Surfing in The Spit, Mooloolaba Beach, Queensland Australia

Best Wind Direction:
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.

The Spit is an exposed beach break between Point Cartwright and Mooloolaba beach. 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 3 m/10 ft. Offshore winds blow from the southwest and the ideal swell direction is from the east, northeast. In addition, the best tide movement is rising and falling tides and the ideal tide position is all tides.

The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter. Furthermore, the site is suitable for novice and advanced surfers alike. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 35%, in autumn the wind blows at 57%, in winter at 44% and in spring at 30%. The Split is a popular surf location, so it is usually very crowded. Last but not least, if you decide to surf at this place, do not miss to visit Point Cartwright Light, which is an active lighthouse, that lies on Point Cartwright. Note: be careful of rips.

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. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit towards Foote St. Turn left on River Esplanade. Turn right at Parkyn Parade. Continue to Pilot Station Rd
Brisbane Airport,
99.8km/62.2mi 1h 9mins


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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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