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Top things to do in Sunshine Coast

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Ranked #1 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: National Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #2 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; Hiking Trails
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Kings Beach (Caloundra)
Ranked #3 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #4 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
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Category: Beaches
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Australia Zoo (Beerwah)
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$103* and up
Ranked #5 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Zoos
Owner description: Wildlife in this popular zoo was captured by Australia's famous "Crocodile Hunter," a legendary herpetologist excelling in... more » Owner description: Wildlife in this popular zoo was captured by Australia's famous "Crocodile Hunter," a legendary herpetologist excelling in snake and crocodile capture techniques. « less
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HMAS Brisbane (Mooloolaba)
Ranked #6 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Ships; Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Coolum Surfing School (Coolum Beach)
Ranked #7 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Educational Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Learn to surf in the warm waters at Coolum Beach on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. All levels of fitness and all ages. U can... more » Owner description: Learn to surf in the warm waters at Coolum Beach on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. All levels of fitness and all ages. U can learn to surf today, save time and money and get some professional tuition with the Surfing Australia Level 1 & 2 surf coaches at Coolum Surfing School. School holiday kids surfing programs. Soft and Hard Surf board and body board hire available. Open 7 days a week, open all year round. « less
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Ranked #8 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Gardens; Nature and Parks
Owner description: Visit the 'Jewel' of Maleny: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World: AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE. "The most exquisite gardens... more » Owner description: Visit the 'Jewel' of Maleny: Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World: AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE. "The most exquisite gardens I've seen in my 41 years in the garden business. It will be the next wonder of the world!" Graham Ellis, The Garden Guru 2011. Set on over three hectares the manicured, magnificent Gardens are positioned high on the escarpment. They are privately owned and form a panorama of waterfalls, lakes, ponds and colourful plantings. Uniquely landscaped layers, idyllic rainforest surroundings and the spectacular Glasshouse Mountains backdrop create a truly unique garden. Our most recent addition is Bird World: join us on one of our daily guided walks and get up close and personal with a wide variety of colourful birds from around the world. Sit near the waterfall, watch, listen and photograph birds as they alight upon you - an awesome experience.Then visit our animal enclosure - a favourite with all ages. Enjoy chicken, ducks,turkeys, guinea & pea fowl and pat our miniature animals: Sparky the horse, Pippen the donkey, Ginger & Queenie the alpacas. Cuddle Bah Bah the sheep and snowflake the billy goat. There are lovely walks throughout the Gardens however you are welcome to just enjoy our fabulous Devonshire Tea any time during the day, in one of the gazebos overlooking the Gardens and mountains. Bring a picnic to enjoy in the gardens by one of the many lakes, lounge on your blanket and soak up the peace and serenity. You can even bring your dog on a lead! Our gazebos are ideal to hold your special celebration with friends or family - book for a High Tea catered especially for you. For group bookings phone or email us to arrange a date and time. A breathtaking location for your magical day: "You could not have a more beautiful venue for your wedding" is a comment we regularly receive. Explore the many tranquil and romantic settings for your ceremony and photography and choose one or a combination of components to suit your special day. The photo opportunities are endless. Let the sights and the sound of running water enchant you and your guests and provide you with an experience that you will cherish for life. Gardens open 7 Days: 9 am to 4.30 Pm, Aviary tours several times daily. Entry by Admission, take advantage of Family Day and Annual Passes. 233 Maleny-Stanley River Road corner Mountain View Road, Maleny « less
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Mount Coolum (Coolum Beach)
Ranked #9 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Geologic Formations; Nature and Parks
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Peregian Beach (Peregian Beach)
Ranked #10 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Beaches
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Maroochydore Beach (Maroochydore)
Ranked #11 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Beaches
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Skydive Ramblers (Marcoola)
Ranked #12 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Ramblers is not your average skydiving operation - it's the primo destination for your unforgettably enjoyable skydiving... more » Owner description: Ramblers is not your average skydiving operation - it's the primo destination for your unforgettably enjoyable skydiving experience! Come and enjoy a complete Skydiving and Parachuting experience over Coolum Beach with Skydive Ramblers at our boutique coastal operation, where you are not just another number, but a new friend and future Sky God in the making. Go on, book a date to come and get your hair in the air, your knees in the breeze and your head in the clouds. « less
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Ranked #13 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: ; National Parks; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #14 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Waterfalls; Nature and Parks
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Ranked #15 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Sports Complexes; Landmarks
