Surfing in Gold Coast, Australia

If you can handle the crowds and the hotel sky-rise coastline, the surfing in Gold Coast, Australia is fantastic.  This is one of the most famous surf spots in the world and when the swell is good it's amazing!

Surf

Break Type:  Beach

Gear: Trunks

Ambience:  Great beach for kids and hanging out.  Not the most naturally scenic beach as it is pretty built up all around.  Wlak out to Snapper's Rock for the best put in spot.

Main Surf Spot:  Snappers Rock

Link to current conditions: Surfline

Logistics

Public Parking:  Yes.  Park here.  There is a parking fee.  Or you can find street parking.

Public Showers:  No.

Public Restrooms:  Yes.  In parking lot.

Transportation:  Need a car.

Nearest Airport:  Gold Coast (OOL)

Alternative Surf Spots

The Spit Gold CoastPark here.  Restrooms near parking.

Area

Lodging:

There are many hotels on the main strip - I usually just due AirBnB here though.

Food:

Many in town.

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