Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 02 Jun 2019

Search the Beaches and Parks Directory to locate parks in your area or search for facilities such as:

  • barbecues
  • public amenities (toilets)
  • playgrounds
  • dog parks
  • walking trails and more. 

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  • Mary Cairncross Park
    • Address:
      148 Mountain View Road Maleny

    The Butterfly Deck in the reserve is popular for wedding ceremonies. The endangered Coxens fig parrot and rare grey goshawk have been reported in the reserve and a small colony of red-necked pademelons can often be seen on the lawn areas adjoining the picnic area and playground. This ecosystem is protected for the conservation of biodiversity and provision of nature-based recreation activities. Guided tours are available.

  • McCarthy's Lookout Park
    • Address:
      563 Mountain View Road Maleny

    This scenic lookout provides on a clear day, almost 360 degree spectacular views. There is a shelter and picnic tables to soak up the views while enjoying a picnic

  • Meridan Downs Park
    • Address:
      Winchester Road Little Mountain

    This large park provides plenty of natural shade, open grass areas and a playground sheltered with shade sails. The park is a dog off leash area at all times (however dogs must be keep 5 metres clear of the playground at all times). Also provided are picnic shelters with barbecue facilities

  • Mill Park - Fenced Dog Park
    • Address:
      Mill Park, Simpson Street, Beerwah

    Located half way between Pine Camp Road and North Street, this fully fenced dog off leash park has multiple agility equipment as well as a dog tap and bowl.

  • Moffat Beach
    • Address:
      Queen of Colonies Parade Moffat Beach

    Beach Access points 272 - 275. Moffat Beach lies between Moffat Head and Tooway Lake. Moffat Beach is connected to Shelly Beach by a coastal pathway over the headland. Dogs are permitted off leash on the beach, as indicated on the provided signs from 4pm to 8am only

  • Moffat Beach Park
    • Address:
      Seaview Terrace, Moffat Beach

    Moffat Beach park lies between Seaview Terrace and the base of Moffat Head. There is a playground, shelters with picnic tables and barbecue facilities and an off street car park.

  • Monash Park
    • Address:
      Esplanade Golden Beach

    Monash Park is a waterfront park located between the Power Boat Club and Onslow Street. This location is popular for spreading out on a picnic blanket and soaking up the scenery. It is also a popular location wedding ceremonies. The park provides a beautiful outlook over the water, large open grass areas, natural shade and a boardwalk with interpretive signage that meanders through the mangroves

  • Mooloolaba Beach North Rocks
    • Address:
      Beach Terrace Mooloolaba

    This small beach and surf break at the southern end of Alexandra Headland and just to the north of Mooloolaba Main Beach is a also popular location for wedding ceremonies and events. There are plenty of rock pools to explore at low tide. Due to the current level of exposed rocks, this area is not recommended for swimming. Beach Access points 168 - 171.

  • Mooloolaba Foreshore Bushland Consevation Reserve
    • Address:
      Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba

    On the Mooloolaba Spit east of the Surf Club is an area of protected dunal vegetation between the beach and parkland or property. There are pathways through the reserve linking all the parks and beach access points.

  • Mooloolaba Foreshore Park
    • Address:
      Mooloolaba Esplanade, Mooloolaba

    Home of the famous Loo with a View, this parkland between Mooloolaba Main Beach and the Esplanade integrates beautiful scenic views, terrific landscaping and infrastructure. There is a popular playground on the northern side of the Mooloolaba Surf Club, plenty of picnic tables and park seating.