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Best things to do in Sunshine Coast

Discover the city according to locals. Find the best things to do, places to eat, and get priceless advice from the people who live here.

Coffee Shop
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“Pack a picnic and do the Noosa National Park Coastal Walk – various tracks from Sunshine Beach to Hastings Street. It is an Absolute. Must. Do. Wear comfortable shoes, take water and a swimsuit and watch out for whales. Stop at the gorgeous and only-accessible-by-foot Alexandria Bay for a dip on the way.”
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Shopping Centre
“David Jones, Myers, Target, K Mart , a variety boutiques , speciality shops , cinema, restaurants and bars.”
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Aquarium
“Sea Life Sunshine Coast is an all-weather visitor attraction located in Mooloolaba. You can learn, explore and interact with thousands of marine life over 11 amazing and unique zones. With different fun talks and animal feeds, including the family favourite seal presentation, there's plenty for everyone to enjoy at Sea Life. Why not take a Behind the Scenes tour and find out all about Sea Life Sunshine Coast's rescue, rehabilitate and release program. Say hi to one of their cheeky resident seals in a seal experience like no other, shake a seals flipper in a seal encounter, make a splash in a seal swim or even become a trainer for the day! www.sealifesunshinecoast.com.au”
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Australian Restaurant
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“If you want views of Laguna Bay and great food and atmosphere this is the place. Perfect for breakfast, lunch and dinner”
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Natural Feature
“A beautiful beach that you cannot see from the street. Be sure to see the ocean. ”
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Bar
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“You will find quite a few bars nightclubs and restaurants along this street ”
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Thai Restaurant
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“OMG yum! But you'll need to book and it's about 40 mins up the coast (Noosa).”
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Route
“Wide selection of cafes, restaurants, retail shops and bars along the iconic boulevarde in Noosa Heads with access also to the infamous Noosa Main Beach.”
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National Park
“Mount Coolum is an awe-inspiring volcanic dome that presides over the Sunshine Coast landscape. Climbing to the top of this 25 million year old laccolith is a must-do when visiting the region - the views from the top are absolutely spectacular!”
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Pub
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“Food Booze & Good times! Beer garden out the back. Sometimes has surf film nights Grungiest bar around ”
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Farmers Market
“The markets are great for fresh produce and great food stalls! Open every Sunday 6am - 12pm.”
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Australian Restaurant
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“Beautiful views, great vibes, perfect for a lunch or afternoon drink. Bring the kids!”
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Grocery Store
“Another supermarket for buying those little extras to go with a glass of wine.”
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Bus Station
“Aussie World is a completely different experience in the dark. Whether it’s spinning through the night on the Redback, shooting through the air and dropping your stomach on the Bombora Bounce - riding in the dark adds a whole new dimension of challenge to your favourite ride. Located behind the Ettamogah Pub its a great stop for the kids.”
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Cinema
“There is always a wide choice of movies, as well as being part of a wonderful shopping precinct.”
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Italian Restaurant
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“Delicious freshly made pasta, specialty deserts and great atmosphere. Perfect for special occasions ”
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