Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 12 Jun 2020
Novel coronavirus (COVID-19) update - council parks and beaches are open with social distancing required.

The following facilities are now open to the public:

  • public barbeques 
  • playgrounds
  • exercise equipment/fitness stations*
  • skate parks
  • dog parks and off leash areas.

*Personal trainers can hold sessions for up to ten people (including the trainer) on council land but they must have an existing Low impact/ Commercial use permit. They must also use COVIDSafe practices. For more details visit Community Land Permits. 

Surf Life Saving Queensland's red and yellow flags will return to the beaches from Saturday 13 June marking the designated swimming areas. For more information visit Surf Life Saving Queensland website.

View information about other council facilities and services during this time

Be COVIDSafe

While council has increased cleaning of many facilities, being COVIDSafe is everyone's responsibility. We remind residents and visitors to observe social distancing requirements when using public spaces which includes: 

  • Stay home if you are sick
  • Keep 1.5 metres away from others
  • Limit outdoor gatherings to 20 people
  • Avoid peak times and overcrowded areas
  • Wash or disinfect hands regularly
  • Avoid touching high use areas.

Visit Queensland Health for latest health advice and information on Social Distancing.


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See also: Parks definitions.

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  • Anchorage Drive Park
    • Address:
      Anchorage Drive Birtinya

    The park located on the corner of Hideaway Street and Anchorage Drive has a playground, picnic facilities and public amenities. The park borders the Currimundi Creek North Arm Environment Reserve to the west.

  • Andrew Street Park
    • Address:
      Andrew Street Point Arkwright

    Close to the beach, this location is ideal for Wedding Ceremonies. You can also enquire about holding events in this park.

  • Anzac Park
    • Address:
      Victoria Terrace Kings Beach

    Anzac Park at Kings Beach is ideal for weddings and ceremonies. There is an ANZAC Cenotaph in the park and the ocean views are amazing.

  • Apex Park Golden Beach
    • Address:
      Lamerough Parade Golden Beach

    The parks in close proximity to the Caloundra Power Boat Club, are popular for wedding ceremonies. You can enquire about three separate parks at this location - Apex Park, Bevan Henzell Park, Woorim Park and Monash Park.

  • Arbour Park & Bushland Reserve
    • Address:
      Emerald Drive Caloundra West

    This large multi age playground includes a variety of equipment including swings, a fort and a flying fox. There are also shelters with barbecue and picnic facilities and sandstone seating under natural shade

  • Aroona Park
    • Address:
      Miranda Street Aroona

    This 2.8 hectare district park has a lot on offer. It provides a shelter, a playground, half basketball court, junior bike track, a cricket pitch as well as plenty of open kick about areas with scattered natural shade

  • Arthur Parkyn Park
    • Address:
      Parkyn Parade Mooloolaba

    Arthur Parkyn Park lies to the east of the Mooloolaba Surf Club and has plenty of shelter to enjoy a barbecue or picnic. There are public amenities and beach showers.

  • Ayliffe Park
    • Address:
      Esplanade Golden Beach

    Ayliffe Park is the largest of the foreshore parks at Golden Beach with plenty of facilities on offer. The park lies between Oxley and McLean Streets opposite the northern tip of Bribie Island. The playground is sheltered by shade sails and offers plenty of interest, as well as a fenced liberty swing (wheelchair accessible). Please contact council to obtain the key. There are shelters with picnic tables and beach showers dotted along the foreshore

  • Ballinger Beach Park
    • Address:
      Buderim Street Currimundi

    Ideal for wedding ceremonies. The coastal pathway through the dunal area passes through this park

  • Balmoral Ridge Lookout Park
    • Address:
      Montville Service Road via Maleny-Montville Road

    This park presents a window to magnificent views across the coast. It also provides a picnic shelter, seating and a grassy open space