La Promenade, which is centrally located in the heart of Caloundra, is the perfect base for your Sunshine Coast holiday. Situated just an hour’s drive north of Brisbane by four lane high way, Caloundra offers the holiday essentials of sun, surf and sand. World-class beaches combine with the safe waters of Pumicestone Passage to offer a full array of water activities and, in keeping with its name, the Sunshine Coast provides the perfect climate to enjoy your break.
Pumicestone Blue Caloundra Resort is the first landmark holiday building you see as you enter Caloundra’s CBD. A first class location overlooking Pumicestone Passage and Bribie Island. Pumicestone Blue holiday-makers have privileged access to the 12th level rooftop sun terrace via two high-speed elevators. From there, you'll enjoy glorious 360 degree views that encompass the Pumicestone Passage, Bribie Island, Pacific Ocean and the Glass House Mountains.
Windward Passage Apartments Caloundra with absolute beachfront location is situated right on the sparkling blue waters of the Pumicestone Passage & offers guests luxury 2, 3 & 4 bedroom apartments, most with air-conditioning & spa’s also a magnificent Penthouse, sub penthouses, executive apartments and two purpose build disabled apartments.
Your 2 or 3 bedroom apartment is completely self-contained and all have balconies with ocean views. Most are air conditioned. There are no roads to cross to access the Pumicestone Passage for swimming, fishing and water sports. Supermarkets and variety shops are open 7 days a week and are only 100 metres away. A short stroll along the Coastal Pathway brings you to Caloundra CBD with its boutiques, restaurants and cafes. The Hinterland and the Blackall Range featuring art & craft galleries, wineries, rainforests and spectacular views are only a short drive away. Your apartment is an ideal base to visit Australia Zoo, Underwater World, Aussie World and Ettamogah Pub along with plenty of other places to go.
Immerse yourself in the best street market on the Sunshine Coast featuring over 200 unique stalls. There is something for the whole family with activities for kids, handcrafted locally made products and art, live entertainment and street theatre. Enjoy fresh local food and flowers, fresh juices, tasty breakfasts, coffee, lunch and delicious sweet treats. Set under the beautiful canopy of the tree-lined main street surrounded by cafes, boutiques and specialty shops and only two blocks from beautiful Bulcock Beach, the Caloundra Street Fair is a ‘must-do’ event attracting Sunshine Coast locals and visitors.
The Australian Farmers’ Markets Association (AFMA) is a voluntary organisation convened in 2003 to create a networking entity committed to supporting the development and growth of best-practice and sustainable farmers' markets across Australia. AFMA assists market operators to exchange information, coordinate policy, and promote grower-centric farmers' markets across Australia.
MISION STATEMENT: "TO COLLECT AND PRESERVE ALL ASPECTS OF AVIATION HERITAGE WITH SPECIAL EMPHASIS ON AUSTRALIA AND QUEENSLAND AND TO EXHIBIT THE COLLECTION FOR THE EDUCATIONAL AND CULTURAL ENRICHMENT OF THE COMMUNITY."
Visit Sunshine Coast is a not-for-profit, membership based, destination marketing body that aims to develop and manage tourism for the benefit of visitors and the local community. It is the official tourism organisation for the Sunshine Coast.
The Caloundra Regional Gallery's mission is to showcase the local visual arts through Gallery curated shows, touring exhibitions, and provide learning opportunities for the economic, cultural and social enhancement of their community. The Gallery is a permanent regional art gallery in which the facility and programs centre on excellence in visual arts practice with a strong educational focus.The Gallery is located in the converted 1970s former library building, Felicity House, Caloundra. The building is part of a civic and cultural precinct located in central Caloundra near the Caloundra Civic Cultural Centre, the Council Administration Building and the Caloundra City Library.
Beach Tandem Skydiving - just go ahead and jump! Sunshine Coast Skydivers use the latest equipment and training methods - no experience or training is needed to make your first tandem skydive harnessed to one of their friendly, experienced Tandem Masters, (although they do give you a pre-skydive brief so you know what to look forward to!). Freefall 10 seconds from 6,000 feet, 45 seconds from 12,000 feet (Night Skydive jump height) or over a minute from 14,000 feet before floating serenely through the sky under a parachute built for two to a soft, beach landing. Seems amazing, but really, no experience is necessary to do your first tandem skydive - their skydiving instructors do all the work, so you have all the fun! With Beach Tandem Skydiving, you can tandem skydive over beautiful Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast with your Tandem Master. You will be supplied with briefing and all equipment. Then you will experience approximately 20 minutes worth of scenic flight to jump altitude with fantastic views over the stunning Sunshine Coast and Glasshouse Mountains!ItÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s 10 to 65 seconds of adrenalin-pumping, heart-racing, full-on magnificent freefall!
