Caloundra and the surrounding area are blessed with unbelievably spectacular scenery. From a choice of eight very different beaches with fascinating rock pools and clear Pacific waters, to lush rainforest, rolling green hills, splendid waterfalls, and intriguing mountains. From Pumicestone Passage to the Glasshouse Mountains to the unbroken miles of beaches between Currimundi and Alexandra Headland, there is a myriad of unsurpassed beauty.
As the southern gateway to the Sunshine Coast, Caloundra is located just over an hour from Brisbane, with the fabulous Hinterland only a half hour drive away.
If you are coming here for a holiday, there is nothing that you will want for.
From fabulous scenery, to a wide range of activities, beaches, shopping, medical facilities, local markets, cultural attractions, restaurants and clubs, there is something for everybody.
Our day time air temperature ranges from an average of 28.6 degrees Celsius in summer to an average 20.8 degrees in July. The night temperatures range from 21.3 degrees in summer to an average winter low of 9.3 degrees.
The water temperature is 26 degrees in summer and falls to 21 in the winter months. There is a growing number of local enthusiasts who swim in the ocean every day of the year.
As our many beaches are so different, the following summary will assist those who are looking to stay in Caloundra for the first time. They are in order from the south to the north.