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Top things to do on the Sunshine Coast when it rains

24 Jan 2018

While the Sunshine Coast is renowned for its year-round pristine weather, the locals and visitors will still welcome the rain and turn of weather during the drier days. Who doesn’t love an excuse to cosy up all day?

 

Rainy day feed

There’s nothing like indulging on good food during cool days, so rug up and head out for some comfort food at your favourite local spots. If you’re looking for ambiance The Spirit House has picturesque gardens to hear the pitter patter of rain while Maleny Food Co has some knock out cheeses to sample and taste. If you’re after something a little more close to the hustle and bustle, check out these eat in Mooloolaba

Rainy day feed
Rainy day feed

Brews

Sometimes the best way to make use of spare time is to catch up with friends over some beers. The Sunshine Coast has plenty of trendy breweries who offer a variety of craft beers, each with their own flare. No matter where you’re staying on the Sunshine Coast, there’ll be a brewery near you ready to serve up some cold ones. For top beer experience on the coast, click here.

Visit a trendy brewery
Visit a trendy brewery

Spas

Why not treat yourself to a spa day and use the rain to rejuvenate your energy levels? With the rain already setting the scene to allow yourself to relax, revitalise your mind, body and soul and come back fresher than ever. Our recommendations are Ikatan Day Spa, Amytis Garden Retreat and Day Spa, Organica Day Spa and Waterfall Day Spa.

Relax at a spa
Relax at a spa

Attractions

While some like to take it easy on rainy days, others like to release pent up energy by going to one of the many exciting attractions on the Sunshine Coast. At Sea Life Sunshine Coast, you’ll get to explore the water and all it’s inhabitants while staying dry! For those that are more adventurous, try the Caloundra Roller Down, The Smash Pit, Rock It Rock Climbing or the Big Boing trampoline!

Visit some great indoor atrractions
Visit some great indoor atrractions

Hinterland Waterfalls

If you’re already caught out in the rain, while not make the most of it and go exploring! Since you’re already wet, head to some of the Sunshine Coast’s epic waterfalls and creeks to see Mother Nature in full force and these already natural wonders flourish in the rain. Click here to find a wonder of nature you’d like to visit.

Get wet and visit some amazing waterfalls
Get wet and visit some amazing waterfalls

Art galleries

If you enjoy the finer things in life, take some time to yourself and visit some of the stunning galleries on the Sunshine Coast. The artistic community have shaped the region’s culture but it’s heart lies in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland which over the years has developed its reputation for fine art. Just check out this Sunshine Coast Hinterland Art Trail to get some tips on where to explore first.

 

Check out the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Art Trail
Check out the Sunshine Coast Hinterland Art Trail

Cooking class

Since the outdoors offers limited options during rainy days, why not combine your love of cooking with learning and take a cooking class to gain some new skills in the kitchen. The Sunshine Coast offer a range of luxury and specialty cooking classes to choose from. To find one that suits your taste buds, click here.

Learn a new skill at a cooking class
Learn a new skill at a cooking class

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