Surfing in Maroochydore Beach, Mooloolaba, Queensland Australia

Skill Level :
All Surfers
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.

Maroochydore beach is an exposed beach break that provides both left and right hand waves. The spot is popular with surf schools, beginners and more experienced surfers. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can start from less than 1 m/3 ft and hold up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best wind direction is from the southwest 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 best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is mid and high tide. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 8%, in autumn the wind blows at 23%, in winter at 39% and in spring at 12%. Keep in mind that it is a crowded site. Last but not least, Maroochydore beach offers a variety of facilities to visitors, including the Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club, which is one of the oldest in Queensland. Note: be careful of rips and rocks.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Brisbane
103km/64.2mi, 1h 19mins
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.Go through 1 roundabout. Turn left into Walan St / State Route 6 Continue to follow the State Route 6. Turn right onto Sixth Ave. Turn right into Beach Parade.
Brisbane Airport,
102km/63.6mi 1h 12mins


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

Summer/Autumn 2016-2017


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

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