Sunshine Coast Surf Lifesaving Championships – The Aussies

The beautiful pristine Sunshine Coast is hosting the 2016 Australian Surf Lifesaving Championships, also known as “The Aussies” which was first held at the famous Bondi Beach in March 1915.

This event has become one Australia’s major surf lifesaving events with participants traveling from far and wide to participate. The 2016 annual competition will be held from Saturday 16 to Sunday 24 April 2016 at several beach side destinations around the Sunshine Coast including Maroochydore, Alexandra Headland and a selection of Mooloolaba beaches.

Event organisers have listed the following events to be held at these Sunshine Coast destinations;

> Maroochydore SLSC – Water event

> Alexandra Headland SLSC – Lifesaving and Surfboats

> Coolum Beach – Board riding (dependent on suitable surf break conditions – back up location Alexandra Headland south of surf club.

>Mooloolaba SLSC – Beach events


For more information about the Sunshine Coast Surf Lifesaving Championships head to the official website

Sunshine Coast Accommodation

Sand Dunes Resort is a central location for  The Aussies – Surf Lifesaving Championships.

This Sunshine Coast accommodation at Marcoola Beach offers its guests a variety of 4.5 star, fully self catering accommodation options, with two, three and four bedroom apartments, villas and beach houses you will feel spoilt as soon as you enter the front door. The onsite facilities are award winning, with a 75-metre lagoon pool, heated swimming pool, spa and gym means you can stay active while on this beautiful holiday. The apartments, villas and beach houses will be like noting you have ever seen before, the villas are spread over three levels with a single garage, ground floor terrace, barbeque and entertaining area and a rooftop terrace for you to sit back and enjoy the view. Of course all apartments are air conditioned, feature foxtel, two televisions, DVD players, free wireless Internet (for direct bookings only) and two bathrooms so there’s no morning queue. With all this and more why not make this Marcoola Beach accommodation your home away from home for the Sunshine Coast Surf Lifesaving Championships? You can sleep up to 10 people in our four-bedroom beach house so no ones has to miss out on the fun. You will all have a blast on your next Sunshine Coast holiday.