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The Sunshine Coast is a sprawling region covering part of the north-eastern coast of Australia. As a famous beachside location, the Sunshine Coast has a number of beautiful seaside towns.

From bustling city centres to sleepy beach towns, the Sunshine Coast has a huge range of places to stay which will suit every traveller.

Sunshine Coast Towns, Suburb Map List & Hotel Accommodation, QLD


Noosa Heads (commonly referred to as just ‘Noosa’) is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Sunshine Coast. With pristine beaches, warm oceans and many natural attractions, Noosa is the perfect location to enjoy a relaxing beachside holiday. Located on the northern border of the Sunshine Coast, Noosa has all the amenities you will need during your holiday including cafes, restaurants, bars, clothing stores, supermarkets, plus a huge range of accommodation options.

Mooloolaba is a popular suburb on the Sunshine Coast, known for its pristine beaches, surfing competitions, wildlife and many scenic attractions. Mooloolaba is also one of the largest suburbs on the Sunshine Coast and has some of the Sunshine Coast’s best dining, shopping and golf courses.

Maroochydore lies in the heart of the Sunshine Coast and is a major commercial area of the Sunshine Coast which serves as the perfect launching point for visitors to travel throughout Queensland. With over 200 restaurants, cafes and shops as well as a cinema, pristine beaches and a large range of accommodation options, Maroochydore has everything you will need on your next holiday to the Sunshine Coast.

Between Tin Can Bay and the Pacific Ocean lies Rainbow Beach, a vibrant coastal town named for its multi-coloured sand dunes. Rainbow beach is the perfect launching pad for those with a taste for adventure and who would like to swim with dolphins, explore Fraser Island and see the nearby rainforests.

There are so many Sunshine Coast towns to choose from, so click the links below to explore the range of options before you book!



Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba, QLD

Mooloolaba is a popular suburb on the Sunshine Coast, known for its pristine beaches, surfing competitions, wildlife and many scenic attractions. Located just 100kms north of Brisbane, Mooloolaba is one of the largest...

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Noosa Heads

Noosa Heads

Noosa Heads, QLD

Noosa Heads (commonly referred to as just ‘Noosa’) is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Sunshine Coast. With pristine beaches, warm oceans and many natural attractions, Noosa is the perfect...

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Maroochydore

Maroochydore

Maroochydore, QLD

Maroochydore lies in the heart of the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Named ‘Maroochy’ by locals, Maroochydore is a major commercial area of the Sunshine Coast, which serves as the perfect launching point for...

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Caloundra

Caloundra

Caloundra, QLD

The Sunshine Coast begins at Caloundra, located on the Pacific coast between Currimundi and Golden Beach. Known for its laid-back community, marvellous beaches and quality accommodation, Caloundra is a popular weekend...

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Kawana Waters

Kawana Waters

Kawana Waters, QLD

Kawana Waters is a small district in the Sunshine Coast, situated between Maroochydore and Caloundra, facing the Coral Sea. It’s named after the original real estate development name, though the official suburbs...

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Caboolture

Caboolture

Caboolture , QLD

Caboolture is a beautiful coastal suburb that serves as the entry point for the Sunshine Coast among many travellers visiting this region. Located less than an hour away from Brisbane, it makes the perfect destination...

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Alexandra Headlands

Alexandra Headland

Alexandra Headland, QLD

Alexandra Headland offers the complete package of surf, sand and sun to visitors of the Sunshine Coast with a beautiful pristine beach right at its doorstep. Located between the popular suburbs of Mooloolaba and...

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Gympie

Gympie

Gympie, QLD

Gympie is a regional city located along the Bruce Highway, just 60kms northwest of Noosa Heads. Known as a historic town due to its goldfield, there are several historic buildings located here. Gympie is also well known...

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Maleny

Maleny

Maleny, QLD

Maleny is a picture-perfect hinterland town in the Blackall Range, located just 30 minutes drive west of Caloundra. Maleny is popular with weekenders from Brisbane or the coast to see the various specialty stores and...

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Beerwah

Beerwah

Beerwah, QLD

Beerwah is a town in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, located just 30 minutes west of the popular beachside city of Caloundra. With many activities and attractions, including Australia Zoo and the Glass House Mountains...

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Eumundi

Eumundi

Eumundi, QLD

Eumundi is a historical township located about 20 kilometres west of Noosa Heads and approximately 110 kilometres north of Brisbane. Eumundi is famous for the Eumundi Markets, a premier artisan market held twice weekly...

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island, QLD

Fraser Island is a famous destination north of the Sunshine Coast, and for a good reason. This World Heritage-listed island is more than 123 kilometres long and 184,000 hectares large, making it the largest sand island...

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Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach, QLD

Rainbow Beach lies between Tin Can Bay and the Pacific Ocean, a vibrant coastal town named for its multi-coloured sand dunes. Rainbow beach is the perfect launching pad for those with a taste for adventure and who would...

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Bli Bli

Bli Bli

Bli Bli, QLD

The township of Bli Bli is a popular destination for wetland excursions in Queensland. This township is close to the renowned Maroochy Wetland Sanctuary, home to some of the best swamps and tropical mangroves in...

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Moreton Island

Moreton Island, QLD

Moreton Island is a scenic tourist attraction that is rich in all kinds of adventure. It’s renowned for being the third-largest sand island in the entire world, full of natural wonder and thrilling experiences that...

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Bribie Island

Bribie Island

Bribie Island, QLD

Bribie Island is one of three major islands found in Moreton Bay. It’s the smallest of them, but don’t let that fool you because it’s big in excitement, adventure, and discovery. Bribie Island Accommodation, Beach...

