Location

Novotel Twin Waters Resort
270 Ocean Drive, Twin Waters Sunshine Coast
QLD 4564. Australia

Sunshine Coast attractions and activities

With attractions ranging from unspoiled, endless surf beaches, the World Heritage listed Fraser Island and the Blackall Ranges to the unique Glasshouse Mountains; the Sunshine Coast has it all. Located directly on the beach in the heart of it all, Novotel Twin Waters Resort is the premier choice of hotel accommodation for effortless access to it all.

Whether you like relaxing on the beach, travelling the food and wine trail, dining in, shopping till you drop, or getting your adrenaline pumping, there is something for everyone. Situated amongst a wide range of outstanding dining and shopping options, markets and a multitude of outdoor adventures, Novotel Twin Waters Resort’s Discovery Desk can assist you with information and bookings for the most popular things to do on the Sunshine Coast.
To help with your holiday planning, nearby Sunshine Coast attractions, activities and things to do include:

  • Australia Zoo
  • Underwater World
  • Big Kart Track
  • The Wharf Mooloolaba
  • Aussie World
  • Ginger Factory
  • Big Pineapple
  • Mary Valley Rattler
  • Fraser Island Tours
  • Whale Watching (seasonal)
  • Day tours including river cruises, eco tours & the Great Barrier Reef
  • Eumundi Market
  • Sunshine Coast Golf Course
  • Boat hire
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Scuba diving
  • Jet ski & jet pack hire
  • Bushwalking
  • Art galleries

ADVENTURE ACTIVITIES ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

  • Dive with sharks or swim with the seals at Underwater World
  • Skydive onto a beach - Coolum/Caloundra
  • Jet ski or Jet pack on the Maroochy River
  • Deep sea fishing at Noosa or Mooloolaba
  • Scuba Dive the HMAS Brisbane at Mooloolaba

SHOPPING ON THE SUNSHINE COAST

  • Hastings Street Noosa
  • Boutiques of Mooloolaba Esplanade
  • Noosa Civic Plaza
  • Sunshine Plaza
  • Kawana Shopping World
  • Eumundi Markets
  • Mapleton Arts & Crafts
  • Montville & Maleny
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  • Family
  • Sightseeing
  • Entertainment
  • TWIN WATERS GOLF CLUB & COURSE

    Twin Waters Golf Club is a sportsperson’s dream, the course is internationally recognised as one of the top six resort courses in Australia – naturally it's the best on the Sunshine Coast. The 18 hole, par 72 championship course was designed…
    more info

    TWIN WATERS GOLF CLUB & COURSE

  • MAROOCHY RIVER GOLF COURSE, BLI BLI

    Cradled within viewing distance of magnificent and distinctive Mt Coolum, our new 18-hole, par 72 golf course and club with its spacious and inspiring location offers corporate golfers and keen amateurs the freshest challenge on the Sunshine…
    more info

    MAROOCHY RIVER GOLF COURSE, BLI BLI

  • AUSTRALIA ZOO

    Australia Zoo - The Ultimate Wildlife Adventure Delivering conservation through exciting education! Located an hour north of Brisbane, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast , Australia Zoo is a team of passionate conservationists working around-the-clock to deliver an animal experience…
    more info

    AUSTRALIA ZOO

  • SEA LIFE

    Sea Life Sunshine Coast Aquarium (previously Underwater World) is one of the Sunshine Coast's premier tourist attractions. Sea Life also offers a range of animal encounter experiences.  Discover thousands of marine and freshwater animals including Asian small-clawed otters, a family…
    more info

    SEA LIFE

  • THE BIG KART TRACK

    The Big Kart Track is the largest commercial go-kart track in Australia. The track is 1.2 km in length and 8 metres wide. Put your wits against big sweeping bends, challenging chicanes, hair-rising hairpins and supercharged straights. This track has got it all. Straights, bends,…
    more info

    THE BIG KART TRACK

  • AUSSIE WORLD

    Are you looking for thrills and spills? Then you’ve found it all at Aussie World – slap bang in the middle of the Sunshine Coast on the Bruce Highway. There are rides that will get you soaked! There are rides that will make you green and dizzy! There are simulators and slides, bumps…
    more info

    AUSSIE WORLD

  • THE GINGER FACTORY

    The Ginger Factory is packed with fun and discovery for everyone. Enjoy a world of taste, living history, and of course the largest range of The World's Finest Ginger products. A great day out shouldn't cost the earth, which is why they have free admission to the park and gardens.…
    more info

    THE GINGER FACTORY

  • FRASER ISLAND

    Fraser Island stretches over 123 kilometres in length and 22 kilometres at its widest point. With an area of 184 000 hectares it is the largest sand island in the world. Fraser Island's World Heritage listing ranks it with Australia's Uluru, Kakadu and the Great Barrier Reef. Fraser…
    more info

    FRASER ISLAND

  • WHALE WATCHING (SEASONAL)

    Whale One Pty Ltd is the premier luxury charter business on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Just 1 hour North of Brisbane and 1 hour South of Noosa. For amazing whale watching adventures, relaxing sunset cruises, awesome harbour and canal cruises…
    more info

    WHALE WATCHING (SEASONAL)

  • EUMUNDI MARKETS

    Visit the Original Eumundi Markets if you’re looking for something different, something handmade, something special… You’ll find original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, and skincare, as well as cutting edge fashion and jewellery by local designers. There…
    more info

