From Caloundra, turn towards Golden Beach at the Stockland Shopping Centre (Kmart), after about a kilometre you will see the water of the Pumicestone Passage along the Esplanade and across the water to Bribie Island. We are the second hire place along the Esplanade, at the corner of Gregory St. and Esplanade, just before the light-beacon/lighthouse. 31 Esplanade, Golden Beach, is the house across the street from the business, for those who prefer to use a GPS or Maps.

Golden Beach Hire

Kayaks, Stand-Up Paddleboards, Hobie Catamaran, Windsurfing and Kitesurfing. Instruction, Hire and Self-Guide Tours. Visit secluded lagoons and beaches of Bribie Island National Park and the Pumicestone Passage. Just a 5-20 minute paddle away to the island, get local advice on weather, tides and best spots to visit. Truly the best kept secret adventure for Southeast Queensland locals.

Looking for a fantastic adventure everyone can enjoy on the Sunshine Coast? Kayak, Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP), and Catamaran hire in Caloundra is a great way to get out on the water and enjoy the beautiful Pumicestone Passage and the Bribie Island National Park surrounds. For those who’d like something more challenging, learning to Sailboard/Windsurf or Kitesurf is a great way to increase your fun on the water. The instructors at Golden Beach Hire have helped many beginners get out on the water kayaking, paddleboarding, sailing, windsurfing and kitesurfing in a very efficient, effective and fun manner, which will allow you to enjoy all the passage has to offer in very little time. Bookings are essential and all hires are weather permitting. Closed for most of the winter from June to August. During school days book well ahead as sometimes not available.

Opening hours

closed for the winter season - back in September


All Hires are Weather Permitting and all participants over 18 must sign a waiver and assume full responsibility for his or her actions. All participants under 18 must have a parent or guardian present to sign for them.