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Sunshine Coast, QLD

The Sunshine Coast is undoubtedly one of Australia’s most scenically beautiful regions. Trek through the pristine rainforest dotted around the coast and visit wetland sanctuaries teeming with wildlife. Always beckoning are the warm waters of the Pacific Ocean, where it’s not uncommon to see dolphins join the surfers off the rocky points.

sunshine coast

Experience the stunning views guaranteed to take your breath away in the Blackall Ranges. Visit charming mountain villages, secluded sandy beaches, national parks, state forests, rainforests or marvel at the magnificent Coloured Sands enroute to the worlds largest sand island – World Heritage Listed Fraser Island.

Some national parks in the region include: Cooloola National Park, Conondale National Park, Mooloolah River National Park, Glass House Mountains National Park, Kondalilla National Park and don’t miss the opportunity to go koala spotting in Australia’s most visited national park- Noosa National Park.

There is also a vast array of tours available on the Sunshine Coast ranging from rainforest safaris to ecotourism tours and cruises, four wheel drive tours and tours to Fraser Island. Not to be missed is a trip up the Noosa River through the Everglades.

The riverbanks are home to all manner of birdlife including cormorants, osprey eagles, ibises and cockatoos. You’ll be amazed at the diversity and beauty of the Sunshine Coast and with such an array of things to do and see you won’t want to leave.

Nearest Airport: Sunshine Coast


  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Farm/Station
  • Homestay
  • Romance
  • City
  • Rural/Country
  • Cultural
  • Eco Tourism
  • Environmental
  • Historic/Heritage
  • Honeymoon
  • Indulgence/Luxury
  • Mountain
  • Nature based
  • Relaxation
  • Remote
  • Soft Adventure

Popular Activities

  • Off Road Driving
  • Abseiling
  • Ballooning
  • Mountain Biking
  • Trail bike riding
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • City Sightseeing
  • Cruising
  • Cycling
  • Driving
  • Golfing
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scenic Flight
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Skiing - Water
  • Skydiving
  • Wind Surfing
  • Swimming
  • Wine Tasting
  • National Park
  • Winery
  • Adventure
  • Fishing
  • Nightlife
  • Rainforest
  • Wilderness
  • Wildlife
  • Scuba-Diving
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Para-Sailing/Para-Flying
  • Beach
  • Fruit Picking
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Surfing
  • Fishing - Estuary
  • Diving
  • Seakayaking
  • Reef
  • Hang Gliding
  • Theme Park
  • Jet Boating

About Sunshine Coast

Explore The Outback

Australia has a vast remote interior, much of it largely untouched. By night, the outback is deathly quiet, with the only light provided by the stars and the moon - a perfect oportunity for stargazing. Explore the isolated heart of the country, meet and connect with Aboriginal people and experience one of the oldest living cultures in the world. Go ‘walk-about’ and immerse yourself with Australia’s endless outback horizons.

Outback Experiences

Luxe Accommodation

Enjoy a distinctly Australian luxury experience, such as the unforgettable reefs, islands, beaches and coast; rugged mountain ranges, rainforests and vast national parks; and the many vibrant food and wine regions. Take a once in a lifetime adventure and discover the sheer indulgence of experiencing the wonders of Australia in style and stay in total luxury.

Australia has wide variety of accommodation options to suit most budgets and travelling preferences. Choose from luxury lodges, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, motels, bed and breakfasts, caravan parks as well as youth and backpacker hostels.


Glasshouse Mountains

The Glasshouse Mountains in the hinterland of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast are actually the cores of 20 million year old volcanoes. The sides of the volcanoes have eroded away leaving only the hardened rock spiremountain cores we see today. Learn more about this awe-inspiring landscape.

Glasshouse Mountains