Top 50 Things to do in Sunshine Coast, Queensland

Come visit Sunshine Coast! Expedia makes it easy to book Sunshine Coast tours and find the best attractions. We have a broad selection of things to do in Sunshine Coast for you to browse through and learn about all the most popular activities. It’s easy to find all the must-see Sunshine Coast sights by looking though our list of all the most popular Sunshine Coast attractions.

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2-Day Fraser Island Tour
Discover Fraser Island, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, on a 2-day guided tour. Explore the largest sand island in the world and visit Tin Can Bay, swim in Lake McKenzie, and admire beautiful ribbons of colored sand at The Pinnacles.... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Overnight Tours, Tours & Sightseeing

2 days

Free cancellation

$232
per adult

2-Day Wild Pass to the Australia Zoo
Set off on a 2-day wildlife adventure at Australia Zoo to meet thousands of animals and see live shows. Encounter the huge diversity of creatures that call Australia home, from aggressive predators to cuddly critters, plus learn about conservation efforts... Read More

Categories: Attractions

2 days

$193
per adult

4 Tandem Skydives at 3 Locations
Travel to 3 separate locations and try 4 tandem skydives for an adventurous day discovering the sport of skydiving along the Cooloola coast. This inimitable package offers you a fun and exhilarating experience in the natural beauty of the Queensland... Read More

Categories: Adventures

8 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$2,614
per adult

Australia Multi-City Attractions Flexi Pass
Explore some of Australia's best attractions, top tours, enjoyable cruises, and fun activities. Choose from 5, 7, or 10 of the more than 100 attractions and have up to 3 months to use your pass in one or multiple cities.... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tickets & Passes

92 days

Free cancellation

$134
per adult

Australia Zoo Admission
Australia Zoo is the most interactive conservation destination on the planet, offering visitors the chance to get up-close and personal with amazing animals including koalas, wombats and kangaroos! Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

$44
per adult

Bake My Day Chocolate & Pastry Cooking Class
Chocoholics, get your sweet tooth ready and your aprons tied on—this hands-on cooking class is the ultimate way to indulge your penchant for cocoa-flavored treats and learn how to whip up impressive-looking desserts. Under the guidance of an expert chef,... Read More

$116
per adult

Crispy Skin Salmon Cooking Class
Take advantage of your location near the coast to learn how to cook up a gourmet meal centered on fresh and flavorful wild-caught salmon. Learn the secrets to sauteing perfect, crisp-skinned salmon every time, and accompany your fish with elegant... Read More

$116
per adult

Croc Express to the Australia Zoo
Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin's legacy is your playground as you discover amazing wildlife and spectacular entertainment at Australia Zoo. Travel in style and comfort on the air-conditioned Croc Express, which takes you on the scenic route to the world-famous wildlife... Read More

Categories: Attractions, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$104
per adult

Decadent Desserts Cooking Class
Perfect pastry, fruity coulis, and delicate meringues—there's no better way to make sure every meal ends on a happy note than by appealing to your sweet tooth. Pick up techniques for preparing classic desserts and innovative treats in this chef-led... Read More

$116
per adult

Easy Entertaining Cooking Class
Add to your culinary repertoire and always have a recipe at your fingertips when guests are coming after this fun and festive cooking class. Learn how to put together entertaining-ready Middle East-inspired fare that's perfect for casual gatherings or more... Read More

$116
per adult

Eumundi Market & Sunshine Coast Hinterland Tour
Discover one of Australia's premier artisan markets and explore the Sunshine Coast Hinterland on this full-day tour from Brisbane. Embark on a walking tour of the vibrant Eumundi Market, stroll through the quaint Montville village, and enjoy expansive views of... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours 20 minutes

Free cancellation

$71
per adult

Fraser Island Day Tour
Spend a day exploring UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, the world’s largest sand island off Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. This nature-fueled excursion comes equipped with beach and rainforest walks, an authentic Aussie lunch, and a refreshing afternoon swim. Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

