Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 06 Dec 2018

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




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  • Buderim Forest Park
    • Address:
      Quorn Close, Buderim

    Located at the southern/upper end of the Buderim Forest Bushland Conservation Reserve this heavily treed rainforest setting is an idyllic picnic spot. Departure point of walking trail to Serenity Falls.

  • Buderim Lions Lookout Park
    • Address:
      111 Burnett Street, Buderim

    This small park has a fantastic lookout over the southern Sunshine Coast. Ideal for wedding ceremonies and events. The playground has a slide, combo unit mover, supernova and double swing.

  • Buderim - Palmwoods Heritage Trail Bushland Park
    • Address:
      4A Telco Road Mons

    This parkland features the Heritage Tramway Walk which follows the path of the old Buderim-Palmwoods railway that once operated on this route and ceased in 1935. This beautiful walk through sub-tropical forest is 2 kilometres long (4 kilometre round trip) and features interpretive signage and seating at various points. Bring your own water. Visit www.buderim.com/tramway for further information.

  • Buderim Village Park
    • Address:
      2 King Street, Buderim

    This large park on the top of Buderim Mountain has an expansive grassed area and multiple barbeque shelters great for family picnics. A series of tiered concrete pathways feature numerous park benches to take in the magnificent views of the coast line.

  • Buhk Family Park
    • Address:
      Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland

    It is located right on the beachfront to the north of the Alex Surf Club and caters for the whole family with plenty of shelter and barbeques and the refurbished Alex Skate Park.

  • Bulcock Beach
    • Address:
      Esplanade Bulcock Beach

    Beach Access points 296 - 300. This patrolled beach is located inside the Caloundra bar on the Pumicestone Passage. Care needs to be taken when swimming here as there are strong tidal currents. There are plenty of picnic areas along the foreshore parkland and boardwalk. Bulcock Beach is a popular location for wedding ceremonies and events.

  • Bulcock Beach Esplanade and Boardwalk
    • Address:
      Esplanade Bulcock Beach

    The beachfront esplanade overlooking the Pumicestone Passage and Bulcock Beach is a mix of boardwalk and parkland with plenty of picnic tables and seating to take in the beautiful vista. There is a off street car park and public amenities located at the eastern end.

  • Burnside Park
    • Address:
      Flinders Avenue, Nambour

    This 2.2 hectare park has a cricket pitch and nets. The playground has a swing, flying fox, springer toys, double slide a swing and a whizzer.

  • Bushland Sculpture Garden Botanic Gardens Tanawha
    • Address:
      Palm Creek Road

    The Sculpture Garden at Maroochy Botanic Gardens is popular for wedding and events

  • Caloundra Headland Foreshore Reserve
    • Address:
      Esplanade Headland Kings Beach

    This parkland is a mix of natural coastal vegetation and park open space which lies between the Caloundra (Mets) Surf Club and Centaur Park at the top of the hill. Just near Margaret Street is access to the Kings Beach Headland Boat Ramp (Beach Access point 282) where there is a watered fish cleaning station. This single lane concrete boat ramp is subject to wave action and there is limited trailer parking available.