Sunshine Coast - Do & See
The coast and its cities are alive and especially in the summer months. There is no end to the activities that take place all along the coast! You’ll never lack of new sports, culinary concoctions, nature or shopping experiences to discover!
Big Kart Track
For a proper adrenalin kick, race at Australia’s largest go-kart track!
Mary Valley Rattler
Get a feeling of Australia’s gold rush period by travelling on a steam train through the beautiful Mary Valley. Advance booking is recommended.
This family fun-park is also home to the famous Ettamogah Pub and to heaps of aboriginal artifacts.
Glass House Mountains National Park
The Glass House Mountains are nine isolated pinnacles sticking up from the flat plain in the hinterland. It is highly recommendable to climb one of them to look at the fantastic view.
Noosa National Park
This is a small, but excellent national park, easily accessible from the centre of Noosa Heads. The park has great beaches plus wildlife including koalas.
See the entire process of honey production from the beehive to the bottle. There are also plenty of activities for young children, including mini-golf.
The waters along the Sunshine Coast are excellent for open water kayaking – why not paddle to an exclusive beach and enjoy all the sights and waterways? You will have the opportunity to tour around some of the man-made islands, home to many of the Sunshine Coast’s rich and famous.
At the famous and colourful Eumundi Market you can find anything imaginable. Dozens of farmers, artisans and craftsmen set up their stalls under massive, ancient fig trees every Wednesday and Saturday. The cheapest way to get there is by public transport.
Surf the Safest Waters
Try surfing at Noosa beach, one of the safest places to learn how to surf. This two hour surf lesson is great for people with limited time. You are guaranteed to experience the feeling of standing on a board and surfing a wave to the beach.
Fishing and Crabbing Adventure
Fish one of Queensland’s most pristine fishing areas, with over 40km of the Noosa River. Admire the rare native bird life and you’ll even get to pull up a few crab pots. Enjoy a lunch of legendary Queensland Mud or Blue Swimmer Crab, freshly caught and cooked on board - you can’t get fresher than that!
Everglades Cruise and 4x4 Beach Safari
Take a full day cruise and safari. You will cruise the Noosa River and Everglades in the morning before exploring the natural rainforest, bush land, eucalyptus forest and magical coloured sand dunes in a luxurious 4x4 vehicle.
The Bellingham Maze
You’re in for a challenge at the Bellingham Maze. Make your way through this hedge maze, full of brain teasing puzzles, mini tile mazes, and a huge walk-through aviary. Take the family to “get lost” in this living hedge maze with two metre high rows of fragrant cypress pine hedges.
Although best known for its crocodiles and crocodile feedings, the zoo also features wildlife from Australia and the world over.
At Queensland’s biggest oceanarium and aquarium you can swim with sharks, kiss a seal and watch amazing sea animals.