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Easy

Coastal Pathway: Moffat Beach to Kings Beach

Shelly Beach
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2.9km

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One-way
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Difficult

Mt Coolum National Park: Summit Walk

Mount Coolum
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0.8km

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Intermediate

Noosa National Park: Hells Gate Walk

NOOSA HEADS
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4.3km

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Intermediate

Maleny Trail to Reynolds Crossing

Maleny
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3.2km

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Intermediate

Ewen Maddock Dam Main Track

Glenview
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8.0km

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Mary Cairncross: Birdwing Butterfly Path

Review Date: 10/6/2020

Listen deeply, watch attentively and tread lightly! With more than two kilometres of different walking tracks, boardwalks and viewing platforms, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve is an absolute must-do for the whole family to visit. Please click link for additional information and a detailed map of walks. https://www.weekendnotes.com/walks-mary-cairncross-scenic-reserve

Reviewed By: Elaine

Mary Cairncross: Forest Walk

Review Date: 10/6/2020

Listen deeply, watch attentively and tread lightly! With more than two kilometres of different walking tracks, boardwalks and viewing platforms, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve is an absolute must-do for the whole family to visit. Please click link for additional information and a detailed map of walks. https://www.weekendnotes.com/walks-mary-cairncross-scenic-reserve

Reviewed By: Elaine

Mary Cairncross: Interpretive Boardwalk

Review Date: 10/6/2020

Listen deeply, watch attentively and tread lightly! With more than two kilometres of different walking tracks, boardwalks and viewing platforms, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve is an absolute must-do for the whole family to visit. Please click link for additional information and a detailed map of walks. https://www.weekendnotes.com/walks-mary-cairncross-scenic-reserve

Reviewed By: Elaine

Wappa Dam and Falls

Review Date: 9/30/2020

Summer is almost upon us! Pack a picnic for an adventurous family day trip to Wappa Falls and Jack Harrison Park on Wappa Dam. With picnicking, BBQ facilities, toilets (with disabled access), children’s playground, walking and bird-watching at Jack Harrison Park and wild water swimming at the Falls, there is heaps to keep everybody in the family happy and busy. Please note NO dogs. For more information and photos, please follow the following link: https://www.weekendnotes.com/day-tripping-wappa-falls-jack-harrison-park/

Reviewed By: Elaine

Woombye to Palmwoods Town Centres

Review Date: 9/27/2020

Good walk from Woombye to Palmwoods. Yummy brekky at The Cocoa Tree before return walk back to Woombye. We did initially start down by railway track thinking path followed but found our way to path that virtually runs parallel to Nambour Connection Road. 😄

Reviewed By: Catherine

Walking on the Sunshine Coast

Walking on the Sunshine Coast

Sunshine Coast offers some of the most famous walks in Australia. From the Noosa Headlands to the Glass House Mountains, it has it all. Our guide is a great way to discover our iconic landmarks but also our lesser-known but equally impressive walks. There are over 120 walks of varying skill levels and distance, including multiday hikes.

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Cycling on the Sunshine Coast

Cycling on the Sunshine Coast

Cycling enthusiasts on the Sunshine Coast can explore the region and enjoy the freedom and safety of over 35 dedicated roadside bicycle lanes and shared pedestrian pathways. Our cycle paths range from 30 minutes to 3 hours and cater for fun family outings through an old tunnel to some strenuous hill climbs with expansive views to the coast.

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Mountain Biking on the Sunshine Coast

Mountain Biking on the Sunshine Coast

Imagine the thrill and fun of exploring over 60 dynamic mountain bike trails. There are crazy curves for adrenalin junkies and easy loops for all the family. As part of Adventure Sunshine Coast there are eleven trails solely for mountain bikers. Discover half hour to full day options, easy through to difficult rides, and lakeside to mountain fire trails.

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Horseriding on the Sunshine Coast

Horseriding on the Sunshine Coast

There’s nothing quite like the blast of a horse-riding adventure. On the Sunshine Coast there are over 20 different tracks for horseriders, including designated trails that enable you to get away from mountain bikers. A variety of experiences are on offer from scenic and leisurely rides through to longer more committed adventures across nature reserves and forestry tracks.

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Canoeing on the Sunshine Coast

Canoeing on the Sunshine Coast

There are over 20 waterways to explore on the Sunshine Coast from the comfort and exertion of your canoe, sea or flat-water kayak. This includes one-hour paddles with young children on small and safe lakes, such as Dunethin, through to the 30-kilometre Maroochy River canoe trail or circumnavigation of Old Woman Island off the coast of Mudjimba.

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Other Adventures on the Sunshine Coast

Other Adventures on the Sunshine Coast

For adventure lovers there are other things you can do on the Sunshine Coast including: rock climbing, abseiling, canyoning, coaststeering , paragliding ,hang-gliding, bird watching, koala and kangaroo spotting and more. These adventures will be progressively added to Adventure Sunshine Coast. The coast also has organised events, rides and facilities.

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