You're on the Sunshine Coast – one of Queensland's premier holiday destinations - so make the most of it and go exploring. With heaps to do from theme parks and big attractions to vibrant villages, markets and action-packed adventure you're never at a loss. The picture-perfect coastline, the rich, lush hinterland; from Noosa to Caloundra and over to the Glass House Mountains - holiday heaven doesn't get much better than this.
Pack up the family and have a great day out at Australia Zoo. You'll meet amazing animals and witness wildlife action every day. Or head to UnderwaterWorld you'll come face to face with sharks, rays and other amazing creatures – and you'll never be in danger for a second! UnderwaterWorld is Queensland's largest oceanarium and aquarium and it's a not-to-be-missed attraction on the Sunshine Coast.
At Aussie World family fun-park there is lots to see as well as exciting rides and games, including the brand new thrill ride, the Giant Redback.
Rev up your engines on this international standard race track, the largest in Australia and can run 50 go-karts on 1.2km of track. This track has got it all. Straights, bends, chicanes, and hair-rising hairpins.
If you're looking for something unique to take home from your holiday, the Eumundi Markets have over 600 stalls and are some of the most colourful, curious and diverse markets you'll find anywhere. Artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, edgy fashion, jewellery and skincare all spread out in the biggest art and craft market in Australia.
There are tasty treats like laksa, calamari, Thai, paella, quality coffee, chocolate, great cakes or old fashioned lemonade. It's all locally grown, sewn, baked, brewed or simply hand-made or crafted. There's a wealth of fresh produce - including fresh fruit and vegetables, freshly baked breads, locally made cheeses and yoghurts.
Things to do in the Sunshine Coast
- Glass House Mountains
- Kings Beach
- Alexandra Headland
- Sunshine Coast Hinterland
- Noosa Heads
- Australia Zoo
- UnderWater World
- Aussie World
- Big Kart Track
- Eumundi Markets
Sunshine Coast events not to miss
- Queensland Ocean Swim - February
- Australian Outrigger Canoe Marathon Titles - May
- Sunshine Coast Marathon - August
- Ironman - September