Each year on the 15th November Australia Zoo celebrates the life of Steve Irwin and the things he was passionate about, Family, Wildlife Conservation and Fun. Throw on your favourite khaki coloured clothes and head out to Australia Zoo on the Sunshine Coast to ‘Khaki It’ with the wildlife worriers.
Terri, Bindi and Robert will open the show at 11am on the main stage. They will have some special to share with you. Rove, Gold Coast Titans & Tasma will join the Irwin’s in the opening show and Xavier Rudd will perform live at the Crocoseaum at 11.30am so be early to grab a good seat.
The Sumatran Tiger Cubs are on display each day from 10 am – 2 pm, the croc show, African savannah and much more.
Sunshine Coast Hotel Accommodation
Is Australia Zoo a substantial distant from home? Stay at Sand Dunes to break up the drive and enjoy some of the other activities the Sunshine Coast has to offer. Enjoy great hotel accommodation on the Sunshine Coast is one of our Luxury Beach Houses with a private rooftop jacuzzi or a Poolside Villa with direct pool access.
Sand Dunes at Marcoola is a family friendly Sunshine Coast resort with an award winning 75m pool, gym and bbq area for your enjoyment. See what others have to say about this great resort. Mention this post to receive 10% off our rack rates on your next booking. Offer valid in low season only. Offer expires on the 30th November 2014. Ph 07 5450 6357
Ring us today to make your Sunshine Coast hotels booking for the upcoming Steve Irwin day.
With only 7 weeks to go until Christmas it’s time to start thinking about Christmas shopping if you haven’t already. The Sunshine Coast is bursting with beautiful boutique shopping options and markets to make this years Christmas Shopping enjoyable.
Nestled in the Hinterland hamlets of Montville and Maleny you will find a wealth of options including some of the finest local products including cheese, wine, home made fudge and Christmas treats. Maleny is also home to some amazing art galleries and timber shops and always offers something unique for that special someone in your life.
If you love the ‘Markets’ the Sunshine Coast will always please. Eumundi Markets are open 7 days a week, the main market days are Wednesday and Saturday however. Moololaba Wharf has a Friday night market with entertainment for the whole family, The Big Pineapple have a farmers market on Saturday morning and Cotton Tree has a boutique style street market on Sunday morning from 7am. This is just to name a few, there are other options in Caloundra, Kawana, Bli Bli and surrounding areas.
Christmas shopping at Eumundi Markets on the Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Accommodation at Marcoola
What better way to enjoy Sunshine Coast Christmas shopping than retreating back to your home away from home at Sand Dunes Resort in Marcoola on the Sunshine Coast. We are centrally located to all the shopping havens such as Sunshine Plaza, Eumundi Markets, the hinterland hamlets, Noosa and Mooloolaba. Enjoy a 2 bedroom fully self contained apartment from $149 per night midweek or a 3 bedroom beach house with all the luxuries from $229. These are some of our great specials currently available. For booking terms and conditions or to make your Sunshine Coast accommodation booking, please give us a call on 07 5450 6357.
We look forward to this Sunshine Coast event each year, it’s so inspiring to watch these great athletes as they race to the finish line. The Noosa Triathlon weekend, 30 Oct – 3 Nov 2013 has so much more to offer than the main race on Sunday. There is a Charity Golf day, Kids events, Tour de Noosa where you can have breakfast with the Tour de France legends and much more. For the festival schedule please visit the USM Events website.
Sunshine Coast Hotels Accommodation for Triathlon Weekend.
The Noosa Triathlon Multisports Event is approaching and Sunshine Coast hotel accommodation is filling fast. Sand Dunes Resort is the quieter oasis to base yourself for this great event. Located in Marcoola only minutes from the Sunshine Coast Airport, footsteps from Marcoola Beach and 23km from Noosa you will find this hidden treasure.
The resort is well known for it’s immaculate clean rooms, friendly staff, crystal clear 75m Award Winning Pool / Spa / Heated Pool and fantastic location. The resort has some great value for money deals on 3, 5,& 7 night stays. The longer you stay, the more you save. Weather you like to relax by the pool, enjoy the beach or love to eat out, the Sunshine Coast boasts an amazing variety of things to suit everyone and the upcoming Noosa Triathlon event is one to be missed.
Ring us today to book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for this great event.
One of Queensland’s favourite seaside Music Festivals is set to kick off on the 4th October. The Caloundra Music Festival is spread across 4 days and has a line up of over 60 Artists this year. Toni Childs, Eskimo Joe, Xavier Rudd are just a few of the very talented artists confirmed in this years program.
