Have an adventure or new experience by hiring Kayaks, Stand-up Paddleboards, Catamarans and Windsurfers on the Esplanade at Golden Beach. Cross the Pumicestone Passage in just minutes to the surrounds of Bribie Island National Park and feel like you are on a secluded island just a few hundred meters away from the heart of Caloundra and Golden Beach. The helpful staff are ready to help you with free paddlecraft instruction to get you out and enjoying the water in a safe and fun manner. Bookings are essential, open or on-call from 7am to 4pm (5pm in high season) on weekends and school holidays, normally weekdays by appointment only. Open during 9-month season from September to May, closed for winter in June, July and August. Usually closed during cyclone season in February or March for one or two weeks. All hires are weather permitting, must close in 15 knot winds or higher for safety reasons.