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Snapper Rocks Roard, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 2535, Australia
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All reviews snapper rainbow bay the gold coast rock pools surf club perfect wave great spot surf beach great surf board riders surf break all ages great walk point danger spectacular views point break surfer's paradise
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is so beautiful! You can shoot amazing photos and enjoy natural pools! After, grab some drinks at the surfer's club. They have cool music too.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank ChellBorba
Reviewed November 4, 2018

This is the true surfer paradise in Gold Coast, is the home for annual WSL usually in March - April. It also has a cool rock pool and the view from the top of the hill is just breathtaking!

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

we walked round to the snapper rock it was an easy walk and very nice along the sea front. I could walk that many more times.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank RaewynC29
Reviewed October 16, 2018 via mobile

A truly picturesque location with a booming sound coming from the wave action battering the rocks. Another Gold Coast Gem

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank KevinP1314
Reviewed October 14, 2018 via mobile

I knew about legendary Snapper Rocks and decided to have a look on a rainy chilly Sunday. Surf was pumping and the surfers of all ages were lined up to get out there. So many vantage points to just simply watch these skillfull athletes.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank E11RKmatthewh
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

Snapper Rocks and Rainbow Bay is a world class surf break located just below Point Danger . Know for is glassy clear waters and broad sandy beaches, Snapper offers a fiesty right hand break, often with dream barrels or cruisey lines for the long boarder....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Odyssey811876
Reviewed October 7, 2018 via mobile

Lovely strip of coastline. Plenty of shops nearby but this particular place is serene and unspoilt. We'll be back.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Oscarsmith7
Reviewed October 3, 2018

Traditional beach, wide and sandy, with great views right up to northern end of Gold Coast. Very crowded for board riders, but plenty of room for body surfing.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Jarvier
Reviewed September 25, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the best spots on the coast to watch everyone surfing while you have a beverage or have lunch. They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank markoneil1
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

Great spot... views and atmosphere are A class. Good luck with the parking situation though. Its hotly contested and you're genuinely better off parking away from here and taking a walk along the well equipped paths / boardwalks etc to Snapper Rocks. Take water as...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from Rosemary L | Reviewed this property |
Can only fish from the rocks as there are no boat facilities there
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April 1, 2018|
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Response from Skye S | Reviewed this property |
The frog was first painted over 20 yrs ago and the beach has becomes known at froggies beach. i don't know who first painted but is been done many times since.
June 1, 2015|
Response from Skye S | Reviewed this property |
Komune and greenmount and mantra are the closest hotels within 20 minutes walking distance. and have ocean views and reasonable rates,
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Hello All, 2A and IC (11 year) family landing in GC on 25 Dec around 9 AM. Staying in Coolangatta. Depature on Thursday end of the day. After brief research here is travel plan. Our interests would be a) Beach b) Theme Parks c) Key Attractions. Since most of theme parks are closed on 25 Dec., hence here is the plan. Base Location : Coolangatta. Dec 25 : 12 PM to 8 PM Bryton Bay Snapper Rocks Burleigh Head Skypoint Observation deck Surfers Paradise Dec 26 (Tuesday) 9 AM...More
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