1. Snapper Rocks

    Snapper Rocks is home to one of the world’s well-known point breaks. A tiny rocky outcrop on the point danger’s northern side, Snapper forms the beginning of the man-made Superbank, which expands 2 km. This place hosts the yearly World Surf Leagues’ Quiksilver and Roxy Pros surfing competitions since the superbanks are known to create the longest and best waves in the world.
  2. Burleigh Heads Beach

    Burleigh Heads Beach is one of the most-loved beaches on Queensland’s Gold Coast due to the rolling waves, calm vibe, and white sand. This beach provides sheltered waters for rolling surf waves and swimming around the headlands. Michael Barry, who is a former world pro-surfer, runs the Godfathers of the Ocean Surf School at Burleigh Heads Beach. As a new surfer, you can take a lesson there.
  3. Currumbin Alley

    Currumbin Alley is about a 10-minute drive from the airport in Gold Coast and provides exceptional surfing along with family-friendly rock pooling close to Currumbin Creek. You can join any of the Currumbin’s surf school programs. This place is known to be a little less developed than much of the Gold Coast, as you won’t be able to see glitzy skyscrapers here. However, you will find children’s play areas and calm waters.
  4. Surfers Paradise

    View of surfer paradise beach with lots of kites on the sky. Surfers Paradise is a renowned 2 km stretch golden sand beach in the heart of Gold Coast. A trio of lifeguard-topped towers guards it. This beach has safe designated surfing and swimming areas. You will find several free-to-use barbecue grill seating spots for people to enjoy Australian surf culture from the sand’s safety. If you are new to surfing or want to enhance your skills, it is best to sign up for a lesson at the Surfers Paradise.
  5. Coolangatta Beach

    The Coolangatta Beach is closest beach to the Gold Coast’s airport. Due to its north-facing sheltered beach with safe swimming clear waters and golden white sand, this place is very popular with families. It is a great place for beginner to intermediate surfers. From May to October, you might be able to spot the migratory humpback whales. It is definitely one of the best places to visit and have fun with family.
  6. Kirra Beach

    Kirra Beach in Coolangatta is where you will find Australia’s most popular surfing spots, i.e. Kirra Point, the Superbank’s northern break and one of the longest right-handed waves in the world. Kirra established one of the first surf clubs in 1916. The Clubhouse there is perfect for a lunch with family. You can join the local people there at 7 am every Saturday for the free 5 km park run beside the beach.
  7. Rainbow Bay Beach

    Rainbow Bay Beach is the last large beach in Queensland before the NSW border. It is considered the gateway to Fraser Island, a well-known touring 4×4 destination. This town is named after the area’s numerous-coloured sand dunes, which make their way from the sand’s mineral content. This place is bordered by the Great Sandy National Park’s Cooloola section, which contains numerous walking trails.
  8. Nobby Beach

    Nooby Beach is considered one of the most family-friendly beaches. It is a stretch golden sand between the Mermaid and Miami beach, located just a little north of Burleigh Heads National Park. The waters here are patrolled all year starting from 8 am to 5 pm. It is vital to only swim between the flags because there are many strong rips in the spot.
  9. Gold Coast Beach

    The Gold Coast Beach is between the well-known Surfers Paradise and Broadbeach having clear water, golden sands, and well-patrolled waves. There are plenty of hotels and apartment buildings for rent for tourists between the lifeguard towers 31-33 with amazing ocean views.