Sunshine Coast

Overview

Boasting a spectacular sand cliff coastline, lush mountain ranges, subtropical rainforest, surf beaches, secluded coves and bays, and the world’s largest sand island, the Sunshine Coast offers an outstanding natural environment that is complemented by modern infrastructure and accommodation – perfect for a conference or an incentive event.

Key facts

State:

Queensland

Population:

330,000

Getting there:

Fly into the Sunshine Coast from Sydney or Melbourne, or take a one hour drive from Brisbane Airport.

 

Local food:

Try a freshly caught spanner crab and Mooloolaba prawns on an avocado puree, topped with fresh Noosa Red tomatoes and coriander mango salsa.

Fast facts:

The Sunshine Coast is home to Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo, where the Crocodile Hunter set up a huge facility to protect and admire wildlife.

Gallery

  • Noosa River sunset
  • Glasshouse Mountains
  • Rainbow Beach
  • Maroochydore

Average Temperatures

Sunshine Coast has a sub-tropical climate. Average maximum temperature:

Month Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Temperature °C 29° 29° 28° 26° 23° 21° 21° 22° 24° 25° 27° 28°
Temperature °F 84° 84° 82° 79° 73° 70° 70° 72° 75° 77° 81° 82°

 

Featured venues

Spicers Clovelly Estate

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Enjoy a space that is part retreat, part European home, offering meeting areas for 20, a European cooking school and day spa.

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Spicers Clovelly Estate

Spicers Clovelly Estate

Enjoy a space that is part retreat, part European home, offering meeting areas for 20, a European cooking school and day spa.

  • T: +61 7 5452 1111
    F: +61 7 5442 9311

Yandina Station

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Go bush at this unique private rural retreat on a 200 acre working cattle property, perfect for groups.

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Yandina Station

Go bush at this unique private rural retreat on a 200 acre working cattle property, perfect for groups.

T: +61 7 5446 6000

Featured activities

Beach & Bush Horse Riding

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Head off on horseback along the Noosa trail network including beaches, trails and support from triple Olympian, Alex Watson.

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Beach & Bush Horse Riding

Head off on horseback along the Noosa trail network including beaches, trails and support from triple Olympian, Alex Watson.

T: +61 7 5474 2665
F: +61 7 5446 5450

Food, Art & Pamper Experience

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Enjoy hands-on cooking classes in the unique, tranquil environment of our outdoor kitchen or an inspiring Freestyle Escape Art Class.

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Food, Art & Pamper Experience

Freestyle Escape

Enjoy hands-on cooking classes in the unique, tranquil environment of our outdoor kitchen or an inspiring Freestyle Escape Art Class.

T: +61 7 3262 3077