A Guide to Bokarina Queensland

A Guide to Bokarina Queensland

Welcome to Bokarina Queensland, a hidden coastal gem nestled within the Sunshine Coast Region. This charming suburb, part of the Kawana Waters urban centre, offers a tranquil escape and a unique coastal experience. In this blog, we’ll guide through the highlights of Bokarina, from its pristine beaches to its vibrant local scene.

Things to do in Bokarina 

Explore the Scenic Coastal Pathway

Embark on a leisurely stroll along the picturesque Coastal Pathway, stretching from Bokarina Beach to Warana Beach Access 238. The pathway is not only wide but also accessible for people with disabilities, making it perfect for activities like walking, jogging, and bike riding. Welcoming dogs on leads, this 2km each-way walk through the dunes unveils breathtaking views of the ocean at various points. As you traverse the path, you’ll encounter native vegetation, vibrant birdlife, and fluttering butterflies. With numerous beach accesses crossing the pathway, you can customise the length of your walk, perhaps even pausing for a refreshing beach swim. Along the way, strategically placed seats invite you to rest and savour the coastal scenery, while conveniently located taps offer opportunities to fill your water bottles or hydrate your furry companion.

At the second-to-last beach access (239), where the pathway intersects, an extraordinary viewing platform awaits. This elevated vantage point provides a stunning panorama of the beach, complemented by a nearby park featuring a playground and restroom facilities. Take a moment to appreciate the coastal beauty from this unique perspective.

Take a dip in Bokarina’s Pristine Beach

No visit to Bokarina Queenland is complete without indulging in the sun-soaked delights of Bokarina Beach. Nestled along the scenic Coastal Pathway, this pristine stretch of coastline invites beachgoers to bask in the warmth of the Queensland sun and relish the refreshing ocean breeze. With easy access points from the pathway, you can seamlessly transition from your leisurely walk to a blissful beach day.

Discover Bokarina Boulevard Park

Immerse yourself in the versatile Bokarina Boulevard Park, divided into two main sections – the Plaza and the Play space. Adjacent to the Bokarina Beach lifeguard tower and seamlessly connected to the Coastal Pathway, this park offers a harmonious blend of natural beauty and modern amenities. The Plaza encompasses picnic areas, shelters, and various seating spots, making it an ideal year-round destination for the community. The Play space caters to adventure seekers, boasting climbing walls, slides, swings, and a large net connected by a thrilling rope bridge.

Host a BBQ in the Expansive Parkland

Extend your enjoyment to the parkland, a vast green space that extends from the Plaza and Playground areas. Adorned with large boulders and shaded spots, this area serves as an ideal setting for diverse community activities, from family picnics to social sporting matches. Conveniently connected to the Coastal Pathway, you can easily reach this inviting space by bike or on foot, making it perfect for a relaxing day outdoors.

Explore Sunshine Coast Stadium’s Vibrant Scene

Located in Bokarina within the Kawana Waters urban centre on the Sunshine Coast, the Sunshine Coast Stadium is a dynamic multi-sport venue. With seven accompanying fields, this stadium hosts a variety of events, from thrilling sporting spectacles to performances by local entertainers. Just minutes away, Venue 114 is another event hub featuring numerous artists and shows. Stay updated on the exciting events at both venues and immerse yourself in the lively cultural scene of Bokarina.

Things to do around Bokarina

Catch a Movie at the Gold Class Movies

Just a short drive away in Kawana, treat yourself to the epitome of cinema luxury with Gold Class Movies. Relax and unwind as you enjoy a first-class cinematic experience. Catch the latest movies and relish the pleasure of watching in style.

Enjoy Family Fun at the Big Boing Indoor Trampoline Park

For a day filled with laughter and excitement, head to The Big Boing Indoor Trampoline Park. With over 50 interconnected trampolines, this park caters to kids of all ages. Soar through the air, rebound off the walls, slam dunk like a pro, and create lasting family memories.

Shop and Dine at the Kawana Shopping Centre

Just minutes from Bokarina, Kawana Shoppingworld awaits with over 150 brands. Discover the newest trends in men and women’s fashion, indulge in hair and beauty treatments, and savour the tastiest cafes and restaurants. For the ultimate shopping and dining experience, Kawana Shoppingworld has it all.

Stop at the Kawana Waters Artisans and Farmers Markets

Every Saturday morning, rain or shine, immerse yourself in the lively atmosphere of Kawana Waters Artisans and Farmers Markets. Locals gather to offer hot coffee, fresh produce, cheeses, bread, and plants. Don’t forget to bring plenty of reusable bags to carry your market finds.

