Best Places to go Snorkelling Sunshine Coast

Best Places to go Snorkelling Sunshine Coast

Snorkelling and exploring what the underwater world has to offer is an experience like no other. It’s not every day that you can interact with sea life and get to appreciate the wonders of mother nature beneath the deep blue. For an adventure with lasting memories, get to the beach, get your flippers on, and spend some time under the sea.

For beautiful snorkeling Sunshine Coast locations, we’ve collated a list that we think is perfect for you.

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Snorkelling Sunshine Coast Reefs


Just off the Mooloolaba coast is the beautiful Mudjimba Island surrounded by an abundance of marine life waiting for you to visit. From interactions with dolphins and starfish to turtles and stingrays, you can stay up to 3 hours soaking up the life of the sea. This is snorkeling Mooloolaba locals truly love!

Point Arkwright

For snorkellers with a little more experience, Point Arkwright snorkeling is the best option for you. With a shallow coral reef at the base of the cliffs, you’ll enjoy the sights of the friendly marine life with the opportunity to interact with some gentle giants. Sea turtles are known to float around the Point Arkwright cliffs, so keep your eyes peeled. Please be wary of rough waters in this area.

Noosa Head National Park

For snorkelling Sunshine Coast locals can’t even get enough of, spend some time off the coast of the Noosa Head National Park. This experience will be nothing short of memorable. With the opportunity to encounter dolphins, stingrays, turtles and tropical fish, you’ll find it really hard to get yourself out of the water.

North Stradbroke Island

One of the most stunning snorkeling Sunshine Coast locations is North Stradbroke Island. Here, snorkelers with no experience can dive in and get up close and personal with a variety of sea creatures. Depending on the season, you could experience humpback whales, sea turtles, rays, fish, dolphins, and so much more!

Kings Beach

Off the gorgeous coast of Caloundra where the rocky headlands lay, is a sweet little snorkelling spot where you could bump into a Wobbegong. Down here, timid sea turtles are cruising along the ocean floor amongst the abundance of seagrass. Please be mindful of rough currents in this area.

Ready to experience some of the best snorkelling on the Sunshine Coast?

Browse our range of Mooloolaba holiday rentals and get ready for a snorkeling Sunshine Coast adventure you’ll always remember. For more information on any of the unique beaches or snorkeling Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast & beyond, contact us today!

*Disclaimer: Reef conditions will change depending on the weather and time of year, please seek professional guidance and advice before planning your snorkelling adventures.