Sippy Downs is a popular residential township located just south of Buderim and Tanawha and is easily accessible from Mooloolaba.
Sippy Downs is most well known for being home to the Mooloola River National Park and Australia’s newest university; the University of the Sunshine Coast.
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The Mooloolah River National Park is only a few minutes drive from the Sunshine Coast which makes is a convenient location to visit on your next stay on the coast. This park is divided into two zones: Mooloolah River Section and the Jowarra Section. Both areas are known for protecting the coastal rainforests in this area which face the danger of extinction.
There is a lot to see and do in this wonderful park including bushwalking, canoing up the Mooloolah River or cycling along the edge of the park. There are short walking tracks in the Jowarra section as well as some fire management trails that can be used as tracks in the Mooloolah section.
Another beautiful garden in Sippy Downs is the Maroochy Bushland Botanic Gardens. This breathtaking garden boasts a year-round green setting with picture-perfect backdrop of the lake and lush flowering plants. Picnicking is alaso a popular activity here as well as canoeing on the still water lake.
Take a short drive to Mooloolaba and visit Underwater World Sea Life Aquarium. This fun attraction is home to literally thousands of marine animals including; sharks, seals, turtles, stingrays, otters, sawfish, tropical fish and so many more. Underwater World has so many things for you to see and do, so make sure to plan a day at this fun attraction.
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