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Lake Kawana Rowing Loop

Lake Kawana Rowing Loop
Birtinya
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2.1km
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A leisurely trail along the Lake Kawana foreshore, ending at the newly established Bokarina Beach precinct.

SUITABILITY
This walk suits beginners, families and those looking for accessible trail options.

HIGHLIGHTS
Starting outside the Sunshine Coast Stadium, this trail straddles Lake Kawana where local rowing and remote yachting activities can be viewed. There are several rest areas along the way, complete with BBQ facilities and amenities. The spacious, sealed path allows for comfortable walking, cycling, and scooting.
Approximately 300m along the trail is the Eastbank Edible Garden, which is open for the community to enter and wander through at their leisure.
Finally, the trail concludes at Bokarina Beach precinct where a café conveniently sits across from a large playground. Grab a coffee and watch the kids enjoy one of the exciting new playgrounds. Why not continue down to the Bokarina Beach and check out one of the Sunshine Coast’s best hidden surf spots?

AFTERWARDS
If you have refuelled and are seeking more adventure, the trail continues around Lake Kawana and returns to the start point on Sportsmans Parade.

HOW TO GET THERE
Via Nicklin Way, turn left or right onto Main Drive and then left onto Sportsmans Parade. The starting point is on your right, at the rowing finish tower.
Via Bruce Highway (M1), take the Caloundra Road exit. Then left onto Kawana Way Link Road, left onto Kawana Way, right onto Main Drive and finally right onto Sportsmans Parade.

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  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for wheelchairsSuitable for wheelchairs
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for walkingSuitable for walking
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for recreational cyclingSuitable for recreational cycling
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for mountain bikingSuitable for mountain biking
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for horse ridingSuitable for horse riding
  • Icon showing this activity is suitable for kayakingSuitable for kayaking
  • Icon showing this activity has drinking water availableDrinking water available
  • Icon showing this activity does not have drinking water availableNo drinking water available
  • Icon showing this activity has a barbeque on siteBarbeque on site
  • Icon showing this activity has a picnic table on sitePicnic table on site
  • Icon showing this activity has toilets on siteToilets on site
  • Icon showing fires are permitted at this activityFires permitted
  • Icon showing fires are prohibited at this activityFires prohibited
  • Icon showing camping is permitted at this activityCamping permitted
  • Icon showing camping is prohibited at this activityCamping prohibited
  • Suitable for walking Suitable for walking black lines Suitable for walking
  • Suitable for recreational cycling Suitable for recreational cycling Suitable for recreational cycling
  • Drinking water available Drinking water available Drinking water available
  • barbeque on site barbeque on site Barbeque on site
  • Picnic table on site Picnic table on site Picnic table on site
  • toilets on site toilets on site Toilets on site
  • Fires prohibited Fires prohibited Fires prohibited
  • Camping prohibited Camping prohibited Camping prohibited
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Always Adventure Safely!

  • Always follow any local signage, it contains key information and conditions can change at any time.
  • Use the trails with consideration for your abilities, be prepared for the adventure ahead:
    • Be aware of the weather conditions, found here: http://www.bom.gov.au/qld/.
    • Always wear appropriate clothing, focus on good footwear.
    • Always bring more water than you think you will need.
    • Be Sun Safe!
    • Always let someone know where you are going that isn’t going with you.
  • Just getting started try this site for good useful information: https://www.trailhiking.com.au/hike-safety/
  • Sunshine Coast Council does it’s best to maintain current information but things can change so always be aware that a trail may not be as listed in this guide, and report and issues via our feedback link.

Sunshine Coast Council

For any issues with this experience please contact:

Sunshine Coast Council via 07 5475 7272 or via e-mail: adventure@sunshinecoast.qld.gov.au

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