The Sunshine Coast Turf Club opened in 1985 and has been running horse racing meetings ever since. The Sunshine Coast Turf Club is located in the popular suburb of Caloundra and is easily accessible via the Bruce Highway.
Having an all-weather synthetic track, this racecourse holds racing events all year round, including Access Insulation Sunshine Coast Cup Day (January), Ladies Oaks Day (May-June) and Caloundra Cup Day (July).
Sunshine Coast Turf Club, Race Dates & Events, Qld
If coming to the track on any of the Sunday race days, feel free to bring your kids, as there are supervised child-minding facilities on site with the Kids Club, which allows parents to drop their kids off and enjoy an afternoon of racing (for children aged 3 – 12yrs). A gold coin donation runs the Kids Club and is open from 12pm – 4pm every Sunday race meeting. During the school holidays, there is also a free jumping castle! Note: The Kids Club is closed on Feature Race days, Weekday Race Meetings & Night Meetings.
The Sunshine Coast Turf Club holds two race meetings per year which are 18+ events, these being Melbourne Cup Day and the 91.1 Hot FM Ladies Oaks Day – all other race meetings are child-friendly.
Those purchasing tickets to the race days are advised to bring cash as there are no EFTPOS facilities at the admissions gates. There are, however, four ATMs located within the venue. Please note that food, beverages and betting can only be purchased with cash.
There is ample parking in the main parking area off Pierce Avenue and members parking for club members. If you prefer to leave the car at home, note that the Sunshine Coast Turf Club offers bus services from Noosa South down to Caloundra and out to the racecourse on the featured race days; Noosa South down to Caloundra and out to the racecourse. This is great for those who would like to enjoy a drink or two at the races without worrying about leaving your car.
So come down to the Sunshine Coast Turf Club at Caloundra and enjoy a day of horse racing.