Superbly located Caloundra Holiday Apartments on Caloundra Headland with stunning views north to Point Cartwright and south over Kings Beach, the Pumicestone Passage, Bribie Island, the Glasshouse Mountains and Brisbane's busy shipping channel. The independently owned and operated Burgess Caloundra Holiday Accommodation traditionally offers quiet, comfortable, ultra-spacious two or three bedroom self-cater Sunshine Coast accommodation in a resort setting. Cool sea breezes and affordable, generous room sizes make it suitable for multi-purpose use for families, couples and small groups of all ages.Facilities include a 15 metre outdoor pool (with children's wading area), a therapeutic hot spa and half court tennis. Other popular activities are humpback whale, dolphin or coastal ship spotting from the private balconies!A 300 metre stroll through parkland, adventure playgrounds and water fountains brings you to the family-friendly Kings Beach, Caloundra's best patrolled surf beach and the hub of the area.Take-away and restaurant food is readily available at the local surf club, tavern, cafes and restaurants in this bustling area.Boasting also a world-class ocean pool with training lanes, wading area, disability access, shaded areas, a grassy amphitheatre and a picturesque coastal boardwalk, Kings Beach (and Burgess) has something for everyone!
The view says it all. Delight in Queensland's magnificent Sunshine Coast at the perfect location for the perfect holiday! Situated on the Esplanade on Caloundra Headland, Campbells Cove offers fully appointed ensuite units. From your beachfront unit enjoy the bay and island views and watch the passing ships.Ideally situated to enjoy all that the Sunshine Coast has to offer, Campbells Cove is just a short stroll to one of the Coast's best swimming beaches and yet only minutes away from the heart of town. The apartments are light and spacious with balconies providing magnificent unspoilt views.
Suncoast Cabs provide flexible point to point transport that gives people a level of mobility which is not offered by other services such as trains and buses. Their cabs are critical to the business and social lives of locals and visitors and make an important contribution to the overall liveability of the region.Crucially, taxis provide a vital form of transport to groups that would otherwise be socially isolated, such as people with a disability, people in remote areas of the Coast, and a range of people who need to travel when alternative transport is not available.Suncoast Cabs play a critical role in their tourism, giving visitors a first and last impression of their city. The quality of their service therefore has a major impact on the long term "brand" of the Sunshine Coast.
Your Naturally Relaxing Sunshine Coast Holiday Destination The Sunshine Coast is aptly named: this stunning stretch of coastline basks in Australia’s most temperate weather making it a relaxing holiday destination in any season. Its beaches, from Noosa in the north to Caloundra in the south, are some of the best in the country, arcs of golden sand lapped by the revitalising waters of the Pacific Ocean. And its hinterland, incorporating such natural wonders as the Glasshouse Mountains and the Blackall Ranges, will rejuvenate the most jaded of travellers. If you enjoy the ambience of an open-air market, then the Sunshine Coast has some of the best, including the famous Eumundi Markets. And at Australia Zoo you’ll have a chance to get close to some of our more exotic residents. Though only 100km from Brisbane, and an easy trip by road or rail, the Sunshine Coast boasts its own airport at Maroochydore with direct flights from Sydney and Melbourne. Easy to get to, even easier to love, the Sunshine Coast is, indeed, naturally refreshing. All the Sunshine Coast Holiday Parks are conveniently located, allowing guests direct access to sun, sand and surf. Whatever your interest - swimming, surfing, boating, fishing, bushwalking or just kicking back on the beach, there’s a park that’s the right fit for you. It doesn’t matter if you are a camper, a caravanner, or prefer the luxury of a villa our parks will take the hassle out of your holiday.
