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Nostalgic Steam Train Adventures
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Iconic Landmarks & Tours
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Seaplane Adventure Flights
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Swim With the whales

Amazing Things to Do, Discover & Experience on the Sunshine Coast

Why not stay longer and enjoy some of these top Things To Do on the Sunshine Coast?
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GUIDED EXPERIENCES
Seaplane Flights
SEAPLANE FLIGHTS

Seaplane Flights

Experience the breathtaking coast and hinterland like our native waterbirds. These 5-star seaplane adventures are for ages 2-92 and are sure to surprise and amaze you!

AMPHIBIOUS FUN

Amphibious Fun

Exploring Mooloolaba by land and sea gives you the best of both worlds and is a treat for the whole family. 1 hour, fun & informative Duck tours leave from Mooloolaba Wharf. 

Jet Ski Safaris

Combine the thrill of riding a jetski with our rivers, marine parks, oceans, and beautiful scenery and wildlife. Our Guides show you how totally EPIC, safe, scenic, and fun it is!

JET SKI SAFARIS

Rafting Adventures

Fast, wave jumping action, OR maybe you would like a slower and scenic dolphin safari and whale watching tours. Whatever your speed, we’ve got it on the Sunshine Coast!

Wave riding in a speed raft in front of Point Cartwright
RAFTING ADVENTURES
HELICOPTER ESCAPES

Helicopter Escapes

See our stunning coastline like never before with an incredible helicopter flight. Absorb the beauty of this natural wonder land. It’s simply breathtaking! 

Snorkelling Fun
SNORKELLING FUN

Snorkelling Fun

Experience the local reef close up – see turtles, wobbegongs, rays, reef fish, crayfish, cowrie shells, along with island corals. All equipment is supplied with experienced guides. 

Heritage Rail Adventures

GET ON BOARD a journey through the stunning Mary Valley by Steam Train or Rail Motor. Join the Mary Valley Rattler at the historic Gympie Station or quaint Amamoor. 

Heritage Rail Adventures
HERITAGE RAIL ADVENTURES

4WD Beach Tours

Explore coastal islands and national parks by 4WD and get an insider’s guide to the region’s scenic secrets. Day Trips or Multi-day Camping Experiences are available. 

4wd Beach Tours
4WD BEACH TOURS
Whale Watching
WHALE WATCHING

Whale Watching

For an unforgettable experience, spot majestic whales migrating along the beautiful Sunshine Coast from July to October. Off season charters and a variety of cruises available. 

Diver photographing whale underwater Sunshine Coast
SNORKELLING FUN

Swim with the Whales

The opportunity to swim with a majestic humpback whale is something that is described as “life changing”. During whale season, don’t miss this chance to be wowed! 

REGIONAL ATTRACTIONS

Amaze World

Find a magical land, an enchanted world bursting with wonder and amazement, brought to life by imagination. Take a step into our world for some aMAZEing family fun.

Amaze World
AMAZE WORLD

Aussie World

If you’re looking for thrills, chills, mouth-watering fills and rides, simulators, slides, bumps, and coasters – AussieWorld
offers fun for big kids and those
big kids-at-heart.

AUSSIE WORLD
SEALIFE Aquarium
SEA LIFE

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Explore 11 fun and interactive animal zones across three levels, including Little Blue Penguins, Seal Island and the 80m Ocean Tunnel! So much fishy fun for all the family!

MALENY GARDENS & BIRD WORLD

Maleny Botanic Gardens
& Bird World

An unforgettable experience
with 700+ native & exotic birds
in spectacular gardens over-looking the Glasshouse Mountains.

Big Kart Track

Unleash your adrenaline on this
1.2 kilometre professional racetrack in one of 50 go-karts racing at 70 kilometres per hour!
Open 7 days + wet-weather and night racing!

BIG KART TRACK

The Ginger Factory

PLAY, TASTE, DISCOVER.
Fun rides, fascinating tours, artscapes, a unique retail precinct, and café surrounded by beautiful sub-tropical gardens for all to enjoy. 

Ginger Factory
THE GINGER FACTORY
Sunshine Castle
SUNSHINE CASTLE

Sunshine Castle

For medieval fun, self-guided mini tours & treasure hunts, toys & fairytale displays – it’s fun to discover the Castle with its courtyard, armoury, and coffee shop.

FARM EXPERIENCES

Farm Experiences

Come and cuddle a calf, laugh at a llama or sniff some strawberries! Farm tours are a great way for people of all ages to get in touch with animals and our local produce!

Rush Adventureland

Explore the Sunshine Coast’s Largest Kids Indoor Playground & Adventure Centre… dodgem cars, climbing structures, arcade games and more… they’ll love it – all in air-conditioned comfort! 

KIDS INDOOR PLAYGROUND

Virtual Reality Experiences

Did you know you can slay zombies, battle killer robots or explore a mind-bending mystical world, right here at the Sunshine Coast?! Indoor, immersive fun for teens and adults.

Virtual reality games
VIRTUAL REALITY FUN
THINGS TO LEARN AND DO

Surf Lessons & Board Hire

Feel the sand between your toes and the refreshing waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Wash away your worries – take some time out to experience surfing on the Coast! 

SURF LESSONS & BOARD HIRE

Skydiving Adventures

Tandem skydive from up to 15000 ft, you’ll experience an insane 60 seconds of life-changing free fall! Float under canopy over our spectacular beaches. 

Sky Diving Adventures
SKYDIVING ADVENTURES
Flying Experiences
FLYING EXPERIENCES

Flying Experiences

Take the controls and enjoy your very own hands-on flight over the Sunshine Coast – it’s a lesson and a joy flight in one and comes with bragging rights and photographic proof.

