Surfing in Kawana Beach, Caloundra, Queensland Australia

Skill Level:
All Surfers
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.

Kawana beach is about 9 km/5.1 mi long and extends from Point Cartwright to Currimundi Creek mouth. It is an exposed beach break that has good surf at all stages of the tide. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. The best wind direction is from the west, northwest and the ideal swell direction is from the east, 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 ideal tide position is all tides and the optimum period for waves is winter. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 10%, in autumn the wind blows at 13%, in winter at 23% and in spring at 15%. Last but not least, apart from surfing, Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of rips and jellyfish.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Brisbane
98.4km/61.2mi, 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 toll M7. 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 Caloundra Road to enter the Caloundra Rd / State Route 6 to Steve Irwin Way / Tourist Drive 24/Caloundra/Landsborough.At the roundabout, take the first exit towards Caloundra-Mooloolaba Rd. Keep right to continue to Kawana Way. Turn left at Kawana Way. Go through 1 roundabout. At the roundabout, take the second exit towards Metier Linkway. At the roundabout, take the first exit to Main Drive. Turn left at Nicklin Way / State Route 6. Turn right at Palkana Drive.
Brisbane Airport,
97.5km/60.1miles 1h 9mins


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

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017


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