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MooloolabaSunshine Coast

Picturesque beaches, stylish shops, elegant dining and a serene beachside atmosphere make this an ideal Sunshine Coast destination.

Visit Mooloolaba, renowned for its combination of tranquil sandy beaches, gleaming water, untouched parklands, outdoor activities, fashionable shops, cozy cafés and tasteful restaurants. As the heart of the Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba’s access to many renowned attractions makes it a top destination for the whole family.

Situated on Queensland’s picturesque Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba effortlessly blends the relaxing atmosphere of a coastal town with stylish oceanside living. Spend a day relaxing on the beach, swimming between flags in patrolled areas. Amble to the northern shoreline and explore marine life in the rock pools. Scuba dive through the sunken HMAS Brisbane, fish straight off the beach, cruise on the canals and spot dolphins and humpback whales. Get close to marine life at Underwater World SEA LIFE Mooloolaba.

Explore the excellent boutiques and galleries on the Esplanade and head over to First Avenue which has high-end stores and designer products. Meander along the Wharf and the fisheries on the Spit and enjoy the open-air harborside atmosphere. Cast your fishing rod into the water at the Spit, cook your catch on a beachside barbecue or pick up fresh fish and chips and watch the sun set over the ocean.

Soak up the ambiance of the Esplanade. Stroll, rollerblade or jog on the boardwalk, daydream along the marina and look out to the inlets on the Parrearra Channel. Drive to the Beacon Lighthouse Reserve and Point Cartwright for excellent rock fishing.

Find world-class dining at the Wharf and the Spit. Much of the town’s nightlife is on First Avenue and Brisbane Road, which also has numerous cafés and restaurants.

Mooloolaba is a centrally located on the Sunshine Coast and is close to a number of attractions, including Australia Zoo, Ettamogah Pub, Aussie World, Big Kart Track and the Ginger Factory.

Situated in Queensland, Mooloolaba is 60 miles (10 kilometers) from Brisbane, just over an hour’s drive. Access the area by plane via the Sunshine Coast Airport. Bus services connect with Brisbane and trains connect with Brisbane and Nambour.


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Mantra Mooloolaba Beach
Mantra Mooloolaba Beach
4.5 out of 5
Cnr Mooloolaba Esplanade & Venning St, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is £129 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec

Located in Mooloolaba, this luxury aparthotel is steps away from Mooloolaba Esplanade and Mooloolaba Beach. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and Maroochydore Beach are ...

4.3/5Excellent! (2,059 reviews)

"So close to all the shops and beach the restaurants where all on the door steps no need for a car."…"

Reviewed on 28 Nov 2020

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Seamark on First
Seamark on First
4 out of 5
29 First Avenue, Mooloolaba, QLD
Free cancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is £179 per night from 18 Dec to 19 Dec

Located in Mooloolaba, this apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba Beach and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast. Maroochydore ...

4.4/5Excellent! (186 reviews)

"Lovely and clean Our apartment did not look as good as one here in picture NEED blockout curtains in main bedroom"…"

Reviewed on 31 Aug 2020

Seamark on First
First Light Mooloolaba
First Light Mooloolaba
4 out of 5
25/27 First Avenue, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is £159 per night from 3 Dec to 4 Dec

Located in Mooloolaba, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Mooloolaba Beach and Mooloolaba Esplanade. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and Maroochydore ...

4.4/5Wonderful! (104 reviews)
Great Mid-Week Getaway

"Really lovely apartment (2 brm water view) well equipped with everything you need for a home away from home. Very clean and comfy. My only niggle was the cheap toilet paper.....but that's hardly worth mentioning."…"

Reviewed on 9 Aug 2020

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Newport Mooloolaba
Newport Mooloolaba
4 out of 5
135 Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba, QLD
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Located in Mooloolaba, this apartment building is steps away from SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and Mooloolaba Beach. Mooloolaba Esplanade and Maroochydore Beach are ...

4/5Very Good! (390 reviews)

"Great location, quiet, clean room."…"

Reviewed on 21 Aug 2020

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Windward Apartments
Windward Apartments
3.5 out of 5
137 Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba, QLD
The price is £189 per night from 14 Dec to 15 Dec

Located in Mooloolaba, this apartment building is within a 5-minute walk of Mooloolaba Esplanade and Mooloolaba Beach. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and Maroochydore ...

4.3/5Excellent! (188 reviews)

"Spacious apartment with lovely views and so handy to all that Mooloolaba has to offer. We will return."…"

Reviewed on 1 Dec 2020

Windward Apartments
Osprey Apartments
Osprey Apartments
4 out of 5
Cnr The Esplanade & Buderim Ave, Mooloolaba, QLD
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Located in Mooloolaba, this beach apartment building is within a 10-minute walk of Mooloolaba Esplanade and Mooloolaba Beach. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and Maroochydore ...

4.6/5Exceptional! (281 reviews)

"Spacious apartment in a Convenient location within walking distance of the Mooloolaba hub."…"

Reviewed on 20 Sep 2020

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