Blessed with a heady mix of ocean beaches, riverfront, variety of restaurants and nighteries, Mooloolaba is a popular, central Sunshine Coast
It also has an all-weather port which is not only home to a large trawling fleet, but the finishing point for blue-water sailing races from both Sydney and Auckland. With its international standard marinas and quality restaurants, Mooloolaba is a favourite anchorage for ocean cruisers and game fisherfolk.
Surfers can also have their moments on the Mooloolaba waves or at nearby beaches such as Alexandra Headland, Coolum and Maroochydore.
The outstanding Underwater World is the largest tropical oceanarium in the Southern Hemisphere, and its centrepiece is an 80 metre transparent tunnel from which visitors can view three separate marine environments. Underwater World also has a Whales Down Under display and claims to be the only oceanarium where you can swim with a seal. The scenic gems of the Sunshine Coast hinterland are just a short drive inland.
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