Surfing in Wurtulla, Caloundra, Queensland Australia

Skill Level:
Best Wind Direction:
West, Southwest
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.

Wurtulla is an exposed beach break that has good surf at all stages of the tide. It is a very popular spot that offers consistent surf. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2.5 m/8 ft. The best wind direction is from the west, southwest and the ideal swell direction is from the east, southeast. 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. Keep in mind that, it is a crowded spot, especially during weekends. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 7%, in autumn the wind blows at 15%, in winter at 28% and in spring at 11%. Last but not least, apart from surfing, Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of sharks and localism.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Brisbane
96km/59.1mi, 1h 15mins
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 Go through 1 roundabout. Turn left into Parklands Boulevard. Go through 2 roundabouts. At the roundabout, take the first exit to Saffron Drive. At the roundabout, take the 3rd exit towards Erang St. Turn right on Nicklin Way / State Route 6. Slight left to Buderim St. Continue straight Buderim St. Turn left at Currimundi Rd. Slight right to stay on Currimundi Rd. Take the first right on Robe St.
Brisbane Airport,
95km/59miles 1h 9mins


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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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