Australia's Sunshine Coast, just north of Brisbane is easily accessible by car, coach or plane and provides an excellent beachside destination all year round.
The Sunshine Coast takes in the beachside towns and cities of Alexandra Headland, Caloundra, Coolum, Kawana Waters, Marcoola, Mooloolaba, Noosa and Peregian Beach, provincial Nambour, and mountain villages including Maleny and Montville in the Noosa Hinterland and Blackall Ranges.
The region is a popular holiday destination for Queenslanders, visitors from the southern states and international visitors. The Sunshine Coast is home to several theme parks, including Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo, the Buderim Ginger Factory and the Big Pineapple. See tours of the Sunshine Coast here.There is a wide choice of accommodation from 5 star luxury resorts to caravan parks and backpacker hostels. See accommodation listings for...
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