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Snapper Rocks

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Address: Snapper Rocks Roard, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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USD 77.26*
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Our family favourite

One of our favourite Gold Coast beaches. Great surfing, easy parking, good amenities! Great place to watch the sun go down and have a BBQ. So perfect day and evening venue.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Mashja
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Gold Coast, Australia
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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of our favourite Gold Coast beaches. Great surfing, easy parking, good amenities! Great place to watch the sun go down and have a BBQ. So perfect day and evening venue.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

One of the best beaches on the coast! Has the best little cove facing North East. Best time to visit is during high tide. Has plenty of rockpools around for non-confident swimmers (like myself) and a small rockpool. Short walk up to Point Danger lookout. Definitely worth going. Unfortunately parking is scarce so go super early.

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Thank ROSE M
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Snapper Rocks/ Rainbow Bay would have to be the penultimate beach in Australia. Snapper offers the best surfing conditions while Rainbow bay offers a very safe place to swim for all ages and more importantly is well patrolled by surf lifesavers. Is close to lots of great eateries and surf clubs. A must visit when on the south end of... More 

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Thank vickiphair
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

fantastic place to go any time of the year i any amount of surf clubs restaurants - beautiful beaches to walk on and enjoy the sun.

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Thank Jeff H
Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy surfing spot, long waves. Great early morning atmosphere where ocean shakes hands with smiling day break Multiple lanes for kids of all ages to learn the ropes

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Thank Philip V
gold coast
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Snapper rocks is quite a small beach but in any one day there can be quite powerful surf happening there. Even if you dont swim you will enjoy the power of the waves breaking on the rocks

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love Snapper, great surfing, friendly locals. Feel very safe at this beach kids surf and always end up back on the beach, maybe anywhere between Rainbow to Kirra but great location for learning!.

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Thank 25Tanz
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Of all the beaches in the Gold Coast I would have to say snapper is where it's at!!! If you want to surf swim or just relax you definitely can't go past this piece of paradise. The walk from snapper to Kirra would have to be the most picturesque in the world. If you get the chance don't miss it

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 January 2017 via mobile

This is top spot for surfing. Rainbow beach next to it is a good for families. Rainbow bay surf club is a great spot to have a cold drink and watch the sunset. There are some car parking spots but not many.

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 December 2016

Picture perfect, plenty of power, every wave is different. Unfortunately just too crowded. Home to the Quicky Pro again March 2017

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