Rainbow Bay, as the name suggests, is a bay and a beach area that is a part of the southernmost beachfront in Queensland. Established in the 1920s, it was initially known as the Shark Bay. Considered to be amongst the most magnificent beaches in Gold Coast, it is loved for its turquoise blue waters and miles of powdery white sands.Two rocky outcrops flank the bay on either side- Snapper Rocks and Greenmount. The bay at points like Snapper Rocks creates some of the longest waves in the world and is included in the Superbank area. Due to the weather conditions, it is an all year round destination and offers plenty of activities for everybody. The calm and warm waters are perfect for swimming, surfing, and scuba diving. The marine life of the bay is a great attraction and a lot of people visit for dolphin tours and whale watching.The bay is safe and has sheltered swimming areas that are constantly manned. It has a fascinating natural attraction of rock pools that get exposed at the time of low tides.The waters contain fish like Snapper, Tailor, and Bream, and one can enjoy fishing these while at the bay. Rainbow Bay is dotted with attractions like Point Danger (that marks the borderline between Queensland and New South Wales) and Captain Cook Memorial Lighthouse.There are plenty of amazing dining options offering cuisines from around the world. The beach is accessible for specially-abled people and has great facilities to make your visit comfortable.