Activities for a Sunshine Coast Winter

Visiting the Sunshine Coast during winter? Here’s some ideas of things to see and do; in any weather!

Sea Life Sunshine Coast
The entire family will love this indoor aquarium featuring 11 themed zones. See seals, seahorse, sharks and lots more interesting aquatic creatures.
You can also book incredible animal experiences including a Shark Snorkel Adventure, Shark Dive Xtreme, Seal Experiences, Ocean Ranger and more!  Make your holiday on the Sunshine Coast Queensland a memorable one!
Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba.

Ginger Factory
Visit the iconic Ginger Factory with lots to see and do. Enjoy an education tour, peer into the fascinating world of the honeybee at Super Bee, take a voyage around the world and ride ‘Overboard’, shop for ginger products and treats, dine at the cafe or let the kids play in the all-weather playground!
Open daily with free admission. Tours and attractions at extra cost.
50 Pioneer Road, Yandina

BCC Cinemas, Maroochydore
For some classic entertainment head to the BCC Cinemas in Maroochydore’s Sunshine Plaza.
Head in to escape the rain, cold or day time heat and catch the latest movie blockbusters on one of the complex’s twelve cinemas with 35mm and digital projection, featuring  Dolby surround sound. Don’t forget to hit the candy bar for the all important movie snacks such as popcorn, choc-tops, confectionary and soft drinks.
Sunshine Plaza Sunseeker Parade, Maroochydore

Sunshine Plaza
Indulge in some retail therapy at the largest shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast, with a diverse variety of more than 345 specialty stores along with a Kmart, Myer, David Jones, Big W, Target, Coles supermarket, and Birch Carroll and Coyle Cinema complex.
There’s also a great selection of restaurants to choose from, and paddle boats for hire for the entire family to enjoy at The Riverwalk.
154-164 Horton Parade, Maroochydore.

Aqua Park Bli Bli and Aqua Park Coolum
Open 7 days a week during the summer season, and open weekends during winter!
We figure you’re going to get wet anyway, so why not have fun at Bli Bli Waterpark!  This fun inflatable water park provides a fun outing for families and groups of friends looking for things to do on the Sunshine Coast.
Each Aqua Park session runs for 50 minutes, with sessions beginning on the hour every hour.
Aqua Park Bli Bli is located at 367 David Low Way, Bli Bli.
Blast Aqua Park Coolum is located at 60 Junction Drive, Coolum.

Sunshine Coast Brewery
Looking for something a little more ‘grown up’? Visit the Sunshine Coast Brewery and enjoy a Summer Ale, Pilsner or perhaps a Hot Chilli Beer! They also offer an onsite restaurant where you can grab a bistro style lunch.
13 Endeavour Drive, Kunda Park

Ocean Street Party
Feeling hot, hot, hot! Warm yourself up at Ocean Street Party!! A free street party on the first Friday of the month. The party’s entertainment consists of fire twirling, street performers, African drumming, live latin bands, market stalls and one heck of a party.
Ocean Street, Maroochydore

Animal Encounter at Wildlife HQ
Close encounters of the animal kind! People make an emotional connection with animals at zoos that can last a lifetime! Families can visit Wildlife HQ and have unique animal experiences together every time they visit. The up close and personal animal encounters allow visitors to really connect with the animals and fall in love with them.
The Big Pineapple, Woombye