Bodyboarding in Kings Beach Groyne, 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.

Kings Beach Groyne or The Groyne is an exposed reef break that offers the right conditions for surfing and body-boarding. To reach the spot, park your car at Dingle Avenue and jump off the rocks. On this spot swell sizes start from 1 m/3 ft and holding up to 2 m/6 ft. Offshore winds blow from the west and the optimum swell direction is from the 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 tide and the ideal tide position is mid tide. The site is appropriate for more experienced body-boarders. In summer, the wind blows offshore at 6%, in autumn the wind blows at 17%, in winter at 29% and in spring at 11%.

Moreover, there is a variety of shops close to the spot, in case you need. Last but not least, apart from water-sports Caloundra provides with many attractions and leisure activities to enjoy and have fun. Note: be careful of sharks, rips, rocks and urchins.