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Restricted areas

Some activities such as water skiing, riding a toboggan or tube, operating a personal watercraft, anchoring or mooring may be restricted in particular areas. For details see:

New restricted area

A new no anchorage area has been established in the Mooloolah River. Further detail can be found in 'other restricted areas in Queensland'.

Exclusion zones at entrances to Currumbin and Tallebudgera Creeks

Tow-in surfing, freestyling and wave jumping are prohibited at Currumbin bar and Tallebudgera Creek. 

In the interest of marine safety, exclusion zones have been established in and around the bar cutting:

Currumbin Creek

A person must not use a vessel to freestyle, wave jump or tow surf within the waters of 28°7.080'S, 153°29.109'E south east to 28°7.379'S, 153°29.775'E south west to 28°7.668'S, 153°29.264'E north west to 28°7.564'S, 153°27.723'E north east to 28°7.080'S, 153°29.109'E (unless there are no other persons in the area at any time).

Tallebudgera Creek

A person must not use a vessel to freestyle, wave jump or tow surf within the waters of 28°5.062'S, 153°27.967'E south east to 28°5.638'S, 153°28.267'E south west to 28°5.958'S, 153°27.723'E north west to 28° 5.413'S, 153°27.507'E north east to 28°5.062'S, 153°27.967'E (unless there are no other persons in the area at any time).

See also

Tow-in surfing code of conduct

Last updated
20 February 2019