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Coolangatta Beach, Coolangatta

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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. To visit Coolangatta Beach and other attractions in Coolangatta, use our Coolangatta holiday planner.
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  • A definitely 'Must Visit', beach for anyone visiting this part of Australia. Sea, Sun, and all the impressive sights on one of the pre-eminent beaches in Australia.  more »
  • Wide walkways and grassy areas run the length of the beach which is family friendly. Unlike further north at Surfers Paradise parking is free.  more »
  • What a stunning place to walk around on a sunny day. You can walk around the headland from Coolangatta to Snapper Rocks looking at the magnificent views of surfers riding around from Snapper to Coolan...  more »

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