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The three-kilometer strip of golden sand between Surfers Paradise and the Pacific Ocean is Australia's iconic beach, a postcard-perfect locale that conjures up 'paradise' to millions. Throughout the year, our beach welcomes swimmers, joggers...more
The Esplanade, Surfers Paradise, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 7 5539 9299
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Even this trip we were in the middle of the Queensland and NSW schoolies the main beach at Surfers Paradise still is the safest beach to visit with younger children. The night the main beach is light up!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank JennyEllement
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Let me start by saying OUTSTANDING totally miss this place loved it here from walking up the beach to having a swim in the sea a will defo be back one day ♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️♥️

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Frazmac83
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Have been on this beach a few times over the last few months. Today there was only a light breeze but it can get pretty wild. Unfortunately the seas were wild today instead with lots of crazy rips keeping the lifesavers busy. Good thing they...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Mytravadv
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Safe for kids, life savers present at all times, sand kept clean, atmosphere great, water clean and calming..

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Rodney8210
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We came to town to visit family (first trip to Australia) during 'schoolies' (... Teenaged, "school's out!" partiers EVERYWHERE). We were warned that the kids can get a little rowdy. They definitely added a bunch of, shall we say, atmospheric, boisterous ambiance to the place....More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Boombaloom
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

So clean, white sand and crystal water. Pity that can't swim if no flag but still enjoy the time there. Good to run barefoot early in the morning.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Ryan H
Reviewed 6 days ago

They don't call it Surfer's Paradise for nothing! Absolute heaven. Clean sand! Warm sun! Restaurants and cafes all around! And the waves are FANTASTIC!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Amana I
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a beautiful place to walk, swim and appreciate the smooth golden sand. As far as your eyes can see!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Tony Jr M
Reviewed 1 week ago

Great p[lace with all facilities and restaurants and cafes. A quiet evening walk and dip in the beach, then facilities for bathing.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank sandeepbhoopalam
Reviewed 1 week ago

Surfer's Paradies reminded me of Venice Beach without the weird people. We were there in the evening and there are small vendors set up in a marketplace at night selling some normal and some weird stuff. Lots of restaurants in the area.

Date of experience: November 2018
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29 April 2018|
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Response from Rohan G | Reviewed this property |
No, there are shark nets up the entire coast of this area.
14 February 2018|
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Response from Peter G | Reviewed this property |
Our experience is that you just leave your stuffit in a bag, take a swim. Nerver ever lost anything. The Australians are very honest and nerver heard about any steelings.
30 October 2017|
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Response from wykecliffe | Reviewed this property |
Experience all times of day, we had a week there and enjoyed every single moment from morning to dusk.