Top 10 Beautiful Places to Visit on The Sunshine Coast | ULTIQA Hotels & Resorts


The Sunshine Coast is one of Queensland’s most stunning and diverse regions, offering everything from pristine beaches to lush hinterlands. Whether you’re a nature lover, beach enthusiast, or culture seeker, there’s something for everyone. Here are the top 10 beautiful places you must visit on the Sunshine Coast.

Kings Beach, Caloundra
Kings Beach is a family favorite, featuring a fantastic swimming area, water fountains for kids, and a saltwater pool. Its proximity to ULTIQA Shearwater Resort makes it an easy and convenient spot to enjoy sun, sand, and surf.

Maleny and Montville
These charming hinterland towns are known for their scenic views, quaint shops, and vibrant art scenes. Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World, as well as the Montville’s stunning Kondalilla Falls, are must-visits.

Glass House Mountains
These iconic volcanic peaks offer some of the best hiking and rock climbing opportunities on the Sunshine Coast. The Glass House Mountains Lookout provides panoramic views of the entire region, making it a perfect spot for photography.

Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk
This 58-kilometer trail takes you through some of the most beautiful parts of the Sunshine Coast hinterland, including rainforests, waterfalls, and scenic lookouts. It’s perfect for avid hikers and nature enthusiasts.

Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park is a gem on the Sunshine Coast, offering breathtaking coastal views, pristine beaches, and lush forest trails. The park is home to diverse wildlife, including koalas, and is perfect for hiking, picnicking, and swimming.

Pumicestone Passage
This protected marine park is a haven for wildlife, including dolphins, dugongs, and a variety of bird species. You can explore the passage by kayak, paddleboard, or take a guided eco-tour to learn more about this pristine environment.

Mooloolaba Beach
Mooloolaba Beach is famous for its golden sands and crystal-clear waters. It’s a great spot for swimming, surfing, and enjoying a relaxed beach day. The nearby Esplanade offers a variety of shops, cafes, and restaurants.

Australia Zoo
Founded by the late Steve Irwin, Australia Zoo is a world-renowned wildlife conservation facility. It offers unique animal encounters, live shows, and educational exhibits, making it a perfect day out for families and animal lovers.

Mapleton Falls National Park
Home to the impressive Mapleton Falls, this national park offers stunning views, walking trails, and picnic areas. It’s a tranquil spot to enjoy the natural beauty of the hinterland.

Queensland Air Museum
For aviation enthusiasts, the Queensland Air Museum in Caloundra is a must-visit. It houses an impressive collection of aircraft and aviation memorabilia, offering a fascinating insight into Australia’s aviation history.

ULTIQA Shearwater Resort is the perfect base for exploring the Sunshine Coast and its surrounding attractions. Enjoy a comfortable stay with easy access to all the beautiful places mentioned above. Book your stay before 31st July for stays until 19th September of 5 nights or more, and receive 25% off*. Use promo code WINTER2024 to take advantage of this special offer. Make your booking today and start planning your unforgettable Sunshine Coast adventure!

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