What to do in Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast is just that! Lying along Queensland’s bottom coastline, this sunny paradise is brimming with unspoiled natural wonders. Glowing with sand, surf, and sun-kissed people.

Things to do in Sunshine Coast


Noosa is the quiet alternative to a busy Brisbane. A relaxing getaway with pristine beaches, incredible wildlife, and boutique shops. Submerge into the natural landscape at Noosa National park, getting you up close and personal with Australia’s flora and fauna. Stroll along Hasting street to shop until you drop at the luxury clothing stores and restaurants. Or perhaps just relax on the beach’s soft sands to get your summer tan!


Take a scenic drive across the Blackall Ranges and visit the village of Montville. This charming town is amidst the picturesque hinterlands and is a perfect stop on your way through the bushland. Tuck into some delicious lunch as you marvel at the bushland scenery. Stretch your legs and wander through the boutique shops and galleries aplenty.

Eumundi Markets

The small, historic town of Eumundi is famous for its incredible Eumundi Markets. Held twice a week on Wednesdays and Saturdays, hail or shine. Bursting with second-hand clothes, locally made jewellery, homemade skin products, as well as organic produce. With fun activities to keep the kids entertained, adults can enjoy sampling some of the delicious goodies on offer.

Ginger Factory

It is no surprise this is one of the top tourist destinations in the sunshine coast. Bursting with theme park rides, excellent food goodies, and family appeal. It is the world’s largest operating ginger factory, offering a fascinating experience to learn all about ginger production against a backdrop of lush tropical gardens. Try out the many types of ginger products, including drinks, spreads or sweets.

Glass House Mountains

Around an hour from Brisbane, the beautiful peaks of the Glass House Mountains are a vivid dreamland. They are volcanic plugs within the hinterland, ranging from around 25 million years old. Hike through the bushland for a picnic within the incredible landscape or enjoy the scenic drive through the winding roads and stop off at the many lookouts along the way.

Mount Coolum

Tackle a bigger mountain at Mount Coolum. Work those muscles and choose from the multiple climbs and walking treks dispersed along the mountain. Your effort will be worth it for the breathtaking view of the stunning coastline and lush hinterland range.

There is never a shortage of fantastic things to see and do on the Sunshine Coast. These are just a few of the great attractions. Pack your bags and get that summer glow as you travel through the area. An ideal place for the whole family!

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