Sunshine Coast Attractions & Things to do

Sunshine Coast Attractions & Things to do

There are so many attractions and things to do on the Sunshine Coast. It's an amazing place to visit, and yet it remains largely undiscovered.

When you holiday in Caloundra, the laid-back atmosphere and the playful sounds of your family enjoying the sunshine will echo in your memory forever. Officially Australia’s Tidiest Town, Caloundra’s stunning coastal paths and boardwalks allow daily life to unfold in a haze of sand, scooter-happy trails, grassy picnic spots and family football or cricket matches. And it all takes place to the constant soundtrack of surf in the background.

Big highlights are the fountain on the Kings Beach foreshore that will take your kids by surprise every time, and the adjacent saltwater pool. There are also calm inlets and lakes with gentle currents and lots of safe kid’s playgrounds (especially the pirate ship at Happy Valley for the little ones), all within view of the ancient Glass House Mountains presiding over the glorious sun-drenched beaches of the Pacific Ocean. And when the day has passed and the children are suitably tuckered out, hire a babysitter and go out for a night on the town at your choice of local clubs, pubs and bars.


Sunshine Coast Weather

The Sunshine Coast has one of the world's most perfect climates. The coldest month is July where the average daily maximum is 20ºC and the minimum 10ºC. The hottest is January with an average daily maximum of 29ºC and a minimum of 21ºC. The wettest period is January to March but light rain can be expected all year.

Humidity peaks on autumn mornings at around 74% and on late summer afternoons at around 66%. Visitors to this amazing region very rarely complain about the weather!


There is no end of great things to do

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Attractions Information & Bookings

The Sunshine Coast offers the perfect holiday destination and has loads of great family attractions to enjoy. Click here to check out your favourite attractions and also book on-line.


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Adventure Sports

Adventure Sports

Jet Skiing, Sky Diving or Jet Boating - let the adventure begin. All tours can be booked from Rumba's tour desk. Caloundra Jetski Fully guided eco adventure jetski tours along Pumicestone Pas..

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Air Fraser Island

Air Fraser Island

Experience Fantastic Fraser Island with a Fly/Drive day adventure. Yes Air Fraser Island will fly you from Sunshine Coast Airport landing on Fraser Island’s beach where you then collect..

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Aussie World

Aussie World

Aussie World Theme Park on the Sunshine Coast of Australia is a FUN day out for the entire family. If you’re looking for thrills and excitement then you will find it all at Aussie W..

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Australia Zoo - Where crocs rule!

Australia Zoo - Where crocs rule!

Crikey! It's as wild as life gets at Australia Zoo, Home of the Crocodile Hunter, with more wildlife and entertainment than you can poke a stick at! With over 1200 animals and stacks of f..

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Day out at The Races

Day out at The Races

The Sunshine Coast Turf Club's Corbould Park Racecourse is without a doubt one of the finest thoroughbred horse racing facilities in Australia. Each year thousands of local, interstate an..

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Fish n Crab Deep Sea Charters

Fish n Crab Deep Sea Charters

Experience the fishing charter company awarded best Sunshine Coast tourism experience 2014. Offering various different charters to suit your experience, budget and time. You will love ev..

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Go Karting

Go Karting

For some excitement get Go Karting at the Big Kart Track. New and faster karts make this attraction a true adventure, and perfect for bringing out that competitive spirit. The Big Kart Tr..

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Kayaking

Kayaking

Blue Water Kayak Tours Join Blue Water Kayak Tours and enjoy a leisurely guided kayak tour of the Pumicestone Passage and Queensland's Moreton Bay Marine Park from the beautiful Sunshine ..

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Markets

Markets

Located in the heart of Caloundra, The Caloundra Street Fair is a must do for locals and visitors. Browse the handcrafted, locally made products, enjoy the live entertainment, buy fresh produ..

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Pelican Waters Golf Club

Pelican Waters Golf Club

Pelican Waters Golf Club is located in the stunning surrounds of Golden Beach, just a 5 minute drive from Rumba Resort. It is the first ever Greg Norman designed golf course on Queenslan..

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Pumicestone Passage

Pumicestone Passage

Caloundra Cruises Come along with Caloundra Cruise to experience the beauty, history and wildlife of the Pumicestone Passage Marine Park with its pristine waters and abundant birds or enj..

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Red Hot Chilli Pepper

Red Hot Chilli Pepper

Recommended on Trip Advisor. Walk in, inhale and let your senses take you on a culinary journey around the world. Dare yourself and try one of the famous chilli coffees or chilli hot chocolates in..

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SEA LIFE Mooloolaba

SEA LIFE Mooloolaba

SEA LIFE Mooloolaba is an all-weather visitor attraction located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast and now has more creatures to see and things to do than ever before. At the much loved..

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Shopping

Shopping

Rumba Boutique Located in the Rumba Plaza, the 'Rumba Boutique' is a womens shop for all of your clothing, jewellery, bags, fascinators and shoes, friendly staff who love to see you leave hap..

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Sunreef Diving

Sunreef Diving

Diving the Ex-HMAS Brisbane. Diving on the Sunshine Coast has never been more inviting! The custom scuttling of the ex-HMAS Brisbane in 2005 created a brilliant opportunity for keen dive..

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Sunshine Coast Beaches

Sunshine Coast Beaches

The Sunshine Coast has some of the best beaches in Australia and Caloundra is blessed with five all within 10 minutes from Rumba Beach Resort. Bulcock Beach is opposite our resort, a beau..

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The Ginger Factory

The Ginger Factory

Open daily with free admission the iconic Ginger Factory is one of the Sunshine Coast's largest and most popular tourist attractions. It is the perfect place to experience the authentic taste..

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Sunshine Coast Attractions & Things to do