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.


Search the Beaches and Parks Directory to locate parks in your area or search for facilities such as:

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See also: Parks definitions.



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  • 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

  • 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

  • Elizabeth Daniels Park - Fenced Dog Park
    • Address:
      Syd Lingard Drive, Buderim

    This is a fully fenced dog off-leash area. Multiple shelters and seating. Public amenities located in Buderim Lions park opposite.

  • Eudlo Skate Park
    • Address:
      Eudlo Town Park, 12 Rosebed Street, Eudlo

    With its mix of street and skate elements, this park provides skaters, bladers and bikers with a smooth ride and plenty of challenge. The park is situated in an ideal surveillance area, adjacent to the school and opposite the local shop and post office. Also adjacent are the tennis courts and railway station. The park provides a variety of elements for up to three to four skaters at a time.

  • Eumundi Market Square and Amphitheatre
    • Address:
      Napier Road Eumundi

    This area plays host to regular markets and a number of events, festivals and exhibitions each year. The amphitheatre area is great for a small concert with a grassy hill looking down to the built stage.