Sunshine Coast Attractions
When holidaying at The Duporth Riverside, with its central location, you are only a short drive to many of our local attractions. From the beautiful river and beaches of Maroochydore to the hinterland, with its majestic rainforests, there are many places of interest and adventure along the way.
Just a 5 minute drive from The Duporth Riverside, take a break from the pool or surfing and visit UnderWater World at Mooloolaba which offers an amazing 4 interactive levels and the Oceanarium and transparent tunnel and be surrounded by stunning live corals and thousands of creatures of the deep including large rays & giant sharks. A 10 minute drive to Top Shots Adventure Park, with 2 mini golf courses to challenge you, a rock climbing wall and cool off in the Blaster Boats and many other activities to keep you entertained for hours, regardless of age.
For total adventure, why not go off shore and experience scuba diving at one of Queensland’s best dive sites. The Brisbane, an Australian war ship, now forms an artificial reef 5 miles off the coast of Maroochydore. Covered in corals and sea grasses, it is the home of vast numbers of reef and tropical fish and scuba divers have been awed by this new attraction to the Sunshine Coast. From The Duporth Riverside, a half hour drive to enjoy a tour of Steve Erwin’s famous Australia Zoo with a crocodile feeding show and be amazed by our native animals, reptiles and animals from many countries of the world. A must see for all the family. Our tour desk can arrange a bus pick-u, a short walk from our complex. Just a short drive to the newly Heritage Listed, Glass House Mountains, where you will find a huge variety of locally grown fruit and nuts including lychees, pineapples, avocados, bananas, custard apples and huge macadamia nut plantations.
Maroochydore beach (1545A) is patrolled by the Maroochydore Surf Life Saving Club; one of the oldest in Queensland, being founded on New Years Day in 1916. The club is located at the end of the main street and t..
Sunshine Plaza is the largest shopping centre on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland and has been servicing the local region since 1994. The centre has the largest and most diverse variety of specialty stores o..
Golf Courses are world class here on the Sunshine Coast. Headland Golf ClubGolf links Rd Buderim (07) 5444 5800 Horton Park Golf ClubGolf St Maroochydore (07) 5447 1407 Palmer Resort CoolumWarran Rd Coo..
The Blackall Ranges have many surprises. Walking tracks in the Mary Cairncross National Park to the Kondalilla Waterfalls where swimming is permitted when conditions are suitable. Wineries are also open for wine..
All your fishing or boating requirements are met with Swan Boat Hire. The helpful staff will assist you to select just the right boat for your needs; from the large BBQ boats (just for fun) to runabouts for your nex..
The Eumundi Markets are a 20 minute drive from The Duporth Riverside. If it is grown, baked, designed or made, you’ll see it at the Eumundi Markets. With hundreds of stalls, this vibrant mecca will en..
A few minutes drive south of Eumundi is Yandina where the Ginger Factory is open daily. With a train ride through exotic tropical gardens, fun rides for the kids, gourmet treats from the Ginger shop and explore ..
Along the way, see the magnificent panoramic views of the coast from Noosa to Caloundra. At Montville, Queensland’s version of an English village established in 1887, enjoy the historic atmosphere while browsi..