Just north of Bundaberg, there are a few beaches around the town of Bargara that can have waves during swells from the east that sneak between Fraser Island and the Great Barrier Reef. Neilson Park, Bargara and Kellys Beaches are popular with the friendly local surfing community, along with the beaches to the south. The line up does get surprisingly busy here, so be sure to practise surfing etiquette at all times.
Surfing at Bargara Beach
Left and right peaks breaking over-sand. During summer common onshore winds often whip up short period wind swells making for messy, weak wind waves that break close together. Tropical waters 12 months of the year. There is consistent sunshine make this location one of the best in Australia to learn to surf!
Bargara Beach Accommodation
Bring your caravan and stay at the Bargara Beach Caravan Park. With a location so close to the beach, the caravan park is the perfect place to camp out, relax and enjoy the swell. Bargara beach also offers surfing lessons for patron looking to really up their surfing game. The Surf School Bargara is located on Woongarra Scenic Dr and is Open every day between the hours of 9 am to 4.30 pm. They offer lessons for all ages and any level of skill.
Things to do in Bargara, QLD
Aside from learning how to surf, Bargara has a number of other things to offer including:
- Visit the Mon Repos Turtle Centre
- Go on a Bargara bike tour
- Shop at Amandine Lavender
- Search for sea creatures in the Barolin Rockpools
- Swim in the clear waters at The Basin
There are also a number of other beautiful beaches close by which you can check out. You could even have a surf at on your way to Bundaberg, QLD.