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Boardwalk View of Mount Coolum

Sunshine Coast

Coolum

KEY INFO

Distance (kms):

0.7 kms

Time (hrs):

Allow 30 mins

Elevation gain (m):

16 m

Max. elevation (m):

22 m

Difficulty (Grade):

Easy (Grade 1)

Route type:

Out-and-back

Traffic:

Heavy

Access:

2WD Sufficient

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A fantastic short boardwalk to the beach with exceptional views back towards Mount Coolum.

This highly trafficked walk starts at the car park on Breezeway Street in Coolum.


The walk involves a wooden boardwalk through paperbark trees and other native flora to a long stretch of open beach between Yaroomba and Marcoola.


The view back to Mount Coolum is spectacular, especially in the afternoon light.


While there is not a lot else on the path, the views are fantastic, and a walk along the beach could easily be added to make the journey even more worthwhile.


Track: The walk consists of a wooden boardwalk and is very easy to follow.


Difficulty: The walk is relatively flat and suitable for all fitness levels, including those in wheelchairs (assistance may be required).


Direction: The walk is an out-and-back track that returns the way it came.

getting there

The walk starts from the car park on Breezeway Street in Coolum, 1.5 hours drive north of Brisbane.


Parking is relatively ample, with additional street parking available in the vicinity.

best time to go

The walk can be completed year-round, however is quite exposed to the sun in places and would be less desirable during the hottest part of the day in warmer months.


Sunset is a particularly nice time to do the walk.

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Remember, whenever venturing into the outdoors, practice the Leave No Trace principles and be considerate of others. This means: dispose of your waste properly, don't remove things or move things from their natural position and respect all wildlife. Also be sure to plan ahead and adequately prepare for any adventure. 

I respectfully acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which all activities listed on this website are found, as well as Elders past, present and emerging. I strive to not promote sites where requests have been made for people not to explore due to the cultural significance of the site to Indigenous peoples, or note how to respectfully visit a site. If I have a promoted a site with cultural significance, please send me a message and let me know.   

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