Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 29 Mar 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. Hover over the pictograms for the a description or see the pictogram legend (mobile). Please note; this Directory includes popular open space destinations only. A complete list of beaches and parks across the region is coming soon. 

Our park and reserve network contributes to the Sunshine Coast’s unique character, relaxed and healthy lifestyle and rich biodiversity. It provides the ‘green frame’ of the region’s urban areas, edging our rivers, beaches and foreshores lining our streets and identifying our communities. It also makes the region an attractive place to visit and supports tourism, events and economic growth. View the region map, some unpacked statistics and park definitions[3016KB]

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  • Mooloolaba Main Beach
    • Address:
      Mooloolaba Esplanade Mooloolaba

    Mooloolaba Beach is a premier swimming beach, popular for body boarding and surfing. Restaurants and take away food outlets are nearby. This location is popular for wedding ceremonies and events. There are three separate areas for holding events, including the beach, the northern rocks and the spit rock wall.

  • Mooloolaba Rotary Park
    • Address:
      Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba

    Mooloolaba Rotary Park is located on the beachfront opposite Fishermans Park. It provides open grass areas with natural shade, shelters with picnic tables and barbecue facilities, as well as a playground and off street car parking

  • Mooloolaba Spit Beach
    • Address:
      Urunga Esplanade Mooloolaba

    This patrolled beach is at the southern end of Mooloolaba Beach. The lifeguard tower is located adjacent Cheese Block Park. The beach is protected from southerly winds and is a popular location for families with children. The beach is excellent for swimming and is generally calmer than other locations.

  • Mooloolaba Spit Parkland
    • Address:
      Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba

    This natural parkland at the far eastern end of Parkyn Parade is located between the Mooloolah River and the ocean. The sealed pedestrian pathway, approximately 1 km round trip, takes you to the end of the rock wall which has spectacular views of Mooloolaba and the northern coast line

  • Mooloolaba Spit Rock Wall
    • Address:
      Parykn Parade

    This location is popular for wedding ceremonies and events. Beach Access 180 to 195

  • Mooloolah Recreation Reserve
    • Address:
      Way Street Mooloolah Valley

    This recreation reserve has a skate park, shelter with barbecue facilities, cricket oval and pubic amenities. It is also home to the Mooloolah Pony Club.

  • Mooloolah River Park
    • Address:
      Penny Lane Mooloolaba

    This park is a popular site for weddings and ceremonies, with views over the Mooloolah River - a great backdrop to any event

  • Mooloolah Skate Park (Pony Club)
    • Address:
      Mooloolah Recreation Reserve, Way Street Mooloolah Valley

    The skate park provides a lot more than just skate facilities, it provides a shelter with picnic tables and barbecue facilities, public amenities, as well as green open space with a backdrop of natural vegetation

  • Mooloolah Sportsground Skate Park
    • Address:
      Mooloolah Valley Sports Ground, 135 Connection Road Mooloolah Valley

    This skate park is located among other recreational facilities such as the Hinterland BMX Track, Valley Raceway Track and the Mooloolah Valley Country Club. Also at this location is a full size basketball court and public amenity facilities

  • Mount Coolum Boardwalk
    • Address:
      Breezeway Street Mount Coolum

    This raised timber boardwalk meanders through the Marcoola-Yaroomba Foreshore Bushland Conservation Reserve from Breezeway street to the seasonal patrolled beach. It is a wonderful backdrop for photographs with spectacular views of Mount Coolum and along the coastline. It is approximately a 500 metre round trip and there is access down to the coastal pathway connecting the Marcoola Esplanade to Tanah Street East. Beach Access point 96.