Sunshine Coast Towns

Caloundra

Caloundra - Bulcock BeachCaloundra, just 90 kilometres north of Brisbane, is the most southerly town on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Caloundra is an ideal place for a holiday or weekend away. The natural beauty of the area is magnificent and includes a number of beautiful beaches, waterways and lakes with a whole host of water sports available.

Caloundra is popular with families. There is plenty of family-friendly accommodation plus family-friendly beaches with parks and playgrounds.

Caloundra's Coastal Pathway is ideal for cycling or strolling and the views, beaches and parklands along the track are spectacular. Caloundra’s Golden Beach was recently named the Sunshine Coast’s cleanest beach. The esplanade at King's Beach provides an ideal place for alfresco dining. Bulcock Beach has a new promenade with cafes, restaurants and shops nearby.

There are many tours, events and things to do in Caloundra and then further afield is the Hinterland area with charming towns and villages.

Book your Caloundra Accommodation online - there are many beautiful waterfront apartments, motels, hotels, bed & breakfasts to choose from.

 

Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba beachMooloolaba is a thriving holiday destination, just north of Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast.

The Esplanade on the beach at Mooloolaba is the place to eat and shop with many outdoor restaurants, cafes and boutiques.

The northfacing Mooloolaba beach is patrolled year round and is one of the most famous beaches on the Sunshine Coast. 

The Mooloolaba Wharf on the Mooloolah River overlooks the Mooloolaba canals. Here you will find Underwater World plus many tour operators. Take a river, harbour or whale watching cruise, hire a boat, book a diving tour to Ex-HMAS Brisbane, or find out about the many water sports on offer. There are also shops and cafes to enjoy at The Wharf.

The Mooloolaba Spit is a must see. This is the place to enjoy a meal of fresh seafood direct from the fishing boats. Eat in or have fish and chips on the Spit beach.

Visit our Mooloolaba website and find more things to do in Mooloolaba

Book your Mooloolaba accommodation online. There is everything from five star apartments to friendly motels, self contained units or camping.

 

Maroochydore

Maroochy River Maroochydore Sunshine CoastMaroochydore is the major commercial centre of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Here you will find Sunshine Plaza - the biggest shopping venue on the Sunshine Coast.

Maroochydore's beautiful, long golden beach is popular with swimmers and surfers alike.

The Maroochy River offers boating, fishing and cruising. The shores of the river make an ideal place for a picnic.

Duporth Avenue is the place to find cafes and restaurants. A favourite with locals is The Boat Shed on the Cotton Tree Esplanade. 

Surrounding areas of Mooroochydore include Cotton Tree, Paradise, Twin Waters and Marcoola all with a vast range of accommodation available.

Visit our Maroochydore website to find more things to do in Maroochydore.

Maroochydore accommodation overlooks both the wonderful beaches and the river and offers self contained apartments, holiday homes, motels, hotels, bed and breakfast, backpackers and caravan parks. 

 

Coolum

Coolum Sunshine CoastCoolum is a popular swimming and surfing destination on the Sunshine Coast due to its long stretches of white sandy beach and small coves.

Coolum is home to the Palmer Resort Coolum (formerly the Hyatt Regency Golf Resort & Spa) which hosts the Australian PGA Championship each year. 

Point Perry lookout is a popular spot to stop and take in the views of the Coolum coast. During the whale watching season, especially in October, Point Perry is a great point to see Humpback whales.

For cafes, restaurants and shops visit the esplanade opposite the beach and Birtwill Street, Coolum.

Just north of Coolum, on David Low Way, visit Peregian Beach, Marcus Beach, Castaway Beach, Sunrise Beach, Sunshine Beach and Noosa.

Coolum accommodation is available in all types to suit all budgets and includes apartments, motels and resorts - many overlooking the beach.

 

Noosa

Noosa Main Beach Sunshsine CoastNoosa is located at the northern end of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. It is a very popular destination and must-see whilst travelling the Sunshine Coast region.

In Noosa be sure to visit Hastings Street with its specialty boutiques, cafes, restaurants and holiday accommodation.

Noosa beaches are picture perfect. The boardwalk along Noosa's Main Beach and through to Noosa National Park is a pretty walk with gorgeous views.

There are many places to explore in and around Noosa including World Heritage Fraser Island.

Further afield on the Noosa North Shore you can 4WD or fish from the beaches and rivers.

The beautiful Noosa River offers all types of water sports including boating and fishing. Upstream are lakes Cooloola and Catharaba which lead to the Noosa Everglades.

Noosa Heads and the surrounding areas including Noosaville on the Noosa River, Little Cove, Sunshine Beach, Sunrise Beach and Peregian Beach all enjoy a naturally beautiful setting - free from high-rise development.

Noosa is a holiday destination where you can enjoy the very best of Qld's accommodation and hospitality.

Noosa accommodation is primarily holiday homes, apartments and resorts. Hastings Street and Noosaville are the main areas where people stay.

 

Eumundi

EumundiThe historic town of Eumundi is located inland from Noosa on the Sunshine Coast and is host to the Eumundi Markets. The markets take place every Wednesday and Saturday morning and are a great place for local arts, craft, jewellery, cosmetics, clothing, gourmet foods and fresh produce.

If you don't have your own transport, there are many tour companies offering a shuttle service or day tours to Eumundi. There is plenty to see in this historical town - museums, boutique wineries, art galleries and more.

Be sure to stop in at the Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre for a fascinating insight into the history of Eumundi plus pick up some brochures on local attractions.

Eumundi accommodation includes bed and breakfasts, cottages, a few quaint motel style places as well as hotel accommodation and farmstays.

The town of Yandina is close by and is worth a visit for the Ginger Factory and Macadamia Nutworks.

 

Noosa Hinterland

The Sunshine Coast Hinterland in Queensland has stunning panoramic views of the Sunshine Coast coastline, Glasshouse Mountains and Blackall Range.

The main towns and villages of the hinterland include Maleny, Mapleton, Montville and Flaxton. Each village has its own unique appeal. Historic Montville features quaint specialty shops, galleries and cafes.

A popular drive through the Noosa Hinterland is the Blackall Range Scenic Drive.

Don't miss the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve for its views and walks.

For those who enjoy walking, horse riding or mountain biking, the Noosa Trail Network is a series of eight trails traversing the scenic hinterland.

Visiting the Sunshine Coast Hinterland makes a great day out. For those who have more time it's a good idea to stay for a few days. Find accommodation in a charming country cottage or cosy B&B at BookSunshineCoastHinterland.com.au

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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