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The Sunshine Coast is one of Queensland’s & Australia’s premier holiday destinations, which boasts a breathtaking coastline and offers an array of stunning natural tourist attractions.

Whether it’s for a beach holiday, family vacation or romantic honeymoon, the Sunshine Coast is an excellent choice for your next holiday. With many unique natural and man-made things to do & see, the list of attractions is close to endless.

Fun Sunshine Coast Things to Do & Tourist Attractions in Qld, Australia


 Whether it’s the latest events, shows, festivals, zoos or water parks, the Sunshine Coast is ready to amaze & dazzle visitors with their huge range of things to do; with the spectacular beaches and verdant rainforests always a major drawcard.

When visiting the Sunshine Coast, visitors should book a boat cruise that will take you to the beautiful rivers, lakes, and coastlines around Noosa Heads, Mooloolaba, Coolum and Maroochydore. Keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, turtles and whales during your trip!

Escape to the hinterland and be amazed by the stunning countryside, mountain views and small-town landscapes. You will find a number of things to do, historic landmarks, art galleries, country markets and excellent dining and accommodation in these townships.

A lot of the towns are gateways to the national parks, so there are plenty of opportunities for nature walks, camping and wildlife spotting. The Glass House Mountains, Blackall Range and the townships of Maleny and Montville are just some exciting destinations in the Sunshine Coast hinterland.

Click the links below to find the full range of attractions and the best deals around the Sunshine Coast.

Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo

Beerwah, QLD
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Renowned as the home of the legendary crocodile hunter Steve Irwin, Australia Zoo is one of the most popular tourist attractions on the Sunshine Coast. Passionate about wildlife and habitat conservation, Australia Zoo...

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Sea Life Sunshine Coast Aquarium

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

Mooloolaba, QLD
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The SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium is a popular attraction on the Sunshine Coast, located right near the main esplanade in Mooloolaba and is just one hour north of Brisbane. Come here with your entire family to see...

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Aussie World

Aussie World

Palmview, QLD

If you’re looking for a fun day out for the whole family, then look no further than Aussie World, a fun theme park on the Sunshine Coast. With coasters, slides, water rides and mini-golf, there are over 30...

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Thrill Hill

Thrill Hill

Woombye, QLD

Thrill Hill is a fun amusement venue for visitors of all age groups and is conveniently located just a few minutes drive from Maroochydore. Located just 2kms north of the Big Pineapple, come past Thrill Hill and cool...

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Mudjimba Island

Mudjimba Island

Mudjimba, QLD

Mudjimba Island, (also known as Old Woman Island), is located approximately 1km off the coast of Mooloolaba and is considered to be one of the best surfing spots on the Sunshine Coast. Mudjimba Island can be seen for...

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Eumundi Markets

Eumundi Markets

Eumundi, QLD

The Eumundi Markets are a world-famous market that’s renowned for its breathtaking array of handmade and artisan goods. It’s also heralded as the biggest and best artisanal market in all of Australia, making it a...

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Big Pineapple

Big Pineapple

Woombye, QLD

The Big Pineapple is a popular national tourist attraction and food icon based on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. As one of the best known and loved attractions, the Big Pineapple has operated since 1971 and draws...

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Glasshouse Mountains National Park

Glasshouse Mountains National Park

Glass House Mountains, QLD

As one of the most spectacular scenic points on the Sunshine Coast, the Glass House Mountains and its national park are a popular tourist destination in Queensland. With the verdant rainforests, adjacent coastline and...

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Kondalilla Falls

Kondalilla Falls

Montville, QLD

Kondalilla Falls is a beautiful waterfall located within the Kondalilla National Park which can be reached via the scenic Blackall Range. The falls themselves consist of a 90m waterfall where the Skene Creek drops to...

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Noosa National Park

Noosa National Park

Noosa Heads, QLD

The coastal paradise of Noosa houses the renowned Noosa National Park; 4000 hectares of land that contains a lake, rainforest and several walking tracks. Come up to the Noosa National Park where you will get some of the...

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Mooloolaba Surf Club

Mooloolaba Surf Club

Mooloolaba, QLD

Located in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast, the Mooloolaba Surf Club boasts a spectacular beachside location and is one of the oldest surf lifesaving clubs in Australia. Established in 1922, the club has supported many...

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Maleny Botanic Gardens

Maleny Botanic Gardens

Maleny, QLD
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The Maleny Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place to visit during your stay on the Sunshine Coast. With over 14 acres of gardens and lawns and located on over 110 acres, many people come here to enjoy the magnificent...

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Maleny Dairies

Maleny Dairies

Maleny, QLD

Maleny Dairies is a family-owned and family-run dairy farm on the Sunshine Coast. Located in the scenic hills of Maleny, the farm is a popular Queensland tourist attraction. At Maleny Dairies, visitors can see how dairy...

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Conondale National Park

Conondale National Park

Conondale, QLD

The Conondale National Park is a beautiful natural attraction which is located 130 kilometres north of Brisbane and 15 kilometres south of the Kenilworth township. The park consists of 35,500 hectares of dense...

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Great Sandy National Park

Great Sandy National Park

Cooloola, QLD

One of the most loved natural attractions on the Sunshine Coast is the Great Sandy National Park, a breathtaking park that stretches over 56,000 hectares. These massive sand dunes are a surreal environment to be in...

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Bellingham Maze

Bellingham Maze

Tanawha, QLD
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If you are planning a trip to the Sunshine Coast, then you will quickly discover that there are a huge range of things to see and do here. Make sure to check out the Bellingham Maze on your next visit. This huge outdoor...

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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

Maleny, QLD

The Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve is a 55-hectare rainforest which overlooks the Glasshouse Mountains and has a large range of native animals living within. The Reserve is committed to conserving and enhancing the...

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