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Holidaying in the Sunshine Coast

Whether you are on a family holiday, a romantic getaway, or a camping trip, the Sunshine Coast has something to offer everyone. You may even decide after holidaying in the Sunshine coast to make the more permanent interstate move and call it home.  From the quaint town of Maleny to the stunning beaches, there is no shortage of attractions and activities to keep your family entertained.

Friendly Neighborhoods

While the Sunshine Coast has been regarded as one of the most desirable places to raise children, CoreLogic research now makes it clear which suburbs are more family-friendly.

Mountain Creek was deemed the most family-friendly suburb in the region.

It may not surprise most people that this area is highly sought after by families who want to live in the Mountain Creek school catchment or close to the beach.

Peregian Springs and Mooloolah Valley, Meridan Plains, Kuluin, and Meridan plains rounded out the top five. Yaroomba (11th) and Wurtulla (19th), were the only beachside suburbs that made it into the top 20, respectively. If you have moved to the Sunshine Coast recently and are now thinking of moving into one of the catchment zones hiring removalists Sunshine Coast companies to help with your move is probably the simplest way to quickly move.

Family friendly resorts and hotels

Whether you are looking for a luxurious family resort or a fun holiday park, the Sunshine Coast offers a variety of accommodation for families. There are many options to choose from, including beachfront resorts, cabins, and self-contained holiday apartments. The best family resorts will have plenty of facilities, including swimming pools, putt-putt golf courses, and playgrounds. These resorts are the perfect place to spend your family holiday.

One of the best family resorts on the Sunshine Coast is the Caribbean Resort. The resort offers a great range of facilities, including an indoor pool, an outdoor pool, and a fitness centre. It is also very spacious. The resort has several kids' rooms that are suitable for young travelers.

Another excellent family resort is the Novotel Twin Waters. This resort is situated on the beach and has an 18-hole championship golf course. It also features a private lagoon. The resort is also surrounded by 36 hectares of natural bushland. The resort features a range of facilities, including an outdoor spa, tennis courts, and a fitness centre.

Camping spots

Whether you're looking for a luxurious glamping tent on the edge of pristine wetlands, or want to stay in a camping cabin with a view of the ocean, there are plenty of options for your camping needs on the Sunshine Coast.

If you're looking for a cheap camping option, you can visit a nearby state forest. The Peach Trees Camping Area is located in Jimna State Forest and is close to Yabba Creek. The campground has several facilities, including flushing toilets and Wifi.

There are also several national parks that allow camping. The campgrounds are usually free, but permits can cost a small amount of money. The campgrounds do have their own rules for health and safety and insurance.

There are also plenty of privately run campgrounds on the Sunshine Coast. These are a great option if you're camping with your dog. There are also a number of campgrounds that accept reservations. The best option is to book ahead, because they can often fill up quickly. While camping, you will also be able to enjoy some of the most exhilarating experiences of motorcycle dirt bike riding with the well know Conondale Motocross Track. Some holidaymakers to the Sunshine Coast specifically have a motorbike transporter to transport their bike just so they can come to ride the tracks at Glasshouse Mountains.

Glamping experiences

Whether you're a family or a couple, glamping experiences on the Sunshine Coast bring a little nature to your doorstep. There are several campgrounds on the coast, each offering a variety of activities. From snorkeling to hiking, the region is perfect for an adventurous vacation. There's also the famous Eumundi Markets to explore.

The Petrie Creek safari tent is a small and cosy 75 square metre (807 square ft) structure that offers an indoor lounge area, kitchenette, a full bathroom and a fireplace. It also includes a bar fridge stocked with drinks and a hearty breakfast.

Starry Nights Glamping features 20 elevated glamping tents. Each includes an ensuite, a kitchenette and a bathtub that overlooks the rainforest. These tents are located just 20 minutes from the Sunshine Coast Airport.

Another fun glamping experience is the nightfall wilderness camp. This eco-chic retreat is located in Lamington National Park. It offers a hydrotherapy spa on its deck. It's also located near hiking trails, mountain biking trails and a nature park.


Whether you're looking for something to eat while visiting the Sunshine Coast, or you're a local looking for something new to try, there are many restaurants on the Sunshine Coast to choose from. Many offer a variety of cuisine, from seafood to burgers and yumcha. There are also many coffee shops to choose from.

Some of the best restaurants on the Sunshine Coast include the Boat Shed, which has fantastic views of the river. It also serves sumptuous meals, perfect for romantic dinners at sunset.

For a more casual dining experience, try the Noosa Waterfront Restaurant. It offers a range of Italian-inspired dishes, as well as a relaxed lunch or dinner experience. Its menu features pasta made in house, as well as a range of gluten-free options. It also serves a variety of delicious burgers, which can be delivered to your door.

Mooloolaba is also home to several great restaurants, including the Pavilion Mooloolaba and the Spice Bar. This restaurant offers a range of classic cocktails, as well as Spice Bar Signatures and late-night pizzas. The restaurant has rattan chairs, white archways, and gold accents.

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