Due to the protected nature of this beach, the wave conditions are usually calmer at Bilinga than its neighbouring beaches, making it an ideal place to swim.
Bilinga Beach has one patrolled lifeguard tower:
Make sure you swim in the patrolled area between the red and yellow flags.
Bilinga is a relatively protected long stretch of Gold Coast beach which is part of the World Surfing Reserve. The beach breaks are typically sheltered from strong south-east winds. Surfers should always assess conditions. If in doubt, don't paddle out. For more information about this surf break, visit our Surfing page.
To view the facilities available at this beach including accessibility features, use our interactive map.
Bilinga is a quaint beachside suburb on the southern end of the Gold Coast. It's a favourite with holidaymakers because it is close to Coolangatta and the Gold Coast Airport. Just around the bend from this area you'll find the world-famous stretch of surf beaches Kirra, Greenmount and Snapper Rocks.
There is seating, bike racks, path lighting and beach showers along the Tugun to Bilinga Oceanway.