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Ranked #16 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Specialty Museums; Museums
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Maleny Dairies (Maleny)
Ranked #17 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Farms; Landmarks
Owner description: Maleny Dairies is a family owned business situated in the picturesque hills of Maleny. The process of milking our Guernsey... more » Owner description: Maleny Dairies is a family owned business situated in the picturesque hills of Maleny. The process of milking our Guernsey gals and bottling their creamy goodness for your breakfast table is a fascinating one. On our tours ($11per person for everyone over 2)you get to see where it all happens and learn a lot about the process and the different products that we are so famous for. We have plenty of room for the children to run around so why not celebrate your child's Birthday at the farm? Give us a call today and we can discuss your needs. We also have a kiosk on the farm where you are able to purchase Cappuccino's, Milkshakes, and our famous soft-serve ice-cream which is a taste sensation! Of course if you want to bring your own picnic you are most welcome. There are also electric BBQ's for you to utilise. We are wheelchair friendly too.At Maleny Dairies we pride ourselves on having the friendliest staff that truly makes your experience with us a very happy one. « less
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Marcoola Beach (Marcoola)
Ranked #18 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Beaches
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Bulcock Beach (Caloundra)
Ranked #19 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Beaches
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Ranked #20 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Gardens; Theaters
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$25* and up
Ranked #21 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Travelers' Choice™ 2014 Winner Attractions
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba is a multi-award winning, all weather visitor attraction. Take a fascinating journey... more » Owner description: Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba is a multi-award winning, all weather visitor attraction. Take a fascinating journey from the coast to the ocean depths. Get up close to over 10,000 ceatures including Australia's largest collection of jellyfish. Meet our rare weedy sea dragons, our resident seals plus over 20 species of shark and rays. With 14 fun talks and animal feeds, including our family favourite seal presentation, there's plenty for everyone to enjoy at SEA LIFE Mooloolaba. « less
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Ranked #22 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest; Landmarks
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Ginger Factory (Yandina)
Ranked #23 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: As one of the Sunshine Coast’s largest and most popular tourist attractions – find out why millions of visitors keep coming... more » Owner description: As one of the Sunshine Coast’s largest and most popular tourist attractions – find out why millions of visitors keep coming back to the Ginger Factory.There’s so much to discover, taste, see and do! Drop in and enjoy educational tours, entertaining rides, great shopping facilities and a whole lot of fun. Dine at the all-new café with an ever-changing menu featuring the region’s best produce.The Ginger Factory is the perfect year-round destination to discover the real taste of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. « less
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Ranked #24 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Religious Sites; Landmarks
Owner description: Chenrezig Institute is a centre for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat, and practice nestled in the foothills of the... more » Owner description: Chenrezig Institute is a centre for Buddhist study, meditation, retreat, and practice nestled in the foothills of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland in Queensland, Australia. Established in 1974 Chenrezig Institute was one of the first Tibetan Buddhist centre in the Western World and remains one of the largest.Today, the Institute is home to a Tibetan Lama, a large community of Sangha (monks and nuns), students, residents, volunteers, retreatants, and guests. Apart from the formal study programmes, Chenrezig Institute is a peaceful, calm and relaxing place to spend a few hours, days or weeks. Stroll along the bush paths, wander in the formal garden, sip espresso in the café,have a vegetarian meal, drop in for a meditation class or teaching, or just sit and listen to life. « less
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Ranked #25 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Beaches
Owner description: Noosa Surf Lessons provide 2 hour surf lessons every day at 10am and 2pm. We include long sleeve rash shirts (or wetsuits in... more » Owner description: Noosa Surf Lessons provide 2 hour surf lessons every day at 10am and 2pm. We include long sleeve rash shirts (or wetsuits in colder weather) a selection of soft beginner boards ranging from 6ft 4inch for young ones up to 9ft 6inch for larger surfers. The bigger the board - the easier it is to stand up. « less
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Aqua Fun Park (Coolum Beach)
Ranked #26 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Water Parks; Amusement Parks
Owner description: Aqua Fun Park is the largest Inflatable Park in Australia. We design our own equipment so we can make it the best Inflatable... more » Owner description: Aqua Fun Park is the largest Inflatable Park in Australia. We design our own equipment so we can make it the best Inflatable Park in the Southern Hemisphere. Only $15 for 50 minutes or $25 for 100 minutes. It's the ideal place for your next Birthday, or end of year function. It's so much FUN being in a group. « less
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Ranked #27 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: ; History Museums; Museums
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Ranked #28 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Horse Tracks
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Ranked #29 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: Other
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Ranked #30 of 53 attractions in Sunshine Coast
Category: ; National Parks; Nature and Parks
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