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MOOLOOLABA

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THE AREA

Along this seemingly endless stretch of coastline, Mooloolaba is a surfie hangout and a thriving beachside town that caters well to the throngs of tourists that grace its shores year-round. Not only does Mooloolaba delight on the foodie front, but the local beaches, sailing culture and waterfront properties are the envy of Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

Lifestyle

One of Sunshine Coast’s most talked about beachside towns, Mooloolaba is an outdoor lover’s paradise that hits the mark when it comes to easy-going days filled with water-based adventures. Crashing swells and swimming beaches to meandering waterways, there is no denying Mooloolaba’s water wonderland status.

The laid-back village centre in and around Mooloolaba Esplanade has plenty of restaurants, bars, cafes and eateries to keep the hordes at bay. 

From ocean-fresh seafood to multicultural cuisine, the local foodie scene is thriving. Enticing with their waterfront views, many establishments in the village, and down along The Wharf and Mooloolaba Marina, swing open their doors during the day and keep things kicking well into the night. And being the destination that it is, Mooloolaba has a jam-packed events calendar from ironman competitions to movies on the beach to street festivals. 

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Lifestyle

One of Sunshine Coast’s most talked about beachside towns, Mooloolaba is an outdoor lover’s paradise that hits the mark when it comes to easy-going days filled with water-based adventures. Crashing swells and swimming beaches to meandering waterways, there is no denying Mooloolaba’s water wonderland status.

The laid-back village centre in and around Mooloolaba Esplanade has plenty of restaurants, bars, cafes and eateries to keep the hordes at bay. 

From ocean-fresh seafood to multicultural cuisine, the local foodie scene is thriving. Enticing with their waterfront views, many establishments in the village, and down along The Wharf and Mooloolaba Marina, swing open their doors during the day and keep things kicking well into the night. And being the destination that it is, Mooloolaba has a jam-packed events calendar from ironman competitions to movies on the beach to street festivals. 

Mooloolaba’s beautiful coastline, vibrant town and unbeatable facilities – including Sea Life’s magical underwater world – are all within easy walking distance of the beachfront resorts and holiday rentals. And although there is a distinct holiday feel to Mooloolaba, you need only meander around the canals of Mooloolah River to see how the locals live. Stunning waterfront properties complete with lush tropical gardens and private wharves with moored boats – boasting a life that is filled with pleasure and ease.

Neighbours

Thanks to its stunning location and access to the beach and river, Mooloolaba has long been a hotspot for holiday-makers. But being just over an hour’s drive from Brisbane, and positioned close to world-class facilities – university, established schools, hospitals, as well as the stunning hinterland region – Mooloolaba is home to an array of people. From backpackers and surfies to growing families, professionals and retirees, they all come here in droves to soak up the good life.

Neighbours

Thanks to its stunning location and access to the beach and river, Mooloolaba has long been a hotspot for holiday-makers. But being just over an hour’s drive from Brisbane, and positioned close to world-class facilities – university, established schools, hospitals, as well as the stunning hinterland region – Mooloolaba is home to an array of people. From backpackers and surfies to growing families, professionals and retirees, they all come here in droves to soak up the good life.

Area features

BEACHES
FOODIE HOTSPOT
SAILING CULTURE

BEACHES

Sun-kissed with gentle swells, Mooloolaba Beach ranks highly on the Sunshine Coast. Considered one of the safest beaches in the region, Mooloolaba Beach is the place to learn to surf, catch a wave and chill-out on the golden sand beneath oversized beach umbrellas.

FOODIE HOTSPOT

Surrounded by water and home to Sunshine Coast’s largest seafood wholesaler and retailer, Mooloolaba pulls rank when it comes to dining out on seafood. But that’s not all this hotspot does well – Italian, Mediterranean, Asian, Southern barbeque and organic health food bars – it’s all available in the streets of Mooloolaba.

SAILING CULTURE

From the bustling marina to private wharves, Mooloolaba has caught the sailing bug in a big way. Cruises and fishing charters are in abundance or take your own vessel out into the Pacific Ocean. For a calmer experience, drift along the calm waters of Mooloolah River and marvel at the million-dollar homes that line its shores.

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