Things to do in Sunshine Coast

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Mooloolaba showing surf and a coastal town

Sunshine Coast Attractions

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  • Sunshine Coast is a favourite among sightseers. In fact, a good percentage of travellers can't wait for the next holiday to Sunshine Coast to learn about local history and find the top activities. The top activities can get the enthusiasm of even well-versed globetrotters, and one look at our list explains why. Our collection includes an impressive range of culturally based tours and opportunities for fun. From stimulating ways to test your sea legs like a Full-Day Flinders Reef Snorkelling Adventure to the area's most popular places to stay easily entertained throughout a day like the SEA LIFE Mooloolaba Underwater World Admission, there are loads of opportunities to choose from when you browse the activities list here at Expedia Canada.

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Top places to visit

1. Hastings Street

Day or night, find exciting events, shopping and dining along Noosa’s Hastings Street, a central hub in one of the Sunshine Coast’s most popular destinations. Wander along the pedestrian-friendly street that is lined with an eclectic array of boutique shops, luxury accommodation and diverse restaurants. Hastings Street is very close to the white sand and crystal-clear water of Noosa Beach.
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Located in the heart of Noosa Heads, this beachside street is a chic enclave of cosmopolitan cafés, resort-style accommodation and designer shopping.

2. Mooloolaba Esplanade

Come to the bustling Mooloolaba Esplanade to dine or shop with a view of the azure waters of the Pacific Ocean. Along with the beach, the boat harbor and rock wall of The Spit, this central strip is a highlight along the scenic Mooloolaba waterfront.
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Walk along the waterfront, have a barbecue on the grassy parklands, let the kids enjoy the playground and shop in the boutique shops after a swim in the ocean.

3. Noosa Beach

Noosa has rainforest, cosmopolitan shops and cafés, an internationally renowned dining scene and some of the best beaches on the Sunshine Coast.
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Pristine white-sand shores, calm waters and lush forest alongside cosmopolitan shopping and dining await in this fashionable beachside town.

4. Bulcock Beach

This flawless beach, with its picturesque waterfront and views of Bribie Island, is a perfect spot to enjoy the serenity of the Sunshine Coast. Warm waters lead south into the Pumicestone Passage, between the mainland and Bribie Island. The beach is popular with families because of its shallow waters, grassy knolls and seaside picnic areas. Away from the water enjoy the esplanade’s shade, viewing platforms and seats to rest upon.
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Clear ocean waters, a dazzling stretch of sandy shore, warm paddling pools and a beachside boardwalk combine to make this a classic seaside getaway.

5. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

Discover the array of creatures that live below the surface of the ocean at Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba. This indoor marine park has 16 themed zones and habitats, from Jellyfish Kingdom to Seal Island. Walk through a tunnel surrounded by deadly sharks and colourful fish. You can touch starfish and other friendly creatures in a shallow pool. Watch your favourite animals being fed and seals interact with their trainers.
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Watch seals play with their trainers, sharks swim above your head and dolphins jump out of the water at this award-winning marine park.

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