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Address: Snapper Rocks Roard, Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia

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Great Surfing

Great place to surf for both beginners and elite surfers, though watch out for the crowds. It is also very beautiful. Come here every February/March to watch the best surfers in... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Great place to surf for both beginners and elite surfers, though watch out for the crowds. It is also very beautiful. Come here every February/March to watch the best surfers in the world compete in the annual Quicksilver/Roxy pro It is the best beach on the Gold Coast in my opinion.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 NEW

Iconic surf beach, Snapper is an Australian icon in the surfing world, just the view is awesome, however it is close to so many 'cool' venues.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015 NEW

Walked from Coolangatta beach in the evening, watching the sun to set, way too LOVELY~! Worth my stroll!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2015

I stumbled over this beautiful spot while taking a solo stroll along the walkway. It is an unspoiled lookout over the point, with deep green luxurious tree cover and spectacular views north across the bay to Gold Coast. I just stopped for a while, spent some time thanking God for his beautiful creation, and moved on. But had to smile... More 

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2015

Besides being a beautiful location with great beaches the Quicksilver Pro surfing contest is kicked off every year at this beach. Clean sand and water make the beach-going experience very enjoyable. There is a pub near by with great meals.

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Abersoch, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

Under Point Danger to swim in the inlets on Snapper Rocks is a great experience. Different pools provide a contrast and safe bathing but if you can make the walk over the razor like rocks to the far inlet the experience is breathtaking- you jump into a blue crystal pool with the surging waves and the Pacific crashing over the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015

This area has an amazing beach and fantastic walks. The rock pools at low tide are an area that is really safe swimming for families. When there is a large surf it is a great place to just sit and watch the surfers and waves breaking over the rocks.

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essex
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

After spending some time up at Point Danger we walked down to Snapper Rocks below. Now I am not a swimmer nor have I ever been on a surfboard. The atmosphere on the beach and in the car park was amazing Young and old mixed and shared tips and techniques. Photographers on the beach waiting to get that perfect shot.... More 

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Moss Vale, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

We were present during the recent surfing carnival and saw some great board riding, although the surf may have been a bit disappointing for the organisers and competitors.

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Gold Coast, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

This is probably my favourite place in the world. This point break is considered one of the best rights in Australia... Yes ... Its a bit crowded but once you get a wave you will fall in love instantly with this place.

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