- ABOUT THE SPOT
Bodyboarding in Kings Beach Groyne, Caloundra, Queensland Australia
Kings Beach Groyne or The Groyne is an exposed reef break that offers the right conditions for surfing and body-boarding. To reach the spot, park your car at Dingle Avenue and jump off the rocks. On this spot swell sizes start from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. Offshore winds blow from the west and the optimum swell direction is from the southeast.
The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. In addition, the best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal tide position is mid tide. The site is appropriate for more experienced body-boarders. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 6%, in autumn the wind blows at 17%, in winter at 29% and in spring at 11%.
Moreover, there is a variety of shops close to the spot, in case you need. Last but not least, apart from water-sports Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of sharks, rips, rocks and urchins.