The Sunshine Coast is usually pretty good at living up to it’s name, but of course there’s plenty of top things to do, if you do encounter some rainy days! Here’s just a few ideas to check out…
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast – Mooloolaba
Located entirely indoors, Sea Life Sunshine Coast, is a great place to visit in any weather! Explore eleven themed zones with the biggest and most diverse arrays of marine life, both above and under the water, on display in Australia!
This attraction is great for all ages and the whole family will have fun discovering the different zones including; watching the penguins waddle around at World of Penguins, walking beneath sharks, rays, reef fish and other aquatic life in the 80 meter long Ocean Tunnel, enjoying the seal presentation at Seal Island, touching sea stars and sea cucumbers at the Tidal Touch Pool, being mesmerised as the jellyfish float peacefully around at Jellyfish Kingdom or letting the kids burn off some energy at the multilevel Shipwreck Shores play zone …. plus much more!
Shopping, Dining and Entertainment at Sunshine Plaza Maroochydore
154/164 Horton Parade, Maroochydore
Shop up a storm at Sunshine Plaza with a large assortment of shops and major departments stores including Big W, Myer, Kmart and Target, Bonds, City Beach and Seed Heritage. You’re sure to find options for the whole family to check out!
For the perfect indoor entertainment you’ll find:
BCC Cinemas – catch the latest movies with twelve cinemas with 35mm and digital projection and Dolby surround sound.
Red Lock Escape Rooms – test your skills and see if you have what it takes to solve the clues and get out of the room before time runs up!
Rush Adventureland – the Sunshine Coasts largest indoor family entertainment and adventure centre features 1175m2 of playground, 9 interactive climbing walls and Australia’s first indoor air coaster!
Timezone – Get your game on at Timezone Sunshine Coast with arcade games, laser tag, bumper cars, ten pin bowling and more!
Food options are also plenty with fast food, cafes and restaurants available. Choose from Hungry Jacks, Red Rooster, McDonalds, Ali Baba Kebabs, Red Crane Sushi + Bubble Tea, Brooklyn Donut and Coffee, Chocolateria San Churro, I Heart Brownies, Grill’d, Bettys Burgers, Cinnabon, Boost Juice… and many more!
Shopping, Dining and Entertainment at Big Top Shopping Centre Maroochydore
12/20 Ocean Street, Maroochydore
Big Top Shopping Centre is a great spot to pick up your essentials and offers a few retailers including Cotton On, Kaisercraft and Millers.
For your entertainment there’s an Archie Brothers Cirque Electriq with Strike Bowling and Holey Moley mini-golf!
You can also grab a bite to eat with options like; Hello Harry, Sweet Bloom Café and Soka.
The Ginger Factory – Yandina
The Ginger Factory is a Sunshine Coast icon, that offers a mix of indoor and outdoor attractions. Follow the Gingerbread Man on a voyage around the world on the Overboard Boat Ride, take a tour of the factory, listen to an informative beekeeper presentation, enjoy boutique shopping at the heritage-style Ginger Town village, and stop by the Ginger Shop for the largest selection of Buderim Ginger products in the world. along with great gift, gourmet foods, beauty and skincare products, homewares, souvenirs and more.
Aquaduck Tours – Mooloolaba
Take a 60-minute tour of Mooloolaba Esplanade by land and sea on an amphibious duck vessel. Children can even have a turn at steering the Aquaduck and earn a certificate to take home..
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