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Sunshine Coast Beaches

Sunshine Coast beaches are some of the best in Australia and are known around the world for their laid-back ambience, great surf, 5-star accommodation, fabulous shopping, mellow weather and lifestyle. Noosa, in particular, at the northern end of the Sunshine Coast is one of the most internationally-recognised beaches in Australia.

However, there are many other notable beaches in this part of Queensland. The entire Sunshine Coast is an outstanding and stunningly beautiful destination for singles and families.

Mooloolaba, a popular Sunshine Coast beach has a great surf beach and quiet water beaches, great parks and fishing. Caloundra, located on the southern end of the coast, provides the same family friendly features, while further north Alexandra Headland creates a striking feature along this magnificent stretch of coast and enjoys a relaxed atmosphere and great surfing and swimming conditions.

Due to its safe swimming beach, set against the backdrop of rugged Mount Coolum and the Coolum National Park, Coolum is the fastest growing beach resort in Queensland. Between Maroochydore and Coolum, Marcoola offers a long stretch of safe beach and some added attractions, including scuba diving to the wreck of HMAS Brisbane.

For a break away from the beach, a popular Sunshine Coast attraction is the hinterland town of Montville and surrounding country. Best known for its exquisite craft shops, Montville also enjoys outstanding boutique eateries and restaurants and a multitude of sumptuous guesthouses, cabins and B&Bs.

Other popular Sunshine Coast attractions that the whole family will love include The Big Pineapple, Aussie World, Underwater World, and the internationally known Sunshine Coast tourist attraction, Australia Zoo.

Sunshine Coast Accommodation

Exploring The Sunshine Coast

Aussie World

Aussie World - the name says it all, doesn't it? Immerse yourself in a bit of Australian culture, plus let loose and have fun with the impressive...

Australia Zoo

One of the premier Sunshine Coast attractions, known and loved around the world, is Australia Zoo. The popularity and conservation message of...

Sunshine Coast Beaches

Sunshine Coast beaches are some of the best in Australia and are known around the world for their laid-back ambience, great surf...

Big Pineapple

The Big Pineapple, Queensland, has been one of the best known and loved Sunshine Coast attractions since 1971. Still operating in conjunction with...

Eumundi Markets

The Eumundi Market is one of the biggest Sunshine Coast attractions. The markets are conveniently held every Wednesday and Saturday, in the...

Underwater World

Underwater World, Queensland, is the state's largest aquarium and oceanarium – much of it built deep beneath the ground.  It is one of the...