Maroochydore is a popular holiday town located at the heart of the attractive Moroochy region on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. Maroochydore offers an ideal location, situated at the intersection between the ocean and the Maroochy River.

Maroochydore continues north from the attractive beaches of Alexandra Headland and Mooloolaba. Just north of Alexandra Headland at the Southern end of Maroochydore is Cotton Tree where you can find some fabulous beaches popular with all ages.

The main surfing beach is obviously popular with surfers, although Maroochydore also hosts a number of sheltered beaches popular with families, along Cotton Tree Esplanade which is opposite the Maroochy River. The beaches are backed by pretty parkland which is ideal for picnics or walking.

Maroochydore ShopsMaroochydore is one of the Sunshine Coasts main business centres, which features a refreshing blend of both business and tourism. Maroochydore is home to a wide variety of small shopping boutiques and fabulous restaurants, as well as some of the Sunshine Coast's largest shopping centres. The Big Top Shopping Centre and the Sunshine Plaza both feature a range of shopping and dining outlets.

There are plenty of attractions that you can enjoy at Maroochydore, as well as a number of different festivals and competitions. Maroochydore is home to a number of surfing and surf lifesaving events. Surfing is a popular sport at Maroochydore, along with boating, fishing and jet skiing.

Maroochydore offers a wide selection of beachfront and riverfront accommodation to suit different styles and budgets. Accommodation includes apartments, hostels and motels.

If you would like to explore the fabulous Sunshine Coast, you can hire a rental car from Maroochydore. There are a number of fabulous day trips that you can enjoy from Maroochydore, visiting the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland or some of the other attractive coastal resorts that the Sunshine Coast has to offer.

Featured Maroochydore Activities and Tours

Eumundi Markets Return Transfer
from $39.00

Let us drive you to Eumundi Markets to Experience Australia’s premier market, which is absolutely buzzing on a Wednesday & Saturday. Come and enjoy the enchanting experience of the world famous Orig...

Sunshine Coast Scenic Food and Wine Tour
from $225.00

This Hinterland Scenic Food & Wine tour includes local cheese tasting in Maleny, a fabulous 2-course gourmet lunch, wine tasting, breathtaking scenic lookouts followed by a touch of luxury with a plat...

Rainforests, Views and Montville Day Tour
from $195.00

Book this bestselling Sunshine Coast hinterland day tour to walkthrough an enchanting rainforest, see stunning views of the national heritage listed Glass House Mountains, stop at two stunning scenic ...

Eumundi Markets Private Return Transfers
from $225.00

Eumundi Market is a vibrant hub of local businesses and enterprises. This is a great way to enjoy the Sunshine Coast weather and a fantastic day out. With local businesses employing social distancing ...

Sunshine Coast Hinterland Adventure
from $110.00

Come and lose yourself in the magic of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. Discover the lush rainforests, impressive waterfalls, the stunning views of the Glass House Mountains and breathtaking scenery alo...

Sunshine Coast Airport Private Transfer
from $95.00

Whether you’re flying into or out of the Sunshine Coast Airport, we have you covered. Whether you’re visiting friends or family, or for a wedding, a corporate event, or you simply want to explore ...

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