Explore the Region
The Dunes is centrally located to ensure everyone’s needs are fulfilled. You can play tennis, golf or bowls, go fishing or shop to your heart’s content at the major award winning Sunshine Plaza. Indulge in the culinary delights of the nearby restaurants, cafes and clubs. So easy.
Or get out and Explore the Region – so many attractions to choose from.
Must Do Activities
Australia Zoo is the home of the famous Crocodile Hunter and offers a full day of wildlife action and adventure for everyone, with over 13 wildlife shows daily including crocs, snakes and birds.
Sea Life Sunshine Coast
Sea Life Sunshine Coast is Queensland’s largest aquarium & oceanarium, featuring the world famous 80 metre underwater viewing tunnel and has 14 interactive shows and presentations daily.
Aussie World is home to over 30 rides and games for everyone of all ages. It has mini golf and a side show alley.
Big Kart Track
Big Kart is the largest commercial go-kart track in Australia. The track is 1.2km in length and 8 metres wide for those wanting to get their adrenaline running!
Nutworks Macadamia Factory
At the Macadamia Factory you can view the macadamia nut processing, chocolate coating and confectionary area, and sample many different flavours of nuts.
The Big Pineapple
The Big Pineapple is set on a working farm of nearly 400 acres and grows over 100 varieties of plants and fruits. Experience a ride on the authentic sugar cane train or take a visit to the koala and fauna sanctuary.
The famous outdoor Eumundi Markets are a must do on the Sunshine Coast! There are more than 500 stalls of arts, crafts, clothing, jewellery, plants, produce and much more. Open Wednesday and Saturday mornings.
Sunshine Castle at Bli Bli
Sunshine Castle offers excitement, enchantment, and education as you pass through the doors of this Norman style castle with medieval additions, complete with moat, turrets, towers and drawbridge.
The Ginger Factory
If you’re looking for something a bit different, why not spend a day experiencing the delicious food, fabulous shopping and entertaining tours of the Ginger Factory, which is home to the world’s finest ginger.
Take the family to ‘get lost’ in the Bellingham Maze with 2 metre high rows of hedges. Added attractions include rope maze, tyre maze, hay bale maze, mini puzzles and bird aviary.
Eco’ River Cruises
Cruise the tranquil waterways of the Maroochy River exploring the hidden treasures of the wetland and coastal and rainforest habitats and see a variety of wildlife.
Ski & Skurf and Suncoast Barra Fishing Park
Ski & Skurf offers a fun and unique experience to help you master knee boarding, skurfing, skiing or wakeboarding in a safe environment.
The Suncoast Barra Fishing Park is located beside Ski & Skurf, and is a must for the fishing enthusiast.
Other things to do close by include:
- Touring the Glasshouse Mountains and hinterland
- Browsing the Montville art and craft village
- Wine trails
- Whale watching at Hervey Bay
- Golfing at Horton Park and Twin Waters Golf Courses
- Exploring Fraser Island
- Scuba diving the HMAS Brisbane
- Horse riding
- Boat hire
- Jet skiing