Toolakea, Queensland

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Toolakea is located in Queensland
Coordinates 19°8′46″S 146°34′56″E / 19.14611°S 146.58222°E / -19.14611; 146.58222Coordinates: 19°8′46″S 146°34′56″E / 19.14611°S 146.58222°E / -19.14611; 146.58222
Population 205 (2006 census)[1]
Postcode(s) 4818
State electorate(s) Thuringowa
Federal Division(s) Herbert
Localities around Toolakea:
Toomulla Halifax Bay Halifax Bay
Toomulla Toolakea Saunders Beach
Bluewater Park Bluewater Purono Park

Toolakea is a small residential beachside district to the north of Bluewater, approximately 33 kilometres (21 mi) north-east[2] of the Townsville, Queensland, Australia. In the 2006 census, the population of Toolakea was 205.[1]

The Toolakea community stretches approximately 2 kilometres (1.2 mi) across the Esplanade; Toolakea Beach itself stretches approximately 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) from the mouth of Bluewater Creek to the mouth of Sleeper Log Creek. Due to its close proximity, Toolakea is considered part of the Bluewater area. Facilities include a park with public toilets, barbecues, picnic tables and a children's playground.[3]


  1. ^ a b Australian Bureau of Statistics (25 October 2007). "Toolakea (L) (Urban Centre/Locality)". 2006 Census QuickStats. Retrieved 25 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Thuringowa: Things To See And Do, accessed 10 June 2008.
  3. ^ Picnicking and Swimming in the Northern Beaches, accessed 10 June 2008.