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Budds BeachGold Coast Neighbourhood
Budds Beach is a small neighbourhood, quite like that of a small beachside town. Not officially a suburb but an area within Surfers Paradise, Budds Beach is bordered by the Nerang River on one side and the Gold Coast Highway on the other and is just far enough away from the lights of Surfers to keep things relaxed.
The perfect place for young families, twenty somethings and retirees. Walking down the riverside street locals stop and chat and enjoy the sunshine. The local cafe is Bumbles and it is a great place to catch up with friends.
Budds Beach Recreation
There's a boat ramp on River Drive for your boat or jet ski. You could try your luck at fishing from the modern jetty or stroll along the quiet beach and take it all in.
There is a small cafe - Bumbles - which has a great breakfast and a pleasant view. Or bring your own lunch and sit at one of the picnic tables, or use the free barbeque facilities.
There is also a little art studio along this riverside road. You're also just a few minutes walk from the action in Surfers Paradise.
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