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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 surf club rock pools perfect wave great spot great surf surf beach board riders surf break all ages great walk point danger point break surfer's paradise around the corner
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Reviewed 2 days ago 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 1 week ago

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 2 weeks ago 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
Thank ShaunM602
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Almost a hidden gem but worth the trip. Beautiful spot for a splash or people watch. Parking can be a problem sometimes so come early or later in the day, or just walk from where ever you are.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Sheldon P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Plenty of parking around the corner from the surf club ( Rainbow Bay surf club ) - shame that the price of spirits was over $15 for 2 basic spirits in small glasses with postmix.. other surf clubs charge far less with 10x better facilities...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank marie t
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great holiday location - in close proximity to the wonderful Rainbow Bay Beach and the Snapper Rocks surf breaks.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank A-Reel
Reviewed November 27, 2018

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
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PatR1472
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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sarah e
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.
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Parrismx
June 1, 2015|
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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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psethura
Singapore, Singapore
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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
December 17, 2017|