Maroochydore, Sunshine Coast

Maroochydore is the geographic centre of the Sunshine Coast, offering a blend of surf beach and the calm waters of the Maroochy River whose southern bank forms a virtually unbroken stretch of parkland and picnic spots.

Ideal for boating, fishing and aquatic pastimes Maroochydore is the venue of major surf sport carnivals. It is also an ideal central base for exploring the coast’s attractions by car, coach or public transport. Here are just a few of the things to do whilst you enjoy your stay at the Surf Comber Family Accommodation Beachside Apartments.

Attractions & Things to Do

The Sunshine Coast is one of the most beautiful stretches of unspoiled beaches in the world.The main beaches are patrolled year round.

Swimmers should always swim between the flags and follow closely any directions given by surf life savers.It’s just a 2 minute stroll from the Surfcomber Beachfront Apartments to the patrolled Maroochydore beach.

Enjoy a relaxing day high above the surf and sand in the Blackall range. This hinterland area provides Mapleton and the Kondalilla National Park with spectacular waterfalls and graded walking tracks.

Visitors can take a guided four wheel drive day trip or self-guided rainforest trek.The towns of Maleny and Montville have restaurants, cafes, art and crafts, and antique shopping facilities. An enjoyable experience with spectacular views.

Within a short driving distance are the Ginger Factory and Macadamia Nut Factory at Yandina, the Big Pineapple at Nambour, the Aussie World Complex which includes an Aboriginal Cultural Centre and the famous Ettamogah pub.

Travel back through time and experience Australian history on the Valley Rattler train ride, or visit Bli Bli Castle with its dungeon torture chamber and display of medieval armour.Need excitement?

Visit the Big Kart Track for some friendly Kart racing or the dual seat Bungy Ride – 50 metres into the air in 1 second!

Visit Underwater World at Mooloolaba and enjoy the marvels of marine life and obtain a unique insight into creatures of the deep.

Also within short driving distance, where you can come face to face with a variety Australian wildlife, or get close to a crocodile at the Australia Zoo. Don’t feel like driving? Catch the daily free bus to Australia Zoo from outside the Maroochy RSL.

Activities and Events – Enjoy a game of golf at the Horton Park Golf Club, a game of Bowls, or spend a relaxing day shopping at the nearby Sunshine Plaza and Big Top Shopping Centres. The Maroochy Sailing Club and the Olympic sized swimming pool at Cotton Tree which is within easy walking distance.