Surfer's Paradise Beach, Surfers Paradise
(4.5/5 based on 3,600+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Always clean & lots of places to wash off sand. Could do with a person walking along beach selling drinks / icecreams etc like on the med. Parking car always a problem 
  • They don't call it the Gold Coast for nothing! Beautiful golden sand and great surf to play in. Big beach with lots of room for everyone. 
  • Lots of tourists, although there is still 'quiet' spaces along the stretch - great location, with everything a short distance away - restaurants, shopping, dining, learn to surf, markets (on particula...  more »