Sightseeing on the Sunshine Coast
The Sunshine Coast offers almost endless opportunities for outdoor action and fun. Many day tours are available to the surrounding attractions, and mountain villages. Take a country walk, swim in clear mountain creeks, visit different villages, stroll on the beach and take in coastal attractions all on the same day.
Why not make a day of visiting the Sunshine Coasts five main attractions. See the famous Big Pineapple, hand-feed deer and kangaroos, visit the worlds largest ginger factory and marvel at the sharks and playful seals at Underwater World.
Experience the Everglades, an unspoilt and tranquil waterway with beautiful scenery adorning the banks. Enjoy a cruise whilst photographing amazing scenery when aboard river craft.
There is no other zoo like Australia Zoo! We pack in stacks of wildlife action every day and move at a great rate of knots to bring you the most action-packed LIVE shows and exciting encounters with our amazing animals. With over one thousand native and exotic animals, an army of Wildlife Warriors, an action-packed 24-hour wildlife hospital and one amazingly adventurous Irwin family, there is never a dull moment at Australia Zoo! Get the best of both Australia Zoo & Underwater World with an Animal Action Pass!
UnderWater World is Queensland's largest oceanarium and aquarium. Come face to face with sharks, rays and other amazing creatures as you surround yourself in the 2.5 million litre oceanarium. With a remarkable 16 themed zones, Underwater World is one of the top tourist attractions on the Sunshine Coast.
The Aussie World family fun-park is located alongside the famous Ettamogah Pub on the Sunshine Coast. There are over thirty exciting rides and games, including brand new thrill ride the Giant Redback, guaranteed to keep everyone entertained and amused for the entire day!
Let us take care of your airport transfer needs or explore the Sunshine Coast on our mini-coach tours. Go whale watching, see the crocodiles being fed at Australia Zoo, cuddle a koala or just pat a friendly kangaroo. Sample some great taste treats at the Nutworks and Ginger factory.
Enjoy the ambience of a nearby looming group of 13 volvanic peaks that tower above the lush surrounding landscape. Four of the distinctive mountains; Beerwah, Tibrogargan, Ngungun and Coonowrin are actually the remnants of volcanic plugs and are each protected by separate National Parks that offer bushwalking, picnicking and rock climbing.
- Glass House Mountains Tourism
- Glass House Mountains National Park
- Our Glass House Mountains destination guide
Montville Hinterland and Rainforest
The Montville area is home to a variety of attractive natural features. Explore the hinterland and rainforests of the Sunshine Coast, walk through a rainforest full of wildlife, swim in a picturesque waterfall swimming hole then head up to the Eumundi Markets and discover art and craft galleries in the beautiful mountain village of Montville.
Noosa has a splendid variety of attractive features. You can enjoy fantastic views from the coast to the mountains of the hinterland. Wander the spread out beaches or shop the exclusive boutiques offered by Hastings Street. Board the local ferry and cruise past the Noosa River banks and view the great mansions that adorn the bank area.
Take a wine tour and taste your favourite Sunshine Coast drop. Unwinde and take time to explore the Sunshine Coast's wineries. You can taste the vintages of Barambah Ridge, Moonshine Valley and Settlers Rise. Enjoy a beautiful lunch in the charming mountain village of Montville.
Take a trip back in time and board the vintage steam engine train, the "Valley Rattler". The track provides a picturesque rail journey through the the Sunshine Coast Hinterland countryside. It's a relaxing day of passing through many of the quaint little towns of the surrounding areas.