11 hours

Free cancellation

$134
per adult

Fraser Island Jet Ski Adventure with Tea & Lunch
There's no better way to explore the sparkling green water surrounding UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fraser Island than by high-powered jet ski. This adventurous expedition lets you board one of these speedy vehicles and explore the area during a guided tour.... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

3 hours 30 minutes

$321
per adult

Fraser Island Jet Ski Safari
Explore the shimmering turquoise water surrounding UNESCO World Heritage-listed Fraser Island on a high-powered jet ski during this adrenaline-filled guided tour. These speedy craft are the best way to acquaint yourself with the beauty of the Australian coast. Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

2 hours 30 minutes

$291
per adult

French Cooking Skills Cooking
From airy soufflé to crème brulée, there's no arguing that French cuisine is technically impressive. With a professional chef to share tricks of the trade, learn to confit and sous-vide your way to gourmet French dishes worthy of a Michelin-starred... Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife

2 hours 30 minutes

$116
per adult

Glass House Mountains Abseiling Adventure
Experience the ultimate adrenaline rush as you go abseiling on an ancient volcanic plug in Glass House Mountains National Park. Rappel from the top of Mount Ngungun and take in the scenic landscape, from rolling farmland to towering mountain ranges,... Read More

Categories: Adventures

6 hours

$101
per adult

Glass Mountains Rock Climbing Adventure
An ancient volcanic plug gives Glass House Mountains National Park a unique landscape that you can best admire from high above the bush. Go rock climbing at the top of Mt Ngungun for a chance to see the scenic environment... Read More

Categories: Adventures

6 hours

$101
per adult

Indian Cooking Class
From savory curries to basmati rice, the flavors of Indian cuisine are at your fingertips in this spice-centric cooking class. Master beloved recipes live butter chicken and lamb korma so you can simmer, saute, and steam your way to flavorful... Read More

$116
per adult

Moon Point Scenic Jet Ski Tour
Zoom around Fraser Island on a thrilling jet ski adventure that reveals the natural beauty of Moon Point. On this guided tour, glide across the turquoise ocean waters get up close to marine wildlife as you weave your wake along... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

1 hour 30 minutes

$194
per adult

Moreton Island 4-Wheel-Drive Tour
Experience an action-packed day of breathtaking beaches, remarkable sights, and non-stop adventure. Enjoy a relaxing cruise to Moreton Island, toboggan down monumental sand dunes, and see a wide array of colorful fish life as you snorkel at the Tangalooma Wrecks.... Read More

Categories: Adventures

11 hours

$149
per adult

Moreton Island Adventure Tour
Explore all there is to offer on Moreton Island with this choose-your-own-adventure tour of paradise. Grab a well-deserved break and take control of your vacation with a choice 3 or 4 out of 10 exciting activities. Read More

$111
per adult

Moreton Island Eco Cruise
Escape to beautiful Moreton Island and see the wonder of its protected marine park. Enjoy a day filled with water activities on a boom net, swimming in crystal clear waters, and an enchanting encounter with native whales, dolphins, dugongs, and... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

7 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$93
per adult

Moroccan Cooking Class
With the Mediterranean fragrances of spice-rich Moroccan cuisine wafting through the air, you can almost imagine yourself sipping honeyed mint tea and digging into flavorful tagine in an atmospheric riad in Marrakesh. Transport yourself to North Africa during this hands-on... Read More

$116
per adult

Mussel Up Cooking Class
Steam delicate mussels, cook pasta to al dente perfection, and whip up flavored butters and bright sides to round out your delicious Italian meal. With a professional chef leading you through every step, learn to use the tools of the... Read More

$116
per adult

National Golfing Gift Card
The Go Golfing gift card is ideal for any avid golfer and includes 18 holes of golf at 1 of Australia’s 27 highest ranked courses, listed below. Keep in mind, offers may vary—where noted—to include extra rounds, carts, and credits... Read More