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Glasshouse-mountains

Glass House Mountains

Glass House Mountains, QLD

The Glass House Mountains township is a regional town named after the famous Glass House Mountains, which tower above it. The township is located approximately 30 minutes south-west of Caloundra along Steve Irwin Way...

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Maryborough

Maryborough, QLD

Maryborough is one of the most beautiful, history-rich destinations in Queensland. Also known as the Heritage City, this town boasts several breathtaking historic buildings and its original settlement site. Maryborough...

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Shelly Beach

Shelly Beach, QLD

Shelly Beach is a beautiful coastal suburb in Caloundra. This historic beach town faces east, making it a top destination for catching the sunrise. Shelly Beach Accommodation, Rentals, Apartments, Parks, Caloundra Qld...

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Montville

Montville

Montville, QLD

Montville is a rural town located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland and is often referred to as the creative heart of the Sunshine Coast. Montville has a range of natural attractions, including Lake Baroon and the...

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Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay, QLD

Tin Can Bay is a town located near Fraser Island and is part of the Cooloola Coast on the northern borders of the Sunshine Coast. Located so close to the coast and the Great Sandy National Park, Tin Can Bay is popular...

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Buderim

Buderim

Buderim, QLD

Buderim is a mountain town located just 10 minutes west of Mooloolaba. Its unique location makes Buderim the ideal place to enjoy magnificent vistas of the Pacific Ocean, Glass House Mountains and the Blackall Range...

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Morayfield

Morayfield

Morayfield, QLD

Morayfield is a suburb and township located in the Moreton Bay Region of Queensland. Though most of the area is mostly residential, visitors will find most of what they need in the local shopping centres and commercial...

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Nambour

Nambour

Nambour, QLD

Nambour is a beautiful country town located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland a the foothills of the Blackall Ranges. Nambour is best known for the Nambour Civic Centre, the Sunshine Coast Agricultural Show and the...

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Sandstone Point

Sandstone Point, QLD

Sandstone Point is a scenic coastal township located in the Moreton Bay Region of Queensland. It’s situated right across the bridge and a quick drive away fromBribie Island and boasts of spectacular views of Moreton Bay...

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Donnybrook

Donnybrook

Donnybrook , QLD

Donnybrook is a charming coastal town located in the Moreton Bay Region in Queensland. Located just 60 kilometres away from Brisbane, the town itself is separated from Bribie Island by the Pumicestone Passage...

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Golden Beach

Golden Beach

Golden Beach, QLD

The Sunshine Coast is primarily known for its beautiful beaches and coastal towns and is located immediately south of the popular township of Caloundra. Some of the region’s best beaches are located at Golden...

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Kenilworth

Kenilworth

Kenilworth, QLD

Kenilworth is a hinterland town in the upper Mary Valley area of the Sunshine Coast and is located approximately 30 minutes west of Mooloolaba. Kenilworth is popular for the Conondale National Park, a beautiful natural...

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Coolum

Coolum

Coolum, QLD

Located between Maroochydore and Noosa, Coolum Beach is a favourite weekend getaway and holiday destination for visitors to the Sunshine Coast. Stay in one of the many accommodation options and take advantage of one of...

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Peregian Beach

Peregian Beach

Peregian Beach, QLD

For visitors looking for a more laid-back destination in the Sunshine Coast, then make sure to check out Peregian Beach. Located on the Pacific Ocean, about 10 minutes south of Noosa Heads, Peregian Beach is centrally...

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Mount Coolum

Mount Coolum

Mount Coolum, QLD

Mount Coolum is a majestic dome-shaped mountain that is 208 meters high. It’s recognised as one of the ancient volcanic formations in the Sunshine Coast, a laccolith that formed some 26 million years ago. Mount Coolum...

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Sippy Downs

Sippy Downs

Sippy Downs, QLD

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 Mooloolah River National Park and...

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Cooroy

Cooroy

Cooroy, QLD

Cooroy is a small town in the centre of the Noosa hinterland, just a few kilometres north of Eumundi. Despite its small size, Cooroy is well known for its natural beauty and amazing history. Come and spend some time in...

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Sunshine Beach

Sunshine Beach

Sunshine Beach, QLD

Sunshine Beach is located south of the Noosa National Park on the Sunshine Coast and is bordered by Noosa Heads and the Pacific Coast. Popular for its relaxed beach setting, Sunshine Beach is a great place to kick back...

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Cotton Tree

Cotton Tree

Cotton Tree, QLD

Cotton Tree is a lovely neighbourhood in the suburb of Maroochydore, the major commercial area of the Sunshine Coast. Therefore, Cotton Tree serves as the perfect launching point for visitors to travel throughout...

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Kings Beach – Suburb

Kings Beach

Kings Beach , QLD

Kings Beach is a lovely seaside suburb in Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast. The town is primarily made up of medium density houses built for both residential use and holiday accommodation. The beachfront houses several...

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Moffat Beach – Suburb

Moffat Beach

Moffat Beach , QLD

Moffat Beach is a coastal town in the Sunshine Coast, located within the area of Caloundra. It’s named after a chemist from Brisbane named James Moffat, who built a holiday home on Moffat Head back in 1883. He also...

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Woodford

Woodford, QLD

Woodford is a small, charming town just 20 minutes northwest of Caboolture. It has a rich history, being one of the first settlements in the shire, though its history is very much kept alive in several destinations...

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Noosaville

Noosaville

Noosaville, QLD

Noosaville is a popular suburb located next to the Noosa National Park in the northern section of the Sunshine Coast. Noosaville is a lively holiday spot with plenty of amenities, including restaurants, bars...

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Tewantin

Tewantin

Tewantin, QLD

Tewantin is the administrative centre of the Noosa Shire region and therefore is packed with some conveniences, including a shopping centre, clothing stores, restaurants, cafes and bars. Tewantin is located next to...

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