If you are on your way to the Gold Coast for a stag party, you may find yourself slightly overwhelmed when trying to decide which beautiful spot to pitch your umbrella and take a dip. They don’t call it beautiful one day, perfect the next for no good reason… the Gold Coast is sure to provide you with pristine surf and golden shorelines all year round. Lucky for you, Wickedstag has comprised a handy guide to picking which watering hole is best suited to you!
Hidden over the other side of the Burleigh headland, you will find a crystal clear saltwater haven with next to no current and plenty of room for everyone. Tallebudgera Creek is the locals worst kept secret, because they can’t stop raving about it! Feel as though your in the midst of a Hawaiian vacation or suddenly woken up in Fiji… this surely can’t be 20 minutes from the hustle and bustle of Surfer’s Paradise. Voted number one best swimming spot, you’ll soon see why as you watch the young guns jump from the bridge into the warm waters.
An absolute must do while on the Gold Coast, is a visit to Burleigh Hill for a picnic and a drink as you watch the sun go down and surfers catch the final waves of the day. Some of the best waves have been caught at Burleigh, the swimming conditions are typically flawless and you can count on a buzzing atmosphere as everyone settles in for a good old Sunday sesh on the hill. If you want to get active while enjoying a natural wonder, take the trek through the headland to some killer viewpoints and shortcut to Tallebudgera Creek!
Calling all Surfer’s looking to snag some of the smoothest waves with a magnificent view of Currumbin. Snapper is almost always pumping! Natural rock pools, a curved shore and maxed swell provide the perfect conditions. There is a massive stretch of sand for the taking and it’s always a good time if you just want to jump in and cool off! Once you’ve had your soak of the sun, head up to the mainroad and enjoy a peanut butter Acai from the Salt Mill. The perfect refreshment after a wicked sesh.
Located seconds from the clubs, the waves await you! Typically popular with the tourists, Surfer’s Paradise beach has everything quintessentially Gold Coast. The boys in yellow and red watching out for you and your mates that are still a little hazy from the night before. The meter maids that strut their stuff in itty bitty golden bikinis and high heels. Oh and the biggest array of shops and eateries to choose from after you work up an appetite!
The Spit, located up the more Northern end of the Gold Coast, has a few great spots to choose from! Enjoy some of the best Fish N Chips as you walk along the seaway walkway and take in that fresh salt air. The Spit’s beach is completely dog friendly, so if you are a lover of pooches and waves this is a great place to cool off! On the other side of the beach is the waterway home to some of the GC’s rich and famous local’s yachts. Feel the splash from some speedy Jet Skiers and enjoy the ambiance. A stretch of sand meets the deep waters and makes for a perfect tanning set up! Minutes from aqua adventure park Seaworld, the Spit is a must see!
You can’t go wrong with a day of fun in the sun at any of these alluring locations! The only hard part is packing up and heading home after your taste of the GC coastline, you’ll be yearning to call this place home!