Sunshine Coast Travel Guide

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Welcome To The Sunshine Coast

The Sunshine Coast is a stunning expanse of coastline about an hour's drive north of Queensland's capital, Brisbane. Beginning in Caloundra, it stretches as far north as Noosa and as far inland as the hinterland, Blackall Range and Glass House Mountains. Renowned as the 'gateway to Fraser Island', the Sunshine Coast is a unique holiday destination offering spectacular beaches, crystal clear water, great surfing, fishing, and boating. Offering the best of both worlds, the Sunshine Coast is also a cosmopolitan hub of five-star resorts, excellent shopping, and fine dining.

Together with the amazing attractions and entertainment, Sunshine Coast accommodation offers everything from affordable hotels and motels to luxury resort and spas, family friendly resorts and everything in between. Offering a relaxing break by the water, Sunshine Coast accommodation enjoys views of the beaches and national park and feature a massive range of choices including package deals for significant savings and ease of booking your holiday.

Know Before You Go

The ideal holiday destination, the Sunshine Coast enjoys a warm sunny climate and has everything you need for leisure and relaxation. A unique holiday destination offering fun and adventure, peace and relaxation and a beautifully diverse natural environment, the Sunshine Coast is one of Queensland's most popular holiday destinations. This helpful guide details everything you need to know about visiting the Sunshine Coast. From weather and transport options to frequently asked questions we have all the answers to your top holiday queries.

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Before You Go FAQs

All your questions about the Sunshine Coast answered. From car hire queries to climate information and everything in between, here's all you need to know to plan your next Sunshine Coast escape.

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Getting To The Sunshine Coast

There are many ways of getting to the Sunshine Coast wherever you're coming from. You can find out all the ways to arrive in style from flying, driving or travelling in the comfort of an air-conditioned coach.


Sunshine Coast Airport

Flying into this holiday hotspot? Plan your trip around the Sunshine Coast Airport to make arriving and departing your tropical escape a breeze.

Hotels & Packages

Stretching from the National Parks of Noosa to the beaches of Caloundra and the stunning hinterland of the Glass House Mountains, the Sunshine Coast is renowned as one of the most popular holiday destinations in Queensland. It's easy to see why. Whether you're just passing through or enjoying an extended stay, the Sunshine Coast offers everything from affordable hotels and motels to luxury resorts and spas, family friendly stays and everything in between. Search by location, popularity, ratings and style across our comprehensive selection of Sunshine Coast hotels and packages.

Popular Sunshine Coast Hotels

Oaks Oasis Resort
Oaks Oasis Resort

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Breakfree Alexandra Beach
Breakfree Alexandra Beach

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Alexandra Headland
Mantra Mooloolaba Beach
Mantra Mooloolaba Beach

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Top Sunshine Coast Holiday Packages

Region Info & Guides

Located about an hour's drive north of Brisbane, the Sunshine Coast is a popular laid back holiday destination scattered with chilled out beach towns, family friendly spots and exclusive waterfront precincts. From spectacular natural beauty to surfing hotspots and endless shopping, our complete Sunshine Coast guide details the most popular places, sought-after attractions and everything that makes this place so special.

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Regions Of The Sunshine Coast

A detailed guide to the most popular tourist spots of the Sunshine Coast along with some hidden gems. All you need to know about top hotels, popular attractions, where to visit and what to do.

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Sunshine Coast Map

Plan your holiday around the most popular destinations on the Sunshine Coast. Our map can help you locate points of interest, accommodation, activities, attractions and more.

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Weather & Climate

Trying to decide what to pack or the best time to visit? Our handy guide to Sunshine Coast weather includes information on everything from climate and rainfall to monthly temperature charts.

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Photos & Videos

Discover the picturesque beaches, stunning national parks, iconic attractions and landmarks of the Sunshine Coast with this inspirational collection of gorgeous images designed to help you plan your next holiday.

Things To Do On The Sunshine Coast