Moffat Beach

Moffat Beach at Caloundra Sunshine Coast

When visiting Caloundra, you are gifted with a choice of beaches to select from. Moffat Beach is between the the apartment centre of Caloundra where Kings Beach is located, and the caravan park centred Dicky Beach . This doesn’t save it from the summer months popularity bringing many to the beach during the holiday season. … Read more

Myall Beach

Sandy beach at low tide with blue skies, headlands of Cape Tribulation in the distance, taken at Myall Beach

Myall Beach is part of the Daintree National Park in the Wet Tropics at Cape Tribulation. The brown sign directs you to the same place as Dubuji where there is a boardwalk through the rainforest. The beach stretches between the Cape Tribulation headlands and the boardwalks of the Dubuji part of Daintree National Park. FromThe … Read more

Thornton Beach

Looking south at Thornton Beach towards the headlands of Cow Bay

Thornton Beach along the Great Barrier Reef Drive presents visitors with views of Struck Island and the Coral Sea. The beach is a few metres from Cape Tribulation Road. The road sits between the beach and the Thornton range peak behind it, coming in from the northern banks of Cooper Creek. The mouth of Cooper … Read more

Dicky Beach

Dicky Beach, surf beach in Caloundra with lagoon water running out

Dicky Beach is a surf beach in Caloundra named after an iron steamboat that ran aground in 1893, the SS Dicky. It was refloated before heavy seas sent it back onto the sand permanently. From the parking area, the beach is accessed via a short walking track through the coastal vegetation, which hides much of … Read more

Kings Beach

Kings Beach in Caloundra with a crowd of beach goers at the patrolled beach section

Caloundra is well known for its beaches and Kings Beach is one of the most popular with a beach, saltwater swimming pool, cafe, playground, BBQs and picnic tables, and accommodation all within a few moments of each other. With everything so close together, it is a terrific spot to take the family and have something … Read more

Fingal Head Beach

Fingal Head Beach

Fingal Head Beach is a long narrow stretch of beach along a headland surrounded by the Tweed River which flows around 7 kilometres behind it from the mouth. The beach begins just north of the Fingal Beach Headland where the lighthouse, Fingal Head Causeway and Cook Island resides. The carpark is at the Fingal Rovers … Read more

Tugun Beach

Tugun Beach Gold Coast Queensland, surf life saving board near flags and Coolangatta in the background

Tugun Beach is one of a few on the Gold Coast south of Currumbin along a stretch of beaches to Coolangatta. Tugun is just below Currumbin Beach with a great surf club serving fresh coffee in the morning and patrolling the beach for safe swimming. The same as most of the beaches along here, there … Read more

North Kirra Beach

Ocean Beach waves taken at North Kirra Beach at the Gold Coast

The beach is a symbol connected with the Gold Coast, established many years ago. The Surf Life Saving Club at North Kirra Beach is the newest but it still has a long history, established over 70 years ago in 1949. North Kirra Beach sits between Kirra Beach and Bilinga Beach , one of a number … Read more

Bilinga Beach

Bilinga Beach looking towards Coolangatta

Bilinga Beach is one of the quietest beaches along the Gold Coast ocean beach strip. It avoids the normal tourist crowds by being less accessible and away from any nearby shops. There is plenty of beach that is also quieter than the popular spots, however, Bilinga Beach is a patrolled beach with a surf lifesaving … Read more