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Coastal pathway

Explore the Sunshine Coast’s beautiful coastline from Bells Creek to Coolum on the 73km coastal pathway.

Coastal pathway

The Sunshine Coast Coastal pathway is 73km long and stretches from Bells Creek in the south to Coolum in the north. It takes advantage of the spectacular coastline that is hugely enjoyed by residents and visitors. 

The pathway is split into nine segments, called connections, and runs beside beaches, parks and leisure areas. People can explore the coastline by walking, jogging or cycling on a combination of on and off road networks. Whether you're looking for a half day cycling adventure or just a beachside stroll, there is something for everyone.

Check out the coastal pathway guide or get a copy from your local bike shop, visitor information centre or council office.

Plan your journey

Infrastructure updates

The Sunshine Coast coastal pathway supports the Sunshine Coast community to achieve a healthy, active and sustainable lifestyle. Council will continue to upgrade the coastal pathway to improve access to our iconic coastline, beaches and parks. Recent upgrades include:

  • 2013–2021 Tripcony Caravan Park Easement Link, Caloundra
  • 2015–2016 Currimundi to Wurtulla Coastal Pathway
  • 2015–2016 Minyama to Mooloolaba Cycleway Stage 3
  • 2018–2019 Bradman Avenue Foreshore, Maroochydore
  • 2018–2019 Mooloolaba Spit Boardwalk
  • 2018-2020 Wurtulla to Bokarina Coastal Pathway
  • 2019–2020 Minyama to Mooloolaba (including Mayes Canal Bridge)
  • 2019–2020 Point Perry, Coolum
  • 2019–2020 Tay/Maloja Avenue Link, Caloundra
  • 2020-2021 Bokarina to Warana Coastal Pathway.

For more information on future development of the network, visit coastal pathway linear open space master plan.

Useful resources