Sunshine Coast | Queensland | Australia

One of Queensland's most visited regions is the Sunshine Coast which is about an hours drive north of Brisbane.It is a place where the Sunshine Coast hotels provide enviable accommodation, the beaches are magnificent and the hinterland regions are full of fantastic places to explore and things to do. It is made up from a number of different destinations that each have holiday attractions in there own right. Caloundra lies at the southern extremity of the Sunshine Coast. This is a unique holiday destination as it has both surfing beaches and calm water beaches. It is located at the northern end of the Pumicestone Passage and Bribie Islands northern tip and the inland waterway is a favorite place for fishing from small boats or from the shore.

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Sunshine Coast Destination

There is lots of top quality apartment style holiday accommodation and it it is an easy drive to Australia Zoo and the Sunshine Coast Hinterland accommodation and attractions. Mooloolaba is located at the mouth of the Mooloolah River and is the boating center of the Sunshine Coast. There are several marina's and charter boats provide both fishing and whale watching trips for holiday makers. It has a beautiful beach, great surf and a row of sensational resorts that front the esplanade. The street side restaurants and diners here are always busy with beach lovers and tourists. Maroochydore is the commercial capital of the Sunshine Coast and its oldest tourist region. It lies on the banks of the beautiful Maroochy river and also has a fantastic surfing beach. It is home to the largest shopping centers on the Sunshine Coast and there are also plenty of holiday resorts.

Sunshine Coast Attractions

North of the Maroochy River is the Sunshine Coast airport located at Marcoola and the beautiful Novotel Twin Waters Resort. Coolum lies to the north of Marcoola and this is the home of the beautifull Hyatt Regency Coolum which s one of the best golfing resorts in the country and home to the annual PGA competition. Noosa is the swanky end of town with ritzy restaurants, cafes and beach side resorts. Its beach and National Park are side by side and many Australians have returned here for there annual holidays for generations. It is home to some of the most beautiful luxury accommodation in the country and the Hastings Street area is one of the most popular gathering places for tourists anywhere in the country. Fraser Coast and Fraser island. Rainbow Beach is quieter than it other Sunshine Coast counterparts but the beach is comparable to any and the local hinterland is sensational

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Sunshine Coast Accommodation

Accommodation on the Sunshine Coast leaves absolutely nothing to be desired.You can stay is the property of your choice in so many different locations. Resorts range from luxury beachfront apartments to the rolling green fairways of a sensational golfing resort. It ranges right through to beautiful cabins located in modern caravan parks. In every region, there is a selection of tours and local activities and attractions to visit and take part in. So remember this travel guide to the Sunshine Coast when you are deciding on the destination for your next holiday.

Sunshine Coast website links:
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Important Sunshine Coast Travel Information:
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    » Sunshine Coast Regional Council   » Bureau of Meteorology  

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