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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Hover over the pictograms for a description or for mobile phone use, see the pictogram legend. This directory includes popular open spaces only.

Visit the Beaches page on our website for a map of patrolled and unpatrolled beaches.

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See also: Parks definitions.

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  • 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. Open stretch of beach patrolled year round. Lifeguard tower located at Beach Access 115.

  • 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

  • Eleanor Shipley Memorial Park
    • Address:
      Seaview Terrace Moffat Beach

    This popular park stretching from Tooway Lake to Seaview Terrace provides barbecues and picnic shelters with views of the ocean, a large kick about area with a sheltered playground and public amenities. Dogs are not permitted at anytime in this park