Quiksilver & Roxy Pro World Title Event at Snapper Rocks on the Gold Coast.

Queensland is one of the best places in Australia to go surfing. 

With its stunning coastline and warm weather, it's no wonder why surfers flock to this part of the country. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced surfer, there are plenty of spots in Queensland that offer great waves for all levels. Let’s explore the best surfing spots in this sunny state!

Noosa Heads National Park

Noosa Heads National Park is a beautiful beach with great waves for beginners. Located on the Sunshine Coast just north of Brisbane, Noosa offers gentle waves that are perfect for those just getting used to riding the surf. It’s also home to some of the best views in Queensland, with lush rainforest and wildlife surrounding the beach. Plus, if you’re feeling adventurous, there are plenty of other activities nearby like kayaking, hiking, and swimming.

Gold Coast

The Gold Coast is a surfer’s paradise. Situated between Brisbane and Byron Bay, it offers some of the most consistent waves in Australia. There’s something to suit everyone here - from long-boarders looking for gentle swells to more experienced surfers who want to challenge themselves with bigger breaks and barrels (the kind that create an arching tunnel around you!). Whether you want to spend your day catching waves or just enjoying a good ol' Aussie beach day out—the Gold Coast has it all!

Rainbow Beach

If you’re looking for big waves then Rainbow Beach should be top of your list! This spot is known as one of the best breaks in Australia and attracts people from all over the world who come to experience its powerful swells and barrels. If you do decide to visit Rainbow Beach make sure you have your wits about you as these waters can be dangerous even for experienced surfers!

Queensland is one of Australia’s premier surfing destinations. From Noosa Heads National Park’s gentle swells perfect for beginners to Rainbow Beach’s powerful waves suited for advanced surfers—there truly is something for everyone here! So whether you're an experienced surfer or someone looking to try their hand at riding a wave—head down under and explore some of Queensland's incredible beaches! You won't regret it!


Surf Stuff in Queensland

  • The Surfboard Warehouse

    The Surfboard Warehouse provides surfboards, standup paddle boards and surf accessories at the cheapest prices in Australia while exceeding the quality standards set by today's industry leaders. 2013-05-05 08:20:30

  • The Surfboard Warehouse - Surfboards Online and In Store

    From blocks of wax to the highest quality Stand Up Paddle Boards, The Surfboard Warehouse has got all surf hardware angles covered. 2013-03-12 12:55:07

  • A Beach 'N Reef Motel, Queensland, Australia.

    Comfortable selfcatering accommodation, Boyne Island. Explore the Southern Great Barrier Reef, beautiful beaches, natural coastline, national parks, wildlife, fishing, diving, adventure tours. 2007-11-18 13:17:43

  • Surfers Paradise accommodation

    A choice of luxurious 1 and 2 bedroom holiday apartments in Surfers Paradise. 2007-11-18 13:09:41

  • Atrium Resort

    Brilliant position - self contained apartments overlooking the magnificent Broadwater -in room spas and large balconies. 2007-11-18 13:08:40

  • Kirra Beach Tourist Park

    Located within walking distance of a popular surfbeach and is only minutes from a variety of attractions including the popular Twin Towns Services Club just over the border. 2007-11-18 12:45:02

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