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Marcoola Beach

The Esplanade, Marcoola, Queensland, Australia
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Hardly anyone about apart from the odd dog walker. Quite big waves, a few surfies and Marcoola Surf... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Heather F
Auckland, New Zealand
via mobile
Great for walks and some time in the surf

Lots of access points and patrolled area. Beautiful at anytime of the day for walks and opportunity... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Hobart, Australia
via mobile
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The Esplanade, Marcoola, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Hardly anyone about apart from the odd dog walker. Quite big waves, a few surfies and Marcoola Surf Patrol on duty outside the surf club so don't forget to swim between the flags. Clean but sand is soft so hard going under foot. Nice ocean...More

Thank Heather F
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots of access points and patrolled area. Beautiful at anytime of the day for walks and opportunity for some body surfing with the kids. Can be quite a current one way or the other so stick to the patrolled flagged area. Enjoy another magnificent part...More

Thank Al_from_Tas
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small to moderate waves, perfect for families. Patrolled section. Very clean and not crowded at all.

Thank higgo2015
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Huge expanse of beautiful clean white sand and glistening blue ocean..... is never too crowded, in fact, quite the opposite. So lovely to see people of all ages enjoying themselves, relaxing and having fun. No shade at all, no shady trees lining the beach, so...More

Thank Kylie A
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

My 9 year old daughter and I often wonder on this beautiful beach watching the kite surfers and occasionally patting a friendly dog or two. This is a beautiful wide open beach where dogs on leash are very welcomed. With beautiful views and friendly locals...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 14 September 2017

As stated above beautiful non crowded patrolled beach. Great for families & holiday makers. Dog friendly lots of local dog walkers

Thank helenannpederson
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Marcoola beach is immaculately clean beach with golden yellow sand. It is the perfect place for a walk in either direction listening to the waves and watching the nature around. During the winter months you match a glimpse of the whales jumping and playing as...More

Thank ktarrier
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

This is a beautiful beach.... we went for a long walk and really enjoyed it. There are patrolled areas for swimming too. A little quieter than other beaches on the sunshine coast. Dogs on leashes allowance too

Thank Kath D
Reviewed 16 July 2017

A perfect beach for walking with wide sand beaches. The patrolled section near Atlantis Marcoola resort is nice for families and much safer that other sections of the beach which can contain rips. Walk for hours in either direction. Watch the sea eagles hover above,...More

Thank S P
Reviewed 14 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach and sand. Swim with care from rips. Take a picnic lunch and enjoy the sun and surf. Great location to the airport but you feel miles away.

Thank Jayne G
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