Visit the Mooloolaba Wharf

At the heart of one of Queensland’s most stunning locations lies the iconic Mooloolaba Wharf. This quintessentially Australian spot, set against the backdrop of the scenic Mooloolah River and Marina, invites you to connect, create, and celebrate life’s simple pleasures. Indulge in the best dining experiences at Spero Greek, Rice Boi, The Dock Mooloolaba, Flos Creperie, and more.

Visit Caloundra & Hire SUP Board

Explore the vibrant street art, epic attractions, and trendy eateries of Caloundra, the southern belle of the Sunshine Coast. Hire a boat from Bills Boat Hire, take a refreshing morning swim at Kings Beach beachfront saltwater pool, paddle the calm waters on a stand-up-paddle board with SUP Caloundra, and more!

Indulge at the Tank Bathhouse Mooloolaba

Seeking a bit of TLC? Kick off your shoes and step into the luxurious Tank Bathhouse and Day Spa at Mooloolaba. This boutique bathhouse offers a welcome escape from the daily grind. Experience a holistic approach to wellness in body, mind, and spirit, inspired by the natural surroundings. 

Restaurants in Bokarina 

Green Zebra

Situated on Kawana Island with breathtaking views of the scenic Double Bay, Green Zebra Restaurant & Bar offers a comprehensive dining experience, ranging from inviting al fresco outdoor seating to intimate private dining spaces and versatile function rooms. The tranquil waters serve as the perfect backdrop for a leisurely Mediterranean-inspired lunch.

Hello Harry’s

For a burger experience that stands out on the coast, look no further than Hello Harry’s, now boasting three locations—an impressive testament in itself, isn’t it? Hello Harry’s passion for creating distinctively different burgers has only grown, and they are definitely something you must try for yourself! 

Verona Pizza and Wine Bar

Verona Pizza and Wine Bar is a haven for Italian cuisine enthusiasts. Immerse yourself in the essence of Italy with an exquisite selection of hand-stretched Napoli-style pizzas, house-made pasta, and an impressive array of Italian and Australian wines. Who’s up for a pizza date? Yes, please!

Bocca Italian

While relatively new to the neighbourhood, Bocca has swiftly become a beloved local hotspot. The ambiance and stylish interior design are truly exceptional. Presenting a delightful twist on all your Italian classics, showcasing freshly crafted pasta, velvety burrata, and artisanal hand-stretched pizzas. 

Cafes in Bokarina 

B Fresh

B Fresh is your one-stop destination for gourmet provisions, locally-sourced ingredients, fresh coffee, and quick bites on the go. Whether you’re in the mood for a delicious coffee or planning a gourmet feast in your Bokarina holiday accommodation, B Fresh has you covered. From gourmet sandwiches and salads to everything you need for the perfect cheese platter, it is perfect for everyone!

Decisions Cafe

Decisions caters to a diverse palate with a menu designed to satisfy both healthy and indulgent cravings. Offering your classic breakfasts like eggs benedict or some fresh options like a fresh fruit acai bowl. Beyond its delicious meals, Decisions captivates with an interior that seamlessly blends an industrial aesthetic with chic styling, creating a welcoming atmosphere.

Cafe Nurcha 

Cafe Nurcha, a beloved breakfast spot for locals and visitors alike, specialises in delectable and nourishing plant-based meals. This eco-conscious hub prioritises health and sustainability, crafting each dish from scratch using seasonal local produce. From delightful avo on toast to acai bowls, Nurcha offers a wholesome twist on breakfast favourites. Additionally, serving as both a grocer and healthy providore, it provides a post-breakfast opportunity to stock up on natural and reusable products.

Wallace & Wood 

Contrary to its name, Wallace & Wood Ice Cream is not just about frozen treats; it’s also a hidden gem for exceptional coffee. Nestled across from Bokarina’s beach, this local artisan ice creamery ensures quality with scratch-made ice cream and meticulously sourced, locally-produced mix-ins. Indulge in a takeaway coffee and a stroll on the sand – yes please!

Accommodation in Bokarina 

Whether it’s a romantic escape, a family retreat, or a solo adventure, our Bokarina Beach accommodations have you covered. Secure your stay and experience comfort and convenience.

Specialising in Bokarina holiday accommodations, our team is passionate about helping you explore the full spectrum of experiences within our unique Bokarina region. 

Count on us to guide you to attractions and activities in and around Bokarina, assisting you in crafting your perfect itinerary. View our Bokarina Queensland accommodation options or send us an enquiry so we can assist you. 

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