100 kilometer north of Brisbane is Sunshine Coast’s urban area spanning several coastlines, coastal hubs, and hinterland. Home to the Great Sandy National Park in the north, the Sunshine Coast is famous for pretty villages, fantastic hinterland vistas, and world-class surfing spots. It’s a holiday hotspot for all water lovers from all walks of life with its array of beaches boasting of spectacular coastal scenery and native Australian flora and fauna.
Everything you’d want in a holiday -- from pristine beaches, spectacular natural wonders, and winning attractions -- there’s certainly something to enjoy for the whole family, whether you’re going for a guided tour or opting for a DIY Sunshine Coast exploration. There’s the Ginger Factory for entertaining rides and educational tours with great shopping on the side; the 100-acre Australia Zoo for a close encounter with some of Australia’s locals and exotic animals; the wildlife sanctuary and oceanarium at Underwater World in Mooloolaba; Fraser Island’s diverse ecosystem of sand dunes, lakes, and rainforests; Aussie World’s thrilling rides and fun games; the local colour and tasty delicacies over at Eumundi Markets, and the wide array of watersports and adventures by Sunshine Coast’s prized beaches… There’s never a shortage of things to see and do, all you’ve got to do is explore
Eat, drink, shop, play, and stay… There is so much to discover in Brisbane with its unique blend of the best places and experiences to discover. You’ll never run out of options to enjoy your Brissy visit, from adventure, art, dining, and relaxation. Friendly locals, sunny, sub-tropical climate, unsurpassed natural beauty… what’s not to love in the modern and vibrant pretty riverside capital of the Sunshine State?
Doesn’t matter whatever time of the year you’ll be visiting, you’ll surely not get bored with some of the best things to do and explore next time you visit from Sunshine Coast to Brisbane (and back) all year round.
If you’re traveling between Sunshine Coast & Brisbane, be sure to catch Con-X-ion’s Brisbane Airport to Sunshine Coast bus for a hassle-free travel to your destination. Regular daily services are available between Sunshine Coast suburbs and Brisbane City and cruise terminals to/from Brisbane and Sunshine Coast Airports. You get to choose times and pickup and dropoff points suitable to your requirements. Hop aboard, sit back and relax, and let Con-X-ion transfer you in stylish comfort to your destination.
A wildlife oasis featuring a 52-hectare garden of plants from the Land Down Under and all over the world. Visitors get to enjoy the horticultural and art and craft shows and free volunteer-guided walks to an amazing array of themed gardens. Side trip? Have a quick visit at Brisbane Lookout Mt. Coot-tha to enjoy a breathtaking panoramic view of the entire area. Definitely a relaxing way to commune with nature while taking in superb Brisbane views.
Craving for your Vitamin Sea fix? Experience the Aussie beach vibe right in the middle of Brisbane City at Streets Beach. This man-made beach features a white sandy beach, sparkling lagoon, and gorgeous collection of sub-tropical plants. It’s free for public use and is patrolled year-round. Enjoy a relaxing swim, visit an interactive water playpark, or stroll through several nearby attractions in the iconic South Bank, all while you soak up the famous Queensland sun.
Best way to discover something about Brissy history? Visit the Museum of Brisbane inside the City Hall building. Various multimedia presentations, historic ceramics, and artworks by local artists are just among the many exhibits happening in the place. History buffs, kids, and the ever-curious local or tourist can enjoy the museum’s informative displays and complimentary admissions or the free city hall and clock tower tours.
Take in some of Brisbane’s superb sights as you travel along the Brisbane River aboard a CityHopper ferry. Snap some photos of the City Botanic Gardens and Story Bridge as you enjoy the scenic river vistas. Best thing about it? It’s a free inner city ferry service between North Quay and Sydney Street. You can hop on or hop off the ferry every half hour, with continuous services running between 6am to midnight on a daily basis.
If you’re looking to soak up some local colour and go on a quick shopping spree, a visit to the Eumundi Markets is a great choice. From artisan foods, designer clothes, fashion jewelry, natural therapies, and organic produce and home goods, the market is surely a fantastic hub to buy souvenirs or just grab something to eat. Fun kid activities and roving performers also keep everyone entertained.
It may not have a selection of theme parks as massive as that in Gold Coast but Sunshine Coast is still a fave family destination with popular attractions like Australia Zoo and Aussie World. Enjoy fun encounters with the locals (well, animals, that is) and see a striking lineup of exotic species and live animal shows and discovery tours. Or you can opt for a fun-filled day out at Aussie World with the whole fam or your friends who'll love some thrill and adrenaline-pumping fun.
Bristling with holiday apartments and lined with a good selection of boutiques, surf shops, galleries, and restaurants -- Sunshine Coast’s array of beaches are popular destinations for domestic and international travelers all year round. From surfing to swimming, sunbathing, and strolling, to more adventurous hikes and tours around the coast, your options are aplenty to enjoy your Vitamin Sea fix at the Sunny Coast.
From foodie festivals to sports and the arts, you have a packed calendar ahead if you’re looking to attend some of the great events happening in Sunshine Coast. There’s the Noosa Festival of Surfing in March, the Velothon Sunshine Coast cycling event in June, The Curated Plate foodie event in August, or the annual Noosa Food and Wine Festival in May. Mark your calendars and plan your trips accordingly so you can make the most of your festival visits.
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