Coolangatta Beach, Coolangatta

#3 of 11 in Beaches in Gold Coast
Beach · Nature / Park
Coolangatta Beach, considered the end of the Gold Coast, offers blue waters and a wide stretch of sand, frequented by picnicking locals each day at sunset. This area is family-friendly, safe, and rarely crowded by tourists. You can surf, swim, scuba dive, or simply relax on the warm sand. Lots of cafes and shops dot the beach, and several large restaurants are within walking distance of the sand. Don't miss walking out to the Snapper Rocks, where many Australian and world champion surfers first took to the waves. Using our online itinerary creator, Gold Coast attractions like Coolangatta Beach can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Regular visitor to Coolangatta beach. One of the best beaches in Australia. Beautiful unpolluted sand. Easy walking distance to main road and shops. Lovely view of Gold Coast. Highly recommended.  more »
  • Chilled vibe Plenty of “swim between the flags” options Family friendly Surf 🏄🏽‍♀️ friendly Plenty of walks and paths around the beach for walkers, runners and cyclists 🚴🏼‍♀️  more »
  • Waves and good vibes
  • Nice clean beach

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