Bodyboarding in Mooloolaba Beach, Sunshine Coast, Queensland Australia

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Mooloolaba is a popular tourist destination, located at 97 km/60 mi in the 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.

Mooloolaba Beach is located close to Point Cartwright and it is considered to be the safest beach on Sunshine Coast. The spot caters for a variety of facilities, including Mooloolaba Surf Life Saving Club, a large car park, BBQ facilities and playgrounds for the kids. Mooloolaba is a beach break that provides with the right conditions for surfers and body-boarders. The average water temperature is around 28°C/82.4°F in summer and around 20°C/68°F in winter.

Offshore winds usually blow from the southwest and the ideal swell direction is from the east. The spot is appropriate for body-boarders of all levels. Here you are able to explore the waves with swell sizes that can hold up to 3 m/10 ft.  In addition, the best tide position is all tides. It is a popular site, so it is usually crowded. Last but not least, apart from body-boarding you can take a short coastal walk or jogging from Mooloolaba Esplanade to the Mooloolaba Rock wall and enjoy the amazing view of the sea. Note: be careful of rips.