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“main beach”(6 reviews)
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Southport, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

This is an awesome area near a big city where there is plenty of green space & wonderful beaches. Lets hope the Council does not destroy it with stupid ideas of a Cruise Ship Terminal that despite a report that states it is not viable,...More

Thank I_Drive A
Reviewed 19 June 2018

we walked along the walking/bike track from Main beach (approx10km return trip) good paths through costal scrub (lots of banksia trees etc) loads of birdlife too. You can walk along the beach as an alternative, or even drive and park near the Spit. You have...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

this beach has the modern perks (a cafe, carpark, etc.) while still feeling very natural and untouched. lovely beach trail walks, very clean in comparison to other beaches like surfers paradise.

Thank louisemE3655U
Reviewed 21 March 2018

This area has just been done up is nice but still wild but it now has restriction times and when the gates close which is different to how it was before

Thank rachtrex
Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Plenty of parking here and tea rooms and toilets. Nice place to have a walk with a sea breeze but they charge a little to go out on the sand pumping jetty $2.20 ea adult at the moment. Clean beach and fishing allowed off the...More

1  Thank Mytravadv
Reviewed 10 January 2018

I am big walker, I can walk for mile all day without getting tired! I started my walk from 2 streets before sky point, where my Airbnb was located. Before starting this walk I suggest to bring a lot of water, comfy shoes, Sun lotion,...More

1  Thank Laura T
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Gold Coast has many beaches to offer, but not all beaches allow doggies. As a dog owner, I’m very happy that we can enjoy our times together. While it is a dog friendly beach, all pet owners should make sure to pick up the poops!...More

1  Thank caspa_kinch
Reviewed 17 December 2017

6 months ago I wrote a review of the Spit and I was critical of the lack of care the area had received. It was messy and untidy, the walkways were uneven and the car-park was like a quarry. It couldn't look more different today...!...More

Thank PANTHER029
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Very Good rating for views.. Great views along coastline back to Coolangatta & across to southport We enjoyed our walk along the rock pier Then 'under' The Spit bridge for pix etc Was disappointed to see you charge $2 each to walk on the bridge.....More

Thank KazNGeeB
Reviewed 14 October 2017

I enjoy The Spit .. it's good for snorkeling and also for surfing. But arrive early because parking can sometimes be an issue

Thank NiftyNorm
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