Beautiful Place, Laidback Pace!
Caloundra is the southern gateway to the Sunshine Coast and just 96km north of Brisbane. This area is a favourite with families as it is blessed with great surf beaches, long sandy beaches, rock pools, sheltered coves, patrolled beaches and calm waterways. Enjoy fishing, boating, windsurfing, water-skiing, sailboarding and kayaking in the waters from Kings Beach, Golden Beach and Bulcock Beach, around into the safe protected waters at Golden Beach in the Pumicestone Passage.
Enjoy a wide range of Caloundra Accommodation incorporating Caloundra Holiday Resort Accommodation, Caloundra Holiday Apartments, Caloundra Hotels or Caloundra Motels. Enjoy ocean views and close proximity to safe patrolled beaches, shopping precincts and a relaxed pace.
Pumicestone Passage is the unique estuary between the mainland and Bribie Island and this Marine Park is a haven for wildlife. Be lucky enough to spot dugongs, dolphins and turtles in the protected waters, and watch for migrating whales. Families enjoy relaxing by the channel in any of the wonderful parks and enjoy a picnic or barbecue.
The recently completed Bulcock Beach precinct offers a new look boardwalk, safe swimming area, upgraded seating, a range of restaurants, cafes and takeaways, shady parks and play equipment for children, all complete with stunning views of the Pumistone Passage and Glasshouse Mountains.
Browse your way along leafy Bulcock Street enjoying local speciality boutiques, enjoy the local weekend markets, visit Stockland Shopping Centre and Kawana Shopping World and dine at any number of eateries on offer. Choose from award winning clubs, Life Saving Clubs, take aways, restaurants, bars and bistros which feature international cuisines and specialising in fresh local seafood. Savour other local flavours at Maleny Cheese, the Buderim Ginger Factory and numerous award-winning wineries.
Local Sunshine Coast attractions include Australia Zoo, Aussie World and the Ettamogah Pub, Big Kart Track, Strawberry Fields and the Queensland Air Museum along with the Greg Norman designed golf course at Club Pelican and the Corbould Park Race facility. Get your heart racing with a tandem skydive, enjoy a round with the local kangaroos at the Caloundra Golf Club or enjoy the nearby Kawana rowing circuit.
Take a drive and enjoy the serenity and beauty of the Sunshine Coast hinterland. Journey through the emerald rainforest of the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve or the Hinterland Great Walk and discover the picturesque beauty of Gardner’s Falls and the Glass House Mountains. Visit sleepy mountain villages, wander and discover quaint heritage buildings, delightful delicacies and unique handcrafts.
With so much on offer, Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast is a great holiday destination for the entire family.