Surfer's Paradise Beach, Surfers Paradise

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#1 of 53 in Beaches in Queensland
With a name like Surfer's Paradise Beach, you know the waves here have to be pretty good. The town beach for the Gold Coast City suburb of Surfer's Paradise offers 3 km (1.85 mi) of golden sand. Give surfing a shot on the gentle breaks here or ride bigger waves if you're more experienced. This is also one of the most popular places for beach volleyball in Australia--join a social game if you're up for making some local friends. If you're here at night on Wednesday, Friday, or Sunday, shop for crafts and vintage items from more than 100 stalls at the free Beachfront Markets. To visit Surfer's Paradise Beach and other attractions in Surfers Paradise, use our Surfers Paradise holiday planner.
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  • August 16, 2017
    in the wind season is absolutely perfect, the beach is enos wide to take your kite off , the sand is white , soft and make this funny noise when you walk in ; the people are fully kind, and you can fi...  more »
  • August 16, 2017
    I went in August. Heard winter is a truly tropical. Cold mornings and evenings but daytime is fine really, the beach, the sea was very nice. Indeed that Cavil Ave., tourists, was buzzing. Path along the beach is very beautiful and also jogging during training, there things like Gym in some places, like you. I was surprised at this. This is just to take a walk, pleasant.
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  • August 15, 2017
    Surfer's beach has got that beautiful super fine sand that you love about Qld, and on rare occasions can have some pretty good waves, although very inconsistent. It's a nice wide beach with room to fi...  more »

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Where to stay in Surfers Paradise

A huge draw for international vacationers, Surfers Paradise is home to a varied selection of lodgings that include spacious rental apartments, high-rise hotels, and economical backpacker hostels. Predictably, room prices rise significantly the closer you get to the water. To enjoy the best waterfront accommodations, stay at one of the area's luxury resorts, offering suites with sea views and every imaginable modern amenity. For a more affordable stay, consider a mid-range room in the surrounding suburbs, like Southport or Main Beach.
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