Caloundra Holidays & Travel Guide

Just under an hour's drive from the state's capital, Brisbane, Caloundra is set on the Sunshine Coast's southern tip and is a family friendly beach holiday haven. Given its proximity to Queensland's capital city, Caloundra is not only a popular spot for day trips and weekend getaways, it also attracts loyal interstate visitors and plenty of international holiday makers who want to experience an Australian beachside holiday.

Due to its popularity, Caloundra offers a vast range of accommodation options. For those wanting to experience Caloundra in style there are luxury resorts to choose from as well as more affordable options for the budget conscious however the most popular style of accommodation is self-contained and fully serviced apartments and units.


Perfect for extended stays and those wanting to cater for themselves while on holidays, the accommodation offers all the facilities you'd expect including resort size pools, outdoor BBQ areas, gyms, leisure activities, day spas and much more. Best of all, no matter where you choose to stay, Caloundra has so much on offer that all accommodation options are located close to the beautiful beaches, fantastic shopping precincts, fine dining restaurant strips and a range of other local attractions.

With six stunning beaches to enjoy and great weather, Caloundra's reputation as a seaside holiday hot spot is well-deserved. Kings Beach and Dickie Beach offer excellent surf conditions and are also popular spots to take a dip while Bullcock Beach and Golden Beach are a little more subdued and offer a safe place for families and those wanting to relax in peace. Conveniently located around the beaches are parks and wide green areas which are ideal for picnics and BBQ lunches, making a trip to the beach a full day of fun. Don't miss the weekly markets held every Sunday morning on Bulcock Street.

Close to the Sunshine Coasts' famous attractions including SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Big Kart Track, Caloundra Golf Club and Australia Zoo, Caloundra offers a relaxing beachside holiday experience with plenty of options for those after a little more adventure.