Mooloolaba is the centre of the Sunshine Coast both in a geographical sense and as a tourist destination. Situated right on the beachfront and at the mouth of the river with ocean access for large boats, this region has developed into the tourism capital of the Sunshine Coast. Over the last few years the recent real estate boom has seen many new resort style developments constructed along the beachfront and on the Mooloolaba spit. All within easy walking distance of the aquatic action that the region has to offer. local resorts and holiday lodgings have been improved with the addition of properties like Mantra Mooloolaba, Oceans apartments, Zanzibar resort and Sirrocco resort which are all fine examples of the type of accommodation now luring travelers to the Mooloolaba region.
The beach at Mooloolaba and Alexandra headland is a favorite with the surfing community. Here they find a variety of breaks depending on wind direction and tide which combine to make this one of the best surfing destinations on Australia's east coast. This is also a favorite destination for sailors as the safe harbour provides ideal shelter close to shopping facilities for cruising yachtsmen travelling the coast. The weather which is temperate attracts southern tourists, especially during the winter when it gets cold in Melbourne or Sydney. The region has several major shopping centres which are full of trendy boutiques, cafés and great restaurants. The tourist strip along the oceanfront is lined with restaurants that provide terrific food and a great holiday ambience.
Underwater World is located right in the middle of town and within walking distance of the accommodation. This is a fabulous place to educate and entertain the kids. The more adventurous can swim with the sharks or experience the many other great aquatic exhibits. The late Steve Irwin's Australia Zoo lies in the hinterland and they run a shuttle bus service that will pick up from your door. Don't miss this fabulous display of Australian wildlife it is reputed to be one of the best in the country. The Eumundi Markets and the Malany and Glasshouse mountains areas are also close by and provide for a great destination for a family excursion or picnic.
The Sunshine Coast is easy to access with its own domestic airport just north of Maroochydore. Direct flights arrive and depart from most southern capitals. Brisbane international airport is about one hours drive away to the south along a modern motorway. There are shuttle bus and limo services available to take you to your chosen Mooloolaba accommodation. If you need some advice to assist you in planning and booking your next holiday to Mooloolaba then don't hesitate to contact our office. We have been selling this region for 17 years now and our staff is expert in the area.
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