Make the Most of the Sunshine CoastQueensland's iconic image of sun, sand and sea is embodied in the Sunshine Coast, which lives up to its reputation for sun-drenched sandy beaches and a balmy climate. The Sunshine Coast is the quintessential family holiday haven. The superb natural features are complemented by a huge choice of man-made visitor attractions and the Sunshine Coast's warm subtropical climate ensures mild sunny winters for swimming, surfing, sailboarding, sailing, surf-skiing and much more.

The Sunshine Coast embraces both coast and hinterland, stretching from Caloundra in the south to Rainbow Beach in the north, and inland to the Blackall Ranges. The coastline is dotted with resort townships, while the quaint hinterland villages offer alternative dining and shopping opportunities. The Sunshine Coast's beach resort towns include Bulcock Beach, Mooloolaba, Golden BeachKawana WatersMaroochydore, CoolumSunshine Beach, Dicky Beach and Alexandra Headland. The volcanic peaks of the Glass House Mountains and the wilderness areas of the Cooloola State Forest provide plenty of opportunities for those who enjoy more active pursuits.