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Aussieworld & Ettamogah Pub | Australia Zoo | Big Kart Track | Craft Shopping | Eumundi Markets
Dive HMAS Brisbane | Fishing | Glass House Mountains | Mooloolaba Beach | Nambour Golf Club
Rainforest Walks & Waterfalls | Sunshine Coast Whale Watching | The Big Pineapple
The Ginger Factory | Underwater World & The Wharf |
Wine Tasting

AUSTRALIA ZOO
BEERWAH


25 mins drive south

World-famous Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo offers a full day of wildlife action & adventure. Imagine patting a baby alligator or cuddling a koala! Over 10 wildlife shows daily in the Animal Planet Crocoseum.

Crikey! You’ll love it!

BIG KART TRACK
LANDSBOROUGH

25 mins drive south

This is the largest commercial go-kart track in Australia where the rev-head in you can let loose!. At the Big Kart Track you can pit your wits against big sweeping bends, challenging chicanes, hair-raising hairpins & super-charged straights. Also home to the gravity-defying Bungy Bullet.

Start your engines! Speed cameras are NOT in use!

THE BIG PINEAPPLE
WOOMBYE

10 mins drive south

A Queensland icon, The Big Pineapple is set on a working farm of nearly 400 acres. Tour the farm aboard cane trains, nutmobiles & boats. There’s animals of the rainforest, shopping & eateries. Experience the taste of Queensland & indulge in one of our world famous parfaits & sundaes.

Entry is free!

AUSSIEWORLD
& ETTAMOGAH PUB

15 mins drive south

With 18 fun fair rides including the Wild Mouse Rollercoaster, Dodgems, Ferris Wheel & Giant Octopus, the kids will have an absolute ball at Aussieworld. Browse through the specialty stores & take home some local souvenirs. There’s plenty of cafes & eateries as well as the legendary Ettamogah Pub.

Fun for everyone!

THE GINGER FACTORY
YANDINA

10 mins drive north

This multi-award winning tourist attraction is fun for all ages with plenty to see & do. Don’t miss the latest magical adventure ride ‘Overboard’. Run away with the Gingerbread Man on a colourful & comical voyage aorund the world. Taste Buderim Ginger at the world’s largest ginger factory. Shop, eat & explore Gingertown & take the Ginger Train tour.

Admission is free!

HINTERLAND
WINE TASTING

20 mins drive west

Panoramic Views, Rolling Hills, Vines & Excellent Wine, this is what you’ll find in the beautiful highlands of the Blackall Ranges in Montville. Enjoy wine-tasting & cheese platters on the verandah of the restored Queenslander at Settlers Rise & purchase wines from their cellar door.

WHALE WATCHING FROM MOOLOOLABA

20 mins drive east

From July to November you can now go whale watching direct from Mooloolaba.
Board the luxurious Volante IV for a fast cruise out to see the magnificent humpback whales at play in their natural environment, just off the Sunshine Coast.
Enjoy an excellent smorgasbord lunch, with on-board licensed bar & kiosk.

Cruise departs 10.30am & returns at 3.30pm.

THE FAMOUS
EUMUNDI MARKETS

20 mins drive north

Every Sat & Wed the sleepy hinterland town of Eumundi springs to life in the early hours into a vibrant mecca for shoppers on the lookout for something truly different. With over 500 unique stalls this market is crammed full of most things locally handmade from unique artworks & craft to organically grown produce.

Oodles of street entertainment & plenty of eateries. A feast for the senses, a day to remember!

UNDERWATER WORLD
& THE WHARF

20 mins drive east

Always something new to sea…Take a journey to another world at UnderWater World Mooloolaba, Queensland’s largest Oceanarium & Aquarium.

Be enticed by over 25,000 sea creatures! Sharks, rays, seals, otters & so much more....Visit Dinosaur World at UnderWater World right here, right  now. See then before they see you!

NAMBOUR
GOLF CLUB

5 mins drive north

Nambour Golf Club feels more like tropical Cairns than the Sunshine Coast. Centred around a valley full of beautiful rainforest pockets, the course is very challenging with spectacular views from the many lofty tees encompassing the often hard to hit elevated greens.

Pack your clubs! A golfing experience not to be missed!

RAINFOREST WALKS
& WATERFALLS

20 mins drive west

With Nambour as the gateway to the Hinterland, it is only a short drive to the lush, sub-tropical rainforests of the Blackall Range. Visit Mapleton National Park, take a walk along the Wompoo Circuit to Peregrine Lookout & discover magical views across the Obi Obi Valley & Mapleton Falls.

Enjoy a walk through the natural beauty of Kondalilla National Park at Montville & take a dip in the stunning rock pools at Kondalilla Falls.

Buderim Forest Park also has a pleasant short, bushwalk to a bridge overlooking a picturesque waterfall.

MAGNIFICENT
MOOLOOLABA BEACH

20 mins drive east

Boasting one of the Coast’s best family beaches, Mooloolaba’s north-eastern aspect ensures protection from the elements. Every day’s a beach day. Here you can simply lie on the beach with a good book, go for a refreshing swim in the cool blue waves or take a stroll along sand at the ocean’s edge.

And when you’ve had enough of sand, surf & sun, head to the Esplanade where you can wine, dine & shop!

OCEAN & RIVER
FISHING

20 mins drive east

Along the Maroochy River & out to the ocean, you will find many spots to throw a line in. You can hire a boat or fish from the river’s edge with bream, whiting & flathead being the main catch. Tailor, mullet, mangrove jack & black bream are caught in the winter months & jew fish can be found around the Cod Hole. Fishing tackle plus live, fresh & frozen bait are available along the River Esplanade.

DIVE THE HMAS BRISBANE


20 mins drive east

One of the newest attractions on the Sunshine Coast, the HMAS Brisbane is the jewel in the crown for scuba divers. Since its sinking in July 2005, this freshly formed artificial reef has quickly attracted such a diversity of marine life & coral that it has already become an underwater paradise. You can dive all year round, with the water temperature at a comfortable 19C to 26C & 5 to 30m visibility, with 12-15m on average.

CRAFT SHOPPING AT MONTVILLE


20 mins drive west

Montville offers a unique shopping & eco-tourism experience. The Village offers a host of award-winning restaurants, street cafes, fashion boutiques & art galleries exhibiting many forms of visual arts as well as antiques, wineries & other unique retailers.

MAJESTIC GLASS HOUSE MOUNTAINS

25 mins drive south

Named by Captain Cook in 1770, the Glass House Mountains are volcanic peaks that rise dramatically from the Sunshine Coast landscape. Enjoy scenic drives & spectacular coastal views from the lookout, stop for a picnic, or bushwalk along one of the many tranquil forest trails. For the more adventurous there’s even hot-air ballooning at sunrise!