Categories: Events & Shows, Sports, Tickets & Passes

12 hours

$90
per adult

Noosa & Sunshine Coast Hinterland Tour
Explore Brisbane's neighbors, Noosa and the Sunshine Coast, on this full-day tour. See the beautiful coastline of Noosa Heads, spend time at the famous Hastings Street, enjoy a scenic ferry ride on the Noosa River, and marvel at the breathtaking... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours 20 minutes

Free cancellation

$74
per adult

Noosa Everglades Wilderness Cruise
Venture into the pristine wilderness of the Noosa Everglades—an ecological treasure trove with thousands of species of birds, animals, and plants. This nature-infused excursion features a wildlife river cruise, an authentic Aussie meal, and an optional paddle upstream in a... Read More

Categories: Day Cruises & Water Activities, Tours & Sightseeing

6 hours 30 minutes

Free cancellation

$74
per adult

Noosa Surfing Lesson
Whether you're learning for the first time or just need a few key tips, a surf lesson is a great way to hone your technique. Experience the excitement of riding the waves on Noosa's beautiful beach and listen to your... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Day Cruises & Water Activities

2 hours

Free cancellation

$49
per adult

Noosa, Eumundi & Sunshine Coast Hinterland Excursion
Experience the best of Noosa and the Sunshine Coast on this full-day tour from Brisbane. Shop till you drop at the popular Eumundi Market and Hastings Street, enjoy a scenic ferry ride on the Noosa River, and marvel at breathtaking... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

9 hours 20 minutes

Free cancellation

$78
per adult

Orient Express Cooking Class
Learn to prepare favorite family-style dishes like those served in classic Chinese restaurants during a hands-on cooking class. Pick up tricks and techniques for making authentic Mongolian beef and fried rice, and then sit down to share your meal and... Read More

$116
per adult

Pasta & Ravioli Cooking Class
There's arguably no better comfort food than freshly made pasta cooked to toothsome, al dente perfection. Learn how to mix, cut, shape, and fill your own pasta from scratch during this hands-on, chef-led cooking class. Read More

$116
per adult

Pork Star Cooking Class
If bacon makes everything better, then pork belly really takes everything to the next level. Learn to make this restaurant favorite at home, and discover recipes for a decadent dessert and delicious sides to round out your pork-centric plate. Read More

$116
per adult

Private Paddle Surfing Lesson
Paddle surfing takes a calmer approach to enjoying the ocean's waves. Try the new craze for yourself in Noosa's tropical surroundings. Become familiar with this new skill on the gentle waters of the Noosa River before you head to the... Read More

Categories: Adventures

1 hour

Free cancellation

$56
per adult

Rainbow Beach Tandem Skydive
There's no better way to appreciate the outstanding natural beauty of the area surrounding Rainbow Beach than with a tandem skydive from 14,000 feet (4,267 m). Securely harnessed to your experienced instructor, feel the rush of adrenaline as you dive... Read More

Categories: Adventures

2 hours

$298
per adult

SEA LIFE Mooloolaba Underwater World Admission
Delve under the sea at Queensland's largest aquarium and oceanarium. SEA LIFE Moolooba makes a marine-minded exploration easy—the abundant aquatic animals and exotic crustaceans that call this water arena home are ready and waiting for a personal introduction. Read More

Categories: Attractions

1 day

Free cancellation

$29
per adult

Sensational Seafood Cooking Class
If you've ever been intimidating by preparing shellfish or seafood at home, you're not alone. This chef-led cooking class is the ideal way to hone your technique and pick up pointers on everything from shucking oysters to filleting fish before... Read More

$131
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Brisbane Airport (BNE) - Sunshine Coast
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Brisbane Airport and your Sunshine Coast hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Brisbane Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