Enjoy the FREE Launch concert at the Surf Stage on the 3rd October from 6pm, featuring international act Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars. The night will conclude with a fireworks display on the beach around 9pm.
The kids will be entertained with jumping castles, live art painting, kids yoga, magic shows, story telling, craft workshops and much more. For information about bus services, park and ride and to view the full program please visit the Caloundra Music Festival Website.
Sand Dunes Resort is located approx 25km, 30 minutes drive from the festival and offers 2, 3 and 4 bedroom fully self contained accommodation on Marcoola Beach. The resort is well know for its award winning 75metre pool and spa which is partially heated. We have a range of specials for 3, 5 and 7+ night stays. Stay longer and pay less on your next holiday. Give us a call today, we would love to help with your travel plans. PH 07 5450 6357.
Award Winning Pool
From the 29th August – 1st September Noosa hosts the annual Noosa Jazz Festival in Lions Park. Some great acts have already been announced including Kate Noonan, Anita Spring, Jan Preston the queen of booggie, wooggie and many more. The festival is more than just a celebration of Jazz. This year you can enjoy a river cruise, listen to the talent search contest, enjoy the market stalls and freshly prepared culinary delights all while relaxing in beautiful Noosa. There is also evening events such as the alfresco dining event “Tastings on Hastings “as well as Legends Lunch Series.
For a full list of confirmed artists and events please visit the Noosa Jazz Festival website. Tickets are on sale now and can be pre-purchased for all events.
Noosa Jazz Festival Accommodation
Retreat to Sand Dunes Resort after a lazy day at the Noosa Jazz Festival and enjoy the tranquility of our 75 metre pool and spa. Located just 30 minutes South of Noosa in Marcoola you will find this hidden treasure. This 4.5 star Sunshine Coast Hotel has fully self contained apartments for up to 10 people. The local bus service passes by regularly and will drop you off at the festival.
Call our friendly staff today and ask about our 3 night Cafe Culture package starting from $447 in a 2 bedroom fully self contained apartment. This package includes 3 nights accommodation for up to 4 people travelling and a $30 Food Voucher to be used at the Loaded Lizard Cafe on Mudjimba Esplanade. For other great specials like this one please visit our website and remember to check back regularly as there is always something new just around the corner.
Have you entered the Sunshine Coast Marathon yet? Sunday August 25th 2013 at Alex Headland. This year the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon organisers are hoping to bring together over 10’000 runners to celebrate health and community awareness. There is a 2km, 5km, 10km, half and full marathon course to choose from so get a group of friends together, have some fun and raise some well needed funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities. There are also children`s events making this a great Sunshine Coast family event.
For a great family day out, bring the kids down to Alex Headland and enjoy the beach, swings, skate park, markets and race day events. The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon & Community Run Festival is proud to be raising much-needed funds and awareness for seriously ill children and their family who use the facilities Ronald McDonald House Charities provide.
Sunshine Coast Hotel Accommodation
After pounding the pavement for 42km your body with be craving an hour or two in a private jacuzzi in a Luxury Beach Houses that we have on offer as part of our Sunshine Coast hotel accommodation. Sit back in your private rooftop jacuzzi and rejuvenate your body at your chosen temperature while enjoying the winter sun & fresh sea breeze. Pure bliss.
Stay in a Luxury Beach house on the Sunshine Coast from as little as $687 for 3 nights for up to 6 people travelling. We have some great Winter Accommodation Specials available in our 2, 3 and 4 bedroom fully self contained apartments, each package can be tailored to meet your needs. Our friendly staff would love to answer any question you have about the resort of local area. PH: 5450 6357 or email email@example.com.
Sunshine Coast Marathon - Sunday 25th August 2013
Virgin Sale Fares to the Sunshine Coast
Don’t miss out on these Virgin Sale fares! Smashing value to the Sunshine Coast. Flights start from $75 from Sydney to the Sunshine Coast, it’s less than what you would spend on dinner for two. This sale finished at midnight on the 1st July so be quick! Travel dates include Sept – Oct, Nov – Dec and Feb -March. Take advantage of the new direct flights from Auckland to the Sunshine Coast from $260 per person one way.
Escape the cold Southern Winter and enjoy a beach break at one of the most relaxing Sunshine Coast Hotels you will find. The great thing about the Sunshine Coast is that you can do as much or as little as you wish, there is something for everyone.
