Waves, Wildlife and Wild Rides: Action-Packed Holidays in Coolangatta

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by Hertz AU - 07 July 2017

Many people travel to Coolangatta for a relaxed, slow-paced weekend away to give the body and soul a much-needed opportunity to regenerate. While some can’t sit still, craving an itinerary full of excitement and adventure. The good news is thatdespitethelaidback lifestyle,Coolangatta caters to holiday-goers seeking an action-packed holiday as well as it does to a relaxing one.

Surfing and bodyboarding

The combination of Kirra Beach, Snapper Rocks and Point Danger makes Coolangatta one of the world’s most popular locations for surfing and bodyboarding. The area is suitable for both beginners and pros: several surf schools offer lessons for surfers of any skill level, while those with more experience will love the surf breaks that have made Coolangatta a regular host of international competitions. There are plenty of body-boarders around the area and you’ll probably see numerous kite surfers, too.

Meeting the local wildlife

For animal lovers, there are plenty of opportunities to get up close and personal with the local wildlife. Two of the best options are the Currumbin Wildlife Sanctuary and the regular whale watching tours run from the beginning of May to the end of October.


Are you brave enough? Skydiving is a popular tourist attraction in Coolangatta, offering a combination of adrenaline-fuelled fun and incredible views of the landscape.

Whatever your activity of choice, Coolangatta definitely has something for everyone.