We love our beaches! Whether it’s fishing at Main Beach, surfing with the pros at Snapper Rocks, or watching the sunrise at Burleigh, everyone can enjoy a beach experience on the Gold Coast.
Trying to decide the best spot to swim, surf or relax but spoilt for choice? Use our interactive map to find patrolled beaches, facilities and more.Find a beach
Lights, camera, action! Check out all the action happening across our beaches in real time. Join in, or find a quiet spot to escape to and relax.Live beach cameras
Our Chief Lifeguard has been keeping swimmers safe on our beaches since 1973. Learn more about Warren Young, his team, and how to stay safe on our beaches.Our lifeguards
We’re making waves, literally! Read about our innovative beach projects, sparking interest around Australia and the world.Coastal management
Dive in and join us in taking action to ensure our beaches are clean, healthy, safe and accessible.Ocean Beaches Strategy 2013-2023
Ride a wave, feel the stoke! The Gold Coast is a genuine surfers paradise. Read about our unique surfing initiatives.Surfing
We keep our beaches beautiful with a little help from our friends. See who we’re working with.Our partners
Maintaining our pristine coastline is a balancing act and not everything goes.What's allowed on our beaches?