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

From Saturday 16 May 2020, the following facilities on the Sunshine Coast are open:

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

In the interests of health and well being of our residents, free public barbecues in council parks remain closed. Buderim Forest Park swimming hole, Gardners falls in Maleny and the access road/carpark in Obi Lane, remain closed.

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.

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 10 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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  • Contemplation Garden Botanic Gardens Tanawha
    • Address:
      Palm Creek Road

    The Contemplation Garden at the Maroochy Botanic Gardens is popular for weddings and events. The Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden is open daily and admissions are free

  • Coochin Park
    • Address:
      Beerburrum Street Dicky Beach

    This 3 hectare parkland located between Coochin, Cooroy and Beerburrum Streets has plenty of shade trees. This park is dog off leash at all times (unfenced). The path of Bunbubah Creek used to traverse through this park the mouth of which is next to the Dicky Beach Surf Club.

  • Cooke Park
    • Address:
      Corner Maple and Fig Street, Maleny

    This is a delightful fenced park with a children's playground, shelter and picnic table facilities

  • Coolum Beach
    • Address:
      Coolum Esplanade (David Low Way) Coolum Beach

    Beach Access Points 68 - 81. There is a family friendly patrolled surf beach with nearby parks and a boardwalk.

  • Coolum Coastal Boardwalk
    • Address:
      David Low Way (Coolum Esplanade) Coolum Beach

    Coolum Coastal Boardwalk is a 350 metre suspended timber pedestrian walkway above the Point Perry Foreshore Reserve. The boardwalk connects the Coolum village to Wilkinson Park at Point Perry and is part of the greater Coastal Pathway.

  • Coolum Beach Skate Park
    • Address:
      Tickle Park, 1775-1779 David Low Way, Coolum Beach

    This facility is located in Tickle Park on the northern side of the Coolum Surf Club. It comprises a continuous bowl junior ½ pipe, grind block, slide rail, vertical wall drops, manual pod and pump feature. The majority of the skate park is sheltered by shade sails

  • Coopers Lookout Park
    • Address:
      Pacific Boulevard Buddina

    The park area has a basketball court, a playground, an exercise area and a large open grass kick about area. It also provides a shelter with barbecue facilities and public amenities. The park surrounds the Kawana Surf Club and off street parking is provided

  • Cotton Tree Park (Maroochydore Rotary Park)
    • Address:
      The Esplanade Cotton Tree

    Cotton Tree Park is situated on the southern bank of the Maroochy River between First Avenue and the Cotton Tree Aquatic Centre. This picturesque parkland features one of the largest playgrounds on the coast. It also provides multiple barbecues and picnic shelters and is home to the Maroochydore War Memorial.

  • Crummunda Park
    • Address:
      Coongarra Esplanade Wurtulla

    A naturally shaded park along Currimundi Lake which provides a playground with various elements, as well as an exercise equipment area and a basketball court. There is access to the water for a swim. Also popular location for wedding ceremonies

  • Currimundi Beach
    • Address:
      Watson Street and Buderim Street Currimundi

    Beach Access points 255 - 262. Currimundi Beach lies south of Currimundi Lake and has two main locations at Watson Street and Buderim Street which are connected by the coastal pathway.