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Snapper Rocks Roard, Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland 2535, Australia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited on Monday 4th February. This has to be the best surf beach on the coast, not to be missed and the view is great as well.

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Michael-4551
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place on the Gold Coast to have a swim or just to sit and watch the surf. Try the balcony at the Rainbow Bay Surf Club and have a great meal and cold beer. The volunteer lifesavers at Rainbow Bay are the best. One...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank PeteCooly
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Well worth a visit to check out very good waves and try the Surf club for a good meal and cold one. Well worh the visit

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Darrin R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great action photo opportunity here. Nice walk around headland too. Beach is great here for a swim too.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A place where you know you are alive! The feeling of oneness with the mighty ocean is literally awesome.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank drahcirsmailliw
Reviewed January 25, 2019

Snapper Rocks beach is a great place for a family day on the beach, with dining facilities and bathroom amenities close by. Parking is also very good, but the only downside is when leaving after a large event, traffic bottles necks and it is difficult...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Scott1867
Reviewed January 19, 2019

I love here more than other areas. It was so beautiful and chilling. The sunset was awesome. It has interesting rock formation with some rocks pools among them which you can sit in. But the waves here seems rough tho. I had a great walk...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank PEili K
Reviewed January 15, 2019 via mobile

Interesting natural rock formation with some rocks pools amongst them. Quite rough surf at times. You can walk out on the rocks but keep an eye on the surf. Gets busy and parking can be a problem.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank lensofmike
Reviewed January 10, 2019

Had a great time at snapper. Great beach, excellent surf and close to the drinks at the surf club. Must have the best view of any surf club in Australia.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adam_J_Colt
Reviewed January 3, 2019 via mobile

Great surf spot and if it’s pumping and like most of us you’re not a pro, there’s Little Mali Rainbow Bay Greenmount and even Kirra just a paddle away.

Date of experience: January 2019
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June 28, 2018|
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Response from RosemaryL961 | 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,