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Castaways Beach to Sunrise Beach Trail

Castaways Beach to Sunrise Beach Trail
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Trail type
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2.3km
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A winding coastal pathway including beautiful beach vistas and lookout positions.
SUITABILITY
This walk is suitable for families and all ages. The track is a formed pathway.

HIGHLIGHTS

The trail begins at Castaways Beach, access path 41. There is a car park located at this point in addition to tables and toilet facilities.
The track runs parallel to the beach with a number of dedicated, secluded beach access points available for those looking to test the water or take advantage of the beautiful 180 degree coastal view. As the path rises there are several vantage points to view the coastline or maybe even a kite surfer or two. Those walking between July and October may even spot some Humpback Whales on their annual migration north.
The turnaround point is Sunrise Beach. There is also a car park located at this point for those waiting on a pick up or the trail can be flipped to utilise this as the starting point. This space also features picnic tables, some with a magnificent view of the beach.
The trail is approximately 40 minutes’ walk one way.
AFTERWARDS

Return via the way you came, cool off with a swim at one of the beach access points or grab a coffee and snack from the local cafes to enjoy along the way.
HOW TO GET THERE

To Start: Via David Low Way, park at Castaways Beach car park
To End: The end point is the start point

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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 mountain biking Suitable for mountain biking Suitable for mountain biking
  • Drinking water available Drinking water available Drinking water available
  • 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.

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For any issues with the trail please call: 07 5329 6500

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