Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 28 Oct 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 returned to the beaches 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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  • 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, which is patrolled seasonally, lies south of Currimundi Lake and has two main locations at Watson Street and Buderim Street which are connected by the coastal pathway. Lifeguard tower located at Beach Access 254.

  • 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 year round patrolled beach, with parks, restaurants, cafes and takeway outlets nearby. The Dicky Beach Surf Lifesaving Club and Lifeguard Tower are located at Coochin Street.