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Address: Coolangatta, Queensland, Australia
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$12*
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Gold Coast Airport Arrival Transfer
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$91*
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Gold Coast, Canal Cruise and Springbrook National Park Day Trip

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Coolangatta beach is great for all, young & old. It is flat, the waves are quite gentle and you don't have to go far to get a decent wave for surfing. The sun shines on the beach... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 27, 2015
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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Christchurch, New Zealand
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Coolangatta beach is great for all, young & old. It is flat, the waves are quite gentle and you don't have to go far to get a decent wave for surfing. The sun shines on the beach until sun down and the water is warm. We really enjoyed this beach, a great place for families.

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Christchurch, New Zealand
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015 NEW

Love going to the shops and getting a coffee and yummy breakfast its a place for 60+ and great bus service

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Mullumbimby, Australia
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121 reviews 121 reviews
23 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 NEW

The beach at Coolangatta never seems too crowded and there are lifesavers at various sections. Its well worth doing the walk around to Rainbow Bay (another lovely beach) and up to Point Danger to take in the views.

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Brisbane, Australia
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24 reviews 24 reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015 NEW

Coolangatta still has a little of the old Gold Coast feel not like the cold heart of Surfers. The beach at Coolangatta is a great spot for families or surfers.

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Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2015 NEW

An excellent surfing and swimming beach and well looked after by the lifeguards but need to ensure that you swim within the flags as there can be quite a strong rip at times.

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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015 NEW

Lovely beach, great walking track around the point, lots of places to eat and close to hinterland beauty.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We stayed just across the road in Points North Apartments ( see separate review ). Even in May the water was warm enough for a swim at the patrolled beach. Recommend a visit to the Tweed Heads/ Greenmount Surf Club for a casual meal and a cold beer. Generous serves and well priced. Good range of cold beers on tap... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
13 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We have lived in Perth, WA, I've been to the Bahamas and Cyprus however have got to say 'Coolangatta' beach is a favourite, it has it all , nice swim, lovely sand, nice walks around the point, close to nice cafe's, bars, surf club. It's a perfect beach holiday.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

My hostel was nearby so I went for a stroll with my love one. Peaceful and tranquil at night. I am missing this place so so so so much! Will revisit for sure!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015 via mobile

One if not the best beaches on the goldcoast, clean, and has some great nearby cafes highly recommened

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