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Sunshine Coast Towns

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!



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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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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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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Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach

Rainbow Beach, QLD

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...

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Caloundra

Caloundra

Caloundra, QLD

The Sunshine Coast begins at Caloundra which is 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...

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Gympie

Gympie

Gympie, QLD

Gympie is a regional city located along the Bruce Highway, just 60kms north-west of Noosa Heads. Known as a historic town due to its gold field, there are a number of historic buildings located here. Gympie is also well...

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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 from Caloundra. Maleny is popular with weekenders who come from Brisbane or the coast to see the various specialty...

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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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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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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 as well as the Great Sandy National Park, Tin Can Bay is...

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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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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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Glasshouse Mountains National Park

The Glass House Mountains

The 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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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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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 a huge number of activities and attractions including Australia Zoo and the Glass House...

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Golden Beach

Golden Beach

Golden Beach, QLD

The Sunshine Coast is primarily known for its wonderful 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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Alexandra Headlands

Alexandra Headlands

Alexandra Headlands, QLD

Alexandra Headlands 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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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 which is a beautiful...

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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 known for being a lively holiday spot with plenty of amenities including restaurants...

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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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Tewantin

Tewantin

Tewantin, QLD

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

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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, which is home to some of the best swamps and tropical mangroves...

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Boreen Point

Boreen Point

Boreen Point, QLD

The beautiful, picturesque hinterland township of Boreen Point sits along the western shore of Lake Cootharaba and south of the Great Sandy National Park. Its amazing lake-side location makes it a favourite destination...

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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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Eumundi

Eumundi

Eumundi, QLD

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

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Yandina

Yandina

Yandina, QLD

Yandina is a small rural town located on the Sunshine Coast hinterland just 20kms from the Pacific Coast. Yandina is easily accessible via the Bruce Highway which travels right through Yandina. Yandina is best known as...

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Currimundi

Currimundi

Currimundi, QLD

The township of Currimundi is a popular residential suburb, located just 5kms north of Caloundra on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Located close to many scenic spots on the Sunshine Coast, Currimundi has plenty of...

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The Glass House Mountains

Landsborough

Landsborough, QLD

The Sunshine Coast Hinterland also houses the small township of Landsborough, which is nestled towards the northern end of the Glasshouse Mountains. This small township is approximately 80 km from Brisbane and has grown...

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Mudjimba

Mudjimba

Mudjimba, QLD

Mudjimba is a beachside holiday destination and is the perfect choice for those who want to be close to the beach, whilst also having a relaxing retreat away from the larger cities. With its secluded stretch of golden...

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Pomona

Pomona

Pomona, QLD

Pomona is a small residential town located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, just a short 30-minute drive from Noosa. Best known for the Pomona King of the Mountain racing challenge, Pomona is a quiet and tranquil town...

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Woombye

Woombye

Woombye, QLD

Woombye is a small residential town in the Sunshine Coast that is famous for one big thing: The Big Pineapple! Located 100 kilometres north of Brisbane and just 17kms west of Mooloolaba, Woombye is easily accessible by...

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Buddina

Buddina

Buddina, QLD

The flourishing suburb of Buddina is a popular weekend and day trip destination for visitors to the Sunshine Coast. As the town is bordered by the scenic Mooloolah River, and the beautiful Pacific Ocean, Buddina is the...

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Mapleton

Mapleton

Mapleton, QLD

Mapleton is a scenic township located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, just 30 minutes west of Maroochydore. Well known for its fabulous views of the Sunshine Coast, Mapleton is a great place to stay during your next...

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Palmwoods

Palmwoods

Palmwoods, QLD

Palmwoods is a largely residential town in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, that is just 10 minute south of Nambour. Palmwoods is located at the juncture of the region’s most popular tourist network and is...

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Forest Glen

Forest Glen

Forest Glen, QLD

Forest Glen is a small residential suburb in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, located just 15 minutes west of Mooloolaba. With many natural attractions in and around this township, Forest Glen is a great place for...

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Imbil

Imbil

Imbil, QLD

Imbil is a small residential town located within the Mary River Valley in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Located 160kms north of Brisbane and 60kms west of Noosa Heads, Imbil is easily accessible via the National...

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Kilkivan

Kilkivan

Kilkivan, QLD

Kilkivan is a small rural township located approximately 110 km north-west from Noosa Heads. This historic township heralded Queensland’s first gold discovery in 1852 and subsequent findings escalated into a gold...

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Beerburrum State Forest

Beerburrum

Beerburrum, QLD

Beerburrum is a historic township that offers visitors a chance to learn more about local history and heritage. Located just 40kms south of Caloundra, Beerburrum is a popular town which is visited due to being the home...

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Doonan

Doonan

Doonan, QLD

Doonan is a small township located just 10 minutes south-west of Noosa Heads and due to its central location, is a popular spot for weekenders and day-trippers. Doonan’s tranquil village-like setting with gorgeous...

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Goomeri

Goomeri

Goomeri, QLD

Goomeri is a rural town located in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, north-west of Noosa Heads and approximately 30 minutes drive from the coast. Goomeri is popular with weekenders as it is known for its many culinary...

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Kin Kin

Kin Kin

Kin Kin, QLD

Kin Kin is located in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and is a small town which is primarily used for residents. Located between Gympie and Pomona, Kin Kin is located close to many nature spots and is, therefore, a...

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Kandanga

Kandanga

Kandanga, QLD

Kandanga is a small residential town in the Sunshine Coast hinterland which is located along the Mary Valley Highway, just 28kms south-west of Gympie. Kandanga is best known as the home to the Mary River Festival as...

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Marcoola Beach

Marcoola Beach

Marcoola Beach, QLD

Marcoola Beach is a beautiful township on the Pacific coast which is located just 5 minutes north of the Sunshine Coast airport. Marcoola has a reputation of having pristine beaches and a friendly, relaxed atmosphere...

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Minyama

Minyama

Minyama, QLD

Minyama is a picturesque township located near the Kawana urban centre on the Sunshine Coast. As the town is bordered by the scenic Mooloolah River and is almost entirely surrounded by water, Minyama is the perfect...

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