The beautiful Sunshine Coast is known for having some of the most stunning nature reserves, beaches, weather, and activities for all ages. Although there are a lot of things that people can do on the coast, taking time out is a must – but that doesn’t mean staying at home. Enjoying what mother nature has to offer is one of the greatest things we can do, and there are an abundance of picnic areas Sunshine Coast locals and visitors can do just that.
If you’re looking for some of the best places to picnic Sunshine Coast wide, we have a list of some of the most beautiful locations that you, your friends and your family can kick back, relax, and bask in the stunning surrounds.
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Must-Visit Picnic Areas Sunshine Coast
Noosa Botanic Gardens
For those with a deeper love of mother nature, the Noosa Botanic Gardens is the place to be. Throw down your picnic blankets and enjoy the beautiful greenery on display all around, the wildlife among the trees, and spend some time feeding the turtles that live within Lake Macdonald.
Mary Cairncross Park
If you’re after picnic areas Sunshine Coast locals even enjoy, Mary Cairncross Park doubles as a beautiful location for lunch and a nature walk. After enjoying a delicious lunch whether it’s a picnic or using the BBQ areas, take a stroll through the subtropical rainforest and see if you can spot or hear the native Australian wildlife!
Buderim Village Park
Buderim Village Park will offer a picnic like no other. With stunning panoramic views of the Glasshouse Mountains and the Pacific Ocean, it’ll be hard to leave once you’ve gotten comfortable with your rug and delicious food. With plenty of grass for the little ones to run around on, it’s a family friendly location perfect for a weekend adventure. Ever wanted to picnic under the stars? This location is also a prime spot for a light meal and laying down to enjoy the night sky away from any light pollution.
Point Perry Lookout, Coolum
We know that a picnic with a beautiful view is usually at the top of ones list, and we have the best spot for you. With a view of the pristine coastline and waters that are crystal clear, Point Perry Coolum is a location you won’t want to leave. Located in Coolum with undercover picnic spots, spend the day admiring the ebb and flow of the ocean while enjoying good food, wine, and the glistening sunlight.
Pirate Park, Noosaville
Whether it’s the weekend or school holidays, Pirate Park is THE location for families with children. Offering climbing nets, slides, monkey bars and so much more for the little ones, it’s a great spot for them to burn off energy, enjoy a barbecue picnic along the water, and take a splash to cool down before heading home.
If cultural heritage is more your style, Muller Park is a family friendly, beautiful location for a picnic. With a playground for the kids, this location is inspired by local traditional owners, the Kabi Kabi people, with plenty of space to spread out. Not only is this great for a picnic Sunshine Coast holiday goers will also enjoy the off-leash dog area for their furry friends!
If you want to get out of town and enjoy experiencing small country locations, Kenilworth is a beautiful hidden gem that’s perfect for picnics and a day out. With boutique shopping, local cafes, and a famous donut shop, you’ll be able to fill your picnic basket with local treats before kicking back on the grass at the town park. With a playground for kids and toilets nearby, it’s the perfect little spot for relaxing under the large trees on a hot summers day.
Ready to Book Your Trip?
If you’re still looking for great places to picnic Sunshine Coast wide, contact Prestige Holiday Homes on 07 5471 7955 and we’ll help you out. If you’re planning a weekend away to the Coast, browse our holiday houses Sunshine Coast holiday-makers love and contact us to make your booking.