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Kings Beach
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Pool at Kings Beach
Kings Beach is located in Queensland
Kings Beach
Kings Beach
Location in Queensland
Population 2,788 (2016 census)
 • Density 4,600/km2 (12,000/sq mi)
Postcode(s) 4551
Area 0.6 km2 (0.2 sq mi)
Time zone AEST (UTC+10:00)
LGA(s) Sunshine Coast Region
County Canning
Parish Bribie
State electorate(s) Caloundra
Federal Division(s) Fisher
Suburbs around Kings Beach:
Moffat Beach Shelly Beach Coral Sea
Caloundra CBD Kings Beach Coral Sea
Caloundra CBD Coral Sea Coral Sea

Kings Beach is a coastal suburb of Caloundra in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, located directly east of Caloundra CBD. In the 2016 census, Kings Beach had a population of 2,788 people.


Kings Beach was named after the King family, the first residents in the area. After living at Moffat Head in James Moffat’s home for a while, they moved to the Kings Beach area in 1893

Within Kings Beach's boundaries is Wickham Head, a headland off which the hospital ship AHS Centaur is believed to have been sunk by Japanese submarines in 1943.

Heritage listings

Kings Beach has a number of heritage-listed sites, including:


There are no schools in Kings Beach, but there are primary and secondary schools in neighbouring Caloundra.

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