Heading upstream from the launch point Ð a pleasant paddle past canal developments to under the Sunshine Motorway bridges and then upstream on the Mooloolah river. This tidal river has tree lined banks, bird life and interesting scenery. A small lake to the north of the river can be accessed by small craft by a narrow creek off the river. Good 3-4 hour paddle Ð only limited landing opportunities exist upstream if the new
How to get there
What to expect Ð water conditions, etc
The river is tidal and upstream of the Sunshine Motorway bridges the water is generally calm Ð not many landings available and suitable for most crafts. Downstream of the bridges the water can be choppy in certain weather conditions.
Distance/Time to allow
This is a good 3 to 4 hour paddle.
Camping facilities, accommodation, etc
There are a range of camping and accommodation choices available in the
Other attractions in the area
Fishing. Surf. A number of other creeks and rivers. National Parks and natural environments. Cruises and other attractions.
Other useful information
Further information on this area can be located through this website:
Suncoast Seniors Recreational Kayak Club and the Sunshine Coast Canoe Club both regularly paddle in this area if you are local joining the club is a good way to find out about other secret canoe trips and to enjoy the company of like minded paddlers.