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Latitude: 26° 47.819' S
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Kings Beach is the main beach in Caloundra. Head off to Caloundra and head up to the top of town and check a left.
DistanceIn the city
WalkInstant access (< 5min)
Easy to find?Easy to find
Public access?Public access
Special accessDon't know
Alternative name Kings
FrequencyVery consistent (150 day/year)
DirectionRight and left
BottomSandy with rock
Normal lengthShort (< 50m)
Good day lengthShort (< 50m)
Good swell directionNorthEast
Good wind directionNorthWest
Swell sizeStarts working at Less than 1m / 3ft and holds up to 4m+ / 12ft
Best tide positionAll tides
Best tide movementRising and falling tides
Week crowdFew surfers
- Rips / undertow
- Shark protected
Nice place to park your car is off Dingle St near groyne or off Merima St off the main break.
The swell is consistantly small, the locals say they have not had much swell on the beach for almost a year. The best place to surf is on the headland at the northern end of the beach or closer to the rocks at the southern end of the beach depending on winds.
In all Kings Beach is a great spot to learn to surf or to just bust out for the local photogs and chicks. Everyone around kings is friendly except for the occasional loudmouth or old ladies.
The atmosphere is very touristy, with inexperienced surfers learning to ride small waves.
Great fun, heaps of chicks.
Very average place to surf when there is no swell, which for most of this year has been the case.
By Quicky , 26-12-2007
Kings - Kings isnt usually pumping, but when it is, preety much every guy on the coast is out there. Groyne is gnarley as, but just to the side of it is "halfways". When its a bit bigger and you want to bail on the crowds just paddle over and be patient, somethings bound to come through. Kings is where I learnt and I preety much go there every day (unless I can hitch a lift with someone). It might not be the best break in the world but its treated me well over the years.
By surfa mate!! , 25-11-2007
yer mate kings - good work gaz tell that fool ...look hahaha mate just watch free az a dog and ull see tha reall bar and wat do u think u r goin to do wen tha NE wind iz sreaming??? bet me life there wuld be a sik litte wave at kings or tha groin or evan tha bar or tha point wat more do u want mate ..now u go and surf ann st mate
By MD , 19-03-2007
- yeh kings can be awsum i was ther at start of xmas hols and all the other beaches were chopped out n kings had an awsum clean 5ft wave coming in sets of 3
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