just under 40. It is really a waste of time to go out of your way for this. A select number of stalls selling unique items but mostly the same stuff you can find at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi SrtaADB, thanks for your feedback. Unfortunately you seem to have visited during our "Schoolies" period in Surfers Paradise, so not all our stallholders choose to participate in the markets during this time. We really hope you get the chance to pop back and visit...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Whether its a wednesday twilight or weekend stroll this market is a must do activity for those who want to see some unique offerings from creative people. There are hand made name bands to temporary tattoos, special gift etchings artists onsite to deliver a crazy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi andrewmK8599SY, thanks for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor. We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit and appreciated our diversity and range of products. Hope to see you back again sometime. All the best The Markets Team

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited the market today. It was not crowded. Was there bout 4-5pm. Would I visit again? I don’t think so. It’s not as exciting as I expected it to be. Not many stalls. Visit only if you happen to be there.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi helenw0ng, thanks for the review. We're sorry to hear you weren't overwhelmed with your visit to the markets. We've had some rough and windy weather by the beach lately, so perhaps you attended on a night when not all our stallholders or buskers attended...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Always visit Market on various occasions when on the Gold Coast.So nany different stalls and many owners sell home made products which I love. Many of stalls are from Byron Bay and surrounding areas so is good to support these people that travel to make...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for the review, Excursion26533901717. Thanks for your support to our stallholders and local artists, and we'll see you again soon. Please call into the Beachfront Markets marquee next time for some great offers of things to do around the precinct and discount dinner vouchers....More

Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Locals selling hand made crafts, photo taking with crocodile, snakes, parrots. Jerky booth, moon necklace. Interesting to check out once. Only enjoy claudines’ treat’s, brownie were excellent so were the cookies made with coconut and chocolate with marshmallows. Only stall which we spent our $...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thanks for taking the time to review us on Tripadvisor, JamieT2193. Claudine's is definitely a locals' favourite and you haven't had the full Beachfront Markets experience without a free taste test from Claudine's. We encourage everyone to go get themselves a small package of happiness....More

Reviewed 3 November 2018

i have been to many markets around Australia and have had the fortune to enjoy many and varied markets around the world but none can match the location of the stalls here on the beach front. Right along the Pacific ocean u can stroll in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank kris p
SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Hi kris p, thanks for the review. We're really happy that you enjoyed your experience visiting our markets. Yes, we do have one of the best offices in the world... it's a lovely vista and atmosphere. We hope you are able to come and experience...More

Reviewed 20 October 2018 via mobile

Went on a Wednesday and there were a few interesting markets, a really nice bakery stall that had free samples. Went through all the stalls in about 20 minutes.More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Olivia S
SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Olivia. Thanks for visiting. We have had some pretty poor weather recently, so our stall numbers do drop when it is windy or rainy. I hope you get to visit us again on a busier night. It's sounds like you found Claudine's Treats stall,...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018 via mobile

So many stalls along the esplanade. What a diverse range of products we found and on this occasion we opted for a mixed variety of soft nougat ... delicious. Great family friendly and fun atmosphere.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Enrico C
SurfersParadise_GC, Manager at Surfers Paradise Beachfront Markets, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2018

Hi Enrico C, thanks for the review. We aim for a fun, family-friendly environment, so we're happy to hear that's what you found! The nougat is pretty good, isn't it? Hop to see you back sometime. Kind Regards, The Markets Team

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Hi Abbey. We didn’t eat out in Surfers so can’t really help you with choosing there. I disagree with another reviewer that prices are expensive - it depends on where you choose etc. Just like beautiful Singapore you can eat... More
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