Centrepoint apartments are ideally located at the heart of CaloundraÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s holiday and entertainment strip, with safe swimming beaches and a range of water sports just a stroll away. From the moment you step on the balcony, you know you've made the right choice. This is one holiday you've been dreaming about. Sunlight sparkling on the water, magnificent sandy beaches, views that stretch forever over Pumicestone Passage to Bribie Island and beyond, the blues of the Pacific Ocean in one direction, and the majesty of the Glasshouse Mountains in another.Luxury to do as you please; an early morning stroll along the beach, or a lazy afternoon by the huge Centrepoint swimming and wading pools. Catch your own dinner from the protected waters of Pumicestone Passage and arrange a poolside barbecue or whip up a feast in your apartment's fully equipped kitchen. You'll be spoilt for choice with Centrepoint's own fine restaurant and coffee shop/brassiere offering affordable family meals, plus the myriad of eateries within walking distance Boutique shopping, nightlife, cinemas, safe swimming beaches and exhilarating surf are all just a stroll away. Day trips to quaint hinterland villages and all tourist attractions of the Sunshine Coast are easily arranged.
Dicky Beach Family Holiday Park is located on the beachfront at Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast. Caloundra is situated at the southern end of the Sunshine Coast and is only one hour north of Brisbane Airport.Caloundra is the perfect base for a diverse holiday experience, right on the doorstep of all Brisbane and the Sunshine Coast has to offer.The Dicky Beach Family Holiday Park caters for caravanners and campers, as well as offering onsite accommodation for those who enjoy a few more creature comforts. There are a range of onsite facilities. Combine all of this with a relaxed family atmosphere and youÃ¢â‚¬â„¢ll agree that Dicky Beach Family Holiday Park is a great place to spend your next Queensland holiday!
Beerburrum Motel Lodge is only 60 kilometres from Brisbane city, located in Glasshouse Mountains and ten minutes to Steve Irwin's Australian Zoo. The motel is surrounded by beautiful mountain tracks for bikes and rock climbers. There are plenty of orchards and farms filled with seasonal pickers famous for pineapples, strawberries, avocados, and macadamia nuts.
For a holiday packed full of family fun, you've found the ultimate destination at Caloundra Waterfront Holiday Park. Ideally situated on the water's edge of the famed Pumicestone Passage, the waterfront position gives you easy access to shops, cafes, parks and great sandy beaches. Be among the first to experience their AUD10 million dollar redevelopment, comprising of 24 brand new cabins and villas as well as 61 new eco powered caravan and camping sites. Featuring a brand new resort pool complex with children's water play equipment and waterslide, giant jumping pillow and new facilities, Caloundra Waterfront is the ideal family holiday destination.Conveniently close to Caloundra's amenities including beaches, parks and shops, it's everything you need for a refreshing family seaside holiday.
The Aussie World tourist attraction is located alongside the iconic Ettamogah Pub on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland. Incorporating six unique function venues and thrilling rides and games, Aussie World is guaranteed to please everyone of all ages. There's a variety of rides including brand new Plunge - the Sunshine Coast's only water ride, new water play area Leak'n Logs, thrill ride Redback, Giant Slide, Wild Mouse Rollercoaster, Dodgems, Mini Golf, Ferris Wheel, Bizzy Buggies, and the classic Swinging Ship and Octopus ride. There is plenty for the little kids including the Tin Lids Tea Party ride, the Carousel, Tykes Trolley, and everyone's favourite, Side Show Alley.The Ettamogah Pub, probably the most photographed pub in the world, welcomes visitors from all over the world for a cold beer, and for lunch and dinner serves up huge meals for the hungry traveller. There's also a selection of specialty shops on site featuring Australian made products and unique souvenirs.Whether you are a backpacker or a family travelling the Bruce Highway on the Sunshine Coast, Aussie World and the famous Ettamogah Pub are a must to visit.
Gemini Resort is a unique holiday destination because of its absolute beachfront location on Golden Beach overlooking the Pumicestone Passage and Caloundra, adjacent to stretches of tranquil parklands, with no roads to cross to get to the gentle calm waters and golden sands.Offering a choice of one, two and three bedroom holiday apartments each of them fully self-contained with full size, well appointed kitchens, laundry facilities, wireless internet, free in-house movies and Austar. Every apartment features a large dining area and lounge which lead out onto a north-east facing balcony or patio, designed to make the most of the sunshine and the spectacular views over the Pumicestone passage to the Pacific Ocean, Bribie Island and Caloundra. Their resort facilities consist of a large lagoon style heated pool adjoined to a heated children's pool and waterslide. There is an outdoor heated spa, indoor heated spa, sauna, a full size floodlit tennis court and a barbecue in their tropical gardens.The Golden Beach shopping precinct is within easy walking distance providing a variety of retail outlets. Caloundra's main shopping centre is a pleasant 15 to 20 minute walk or two minute drive offering the services of all the main retail outlets.