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Coolangatta, Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
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All reviews the gold coast pizza hut surf club surfers paradise white sand low tide life guards easy parking clear water plenty of parking around the corner across the road on duty great for families great surf safe swimming rainbow bay
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Produces challenging waves for the experienced surfer....and I'm NOT one of them!!! But it's a gr8 place to watch the professionals at work. Overall--7/10

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank arby235
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We brought our body boards and were ready to catch some waves when we spotted blue bottles at the beach. This was about 3.30pm. So disappointing ☹️

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank makan1970
Reviewed 1 week ago

I love the surf and this is the place to go. What a beautiful beach to enjoy, and it has so much sand compared to 20 years agp

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Gerard B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Kirra beach is the perfect family spot with a patrolled area. Great, clean beach with fantastic waves and clear water! Not as overcrowded as Byron. We’ll be back!

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank corak835
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Kirra Beach is very popular with the locals. Go on a weekend or holiday during the summer, and you will find it very crowded. The locals love to surf and body board here. Families dot the beach. Parking is difficult.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Knyght1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Small waves when I was there but its so beautiful. Crystal clear warm waters. Love Kirra. Kids could swim easily and really enjoyed it there. Will stay longer next time.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank maxidad
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Not as popular as Coolangatta beach but just as good. Larger waves. Long way from car to water. Little lagoons had formed which were ideal for little children without waves, and warm. Clean and had lifeguards.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Alpaca35
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice beach for kids with a nice lagoon in front of surf. Seemed very safe. Water was clear and fresh

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank 632ChrisB
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A lovely beach to swim at that has all day free parking next to it. Gentle waves with no undertow. There is a sandbar that makes it quite shallow to wade out. On low tide there is a natural shallow pool for young children to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rebecca s
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Kirra Beach is very clean and patrolled by lifeguards so make sure you swim between the flags. The water was crystal clear and amazing to swim in. Not a crowded beach so perfect for kids and families. Free street parking close by. Would definitely return...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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August 24, 2018|
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Response from amy4435 | Reviewed this property |
Personally I don't like to stay in Surfers Paradise as much, it's way too over-crowded and touristy and like Andrew said, the beach is just average anyway. Kirra is much nicer. Also, just to throw it in there, I find... More
March 31, 2016|
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Response from joeyjoeo | Reviewed this property |
If you are not heading to Kirra anytime soon, try and find the surf cam for the area or google street view on your search engine. This might give you an idea of what's on offer in the area. From memory, the Kirra lookout... More