Holidaying on the Sunshine Coast with the kids
The Sunshine Coast is a children’s wonderland. With theme parks, plenty of fun-filled events, shows, kids programs and more throughout the year the Sunshine Coast is perfect for visiting with children. Aussie World, Australia Zoo, UnderWater World and the Ginger Factory all play host to some great kids activities all year round; and our natural surrounds entice the young and the young at heart. Thinking of treating the kids this upcoming break at Oceans Mooloolaba? This one is for you.
Frizzo Rd, Palmview - Aussie World is great fun for all ages with rides, shows and attractions. Fun is their thing!
Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah. - Featuring in Trip Advisors’ top 25 Zoo’s in the world Australia Zoo is worth visiting and revisiting. Australia Zoo is as wild as life gets, with plenty of action every day including; croc shows, knowledgeable zoo keepers to chat with and lots of drop-dead gorgeous animals that can't wait to get up close and personal with YOU! With the new Bindi’s Island recently opened and the always amazing Africa exhibit - now’s the time to visit. And don’t forget to arrange a visit to the Australia Zoo wildlife hospital that runs five tours daily. With over 1200 animals and free interactive wildlife shows daily it's a full day of wildlife interaction.
Sea-life Mooloolaba Underwater World
The Wharf, Mooloolaba. - Another multi-award winning tourist attraction on the Sunshine Coast. Located a leisurely stroll from Oceans Mooloolaba, Sea-Life is an absolute must do for visitors with children. Over 5,500, sea creatures await you in this recently refurbished, all weather attraction. Sharks, stingrays, seals and otters and more. View the world-famous 2.5 million litre Oceanarium tunnel and interact with animals in Behind the Scenes Tours, seal swims, encounters and kisses, shark dives, see jellyfish and a world first otter encounter. Sea-Life is edutainment at its finest, sneak in some fun learning with the kids these holidays.
Yandina Ginger Factory
Pioneer Rd, Yandina. - The Ginger Factory has been operating for over 40 years now and is a multi award winning attraction. There’s lots of fun to be had at the Ginger Factory. Choose from rides like the “Overboard” adventure water ride and the open-air carriage train ride (always a favourite with young children). Visitors are encouraged to wander through the gardens, or join a tour and learn how ginger and honey is harvested and manufactured to create award-winning products. There are regular tours of the factory as well as beekeeping demonstrations of a working hive.
Big Kart Track
Steve Irwin Way, Landsborough. - The biggest commercial go-kart track in Australia, the Big Kart Track will spike your adrenaline and get the heart pumping. Great for the competitive family with older children. The Big Kart Track has got it all from straights, bends, chicanes and hair-raising hairpins. Like all the major tourist attractions on the Sunshine Coast, it is open daily. The track caters for children parties as well so come and see what all the fuss is about.
Visit Mooloolaba Beach
The Sunshine Coast proudly boasts over 70km of pristine beaches and dozens of patrolled swimming areas within 15 minutes of your Oceans Mooloolaba accommodation. Mooloolaba beach itself is just outside, offering all the great amenities and comforts as well as crystal clear water, protected areas and an average water temperature of a tepid 25’c - now that ’s worth taking the family down to the beach and dipping your toes in.
There’s plenty to do on the Sunshine Coast when visiting with children. Staying at Oceans Mooloolaba lets you explore the Sunshine Coast easily and is central to all of the above attractions plus beautiful Mooloolaba Beach is a simple stroll away. Get in touch today.