Surfing in Happys, Caloundra, Queensland Australia

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Caloundra is located at 90 km/56 mi in the north of Brisbane and it is the southernmost resort of the Sunshine Coast. With several beautiful beaches and ideal weather conditions, Caloundra is definitely a great holiday destination.

Happys is a sheltered point break that has very reliable surf. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. Offshore winds blow from the west and the ideal swell direction is from the northeast. In addition, the best tide movement is rising tide and the ideal 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.

The spot is appropriate for novice and advanced divers alike. Furthermore, you will not have much competition for waves here, as it not a crowded site. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 7%, in autumn the wind blows at 10%, in winter at 16% and in spring at 11%. Finally, apart from surfing Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of sharks, rips and jellyfish.

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 right into Ernest St.
Brisbane Airport,
95.3km/59.3miles 1h 7mins


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

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017


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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