Surfers Paradise Beach
Surfers Paradise Beach
4.5
12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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12:00 AM - 11:59 PM
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About
The iconic skyline and golden beaches of Surfers Paradise is the Gold Coast’s postcard image to Australia and the world. Each year, millions of visitors discover an energetic foreshore precinct boasting an incredible diversity of restaurant, cafe, shopping and fashion and nightlife experiences. Restaurants offering everything from fresh seafood to international cuisine have made Surfers Paradise a serious dining hub, while shopping centres and arcades display top labels and the best in lifestyle and beauty. Surfers Paradise contains 50% of the Gold Coast’s accommodation – everything from five-star beachfront resorts to cheerful backpacker digs – making it the perfect base from which to explore the region. Locals and visitors are kept busy with a year-round calendar of events, highlighted by free family entertainment. And fronting it all – Surfers Paradise Beach, Australia’s iconic beach and a locale that conjures up ‘paradise’ to millions. It's "Always On" in Surfers Paradise!
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  • Lina
    Monaco1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Beach
    This beach is very different from the beaches I have been to before, where I can feel a sense of comfortable experience, clean environment and white sand, which makes me very memorable. I tried surfing here, and the water temperature was comfortable. The beach was very wide and never felt crowded. We came to this beach with our family, we sunbathed and chatted here, a very relaxing feeling. I will come back here to relax next time!
    Visited May 2023
    Written 31 May 2023
  • Neil B
    Wellington, New Zealand365 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    An amazing beach
    This beach is so long with lots of flagged patrol areas. We had an amazing evening swimming and watching the passing whales put on a show for us. There are shower and taps at each access and some good clean toilets at some. Top tip, if you're hanging out for a while, find an area with toilets and or a good surf club.
    Visited October 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 30 September 2023
  • nitawilson70
    Upper Coomera, Australia106 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    How far can you go
    With its iconic lifesavers & many & varied cultural, sporting events that take place every year, this beach is well recognised by tourists & locals today. Its sandy coastline extends over 42km making it a walkers haven for daily exercise. Its backdrop of high rise buildings that cast their shadow in the afternoon setting of the sun are a daily reminder of what a Gold Coast lifestyle has to offer - a playground of sun, surf and fun.
    Visited March 2024
    Travelled solo
    Written 6 March 2024
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Journey57499674216
3 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Family
Surfers Paradise is a delightful place for family outings under the sun. Conveniently located across the road are numerous restaurants, complete with underground parking. It's a wonderful spot for beach walks and water fun with the kids. Highly recommended for a family hangout.
Written 17 April 2024
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Scenic31842911542
2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Solo
On a good day, the waves pump in! This is really something to be seen! You can have fun on the big days of surf, but make sure you have a good board and know what your doing. It can be a bit dangerous when it is high surf. Sometimes it's best just to watch the waves crack on the sandbank and roll in. Fun. And the name says it all 'Surfers Paradise' (or sufferers paradise as some have called it).
Written 23 March 2024
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JeffreyEl
8 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
Great beach. It's super wide and has beautiful white sand. The lifeguards are great about choosing areas that are as safe as possible given the day's conditions.

The day we were there it was VERY rough with big and powerful waves that would be major trouble if you weren't a strong swimmer. There was a HUGE longshore current making it hard to even stand in knee deep water. Just be mindful of that if the waves are big or you aren't a strong swimmer, but I LOVED IT.

There's also great path/boardwalk"to walk or ride bikes.
Written 22 March 2024
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BJC
Sydney, Australia309 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Couples
This is one of my favourite beaches for morning walks, plenty of people enoying the early morning and just having a nice time.
Written 16 March 2024
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shivnis
Auckland Central, New Zealand36 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2023 • Family
The cleanest and loudest beach. I saw it being swept and cleaned in the mornings. The sand is beautiful golden. The waters are rough so swim within the flags.
Written 14 March 2024
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nitawilson70
Upper Coomera, Australia106 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Solo
With its iconic lifesavers & many & varied cultural, sporting events that take place every year, this beach is well recognised by tourists & locals today. Its sandy coastline extends over 42km making it a walkers haven for daily exercise. Its backdrop of high rise buildings that cast their shadow in the afternoon setting of the sun are a daily reminder of what a Gold Coast lifestyle has to offer - a playground of sun, surf and fun.
Written 7 March 2024
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lkamphuis
Gold Coast, Australia1,462 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Couples
If you love to people watch then this is the place - so much to see and if you’re lucky sometimes this time of year you may even spot a whale or two !
Well patrolled and we always find the lifeguards friendly and informative
Written 4 February 2024
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Naomi
Auckland, New Zealand5 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
I love love loved this beach i really wanna go back i miss it so much and it’s so pretty, the waves are massive it’s definitely a Surfers Paradise. I recommend u coming here with your family and friends :)
Written 24 January 2024
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Dr. Lawrence
Houston, TX66 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Friends
Spent two days here and I must say I enjoy the vibes. Lots of shops and restaurants. The beach is perfect for a run or to chill.
Written 29 October 2023
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Neil B
Wellington, New Zealand365 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2023 • Family
This beach is so long with lots of flagged patrol areas.

We had an amazing evening swimming and watching the passing whales put on a show for us.

There are shower and taps at each access and some good clean toilets at some.

Top tip, if you're hanging out for a while, find an area with toilets and or a good surf club.
Written 30 September 2023
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