Watersports Guru

Watersports Guru have taken thousands of guests on a wonderful journey to discover the fun and splendour of the oceans. Snorkelling with the turtles at Cook Island, whale watching on the Tweed Coast, kayaking and stand up paddle boarding on Cudgen Creek Kingscliff, learning to surf, or showing people the beauty of the underwater world through scuba diving. Their experiences have been unforgettable.

Watersports Guru will share their knowledge and craft to teach you about the wonderful marine playground that surrounds you. They have given each guest memories to last a lifetime.

Let Watersports Guru take you and "Discover the Fun".

Facilities

  • Car park

Our Tours

Stand Up Paddle Boarding

Stand Up Paddle Boarding (SUP) has taken off in a huge way, and no wonder, it's awesome. If you have tried surfing then this will be next on your bucket list.

Watersports Guru offer basic beginner lessons on a flat water creek or river through to more advanced lessons where they teach you how to surf in the ocean.

All lessons work around the following basic fundamentals: the effects of tide, wind and waves; safety and etiquette; types of equipment; carrying your equipment; paddling techniques; turning techniques; best balance positioning on the board; stand up technique.

All SUP equipment supplied (board, paddle).

Stand Up Paddle Board hire also available.

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$20 $40

A 15 minute boat ride will have you cruising past some of the most beautiful beaches Australia has to offer and you may well even encounter a pod of dolphins along the way.

Cook Island is famous for its large population of green turtles, and the clown fish are always happy to pose for a photo.

Once at Cook Island you will enjoy a mix of colourful hard and soft corals, tropical fish and Nemo! And don't forget the turtles!

Whether you're snorkeling by yourself or with the family, Watersports Guru would love to share with you an experience of a lifetime. This is one for the bucket list!

Please bring your togs and towel. No experience needed.

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$89 $99

Explore the beautiful waterways of the Cudgen Creek as you take a relaxing 90 minute tour through this pristine National Park and explore its unique flora and fauna. An experienced Kayak instructor will be with you every stroke of the way to show you their favourite spots along the creek including the Osprey nest. A sunset tour for the romantics out there.

Watersports Guru cater for individuals, couples, families, large groups and they love beginners. So why not join a tour and have some fun whilst exploring beautiful Cudgen Creek.

Tours run daily. Pick-ups are available. Participants are encouraged to have certain degree of health and fitness. Children welcome (life jackets available).

What to bring; water, sunscreen, hat, swimmers, shoes.

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$25 $35

The Junior Adventure Gurus program is a 90 minute program is aimed at children seven to 12 years of age and sees them engaging in a number of water and land based activities with focus on water safety, new skills and lots of fun. Stand up paddle, fishing, snorkelling, creek exploration, problem solving challenges, kayaking, nature craft and so much more.

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$45 $50
Learn to Surf

Watersports Guru love teaching people to surf, it's their passion, but as well they feel that it is their duty to educate people about the ocean, environment and water safety. When you take a lesson with Watersports Guru, you will learn about the proper technique of standing up and getting into waves as well how to use your equipment. Whatever your age or experience level, Watersports Guru will teach you to surf with some of the best instructors in the business.

Private and group lessons are offered as well as children's summer camps (September to January). Advanced coaching is available for competitive or non competitive surfers.

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$55 $105

These majestic creatures of the blue make their yearly migration from July to November gracing everyone with their presence while they jump, splash and spray about the ocean. Sometimes you have to wonder who is actually watching who as curious whales get within touching distance of the boat as they stare up at you with that huge eye and sometimes even spray you with their spout.

These gentle giants will leave you with an everlasting memory and one of the greatest experiences you will ever have. Join Watersports Guru to discover the magic of the Humpback Whale.

Tours departs daily from June to November. Light lunch included.

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$60 $85

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Harbour Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Adjacent to Mackay's multimillion dollar Reef Marina development, popular Harbour Beach is a favourite beach with locals and visitors alike. Only a five minute drive from Mackay's Central Business District, it is home to the Mackay Surf Lifesaver Club and is seasonally patrolled.

Illawong Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
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A serene and peaceful coastline awaits at Illawong Beach. Kilometres of sandy shoreline as well as off and on dog leash areas make Illawong Beach a popular choice for sunrise strolls. At low tide, the ripples in the sand stretch for kilometres, where small blue soldier crabs can be seen scuttling across the surface.

Bucasia Beach

Bucasia, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Located in the Northern Beaches area of Mackay, Bucasia Beach is a picturesque sandy haven, popular for walking, swimming and fishing. Kick off your thongs (footwear) and feel the soft white sand underfoot.

Edward Lloyd Park, Marian

Marian, Mackay Area
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Named for the Clerk (1921 to 1954) of the former Mirani Shire, Edward Lloyd, who was instrumental in preserving and maintaining parkland in the Shire, the park recently had a major make-over by Mackay Regional Council.

Gooseponds, North Mackay

Mackay, Mackay Area
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The Gooseponds in North Mackay are a combination of popular walking tracks around a large central wetland lagoon, an initiative of Mackay Regional Council's 10,000 steps program. There are also a number of exercise stations along the walk giving fitness fanatics a varied workout.

Walkerston

Walkerston, Mackay Area
Walkerston is situated approximately 10 kilometres west of Mackay on the Peak Downs Highway, a small country town with an array of facilities and services, including a supermarket, bakery and pub. A key attraction in the area is the Historic Greenmount Homestead.

Lamberts Lookout

Mackay, Mackay Area
Free Entry
Overlooking Lamberts Beach, the Cumberland Islands and Slade Point, Lamberts lookout offers stunning views especially at sunset. This is also a popular viewing platform to see the migrating whales as they breach and play off the coast of Mackay.

Pioneer River, Marian

Marian, Mackay Area
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The Pioneer River, one of the few 'blue water' rivers in Queensland, and its main tributary, Cattle Creek, flow through the heart of the Pioneer Valley, from the Clarke Connors Ranges in the South and West to the Pacific Ocean at Mackay.

Far Beach

Mackay, Mackay Area
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Far Beach is a popular walking beach with locals, recognised for its tranquility and soft white sand. At low tide an expansive sand flat is exposed giving walkers kilometres of beach to meander. The beach provides expansive views, from Hay Point to the south and toward Flat and Round Top Islands.

Shoal Point

Shoal Point, Mackay Area
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Shoal Point is the northern-most community of the Northern Beaches group, with a visually spectacular coastal beach. At low tide, the beach can almost be mistaken as a small sweeping desert. The sand stretches for hundreds of metres, allowing a close-up view of Green Reef Island.
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