The Sunshine Coast is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations to visit in Queensland for a weekend getaway. Once you have booked your sunshine coast accommodation all you need to do is work out what you want to do for the weekend. Here are some ideas to get your started.
Located in Coolum, Skydive Ramblers is one of Queenslands largest and longest established skydive operations. Learn to skydive in a day, or do a tandem jump in an hour and cross skydiving off your bucket list.
Mooloolaba Beach is located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, known as one of the safest swimming beaches in the area. Just a short drive from the hinterland and plenty of sunshine coast accommodation it’s a great place for families and romantic getaways.
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Explore the rainforest in the ‘jewel of the Sunshine Coast’. Comprised of 55 hectares of lush subtropical rainforest, the Mary Cairncross Reserve and café overlooks the beautiful Glasshouse Mountains, and is a must see on your Sunshine Coast visit.
If you haven’t been to Australia Zoo yet, then it’s about time you went and checked out the vast array of animals at the park. Home of the late Steve Irwin, Australia Zoo is a popular destination for the whole family.
The Big Pineapple Markets
The Big Pineapple has had a revamp to include weekend markets with local crafts and fresh produce from Sunshine Coast artisans and growers. Positioned on the corridor between the hinterland and the coast it is a great place to stop in for a bite to eat while exploring the area, and close to awesome sunshine coast accommodation.
Located just outside the cute little town of Montville on the Sunshine Coast hinterland, and a short walk into the Kondallilla National Park, the views are spectacular, and well worth the walk.
Underwater World Sea Life
With a huge number of sea creatures to get up close and personal with, Underwater World gives you the opportunity to enjoy shark dives, seal experiences and an ocean ranger program. Check it out while visiting Mooloolaba.
Yandina Ginger Factory
One of the Sunshine Coasts largest and most popular tourist attractions, the Ginger Factory has fun for the whole family. Discover, taste, see and do the Ginger Factory on your trip to the Sunshine Coast.
Aqua Fun Park
The Aqua Fun Park is an inflatable fun park located in Coolum, and is packed with fun for the whole family. There are different session times, so phone ahead to ensure that you arrive in time to get the full experience.
For something a little bit different a visit to Chenrezig Institute is an opportunity for quiet reflection as you walk the gardens and enjoy lunch in the Big Love café. Spend a weekend or a day immersed in Tibetan Buddhist teachings and find a sense of peace away from it all.