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Surfing in Alexandra Headland, Mooloolaba, Queensland Australia

Offshore Winds:
Southwest
Swell Direction:
Southeast
Mooloolaba is a popular tourist destination, located at 97 km/60 mi north of Brisbane, the capital state. Mooloolaba provides a port with its marinas, beautiful ocean beaches, a vast number of quality restaurants, stylish cafe and great bars.

Alexandra Headland is an exposed beach and point break that provides both left and right hand waves. The spot is appropriate for beginners and advanced surfers alike. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can hold up to 3 m/10 ft. The best wind direction is from the southwest and the ideal swell direction is from the southeast. In addition, the best tide position is mid and high tide. The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter.

In summer, the wind blows offshore at 8%, in autumn the wind blows at 23%, in winter at 39% and in spring at 11%. It is a popular surf site, so it is usually very crowded. Alexandra Headland beach offers a variety of facilities, including the Surf Life Saving Club. Last but not least, apart from surfing you can take a short coastal walk or jogging from Mooloolaba Esplanade to the Mooloolaba Rock wall and enjoy the amazing view of the sea. Note: be careful of rips, rocks and jellyfish.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Brisbane
101km/62.1mi, 1h 16mins
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 M7. Toll road. Take exit. Toll road. Continue straight ahead. Slight right to Gympie Rd/A3. Continue on M3 (signs for Sunshine Coast / Nambour). Continue to Bruce Hwy/M1. Take exit 194 on State Route 70/Sunshine Motorway to Buderim / Mooloolaba. Slight left at Sunshine Motorway / State Route 70. Continue to Sunshine Motorway / State Route 6. Take exit State Route 6/Brisbane Road to Mooloolaba. Join Brisbane Rd / State Route 6.Continue to follow the State Route 6. Turn right. Slight left.
BY AIR
Brisbane Airport,
100km/62.2mi 1h 9mins

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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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