Currimundi is a residential suburb on Caloundra’s northern boundary that offers quiet beachside living. As well as a stunning surf beach, Currimundi is blessed with a natural lake that provides safe swimming, kayaking and fishing. The suburb has two primary schools and is popular with families. While luxury residences perched above the surf beach enjoy striking sea views, Currimundi also offers a variety of affordable older-style and modern homes. Currimundi Markets on Nicklin Way has a supermarket and a variety of shops and restaurants. Currimundi Lake Conservation Park is a pristine area of coastline and wallum heath that boasts a vibrant native wildflowers display in early spring. The name Currimundi is derived from an Aboriginal word meaning ‘place of flying foxes’. The lake and beachfront have extensive parks and walkways.