Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 18 May 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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See also: Parks definitions.

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  • Currimundi Lake
    • Address:
      Westaway Parade Currimundi

    Currimundi Lake is a coastal lagoon at the mouth of Currimundi Creek which is a wonderful playground for families and for water sports. There are sandy beaches and plenty of places to sit and enjoy the views. The most popular beach area is adjacent to Cliff Hargreaves Park on the southern bank were there are amenities and cafes

  • Currimundi Skate Park (Tumbledown Park)
    • Address:
      Tumbledown Park, Bellara Drive, Currimundi

    Tumbledown Skate Park forms part of Tumbledown Park, which includes a playground, a half basketball court, picnic and barbecue facilities, as well as plenty of natural shade and open grass areas

  • Dardgee Park
    • Address:
      3-17 Water Lily Way Brightwater

    This park features a playground, half basketball court and shelters with barbecues and picnic facilities. The park is bordered by Airlie Close, Pony Tail Circuit and Water Lily Way

  • Des Scanlon Park
    • Address:
      40-50 Cotton Tree Parade Cotton Tree

    This small park in front of the Cotton Tree Aquatic Centre has two basketball half courts and outdoor table tennis tables for everyone's enjoyment.

  • Dewar Street Lookout
    • Address:
      Jubilee Esplanade Point Arkwright

    The Dewar Street Lookout is located within the Yaroomba Coolum Foreshore Bushland Conservation Reserve. There is an 850 metre coastal pathway through the reserve connecting the parkland at Point Arkwright to Third Bay. Along the trail there are a number of lookouts and seating to stop and take in the fantastic views.

  • Dick Caplick Park
    • Address:
      8-16 Napier Road Eumundi

    This park contains a children's playground with plenty of challenging equipment, a basketball court and open grass areas. The park provides plenty of natural shade, as well as shelters with barbecue facilities and toilets for your convenience.

  • Dicky Beach
    • Address:
      Coochin Street Dicky Beach

    Beach Access points 262 - 271. Dicky Beach provides an ideal location for hosting your event. This is a patrolled beach. The Dicky Beach Surf Club and Lifeguard Tower are located at Coochin Street.

  • Dicky Beach Park
    • Address:
      Beerburrum Street, Dicky Beach

    This beach side park has picnic tables and barbecue facilities as well as a playground, skate park, toilets and car park

  • Dicky Beach Skate Park
    • Address:
      Dicky Beach Park, Beerburrum Street, Dicky Beach

    The skate park is part of Dicky Beach park, which also provides a playground, shelters with barbecue and picnic table facilities. The park also provides toilets and a car park.

  • Dingle Avenue Beachfront
    • Address:
      Dingle Avenue Kings Beach

    Located at the very southern end of Kings Beach (Beach access points 291 and 292) this small landscaped promenade has a beautiful view north over Kings Beach with beach showers and plenty of seating. It is the northern entry point to the Happy Valley Boardwalk to Bulcock Beach and is linked to Kings Beach Park to the north via a beachfront concrete pathway. Dogs are not permitted at anytime on the beach north of Dingle Avenue.