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SS Dicky
Map of SS Dicky
Dicky Beach
Beerburrum Street
Dicky Beach
Queensland 4551 Australia

SS Dicky
Dicky Beach, Sunshine Coast Area

Free Entry

07 5475 7272
1300 007 272


Dicky Beach is an unspoiled stretch of sun-drenched white sand, on Queensland's magnificent Sunshine Coast. The north-east facing beach is about two kilometres north of Caloundra and was named after the iron screw Steamship SS Dicky which was washed ashore in 1893 during a cyclone with a crew of 11 and 40 tonnes of sand. Attempts to relaunch it proved unsuccessful so it was used for local dances until someone knocked over a kerosene lamp and it was burnt out.

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SS Dicky is a photographic delight! The skeleton rests on a 800 metre long pristine beach stretch extending from low rocks at the northern end to a bluff and rock platform at the southern end.

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Property Details


  • Fishing
  • Swimming

Open Times

Note: The SS Dicky is viewable 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

Other Information

Children are welcome.

Pets Allowed:
Yes. Pets are allowed.

How To Get There

The SS Dicky is located just north of the Bunbubah Creek along Dicky Beach.

Free Entry

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