Sunshine Coast

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…

Queensland runs on Eastern Standard Time all year round.

Cooroy in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland, Australia

Cooroy is a pretty town, in the northern Sunshine Coast and Noosa Hinterland, about 20 kilometres west of Noosa Heads.  Cooroy is on the Brisbane to Nambour and Gympie railway line. Reality Bites Literary Festival – a literary non-fiction writers festival Cooroy Chamber of Commerce website has local information and public transport details Mills Place… Read More

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Eumundi, 4562, Queensland, Australia

In the hinterland, 20kms west of Noosa Heads is the town of Eumundi. For most of the week the streets are sleepy, except for Wednesdays and Saturdays, well-known for the Eumundi markets. Market days are hectic, it’s difficult to find a park, the crowds are huge, but there is always an abundance of entertainment, food… Read More

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Sunshine Beach on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Away from the bustling tourist town of Noosa Heads, about five or 10 minutes drive south, is the suburb of Sunshine Beach. Once known as Golden Beach, Sunshine is popular with local surfers. Swimmers can also enjoy the safety of swimming between the flags. Bicentennial Community Centre – Venue for concerts, seminars, receptions and more… Read More

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Noosa, 4565, 4566, 4567, Queensland, Australia

Noosa Noosa, on the northern section of the Sunshine Coast, is about 1 hour and 40 minutes drive north of Brisbane and includes Noosaville, Noosa Junction, Tewantin, Sunshine Beach, Sunrise and the Hinterland. Main Beach is a protected north facing beach, popular with tourists and locals enjoying surf lessons, long-boarding, swimming and sun-baking. There are… Read More

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Montville, Sunshine Coast Hinterland Queensland, Australia

Montville, in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, is just north of Maleny. It is part of the Blackall Range along with Maleny, Mapleton and Kennilworth.  Montville and Maleny overlook the Glass House Mountains National Park and the famous Glasshouse Mountains that were once volcanoes. Montville is popular for getaways and retreats from the coastal cities amd… Read More

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Tewantin, Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

About ten minutes drive west of Noosa Heads,  is the town of Tewantin. Along the main street, Poinciana Avenue, is the information centre Parkyn’s Hut, cafés, shops and Memorial Park. Poinciana Ave leads to Pelican Street where the Noosa office for the Sunshine Coast Council and the Noosa Regional Gallery are located. Nearby is the Noosa… Read More

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Twin Waters Sunshine Coast Queensland

Twin Waters (Postcode: 4564) is on the north side of the Maroochy River, opposite Maroochydore. Twin Waters Accommodation… Read More

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Yandina in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, Queensland

Yandina, in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, is just north of Nambour. Yandina is the ‘Ginger Town’ of the Sunshine Coast hinterland and home of The Buderim Ginger Factory which relocated Yandina many years ago. Buderim Ginger Wikipedia – Yandina Yandina is 107 kilometres north of Brisbane, just off the Bruce Highwa, and inland from Coolum… Read More

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Alexandra Headland Sunshine Coast Hotels

Alexandra Headland on the Sunshine Coast features a large patrolled beach, which is popular amongst families and surfers. Alexandra Headland is just north of Mooloolaba and south of Maroochydore. Alexandra Headland Hotels & Resorts… Read More

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Caloundra, Sunshine Coast Hotels

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