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Marcoola Beach

The Esplanade, Marcoola, Queensland, Australia
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Not too crowded

Marcoola is perfect if you want your own space on the beach. Unlike Noosa or even Coolum beach... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Melbourne, Australia
via mobile
Baeutiful, evey changing, morning walks

Quite beach with patrolled area. Beach stretches out in both directions and the surf is great for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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“patrolled beach” (12 reviews)
“sunshine coast” (21 reviews)
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The Esplanade, Marcoola, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Marcoola is perfect if you want your own space on the beach. Unlike Noosa or even Coolum beach which has too many crowds and tourists for my liking , however these places can be accessed quiet easily from Marcoola.

Thank michellecass1977
Reviewed 1 week ago

Quite beach with patrolled area. Beach stretches out in both directions and the surf is great for some family fun.

Thank LozS1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Guarded by the friendliest life guards! Sand is amazing!! Plenty of room to set out your towels and umbrellas!

Thank Kammi R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Marcoola Beach is a clean, dog friendly beach. The weather is generally good. The beach is great for swimming and walking.

Thank Faint1
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is a number of access tracks leading to the beach from a concrete path that goes for miles passing by the Surf Club & shops. The beach walk was very pleasant the water was warmer than I expected the golden sand was clean and...More

Thank Rod S
Reviewed 29 October 2017 via mobile

This is one of my local beaches and it is fabulous. Powdery sand, good waves and not too many rips. Lifeguards to keep you safe. No dogs unless on a leash (yah) and attracts a family, retired, young age group. Safe beach to bring the...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 10 October 2017 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 9 October 2017 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 9 October 2017

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

Thank higgo2015
Reviewed 21 September 2017

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
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.91 km away
Marcoola Surf Club
178 reviews
.02 km away
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