Things to do

Looking for things to do on the Sunshine Coast? The Sunshine Coast is a destination where you’ll be spoiled for choice; the region is known for sunny weather, great beaches, fun attractions, activities and tours as well as great family attractions such as iconic Australia Zoo and UnderWater World. Feel the sand between your toes at the one of the pristine beaches, visit the markets in the Hinterland, learn to surf, take a jet boat ride or even do Australia’s only swimming with whale’s experience.

The Sunshine Coast is truly a wonderful all-round travel destination!

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.




  1. What kind of accommodation options are available in Mooloolaba?
    Mooloolaba offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit every budget, including luxury hotels, resorts, apartments, holiday homes, and camping sites.


  3. What are the best things to do in Mooloolaba?
    Some of the best things to do in Mooloolaba include visiting the beach, taking a stroll along the esplanade, going on a whale watching tour, exploring the nearby national parks, and dining at the local restaurants.


  5. How do I get to Mooloolaba from the nearest airport?
    The nearest airport to Mooloolaba is the Sunshine Coast Airport, which is about a 15-minute drive away. Taxis, private shuttles, and rental cars are available at the airport.


  7. What is the weather like in Mooloolaba throughout the year?
    Mooloolaba has a subtropical climate with warm summers and mild winters. Average temperatures range from 21°C (70°F) in winter to 29°C (84°F) in summer.


  9. Can I go surfing in Mooloolaba?
    Are there surf schools available? Yes, Mooloolaba is a popular surfing destination and there are several surf schools in the area that offer lessons for all skill levels.


  11. Is Mooloolaba a family-friendly destination?
    What activities are available for children? Yes, Mooloolaba is a great destination for families with children. Some of the activities available for children include visiting the SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast aquarium, going on a whale watching tour, and enjoying the beach.


  13. What are some popular restaurants in Mooloolaba?
    Some popular restaurants in Mooloolaba include Spice Bar, Rice Boi, Augello's Ristorante & Pizzeria, and Fish on Parkyn.


  15. How far is Mooloolaba from other popular destinations on the Sunshine Coast?
    Mooloolaba is centrally located on the Sunshine Coast and is within easy reach of other popular destinations such as Noosa, Maroochydore, and Caloundra.


  17. Are there any local events or festivals that take place in Mooloolaba?
    Yes, Mooloolaba hosts several local events and festivals throughout the year, including the Mooloolaba Triathlon, the Mooloolaba Food and Wine Festival, and the Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade.


  19. What are the best ways to explore Mooloolaba and the surrounding area?  Are there any guided tours available?
    Some of the best ways to explore Mooloolaba and the surrounding area include walking along the beach and esplanade, renting a bike or scooter, going on a boat tour, or taking a guided tour of the area's attractions. There are several guided tours available, including whale watching tours, kayaking tours, and sightseeing tours.

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