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Sunshine Coast.

Sunshine Coast Caloundra.

In early days before white settlement The Sunshine Coast area was the traditional homeland of The Undumbi People. In fact their land stretched as far south as The Brisbane River. The Glass House Mountains in the hinterland area were of historical significance to these people who in the late 1800's were driven from their lands by the early white settlers. Descendants of these people are now populating the Kuranda district in Far North Queensland and Palm Island off the coast near Townsville.

Mooloolaba Beach.

Mooloolaba Beach.

With an average winter temperature of 25C. The Sunshine Coast is an all year round destination for the tourist. Attractions are numerous whether you are visiting The Hinterland or The Coastal Strip. The Australia Zoo and Underwater World are two of the most popular venues but there are many more attractions throughout the region. The coloured sands at Teewah in The Great Sandy National Park and The Glass House Mountains are two of the natural wonders to be found here.

Historical Village.

Miniature Engine at Historical Village.

As you drive north to The Sunshine Coast ,a few hours spent at Caboolture Historical Village is well worth your time.Opened in 1985, The Village has reconstructed and restored over 70 old buildings that have been relocated to the Village from locations around the area.

Within the Village are a couple of museums depicting military and maritime items, and the Village contains some 14,000 items of historical significance. The Village can be viewed by transport provided on request for the elderly, and there are a couple of miniature trains that provide rides through part of the Village.


Caloundra is at the southen end of the Sunshine Coast and is a very popular spot, plenty of restaurants in town and several fabulous beaches. Caloundra is an ideal spot for a relaxing family holiday with the option of visiting Bribie Island, a few kilometres to the south.

Kings Beach - Brisbane Times.


Mooloolaba Beach.

Mooloolaba is the main tourist centre of the Central Sunshine Coast with The Esplanade providing lots of resort type shops. Plenty of good restaurants in the area and good night-time entertainment for the young. Mooloolaba is a popular beach resort with the added attraction of the Maroochy River Cruise.

The harbour area has several restaurants, and close by is the Under Water World Complex. Walk to The Bluff at Alexander Headland and enjoy the views over The Maroochy River to Mudjimba Island and west to Mount Coolum.
Maroochydore, close by is the business centre of The Sunshine Coast.


Our last stop on the coastal strip is Noosa Heads. Here the main thoroughfare is Hastings St. Shops, galleries and restaurants abound in this area. The Noosa developement is all low-rise which contrasts with the high-rise style of The Gold Coast in the south.

Noosa Heads aerial photo.

A Noosa River Cruise is a pleasant experience. Just a short walk from here you will be in the Noosa National Park. Spectacular scenic views from this place are never forgotten.

The Hinterland.
GlassHouse Mountains Farm.

The Hinterland of The Sunshine Coast has a wealth of interesting places to discover. Montville and Maleny are 2 particular places where visitors can shop till they drop.We have include links to these shops as they are of considerable interest to tourists.

A drive up into the Blackall Ranges will unearth many quaint villages and the views to the coast and south to The Glass House Mountains are magnificent. Eumundi markets are a big draw and the Ettamoggah Pub should be on everyones visit list.

Aussie World Ettamogah Pub.

Links to Dining Sites.

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ebb waterfront restaurant link button. the winebar restaurant link button. hathi restaurant link button. velvet waters restaurant link button. cafe by the beach restaurant link button. harrys on buderim restaurant link button.
thai frenzy restaurant link button. weddings at poets restaurant link button. treehouses restaurant link button. gypsy restaurant link button. kingludwigs restaurant link button. terrace of maleny restaurant link button.

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Links to Cruise Sites.

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House Boat Link

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Links to Shopping Sites.

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gooloo art link button. go to piece of me link button.
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Links to Attraction Sites.

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