Summer in Caloundra is triple fun, fun, fun!!! With Caloundra’s abundance of beaches, (six to be exact!), excellent waterways of the Pumicestone Passage and the nearby Currumundi Lake, there’s plenty of summer fun in Caloundra.
Best Places to Swim
Golden Beach – hugging the shores of the Pumicestone Passage, this beach is ideal for swimmers with the waters being far calmer than the other Caloundra surf beaches.
Bulcock Beach – is popular with families who have young children, as there’s often warm paddling pools on the sand to splash in at low tide.
Kings Beach – White sandy beaches, rock pools, an oceanfront saltwater swimming pool and a gentle beach break with protected swimming areas, makes for the ideal spot to enjoy a swim.
Best Places to Surf
Caloundra has some great surfing spots where you can catch heaps of good quality waves with a couple of good point breaks.
Dicky Beach – A protected beach break
Moffat Beach – A good right hand point break, handles big swells. Best in S-E swell, SE-W wind.
Shelly Beach – An inconsistent beach break.
Kings Beach – A beach break that is protected in summer. W-NE winds.
Currumundi – An excellent beach break in any swell. SW-NW winds. Powerful barrels.
Best Fun Water Activities
There are heaps of ways to enjoy water activities in Caloundra, either in or on the water.
- Jet Skiing
- Stand Up Paddle Boarding
- Kite Surfing
- Scuba Diving
All of these water activities can be undertaken by hiring the appropriate equipment from one of the many water sports equipment rental places in Caloundra or by booking a tour. See Monaco Resort’s Tours & Attractions page for more information.
Best Places to Hang in Caloundra
If you’re not hanging at one of the beautiful beaches or engaging in water activities then there are plenty of other places to “hang”.
Kings Beach – The child-friendly water fountain with its time-delayed surprise spurts of water.
Happy Valley Playground – Caloundra’s prime park and beach spot with extensive grassy areas and a playground with a shaded pirate ship.
Caloundra Boardwalk & Oceanway – The boardwalk and oceanway snugs the coastline and there’s no better way to soak up the beauty of Caloundra beaches than setting off on this scenic coastal walk.
Caloundra Street Fair & Twilight Markets – Every Sunday 8am – 1pm. Set in the main street of Caloundra, surrounded by cafes, boutiques and specialty shops and only two blocks from beautiful Bulcock Beach. The Twilight Markets are back again over summer too! See dates here.
Caloundra on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is the perfect place to hang this summer. Book your Caloundra Holiday at Monaco Resort, based right in the heart of Caloundra on Bulcock Beach. Monaco offers a luxurious apartment complex offering magical water views and a holiday experience like no other. BOOK NOW