Explore the Best of Caloundra with our Highlights guide. Dive into the town's top attractions, from pristine beaches and outdoor adventures to vibrant cultural experiences. Discover what makes Caloundra shine as a must-visit destination on the Sunshine Coast.

Welcome to our Caloundra Highlights page, where we showcase the town's most captivating attractions and experiences. Nestled on the Sunshine Coast of Australia, Caloundra offers a wealth of treasures for both locals and visitors to explore. Let's dive into the top highlights that make Caloundra shine.

Pristine Beaches

Caloundra boasts some of the Sunshine Coast's most breathtaking beaches. Kings Beach, with its oceanfront saltwater swimming pool and family-friendly vibe, is a must-visit. Moffat Beach beckons walkers over the headland to view it's picturesque landscape, while Dicky Beach and Golden Beach offer serene chilled alternatives. Dive into the crystal-clear waters, build sandcastles, or simply bask in the coastal splendor.

Outdoor Adventures

Nature enthusiasts will find plenty to love in Caloundra. The Glass House Mountains hinterland is a short drive away, offering hiking, rock climbing, and birdwatching opportunities. The Pumicestone Passage is perfect for boating, fishing, and wildlife viewing. Whether you're seeking adrenaline-pumping thrills or peaceful nature retreats, Caloundra delivers.

Arts and Culture

Immerse yourself in Caloundra's vibrant arts scene. With the home of the area's Regional Gallery, the works of talented artists are showcased inside and out in the community, and live music performances add rhythm to the town's cultural landscape. Keep an eye out for upcoming events and exhibitions that celebrate the creative spirit of Caloundra.

Be entertained by the kaleidoscope of concerts, music, dance, plays and shows for all ages at The Events Centre in the heart of town. Sunshine Coast's premier and largest performing arts and conference center, you'll be mesmerized by the dining facilities, high tech staging and equipment, and high end performances on offer year round. Performances are quick to sell out, so if you see your favourite act appearing be sure to grab your spot!

Delicious Dining

Caloundra's culinary scene is a foodies delight. Indulge in fresh seafood at waterfront restaurants, sample global flavors at diverse eateries, or explore local produce at bustling farmers' markets. From casual bites to fine dining, Caloundra caters to every palate.

Family Fun

Caloundra is a haven for family-friendly activities. Enjoy mini-golf, go-karting, and up-close wildlife encounters at the nearby Australia Zoo. The town's playgrounds, parks, and picnic spots create ideal settings for quality family time.

Events and Entertainment

Stay up-to-date with Caloundra's vibrant events calendar on our "What's On" page. From major festivals and events to local markets, there's always something happening in town. Join in the festivities and experience the our lively spirit.

Shopping and Souvenirs

Explore local shops and boutiques to find unique souvenirs and beachwear. Caloundra's markets, including the Caloundra Street Fair and Bulcock Beach Twilight Markets, are treasure troves of artisan goods and delicious treats.

Water Sports

From kayaking and paddle boarding to jet-skiing and sailing, the ocean provides endless opportunities for water sports enthusiasts. Lessons and equipment rentals are readily available for those looking to make a splash.

Caloundra has many highlights offering a diverse range of experiences for all ages and abilities, ensuring there's something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you're seeking relaxation, adventure, or cultural immersion, Caloundra shines as a coastal paradise on the Sunshine Coast. Dive into our website to explore each highlight in more detail, plan your visit, and create your unforgettable experience in Queensland's Top Tourism Town.