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Coastal Pathway: Kawana Beach to Pt Cartwright

Coastal Pathway: Kawana Beach to Pt Cartwright
Buddina
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2.7km
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A family friendly walk along the beach esplanade, including Pt Cartwright views.
SUITABILITY

This walk is accessible and suitable for families and all ages.
HIGHLIGHTS

The Kawana Beach Sufr Club is the perfect spot to begin featuring, toilet facilities, playground, basketball hoop and wide green spaces – perfect for a family lunch or meeting spot.
The coastal pathway takes walkers along the beach esplanade, with plenty of beach access points and vantage spots with benches for those needing a rest along the way.
The path leading to the base of Pt Cartwright is a typical coastal boardwalk complete with several timber benches and walkways to the beach. The final climb is approximately 230 metres with walkers rewarded with sweeping views back along the Mooloolabah coastline and along the Kawana beach line. The point also features a 7 storey tall light tower and reservoir featuring a magnificent mural painting – definitely photo worthy subjects!

AFTERWARDS

There are a number of cafes a street back from the esplanade and those looking to rest further at the Pt Cartwright turnaround area and take a detour via the beautiful Mooloolah River adjacent to the esplanade.
HOW TO GET THERE

To Start: Via Nicklin Way, turn onto Koorin Drive, then left onto Lowanna Drive. Take Pacific Blvd on the right and the Kawana Surf Club is on your right.
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 recreational cycling Suitable for recreational cycling Suitable for recreational cycling
  • Drinking water available Drinking water available Drinking water available
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  • 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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