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SUNSHINE COAST ATTRACTIONS AND ACTIVITIES

With attractions ranging from unspoiled, endless surf beaches, the World Heritage listed Fraser Island and the Blackall Ranges to the unique Glasshouse Mountains; the Sunshine Coast has it all. Located directly on the beach in the heart of it all, Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort is the premier choice of hotel accommodation for effortless access to it all.

Whether you like relaxing on the beach, travelling the food and wine trail, dining in, shopping till you drop, or getting your adrenaline pumping, there is something for everyone. Situated amongst a wide range of outstanding dining and shopping options, markets and a multitude of outdoor adventures, Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort’s Discovery Desk can assist you with information and bookings for the most popular things to do on the Sunshine Coast.
To help with your holiday planning, nearby Sunshine Coast attractions, activities and things to do include:

  •     Australia Zoo
  •     Underwater World
  •     Big Kart Track
  •     The Wharf Mooloolaba
  •     Aussie World
  •     Ginger Factory
  •     Big Pineapple
  •     Mary Valley Rattler
  •     Fraser Island Tours
  •     Whale Watching (seasonal)
  •     Day tours including river cruises, eco tours & the Great Barrier Reef
  •     Eumundi Market
  •     Sunshine Coast Golf Course
  •     Boat hire
  •     Deep sea fishing
  •     Scuba diving
  •     Jet ski & jet pack hire
  •     Bushwalking
  •     Art galleries

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

  •     Dive with sharks or swim with the seals at Underwater World
  •     Skydive onto a beach - Coolum/Caloundra
  •     Jet ski or Jet pack on the Maroochy River
  •     Deep sea fishing at Noosa or Mooloolaba
  •     Scuba Dive the HMAS Brisbane at Mooloolaba

SHOPPING ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

  •     Hastings Street Noosa
  •     Boutiques of Mooloolaba Esplanade
  •     Noosa Civic Plaza
  •     Sunshine Plaza
  •     Kawana Shopping World
  •     Eumundi Markets
  •     Mapleton Arts & Crafts
  •     Montville & Maleny

 

Novotel Sunshine Coast

TREE TOP CHALLENGE BIG PINEAPPLE

BLI BLI AQUA PARK

AQUA PARK COOLUM

MALENY BOTANIC GARDENS & BIRD WORLD – AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!

SUNSHINE COAST HINTERLAND

SPRINGFREE TRAMPOLINE

THE BASE GYM

TWIN WATERS GOLF CLUB & COURSE

MAROOCHY RIVER GOLF COURSE, BLI BLI

AUSTRALIA ZOO

SEA LIFE

THE BIG KART TRACK

AUSSIE WORLD

THE GINGER FACTORY

FRASER ISLAND

WHALE WATCHING (SEASONAL)

EUMUNDI MARKETS

THE BIG PINEAPPLE

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TREE TOP CHALLENGE BIG PINEAPPLE

Get Ready to Push your fears to the limit and get your adrenaline racing at the Big Pineapple on the Sunshine Coast. Our Adventure Park takes you sky-high with 100 challenges and 12 ziplines sitting in the trees at more than 25m above the ground.

BLI BLI AQUA PARK

Aqua Park | Wake Boarding | Barra Fishing

How It Works.... Sessions are 50 minute and begin on the hour.

AQUA PARK COOLUM

Aqua Park | Water Ski | Wakeboard | Banana & Tube RIdes

https://aquaparkcoolum.com.au

MALENY BOTANIC GARDENS & BIRD WORLD – AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!

Overlooking a backdrop of the iconic Glass House Mountains our 18 acres of gardens are surrounded by stunning waterfalls & lakes which only add to the majestic nature of this unique attraction that sits high on the escarpment.

SUNSHINE COAST HINTERLAND

Enjoy the beauty of green hills rolling into quirky and eclectic villages, bushwalk through ancient rainforest or get lost in the magic of the Hinterland for a day.

SPRINGFREE TRAMPOLINE

Springfree Trampoline Jump Zone!

Now at Novotel Twin Waters Resort, with 6 trampolines permanently installed on a sandy beach surrounding the lagoon and available for our guests to enjoy complimentary.

THE BASE GYM

The Base Gym, located at Novotel Twin Waters Resort is a functional outdoor fitness centre and gym, providing a unique ideal place to get fit and highly suitable for professional sports teams, fitness groups, bootcamps, teamwork challenges, army based training and workshops.

TWIN WATERS GOLF CLUB & COURSE

Twin Waters Golf Club is a sportsperson’s dream, the course is internationally recognised as one of the top six resort courses in Australia – naturally it's the best on the Sunshine Coast. The 18 hole, par 72 championship course was designed by five times British Open champion Peter Thomson and partner Mike Wolveridge. The stunning setting and challenging layout combine to produce an enjoyable game of golf for all players.

Ask us about special prices or contact the golf club direct here

MAROOCHY RIVER GOLF COURSE, BLI BLI

Cradled within viewing distance of magnificent and distinctive Mt Coolum, our new 18-hole, par 72 golf course and club with its spacious and inspiring location offers corporate golfers and keen amateurs the freshest challenge on the Sunshine Coast.

AUSTRALIA ZOO

Australia Zoo - The Ultimate Wildlife Adventure

Delivering conservation through exciting education!

SEA LIFE

Sea Life Sunshine Coast Aquarium (previously Underwater World) is one of the Sunshine Coast's premier tourist attractions.

THE BIG KART TRACK

The Big Kart Track is the largest commercial go-kart track in Australia.

The track is 1.2 km in length and 8 metres wide. Put your wits against big sweeping bends, challenging chicanes, hair-rising hairpins and supercharged straights.

AUSSIE WORLD

Are you looking for thrills and spills? Then you’ve found it all at Aussie World – slap bang in the middle of the Sunshine Coast on the Bruce Highway. There are rides that will get you soaked! There are rides that will make you green and dizzy! There are simulators and slides, bumps and coasters!  

THE GINGER FACTORY

The Ginger Factory is packed with fun and discovery for everyone. Enjoy a world of taste, living history, and of course the largest range of The World's Finest Ginger products.

FRASER ISLAND

Fraser Island stretches over 123 kilometres in length and 22 kilometres at its widest point. With an area of 184 000 hectares it is the largest sand island in the world. Fraser Island's World Heritage listing ranks it with Australia's Uluru, Kakadu and the Great Barrier Reef.

WHALE WATCHING (SEASONAL)

Whale One Pty Ltd is the premier luxury charter business on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Just 1 hour North of Brisbane and 1 hour South of Noosa.

EUMUNDI MARKETS

Visit the Original Eumundi Markets if you’re looking for something different, something handmade, something special… You’ll find original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, and skincare, as well as cutting edge fashion and jewellery by local designers.

THE BIG PINEAPPLE

The Big Pineapple Market is one of the biggest all weather markets on the Sunshine Coast. It’s a blossoming and dynamic place pulsating with life.