Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 10 Jan 2019

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[3016KB]

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  • Dicky Beach
    • Address:
      Coochin Street Dicky Beach

    Beach Access points 262 - 271. The Dicky Beach Surf Club and Lifeguard Tower are located at Coochin Street. Dicky Beach Park has a playground, skate park and picnic facilities. Dogs are permitted off leash north of Ann Street only.

  • 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.

  • Discovery Beach
    • Address:
      Adjacent to Sunset Strip Marcoola

    Beach Access points 113-116 from north of Mudjimba Esplanade to Warana Way. Discovery Beach is surrounded by many well-established resorts which all have beautiful views over the ocean. Walkers can enjoy the peace and tranquility of kilometres of unspoilt beach.

  • Double Bay Beach (Kawana Island)
    • Address:
      Grand Parade Parrearra

    Part of the Kawana Island precinct, this small beach is ideal for wedding ceremonies and very small events. It is adjacent to Double Bay Park and the Kawana Island Meeting Place.

  • Double Bay Park
    • Address:
      Grand Parade Parrearra

    The park features a large playground with shade sails, fitness station, barbeques and picnic shelters, public amenities, a beach shower, a bike rack and a large timber deck over suspended over the Parrearra Canal.

  • Dulong Lookout
    • Address:
      Dulong Road Kureelpa

    The second of two lookouts on Dulong Road, the park has a shelter and picnic tables.

  • Dunethin Rock Recreation Area & Bushland Reserve Network
    • Address:
      Lake Dunethin Road, Maroochy River

    As a popular picnic spot and destination for excursionists, Dunethin Rock and the esplanade parkland was associated with local tourism from as early as 1910 and was added to the Queensland Heritage Register in 2009. Take a 200 metre walk up the gravel road from the public amenities block and explore the plateau of Dunethin Rock or just sit and take in the expansive views.

  • Edgewater Lakes Park
    • Address:
      Springhill Drive, Sippy Downs