Fingal Head Beach

Fingal Head Beach

Fingal Head Beach is a long narrow stretch of beach along a headland surrounded by the Tweed River which flows around 7 kilometres behind it from the mouth. The beach begins just north of the Fingal Beach Headland where the lighthouse, Fingal Head Causeway and Cook Island resides. The carpark is at the Fingal Rovers … Read more

Fingal Beach Headland

Fingal Causeway at the north-eastern corner of Fingal Headland on the Tweed Coast NSW

Fingal Head is at the northern top of New South Wales and offers several interests at the one location, from beautiful beach, coastal scrub walk, views of an off-shore island, and a fairly unique coastal rock formation. Before we knew there was a brown sign, the rock formation of the Fingal Heads Causeway is what … Read more

Tugun Beach

Tugun Beach Gold Coast Queensland, surf life saving board near flags and Coolangatta in the background

Tugun Beach is one of a few on the Gold Coast south of Currumbin along a stretch of beaches to Coolangatta. Tugun is just below Currumbin Beach with a great surf club serving fresh coffee in the morning and patrolling the beach for safe swimming. The same as most of the beaches along here, there … Read more

Bilinga Beach

Bilinga Beach looking towards Coolangatta

Bilinga Beach is one of the quietest beaches along the Gold Coast ocean beach strip. It avoids the normal tourist crowds by being less accessible and away from any nearby shops. There is plenty of beach that is also quieter than the popular spots, however, Bilinga Beach is a patrolled beach with a surf lifesaving … Read more

Kirra Beach

Ocean Beach at Kirra Beach in the Gold Coast

Kirra Beach is one of the popular beaches in the Coolangatta area of the Gold Coast. It is separated from Coolangatta Beach by a headland at the eastern end of the beach called Kirra Point, where the big Sea Eagle is perched on top of. The Kirra Beach Surf Live Saving Club is at the … Read more

Greenmount Beach

Greenmount Beach at the flags

Greenmount Beach is part of the same beach as Coolangatta Beach. It sits between Coolangatta Beach to its west and under the Greenmount Point headland above it to the east. Greenmount Point separates the beach from the beach of Rainbow Bay on the other side of the point. Greenmount Point offers great viewing of the … Read more

Rainbow Bay

Surf club house at Coolangatta on Greenmount Beach, the Rainbow Bay Surf Club

Rainbow Bay is the last main beach in Queensland before the New South Wales border. The mostly north facing beach faces slightly towards the west and is protected by Snapper Rocks from eastern swells. The beach is patrolled with flags to swim between. The beach sand is quite flat so the tide does creep up … Read more