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Snapper Rocks

Snapper Rocks Roard, Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia
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Ranked #3 of 18 Attractions in Coolangatta
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Brisbane, Australia
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33 reviews 33 reviews
6 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The surfers have known about this magic spot for more years than any of us care to remember, but this beach enclave at the far south of the Gold Coast is still being discovered by today's tourists ... And given how busy the coast can get, that's proves a surprise. Maybe it's because most gravitate to Coolangatta beach. And don't... More

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Queensland, Australia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Weather was wet and wild - luckily eased into fabulous day. Great Wedding Ceremony spot at Froggy Beach

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Biggera Waters, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Great beach, for surfing, swimming and walking. Watch in amazement the surfers getting out to catch the waves and avoiding the rocks

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Mount Helena, Australia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

Snapper Rocks visually splendid with the waves crashing on the rocks. Plenty of surfers riding the waves.

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Tweed Heads, Australia
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107 reviews 107 reviews
22 attraction reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

This is a beautiful spot with a history rich surf club. If you like to catch a wave, you'll have to be respectful of the locals as they can get a little angsty with amateurs and tourists. The best thing to do is grab a beer on the deck of the club and watch the surfers when the break is... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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62 reviews 62 reviews
11 attraction reviews
76 helpful votes 76 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

If you walk from Coolangatta beach along this beautiful coastline to Tweed heads and Rainbow Bay, Snapper Rocks is just one of the highlights. There will invariably be at least 15 surfers playing ''çhicken'' with the approaching rocks as they compete for waves at this iconic location. If you are a surfer photographer, this is a great location to get... More

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Brisbane, Australia
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39 reviews 39 reviews
8 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

crowded surf break but no angry locals pleasant spot you can walk barbecues on the beaces and showers

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Perth, Western Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

If you like to catch a good wave on a lovely beach then this is the place for you. Well at patrolled beach and also good for body surfing. Great place to relax, swim walk or jog on beautiful white sand.

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Sydney, Australia
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9 reviews 9 reviews
7 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

One of my favourite beaches on the Gold Coast. Come here for sunset and to watch the surfers ride world class waves.

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Monaghan, Ireland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2014

Snappers Rock,an ideal place to stay only a short ride down from TheGold Coast a very beautiful and scenic area,ate in the local Lifeguard Club and the food was excellent,i hope to visit again one day.

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