Things to Do near Maroochydore

Sunshine Coast Tours + Attractions

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Sea Life Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba

Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba.

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast is Queensland’s largest aquarium and oceanarium with one of the biggest and most diverse arrays of marine life – both above and under the water – on display in Australia!

Explore 11 themed zones including the new Penguin Exhibit.

Australia Zoo

1638 Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah.

Queensland’s Australia Zoo, made famous by the late, great Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, is often referred to as Australia’s best zoo and is one of the Sunshine Coast’s absolute must-do family attractions. Highlights include The Crocoseum, Tiger Temple and Africa exhibits!

Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World

233 Maleny-Stanley River Road, Maleny.

Wander the manicured pathways of Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World. Enjoy stunning views of the iconic Glasshouse Mountains, 6km of walking paths through layered terrace gardens, beautiful lakes and unique picnic spots and an aviary tour featuring over 700 native and exotic birds.

Sunshine Coast TreeTop Challenge

76 Nambour Connection Road, Woombye.

Visit Australia’s biggest adventure course, The TreeTop Challenge Sunshine Coast. Soar through the rainforest on 12 massive flying foxes and zip lines and overcome 100 epic challenges in five courses that increase in difficulty as you build your confidence. 

Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours

Hotel pick up.

Explore the Sunshine Coast Hinterland and taste locally made craft beer on this full day brewery tour! Enjoy 6 hours touring the scenic hinterland taking in views of the rolling hills, charming villages and Glass House Mountains in the distance before stopping at several breweries.

Eumundi Markets

80 Memorial Drive Eumundi.

The Original Eumundi Markets is the biggest and the best art and craft market in Australia. Renowned for its locally made artisan treasures, there’s no other market quite like it. Open rain, hail or shine every Saturday and Wednesday.

Whale Watching Experiences

Whale Watching on the Sunshine Coast is one of the ultimate holiday experiences. The whale watching seasons typically runs from July to November annually and there is a variety of whale watching cruises and even a swim with the whales tour on offer!

Skirmish Sunshine Coast Outdoor Paintball

With this paintball skirmish experience in Palmview, you’ll be kitted up in camouflage suits and helmets for five 20 minute sessions and given a total of 100 paintballs. If you’re a first-time paintballer don’t worry, there’ll be an expert on site to teach you how to use the semi-automatic paintball gun.  The game area includes rugged bushland, purpose built forts, bunkers and huts, so you’ll be able to find the perfect hiding spot as you watch out for your competitors.

Aussie World

73 Frizzo Road

Experience one of Australia’s favourite Theme Parks! With so many thrilling rides and attractions on offer, Aussie World on the Sunshine Coast is a fun day out for the entire family. If you’re looking for thrills and excitement then you will find it all right there! There are rides that will get you soaked, make you green and dizzy, there are simulators and slides, bumps and coasters! For the kids or the big kids at heart, they offer fun for all ages.