Sunshine Coast Hotels Accommodation
Footsteps from Marcoola beach, metres to our crystal clear 75m award winning pool and spa, minutes to some of the best Sunshine Coast Restaurants, Marcoola is the quieter oasis waiting to be explored. Located only minutes from the Sunshine Coast airport you won’t waste your precious holiday time traveling on buses, trams or trains to get here, simply jump in a taxi for a minimal cost of approx $10 and you will be in the heated spa before you know it.
Combine these discounted flights with one of our accommodation packages and you have a very affordable holiday in paradise. Our reservations staff would love to help you further with your travel plans so feel free to give a call today on 07 5450 6357 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org
What is Tough Mudder you may ask? The event features an 18-20km obstical course designed by the Special Forces to test your all round strength. To get through mud, over 3 metre walls, through fire, ice water and underground tunnels you will benefit from a team member or two to pick you up and encourage you through the more challenging sections. On Saturday the 17th & Sunday the 18th of August ’Tough Mudder’ is coming to the Sunshine Coast for the first time.
The event will be held at Caloundra Downs on the Sunshine Coast, whether you`re competing or encouraging your friends there is lots of laughs to be had so pack your sense of humor and make a weekend of it. To reward yourself, The After Party – great music, ice cold drinks for sale, a carnival of “Tough” and an award ceremony.
Tough Mudder Sunshine Coast
Sunshine Coast Hotels Accommodation
After the grueling course relax in one of our hot tubs at Sand Dunes Resort… The 3 and 4 bedroom Beach Houses are pure luxury featuring a private jacuzzi on the rooftop, beautiful polished timber floors, entertaining area with gas BBQ, spa in the ensuit, and much more.
Pure Luxury at an affordable price. This relaxing Sunshine Coast Hotels has something for everyone and is ideally situated on the beachfront at Marcoola. Marcoola is the quieter oasis waiting to be discovered, you won’t be disappointed!
Ring us today to book your Sunshine Coast accommodation after this Sunshine Coast event.
If you’re a ‘green thumb’ the QLD Garden Expo on the Sunshine Coast is a Sunshine Coast event that is not to be missed. Celebrating all things gardening on the 5th, 6th and 7th of July at the Nambour Show Grounds on the beautiful Sunshine Coast. The Expo is widely recognised as one of Australia’s premier gardening events attracting over 30’000 visitors last year in 2012.
The Expo is very hands on and has 8 live stages with over 20 speakers covering a wide range of topics and answering all your questions each day. There is also a number of Garden Club Groups specialising in Hibiscus, Orchids, Frangipani, Geraniums, Tropical Foliage Plants and more.
Hotel Accommodation on the Sunshine Coast
Sand Dunes is one of Marcoola’s 4.5 Star Sunshine Coast Hotels offering accommodation packages for the QLD Garden Expo. Situated footsteps from Marcoola beach amongst lush tropical gardens this family friendly resort is sure to please. Offering a range of Sunshine Coast accommodation styles from 2 bedroom apartments overlooking the pool to 3 level Luxury Beach Houses accommodating up to 10 guests.
Our staff would love to assist you with your accommodation needs so please give them a call at your convenience or visit our website.
The Sunshine Coast Whale Watching season is in full swing, the beautiful giants of the sea migrate from the freezing waters of Antarctica to the more welcoming warmer waters of Far North Qld each winter to mate and give birth. If you have never been Whale Watching before it’s a must this year, these creatures are truly amazing to watch. The Hump Back Whales weigh up to 40 tonnes and it is spectacular to watch such a large creature gliding through the water, tail slapping, breaching and showing off their natural beauty.
Whale One operate daily whale watching tours (subject to weather) from Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast and offer a Guaranteed sighting policy. They have been operating for many year and have an extensive knowledge of the behaviours of whales in this area.
Sunshine Coast Hotels
Make a weekend of it and enjoy a relaxing break at our laid back Sunshine Coast Hotel, Sand Dunes Resort. Situated only minutes from the Sunshine Coast Airport on Marcoola Beach and minutes from some of the Sunshine Coast’s greatest attractions and restaurants.
Our Whale Watching Accommodation Special offers comfortable fully self contained Sunshine Coast Hotels accommodation overlooking the 75m heated pool & spa and 2 adult passes aboard Whale One. Our friendly reservations staff are happy to answer any questions you may have about the accommodation options or local attractions on the Sunshine Coast, so give us a call today on 07 5450 6357.