The Maroochy region is made up of the small triple towns of Alexandra Headland, Maroochydore and Mooloolaba, with its main attraction being its fabulous beaches.
Alexandra Headland offers a great beach which offers good surf. Maroochydore has the pretty Maroochy River on one side and a great beach on the other. There is plenty of birdlife around the river and several beautiful islands. Mooloolaba is the liveliest of the three towns, hosting a number of shoreline bars, cafes, and restaurants. You can also visit the popular Underwater World.
There are several places to stay from campsites and hostels, to apartments, hotels, motels and holiday units. There are also a number of places to eat out. Transport to and from the area, is available at the Suncoast Pacific Bus Terminal, where all the main bus services stop.
nto a shopping environment. The Centre has a strong leisure focus enhanced by the Riverwalk area and an ambience that makes a visit to Sunshine Plaza a truly memorable shopping experience. First class licensed cafés and restaurants line the Riverwalk with a Westminster Chime Clocktower, a water fountain, a centre stage area with regular free entertainment, state of the art 6 screen cinema complex offers the latest in movie entertainmentand a children’s playground all close by.
Fishing is always a popular activity, but if you would rather watch the fish then visit Queensland’s largest Oceanarium and Aquarium, UnderWater World. Be surrounded by more than 25,000 weird and wonderful sea creatures. Get interactive by diving with the sharks or perhaps choose a friendlier water buddy and swim with the seals – they’re so friendly, they have a tendency to kiss! UnderWater World is located adjacent to Mooloolaba Beach on the Wharf complex, Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, Queensland.
Tel: (07) 5444 8488
The 2/3 size replica of Cook's barque, the Endeavour, is located in a little lagoon which branches off Eudlo Creek near its confluence with the Maroochy River, adjacent David Low Way, at the Maroochy River Resort. This excellent reproduction is of a scale which allows visitors to experience what it must have been like to sail, live and work on the ship, how it was controlled, including such details as what was eaten and how it was prepared. Information panels provide insight into the purpose of each section.
The Endeavour is open daily from 9.00 a.m. to 2.00 p.m. from Sunday to Thursday. Admission is $5 for adults, $2.50 for children and $2.50 for each member of a group. Tel: (07) 5476 8391
At the Sunshine Coast Airport, Pacific Paradise (off David Low Way), Skyhigh Freefall Skydive operate daily. Bookings are essential.
Tel: (07) 5443 5523
Noosa and Maroochy Flying Service offer a charter service of scenic flights and overnight tours around the region.
Tel: (07) 5450 0516
Suncoast Cable Watersports will provide you with the Ultimate Watersports Experience. No prior experience is needed as we provide you with quality instruction well before you even get in the water. This is an activity that the entire family can enjoy."
Be sure to book in the next time you are on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. Click on our Accomodation link to see what accomodation is available close to Suncoast Cable Watersports.
367 David Low Wy, Bli Bli, QLD, 4560
Phone: (07) 5448 7555
Maroochy's biggest playground is also the biggest playground in the world – the Pacific Ocean. Where better to take your first surfing lesson, body-surf the waves and check out all the action while lazing on the beach. Families can feel safe as the beach is patrolled by the Alexandra Headland Surf Club. If you need a break from the fresh salty air, Maroochy is also the home of the best skate park on the coast, located right alongside the beach.