Providing the ideal blend of beachside bliss and fun adventures, the Sunshine Coast makes the perfect getaway in Queensland, Australia. Here’s a sneak peek into some of the thrilling things to do.
With a shoreline encompassing around 100km, it is no surprise that there are plenty of beaches to visit! Highlights include Bulcock Beach, Moffat Beach and Golden Beach located close to Oaks Sunshine Coast Oasis Resort. Surfing is also popular with well-known breaks to be found at Coolum Beach and the Noosa National Park.
Amongst the best family attractions in Sunshine Coast is the Australia Zoo; within easy reach of Caloundra resorts,it offers encounters with animals such as the koala, kangaroo, wombat, rhino, cheetah and elephant. Wildlife HQ also provides similar experiences, while at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast you can even swim with seals!
Swim with Whales
If you are still marvelling at what was said about swimming with seals, then the chance to do the same with humpback whales in the ocean will blow your mind! Every year, operators in destinations like Mooloolaba and Hervey Bay give you a chance to swim near these gentle giants from July to early November.
Explore National Parks
There are also some stunning national parks worth exploring such as the Glass House Mountains National Park with its ancient volcanic mountains. Other popular sites include the Noosa, Mapleton Falls and Conondale national parks blessed with diverse flora and wildlife. They are ideal spots for hiking and getting away from it all.