1 hour 30 minutes

Free cancellation

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$37

$33
per adult

Shared Shuttle: Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY)
Enjoy convenient and cost-effective shared transportation between Sunshine Coast Airport and your hotel aboard a shuttle. For transfers to and from Sunshine Coast Airport, the zones to select from include: Read More

Categories: Airport Shuttles & Limos

10 minutes

Free cancellation

$10
per adult

Small-Group Modern Australian Christmas Cooking Class
Learn techniques to prepare a holiday feast in no time so that you can spend more time with your loved ones and less time cooking. This class, teaches you to prep food in advance to make a 3-course Australian meal.... Read More

$112
per adult

Spicy Vegetarian Cooking Class
Follow your nose into a fragrant world of exotic spices and flavorful vegetarian dishes, learning to prepare healthy Indian dishes and curries from scratch. With an expert chef to demonstrate and offer pointers, whip up plates like eggplant curry and... Read More

$116
per adult

Sunshine Coast, Montville & Maleny Village Tour
Experience the culture, heritage and natural beauty of the Sunshine Coast on this full-day tour. Explore the quaint villages of Montville and Maleny, take in stunning vistas from Dulong Lookout, and marvel at panoramic views of the Glasshouse Mountains from... Read More

Categories: Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$46
per adult

Tandem Skydive Caloundra Beach
A tandem skydive offers an ideal introduction to this thrilling sport. Find out if you have what it takes during a jump over Caloundra Beach. Ascend to 15,000 feet (4,572 m), jump out over a beautiful coastline, and minutes later,... Read More

Categories: Adventures

2 hours

Free cancellation

$320
per adult

Tandem Skydive Coolum Beach
If you have never tried skydiving, a tandem skydive is an ideal first step. Feel the exhilaration of parachuting from thousands of feet in the air as you harness yourself to an experienced instructor, launch out over the stunning Sunshine... Read More

Categories: Adventures

2 hours

$261
per adult

Taste of the Sunshine Coast Tour
Discover the flavors and sights of the Sunshine Coast on this guided tour. Sample native nuts, cheeses, and ginger, explore the artisanal village of Montville, and taste fine wines at the famous vineyards of Maleny Mountain Wines. Read More

Categories: Culinary Experiences, Restaurants & Nightlife, Tours & Sightseeing

8 hours

Free cancellation

$46
per adult

Twin Waters Resort Segway Tour
Escape the confines of the city and delve into the idyllic natural environment of the Twin Waters Resort on a Segway. Trundle along sandy and rocky paths through mangroves and along the picturesque beach as you try to spot undisturbed... Read More

Categories: Adventures, Tours & Sightseeing

2 hours

Free cancellation

$90
per adult

UnderWater World Seal Encounter
Get up-close and personal with seals in a fun session as you make friends with these playful mammals. With a behind-the-scenes look at Seal Island, you get an insight into these delightful creatures. Swim with them and even enjoy a... Read More

$67
per adult

UnderWater World Shark Dive Xtreme
See over 30 species of shark on this scuba dive at Sea Life Aquarium. In a safe and controlled setting, float around an underwater kingdom, meeting sharks and stingrays. Then discover the diversity of life in the main aquarium. Read More

$146
per adult

Vegan Cooking Class
Learn the tips and tricks you need to incorporate the principles of plant-based eating into your own home-cooking during this hands-on class. Whip up delectable vegan substitutes for your favorite dishes, pick up pointers on crafting nourishing meals from scratch,... Read More

$116
per adult

Viva La France Cooking Class
Tie on your apron for a hands-on cooking class that introduces you to classic French cooking techniques and some of the country's most decadent dishes. Hone your skills as you work to prepare elegant soufflés and turn perfect vegetables, and... Read More

$116
per adult

Weekend Wind Down Cooking Class
Whether you're inviting a crew over to watch the game or hanging out on the deck with drinks, nothing brings a weekend gathering together better than some homemade snacks. Working with a professional chef, learn how to whip up crowd-pleasing... Read More

$86
per adult

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