Surfing in The Cove, 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 on the Sunshine Coast. With several beautiful beaches and ideal weather conditions, Caloundra is definitely a great holiday destination.

The Cove is an exposed reef break that has very reliable surf. On this spot, surfers are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m-1.5 m/3 ft-5 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. The best wind direction is from the west, southwest. In addition, the best tide movement is rising and falling 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 surf break is appropriate for experienced surfers. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 9%, in autumn the wind blows at 26%, in winter at 36% and in spring at 12%. Keep in mind that, you will not have much competition for waves here, as it usually has few surfers. Finally, apart from surfing you can enjoy coastal walks and admire amazing views, sites of historical interest and many attractions, offered in Caloundra. Note: be careful of rocks and localism.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Brisbane
96.8km/60.2mi, 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 3 roundabouts. At the roundabout, take the first exit to Nicklin Way / State Route 6. Turn right at Beerburrum St. Continue to Elizabeth St. Turn left on Cooroora St.
Brisbane Airport,
95.9km/59.1miles 1h 7mins

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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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