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Bodyboarding in Kings Beach, Caloundra, Queensland Australia

Offshore Winds:
Northwest
Swell Direction:
South, Southeast
Caloundra is located at 90 km/56 mi in the north of Brisbane and it is the southernmost resort on the Sunshine Coast. With several beautiful beaches and ideal weather conditions, Caloundra is definitely a great holiday destination.

Kings beach is the most popular surf beach in Caloundra. It is an exposed beach break that provides with the right conditions for surfing and body-boarding at any time of the year. Offshore winds blow from the northwest and the best swell direction is from the south, southeast. On this spot swell sizes start from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 4 m/12 ft. In addition, the best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides.

The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. The site is appropriate for both beginners and experienced body-boarders. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 7%, in autumn the wind blows at 9%, in winter at 14% and in spring at 9%. Keep in mind that, it is a crowded spot, especially during weekends.

Furthermore, the foreshore area caters a variety of facilities, including picnic tables, BBQ facilities and playgrounds for the kids. Last but not least, apart from water-sports, there are many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun in Caloundra. Note: be careful of rips, rocks and localism.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Brisbane
96.2km/59.1mi, 1h 14mins
Head northwest on George St toward Burnett Ln. Take the second left onto Ann St. Join Pacific Motorway/M3 via the ramp to Coronation Drive / Toowong Continue to follow the M3. Take the exit on the right towards Sunshine Coast. Join Boomerang St/M3 Continue to follow the M3. Take the exit toward Metroad 3/Sunshine Coast With controlled toll road. Enter the Airport Link toll M7. Take exit. Continue straight ahead. Slight right to Gympie Rd/A3. Continue on M3 (signs for Sunshine Coast / Nambour). Continue to Bruce Hwy/M1. Take exit Caloundra Road to enter the Caloundra Rd / State Route 6 to Steve Irwin Way / Tourist Drive 24/Caloundra/Landsborough Go through 1 roundabout. Turn left into Sugarbag Rd. Continue to Queen St. Turn left to stay on Queen St. At the roundabout, take the second exit towards King St. Turn left on Victoria Tce. Turn left into Victoria Tce.
BY AIR
Brisbane Airport,
95.3km/59.4miles 1h 8mins

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BOOKING REQUEST
Rafting & Outdoor activities, Queensland
/ Australia, Queensland, Tully River

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017

Asia/Oceania

December – AUSTRALIA

River Rafting Tour Class III / IV / V & outdoor experiences on Tully River.

Not an expedition. 21 Days – air travel not included.

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