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If you love to travel with your tastebuds, then the Sunshine Coast definitely needs to be your next destination!

The Sunshine Coast is known for it’s fresh seafood including Mooloolaba prawns, swordfish, tuna and Fraser Island spanner crabs. So if you’re a seafood lover, then you’re in for a treat with many amazing restaurants across the region featuring local seafood on their menu or grab an order to-go from one of the fish and chippers and enjoy it on the beach.

Sunshine Coast Seafood

The Mooloolaba Seafood Lunch Cruise by Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba features a 1.5 hour cruise on the Mooloolaba river along with a stop at a local fish markets to pick up your lunch. You can choose from Mooloolaba prawns, fish of the day or calamari. Optional extras are available for purchase from the onboard menu such as freshly shucked oysters, scallops on the half shell or even a Moreton Bay Bug Mornay. Yum!

Sunshine Coast Produce 

The regions rich volcanic soil is also ideal for growing fresh produce including ginger, pineapples, macadamias, finger limes and avocados.
Of course The Ginger Factory in Yandina is an iconic Sunshine Coast attraction with fun kids rides, fascinating tours and tastings, and the opportunity to purchase a wide range of tasty ginger inspired products. Buy your tickets before you arrive with a Ginger Factory Play Bundle or Ginger Factory Play Taste and Discover Pass.

The Sunshine Coast hinterland region including Maleny, is well known for their dairy industry, and is home to award-winning cheeses, yoghurts, gelato and more.

Sunshine Coast Breweries, Wineries and Distilleries

All that eating is going to be thirsty work!  Luckily the Sunshine Coast boasts more than 19 breweries and distilleries where you can pick up some great craft beers and spirits including gins.

If you’d rather someone else be the designated driver, check out these guided tours!

Tastes of Sunshine Coast Hinterland Tours Including Lunch – highlights include: Chocolate tasting at Maleny Chocolate Co, Brewery tour with beer paddle and lunch at Brouhaha, QCamel Dairy Farm tour with milking demo and morning tea, wine tasting and grazing platter at the Barrel Clouds Vineyard.

Sunshine Coast Hinterland Craft Beer Tour – highlights include: Sample a range of award-winning beers at Moffat Beach Brewing or Your Mates Brewhouse, lunch and a tasting paddle at Brouhaha Brewery, plus stop in at Glass House Brewery for more beer samples and a tour of the facility.

Montville Scenic Food & Wine Tour – highlights include: Cellar door wine tastings, sampling gorgeous local and international cheeses, as well as decadent handmade Belgian chocolates, and a 2 Course gourmet lunch.

Book centrally located Sunshine coast accommodation staying at Elouera Tower Maroochydore. Choose from fully self-contained 1, 2 and 3 bedroom holiday apartments with excellent onsite facilities including heated outdoor swimming pool, heated spa, sauna, tennis court and free WiFi.

*Tours and attractions subject to change