It doesn’t get much better than being on holiday with the kids on the Sunshine Coast! With so much to see and do, your biggest decision will be how to spend each day. We’ve taken some of the guess work out for you and put together some fabulous things to do with the kids, that are sure to keep them entertained and be great family fun.
1 – Beach time!
The picture-perfect Maroochydore beaches are just across the road from Elouera Tower so grab your towel, sunscreen, water and snacks and spend a few hours or more at the beach. Relax while the kids build sandcastles, race the waves as they crash on the shore and search for ‘hidden treasure’ in the sand. Maroochydore beach is patrolled by the Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club – remember to swim between the red and yellow flags.
2 – Discover what’s under the waves at SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast
Discover what’s under the waves at Queensland’s largest aquarium and oceanarium. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast has one of Australia’s largest marine collections with more than 10,000 creatures and corals on display. You can explore the 11 themed zones including watching sharks, rays, reef fish and more swim over you in the 80 metre ocean tunnel. SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast is located at The Wharf Mooloolaba, less than a 10 minute drive from Elouera Tower.
3 – Meet the locals at Australia Zoo
Take a walk on the wild side at Australia’s most famous zoo which has over 1,200 exotic and Australian animals on display. At Australia Zoo you can experience everything from seeing animals in their natural habitat to meeting some of them up close in their enclosures. There’s the awe-inspiring Crocoseum, magnificent tigers in the Tiger Temple, an Africa Safari area and lots more to experience. Crikey! At only 30 minutes by car away, this is an experience not to be missed.
4 – Play, taste and discover at the Ginger Factory
Play, taste and discover your way through the Ginger Factory, at Yandina. There’s a factory tour where you’ll see how ginger and honey is harvested, a Super Bee tour, a family friendly Overboard ride and the open-air carriage Ginger Train ride, plus loads of other attractions and entertainment for the family. Enjoy some delicious food at the Ginger Café and of course pick up some delicious ginger products in the heritage-styled Ginger Town shopping village or large gift stores. Yandina is just under a half hour away from Elouera Tower.
5 – Visit the famous Eumundi Markets
Looking to visit the amazing Eumundi Markets on the Sunshine Coast? Leave the car and your parking worries behind and book your return Eumundi Market transfers here! Starting early in the morning, passengers will be collected from their Sunshine Coast accommodation from 7.45 am to visit Australia’s premier markets, held twice per week on Wednesdays and Saturdays. You will have have three hours of free time explore the markets before meeting your return transfer back to your accommodation. The Eumundi Markets are a must-do activity on the Sunshine Coast.
6 – Climb to new heights at Next Level High Ropes Adventure Park
Visit Next Level at Sunshine Plaza right here in Maroochydore for an exciting challenge taking on Australia’s largest high ropes course! Choose from over four challenging levels with a total of 140 aerial activities and 16 ziplines (up to 130m long) spread across Cornmeal Creek. This activity is kid friendly for children age 6 and over.
7 – Find your way out of a maze at Amaze World
Experience something a little different at Amaze World on the Sunshine Coast, just 15 minutes’ drive from Elouera Tower. Formerly known as Bellingham Maze, Amaze World’s star attraction is the Hedge Maze, an incredible living star-shaped maze made from more than 1,000 Lilly Pilly trees. When you’ve found your way out of Hedge Maze you can enjoy the timber scrabble maze, rope maze, mini golf, mini mazes and loads of puzzles and games plus there are lots of picnic areas and the Maze Café when you get hungry.
8 – Turn up the excitement at Aussie World
Enjoy a fun and family-friendly day out at Aussie World. This Sunshine Coast theme park offers a good selection of rides, attractions and entertainment that’s sure to keep your whole family entertained.
These are just some of the fun, family-friendly activities you can enjoy during your visit to Maroochydore Sunshine Coast. For more inspiration and to book your tours and attractions click here.
Sunshine Coast accommodation
Now that you know all of the amazing family friendly activities that await you in and around Maroochydore … Book your Sunshine Coast accommodation staying with us here at Elouera Tower, where you’ll be perfectly based to explore all that the region has to offer.
Choose from 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully-self contained holiday apartments as well as a 3 bedroom penthouse for the ultimate stay. Onsite our guests have access to our outdoor heated pool and spa, sauna, full size tennis court and more.