Kite Surfing
KITE SURFING

Kite Surfing

A great way to experience the great outdoors with knowledgeable guides, and everything you need to get going quickly. Expert tuition is available for this new Olympic sport. 

Scuba Diving

With so many sites to explore, including Flinders Reef, Mudjimba Island, and a scuttled navy ship – you will be amazed at our underwater life. Tuition for all levels of experience.

Scuba Diving
SCUBA DIVING

Game Action

Adrenalin-pumping, team-building game or party opportunities, from close-quarters combat to paintball and archery shooting ranges  in a custom-build adventure HQ!

GAME ACTION
Next Level Ropes Park
HIGH ROPES CHALLENGE

High Ropes Challenge

Get ready to push your fears to the next level with Australia’s largest high ropes park.
Enjoy a variety of challenges designed for both adults and children.

Hot air ballooning over glasshouse mountains is serene and beautiful
ESCAPE ROOMS

Balloon Escapes

A real get-away in every sense, serene balloon experiences allow you to escape from all cares, slowly floating free with unique views of the famous Glasshouse Mountains, coast & hinterland

Famous Markets

Meet the artisans at the original Eumundi markets – the makers, bakers, sewers & growers – every Wednesday and Saturday, come rain hail or shine.  Ask about transfers to and from.

eumundi market sign and stall holder tents
FAMOUS MARKETS

Museums and Galleries

With fascinating museums and art galleries located on the Coast, you can easily lose yourself in the region’s history, creativity and energy. Ask about the Coast’s Aviation Museum.

MUSEUMS AND GALLERIES
GUIDED TOURS
Craft Beer Tours
CRAFT BEER TOURS

Craft Beer Tours

Get behind the scenes, meet the brewer, learn about how beer is made and visit the best local breweries and craft beer bars on the Sunshine Coast.
Cheers!

4 people in a vinyard with wine glasses
FOOD & WINE TOURS

Food & Wine Tours

For the best food experiences on the Sunshine Coast – chocolate, food & wine tastings, high teas, farm to fork – we have so many delicious options and there is something for you!

Village & Hinterland Tours

Explore delightful villages and our iconic landscapes with entertaining guides. Discover the unique personality and crafts of Sunshine Coast. Choose from a variety of tour styles.

Village Hinterland Tours
VILLAGE & HINTERLAND TOURS

Eco Cruises & Tours

Explore the hidden corners of our Biosphere’s river ecosystems, famous for their diverse and pristine nature.
Bring your camera! Ask about lunch options.

Eco Cruises
FOOD & WINE EXPERIENCES
Canal Cruise in the Mudjimba Ferry
RIVER & CANAL CRUISES

River & Canal Cruises

Enjoy the amazing waterways and canals with friends and family… and even some local wildlife. Enjoy sunsets, drinks, eco tours, comedy shows or live music. 

Beautiful cruise boat leaving harbour
OCEAN-GOING TOURS

Ocean-going Tours

Whether you are into fishing
or whale watching, cruising,
snorkelling or diving, our beautiful vessels and experienced seamen share the wonders of the region…

e-Bike Guided Tours

Explore the beautiful Sunshine Coast pathways or Hinterland in detail without breaking a sweat AND with your own intrepid tour guide! Tours for up to 12 riders focus on an array of interests! 

An e-bike riders tour on one tree hill, sunshine coast hinterland
E-BIKE TOURS

Nature Tours

Exclusive to the Sunshine Coast is Platypus Whispers – a 3 hour walking nature-tour that lets you see the almost-mythical platypus and other Aussie legends in the wild. A great experience.

A Platypus in a local creek at Sunshine Coast
NATURE TOURS
RELAX AND ENJOY - SELF DISCOVERY
Group hiring electric bikes
E-BIKES & SCOOTERS

eBike Excursions

Hiring Electric bikes make it easy and fun to explore this great region. There’s self-guided tour trails that cover the entire coastline and beautiful hinterland.

Family hire a pontoon at Pumicestone Passage
BOATING FUN

Boating Fun

Experience, explore and enjoy the magnificent waterways of the Sunshine Coast.
Row, paddle or skipper your own; fish, barbecue or just escape!

Motorcycle Adventures

Joyride the Sunshine Coast and Hinterland on beautiful Harley Davidson, Indian, Victory, V-Star or Triumph motorcycles. Try tours for pillion passengers, or guided group experiences.

MOTORCYCLE FUN

Golfing Pleasure

Tee off on 18 beautiful courses, including 4 championship courses, set amongst some of the most majestic surrounds in the world. Maleny Golf Course is waiting for you.

GOLFING PLEASURE
Two people on jet ski at Maroochy River
JET SKI HIRE

Jet Ski Hire

Explore the deep water or winding rivers, canals, passages and waterways of this coastline with guided hire or freestyle hire.
Also ask about picnic packages or guided tours.

KAYAKS & SUPs

Kayaks & SUPs

No experience required! Enjoy the peace and serenity of the Sunshine Coast’s stunning waterways and some exercise at the same time.
Tuition available.

ICONIC EVENTS & ACTIVITIES

Famous Markets

Meet the artisans at the original Eumundi markets – the makers, bakers, sewers & growers – every Wednesday and Saturday, come rain hail or shine.  Ask about transfers to and from.

Family walking in front or Eumundi market sign
FAMOUS MARKETS

Local Entertainment

Find out what’s on, who’s playing and sample the night life or market stalls at Night Quarter on the Sunshine Coast. Concerts, markets, shows and more… Check dates and times.

Night Quarter
LOCAL ENTERTAINMENT