Discover Queensland’s Tidiest Town award winner and savour the best of both worlds, with uncrowded beaches with views of the Glass House Mountains, the crystal clear waters of the Pumicestone Passage and an awe-aspiring coastal headland with fascinating coves and golden beaches, all in Caloundra.
Caloundra is a scenic beachside town situated at the southern entrance to the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Caloundra aims to make itself accessible to everyone 24 hours a day, simply because it’s just too gorgeous to keep it a secret.
Caloundra is home to several beaches, each with their own distinct personality and loyal followers. There’s Golden Beach, Shelly Beach, Moffat Beach, Bulcock Beach, Kings Beach, Dicky Beach and Currimundi.
Kings Beach is the number one surfing beach in Caloundra, it has a modern playground, public barbecues and even a roman style amphitheater where large outdoor public events are held, right behind the beach. Endless fun is provided for kids and adults alike by the giant water fountain on the promenade, also in front of the surf club a foreshore swimming pool provides even more safe entertainment.
The Caloundra Coastal Path runs along some of the most picturesque shorelines you could ever wish for. Along the way it passes some truly historic sites, such as Military Jetty, used for important military operations during World War Two and the Kings Beach Bathing Pavilion, a heritage listed building.
Caloundra is the “City of Beach Days” & provides a range of unique holiday options. Our car hire in Brisbane service is available from the Brisbane Airport, making Caloundra only a short 90 minute drive. Visitors can choose to stay in the heart of the action by the beach, with easy access to galleries, wineries & restaurants on the Blackall range or they can lay back and relax country-style in the hinterland and take in the coastal scene.
Discover the coastline on a cycling or walking tour, or why not splurge on a cruise or perhaps jump on a jet ski.
Not only does Caloundra contain beautiful beaches, it is also easy access to the panoramic Glass House Mountains, world celebrated Australia Zoo, local icons such as the Ettamogah Pub, Aussie World, the Queensland Air Museum and Big Kart Track.
Roads within Caloundra and on the Sunshine Coast are easy to navigate with great signage or with the assistance of one of our GPS units.
It only takes a single visit and you’re hooked on Caloundra as the place to refresh and rejuvenate.
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