Thinking about spending your Easter at the Sunshine Coast? Whether it’s a couples retreat or a holiday with the kids, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to experiences, activities, sightseeing and more. We take a look at our top five must do activities for spending Easter on the Sunshine Coast that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
Sunshine coast Easter activities
Enjoy Movies in Tickle Park, Coolum
Visit Coolum tickle Park with your family and friends, bring along a rug and enjoy a movie under the stars. Have fun watching a selection of all-time favourite Easter movies like Despicable Me, Peter Rabbit, Surf’s Up and more. Don’t miss out, screening commences at 6.30 pm!
This year’s event Coolum flicks in the park will be a COVIDSafe Event, which means registering your attendance is required. Click here to find out more.
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Visit the zoo
If you’re looking for family fun on the Sunshine Coast, you can’t go past the Australia Zoo. Featuring every animal from large crocodiles and snakes to fluffy red pandas and adorable otters, it’ll be all too easy to spend an entire day at the zoo. For the ultimate experience, you even have the option to get involved in the action with close animal encounters with meerkats, koalas, and tigers too! Be sure to book in advance, as it’ll no doubt be a hot destination this Easter.
Spend a day at the beach
A Sunshine Coast Easter isn’t complete without visiting a beach, and luckily you’ll be pretty spoilt for choice when it comes to choosing one. Coolum beach is a popular choice for families, as it’s dotted with restaurants, cafes, markets and of course, Mount Coolum. Mooloolaba beach is also a favourite for both couples and families with its assortment of fine dining experiences, beer tours, cruises, and aquatic museums. Or if you want something a little more secluded, check out some of the secret beaches away from the hustle and bustle.
Visit the Ginger Factory
What better way to spend Easter on the Sunshine Coast than enjoying some goodies? The Ginger Factory is chock full of fun activities for the whole family, including rides, live bee shows and factory tour and tastings. Blending a perfect mix of high-octane fun and sightseeing, you’ll find there’s plenty of options for both mum and dad and the kids. We recommend starting the day off with the ginger train and ending with a walk through the rainforest and some goodies from the ginger shop.
Maleny botanic gardens and bird world
A privately garden, Maleny botanic gardens and bird world offers a unique experience where visitors can take in the natural beauty of the gorgeous fauna and have the opportunity to get up close and personal with exotic birds such as macaws, black cockatoos and Eclectus parrots. These guided tours are a fun activity for the whole family and will take you through a beautiful rainforest filled with luscious gardens and breathtaking waterfalls. From just $89 for a family pass, you can’t go wrong with spending your Sunshine Coast Easter at Maleny botanic gardens and bird world.
Galaxy fun at Sunshine Plaza
Easter on the Sunshine Coast is more fun than ever this year, as Sunshine Plaza has gone all out with fun activities for the kids. Between 6 – 10 April, the popular shopping centre will be offering free workshops to budding astronauts and aspiring scientists with galaxy themed activities. This includes a STEMpunk workshop, with a certificate on completion and a science workshop that allows kids to take home their very own slime! Be sure to get in fast, as these free spots are bound to be booked out quickly!
We hope you’ve enjoyed reading our article on ‘Spending Easter on the Sunshine Coast 2021.’ If you’re thinking about spending the holidays in the Sunshine Coast, be sure to check out some of the Easter holiday rentals we have available in Mooloolaba, Coolum beach and more. Or contact us on 5471 7955 for more ideas on how you can make the most of your holiday at the Sunshine Coast.