Both adults and budding marine biologists will love discovering the black sea cucumbers, rose barnacles and sea stars plus many more creatures that make their home in the waters of rocky shoreline areas. For some great places to go rock pooling at low tide, check out out Sunshine Coast rockpool guide below…
🦀 Point Cartwright, Buddina
A local treasure between the river mouth and the headland. Bountiful sandy rock pools with loads to see, perfect for kids to explore safely at low tide.
🦀 Kings Beach, Caloundra
Sheltered rock pools with abundant marine life and plenty more to do.
🦀 Shelly Beach
Renowned for its ankle-deep rock pools that abound with marine life.
Remember to stay safe and be mindful of the tide! And…don’t put your hands in where you cant see what’s there. You never know, there may be a Blue Ringed Octopus lurking around!!!!
Rock Pool Identification Guide