Things to Do

Attractions and Places

Our coastal Town and nearby region has a lot to offer guests while on holidays.

Australia Zoo - its's the WILDEST show on Earth!

We pack in stacks of wildlife action every day and move at a great rate of knots - there are always plenty of exciting wildlife shows to see, friendly zoo keepers to chat with and heaps of drop-dead gorgeous animals that can't wait to get up close and personal with YOU!

Bulcock Street Markets - on Sundays

Every Sunday morning the shady tree-lined boulevard of busy Bulcock St, Caloundra's popular shopping precinct is transformed into the Bulcock St Markets. Crammed with market stalls, it's buzzing with folk seeking out arts and crafts, fresh fruit and vegetables, funky fashion, innovative gadgets, health remedies, massage, entertainment and other unique market fare.

Moffats Beach, right-hand surfing point break

A few minutes drive by car is Moffats Beach, the first right-hand surfing point break on the Sunshine Coast. Protected from the South-East winds and world class in quality, this break is a must for intermediate level surfers. It works best on the mid-tide and holds larger swells with a safety channel.

Kings Beach, Caloundra Surf Club

The Between-The-Flags Restaurant at Kings Beach Caloundra Surf Club is right on the water and priced for family value. Open 10:00am till midnight 7 days per week with bistro food open 12:00 noon to 8:30pm 7 days, Sunday breakfast 8:30am to 10:00am.

Underwater World, Mooloolaba

Take a journey to another world at UnderWater World, Queensland's largest Oceanarium and Aquarium. Come face to face with sharks, rays and thousands of coral fish in the 2.5 million litre Oceanarium. Be enchanted by seals, see playful otters and experience life beneath the waves in the interactive touch pools.

Club Pelican Golf Club, Pelican Waters

Located in the stunning surrounds of Golden Beach, Club Pelican is the first ever Greg Norman-designed course on Queensland's beautiful Sunshine Coast. Club Pelican is open to the public and features an impressive driving range, state-of-the-art golf carts with colour GPS, a well equipped golf shop and a first class clubhouse with restaurant and bar facilities.

Sunshine Coast Turf Club, Corbould Park

The Sunshine Coast Turf Club's Corbould Park Racecourse is one of the country's finest thoroughbred racing facilities. Located just minutes from the Sunshine Coast's City of Caloundra, Corbould Park races every Sunday and on feature race days, like the Caloundra Cup & Melbourne Cup, etc.

Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore

Sunshine Plaza is the largest shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast and has been servicing the local region since 1994. The centre has the largest and most diverse variety of specialty stores on the Sunshine Coast with over 220 specialty stores together with Birch Carroll and Coyle 12 Cinemas, Best & Less, Coles, Kmart, Myer and Target.

Maleny, Montville & Mapleton - Blackall Range

The towns of Maleny, Montville and Mapleton sit amongst lush green fields and pockets of rainforest on the Blackall Range. Approximately 30 minutes drive West of Caloundra, the views to the Sunshine Coast beaches and the Glass House Mountains are spectacular. See pretty towns, buy delicious local produce from stalls at the side of the road or wander through villages and forests.

Eumundi Markets

The Eumundi Markets is more than just a market with magical experiences every way you turn. You will be enchanted with the sounds of our musicians and swoon to the delights of the diverse cuisine that is available. The art and craft stalls are unique and our fresh produce is second to none. Come along and enjoy the experience of Australia's largest market.