Maroochydore is, in many ways, the heart of the Sunshine Coast. It’s where the region’s CBD is located, but it’s far from a bustling city. Apart from its function as a commercial and business centre, Maroochydore is best known for its sensational beaches, river precinct, shopping, entertainment and recreational facilities. A long walking track runs from Sunshine Plaza to Cotton Tree and through Alexandra Headland, right up to Mooloolaba, and is always pulsing with people stolling, jogging and cycling along the waterfront.
The kids will spend many happy days at Maroochydore’s perfect beaches. Sunshine Plaza is the Sunshine Coast’s largest shopping mall, and has a large cinema comlex, fashion boutiques, department stores and food courts. Maroochydore also offers nightlife with trendy bars and the various Surf Lifesaving Clubs always full of life. When you want to wind down, float on the gentle Maroochy river current for endless carefree hours, taking time to see the birdlife and coastal eco-system.