    EUMUNDI MARKETS

  • THE BIG PINEAPPLE

    The Big Pineapple Market is one of the biggest all weather markets on the Sunshine Coast. It’s a blossoming and dynamic place pulsating with life. The market is best known for its huge variety of fresh and local produce. Virtually 50% of the area is dedicated to the sale of fresh produce,…
    more info

    THE BIG PINEAPPLE

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TWIN WATERS GOLF CLUB & COURSE


Twin Waters Golf Club is a sportsperson’s dream, the course is internationally recognised as one of the top six resort courses in Australia – naturally it's the best on the Sunshine Coast. The 18 hole, par 72 championship course was designed by five times British Open champion Peter Thomson and partner Mike Wolveridge. The stunning setting and challenging layout combine to produce an enjoyable game of golf for all players.

MAROOCHY RIVER GOLF COURSE, BLI BLI

Cradled within viewing distance of magnificent and distinctive Mt Coolum, our new 18-hole, par 72 golf course and club with its spacious and inspiring location offers corporate golfers and keen amateurs the freshest challenge on the Sunshine Coast.

Formerly the Horton Park Golf Club, the 6450m soft spike course offers superior practice facilities including full size driving range, hire clubs and motorised cart hire. Tee off on the stunning Graham Marsh-designed championship course through to the featured 18th hole boasting a carry over water to the green.
And when a well-earned hunger strikes the superb restaurant and bar cater for small and large groups. Exclusive use of our course allows you and your guests to be a member for a day with a shotgun start for up to 144 players.
It’s all here in the heart of the Sunshine Coast!

AUSTRALIA ZOO

Australia Zoo - The Ultimate Wildlife Adventure

Delivering conservation through exciting education!

Located an hour north of Brisbane, on Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo is a team of passionate conservationists working around-the-clock to deliver an animal experience like no other.

Steve and Terri Irwin's vision has always been to make Australia Zoo the biggest and best wildlife conservation facility in the entire world, and there is no other zoo like Australia Zoo!

Website: http://www.australiazoo.com.au/

SEA LIFE

Sea Life Sunshine Coast Aquarium (previously Underwater World) is one of the Sunshine Coast's premier tourist attractions. Sea Life also offers a range of animal encounter experiences.  Discover thousands of marine and freshwater animals including Asian small-clawed otters, a family of seals, sawfish and tropical reef fish without getting your feet wet. The ocean walk-through tunnel has four zones, which include Shark Shipwreck, Coral Cove, Bay of Rays and Turtle Temple. 

Website: https://www.underwaterworld.com.au/

THE BIG KART TRACK

The Big Kart Track is the largest commercial go-kart track in Australia.

The track is 1.2 km in length and 8 metres wide. Put your wits against big sweeping bends, challenging chicanes, hair-rising hairpins and supercharged straights.

This track has got it all. Straights, bends, chicanes, and hair-rising hairpins. Find the rush you desire.

Website: http://bigkart.com.au/contact-us/

AUSSIE WORLD

Are you looking for thrills and spills? Then you’ve found it all at Aussie World – slap bang in the middle of the Sunshine Coast on the Bruce Highway. There are rides that will get you soaked! There are rides that will make you green and dizzy! There are simulators and slides, bumps and coasters!  

Website: http://www.aussieworld.com.au/

THE GINGER FACTORY

The Ginger Factory is packed with fun and discovery for everyone. Enjoy a world of taste, living history, and of course the largest range of The World's Finest Ginger products.

A great day out shouldn't cost the earth, which is why they have free admission to the park and gardens. The Ginger Factory is the perfect year-round destination.

Website: http://www.gingerfactory.com.au/

FRASER ISLAND

Fraser Island stretches over 123 kilometres in length and 22 kilometres at its widest point. With an area of 184 000 hectares it is the largest sand island in the world. Fraser Island's World Heritage listing ranks it with Australia's Uluru, Kakadu and the Great Barrier Reef. Fraser Island is a precious part of Australia's natural and cultural heritage, it is protected for all to appreciate and enjoy.

Website: http://www.fraserisland.net/

WHALE WATCHING (SEASONAL)

Whale One Pty Ltd is the premier luxury charter business on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Just 1 hour North of Brisbane and 1 hour South of Noosa. For amazing whale watching adventures, relaxing sunset cruises, awesome harbour and canal cruises or that special private function, Whale One is Number 

Website: http://whaleone.com.au/

EUMUNDI MARKETS

Visit the Original Eumundi Markets if you’re looking for something different, something handmade, something special… You’ll find original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, and skincare, as well as cutting edge fashion and jewellery by local designers. There is also a wealth of fresh produce – including fresh fruit and vegetables, freshly baked breads, locally made cheeses and yoghurts.

Website: http://www.eumundimarkets.com.au/

THE BIG PINEAPPLE

The Big Pineapple Market is one of the biggest all weather markets on the Sunshine Coast. It’s a blossoming and dynamic place pulsating with life. The market is best known for its huge variety of fresh and local produce. Virtually 50% of the area is dedicated to the sale of fresh produce, including fresh fruits and vegetables, meat, chicken, seafood and delicatessen products. The Market also offers the original cane train, which gives mum time for a coffee and the kids a ride on the train. 

Website: http://www.bigpineapple.com.au/