- Last updated:
- 04 Jun 2018
View maps and check availability of popular locations for hosting weddings and events in and around Coolum.
Andrew Street Parkland Point Arkwright
Close to the beach, this location is ideal for Wedding Ceremonies. You can also enquire about holding events in this park.
Beach Access Points 68 - 81. There is a family friendly patrolled surf beach with nearby parks and a boardwalk. Tickle Park next to the Coolum Surf Club has many play and picnic facilities. Dogs are permitted off-leash at all times on the beach from the Lions and Norrie Job Park at the northern end of Coolum Beach Holiday Park (Beach Access point 72) extending to Beach Access point 68, 1km north of the Stumers Creek car park. Dogs are not permitted in the dunal areas, the Stumers Creek Bushland Conservation Reserve or the Noosa National Park.
Coolum Coastal Boardwalk is a 350 metre suspended timber pedestrian walkway above the Point Perry Foreshore Reserve. The boardwalk connects the Coolum village to Wilkinson Park at Point Perry and is part of the greater Coastal Pathway.
Dewar Street Lookout 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.
First Bay Coolum Beach
The First Bay is separated from Coolum Beach by Point Perry where there is a lookout and facilities. The beach access point and on street car park is located 100 metres south of Scrub Road. This beach is a popular surf and fishing spot and is not patrolled.
Jack Morgan Park Coolum
This park accommodates the Coolum Civic Centre, Coolum Library, and a Child Care and Community Centre. The park has a large open area for kick and throw and events. it also provides a shaded boardwalk and pathways that link west Coolum to the beach.
Mount Coolum Boardwalk
This raised timber boardwalk meanders through the Marcoola-Yaroomba Foreshore Bushland Conservation Reserve from Breezeway street to the seasonal patrolled beach. It is a wonderful backdrop for photographs with spectacular views of Mount Coolum and along the coastline. It is approximately a 500 metre round trip and there is access down to the coastal pathway connecting the Marcoola Esplanade to Tanah Street East. Beach Access point 96.
Point Arkwright Headlands Lookout Beach Access 85
Point Arkwright Headlands has fantastic views and is popular for weddings and events. There is a car park and toilets. You can book three separate locations – The Headlands Lookout, Andrew Street Parkland and Dewar Street Lookout.
Point Perry Lookout Coolum
There is a viewing platform and picnic shelter in the park. The views make a spectacular backdrop to any event.
Second Bay Coolum
Second Bay Park has a small off street car park, a wheelchair accessible lookout and picnic facilities with beach access down to Second Bay via stairs. Located 330 metres south of Scrub Road, this beach is unpatrolled. Boasting outstanding ocean views it provides an ideal location for wedding ceremonies and events.
Third Bay Coolum
The most secluded of "The Bays", Third Bay is accessed by a 85 metre trail down through the Yaroomba-Coolum Foreshore Bushland Conservation Reserve. The Third Bay Park has a picnic shelter and off street car park which is located 100 metres north of Bay Terrace. This is an unpatrolled beach.
Tickle Park Coolum Beach
Tickle Park is located right on the beachfront, next to a popular patrolled surf beach and caravan park and is across the road from the main shopping precinct. Facilities include barbeques, a playground and a skate park.