Sunshine Coast Open House is the region’s largest public architecture and design festival with behind-the-scenes tours and special experiences.
FREE Event
22 & 23 October 2022

Bulcock Beach Historical Tour

Walking Tour

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Australia’s early beach culture was based on the establishment of Surf Life Saving Clubs in the early 1900s. Enjoy learning about the cultural, sociological and life-saving history of Bulcock Beach. Hear about prominent local residents 'Ma (Majorie) and Pa (Ben) Bendell' who were two of the world's oldest surfboard riders and legendary in the surfing community. The couple were among the first surfers to ride waves in Caloundra in the late 1950s, earning fame in Australia and Hawaii after taking up board-riding aged 50 and 51.

Bulcock Beach Historical Tour

Address: Meet on the corner of Minchinton and Bulcock Streets, Caloundra.


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