Category Archive for "Attractions"

May 2016 Newsletter

May 2016 Newsletter May 2016 newsletter. Mooloolaba Beach was the scene of sprints and flags events for the Australian National Surf Life Saving Championships in April. The beach in front of the Surf Club was sectioned off and groomed. A large spectator stand was erected. Maroochydore and Alex beaches hosted other events over the ten days of competition. We were impressed with the organisation involved and congratulate the three surf clubs which hosted the event, the thousands of competitors, administrators and officials who took part. Flags finals May 2016 NewsletterMay 2016 Newsletter Aussies at AlexMay 2016 Newsletter 2016 AussiesMay newsletter...
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March 2016 Newsletter

March 2016 Newsletter The March 2016 newsletter marks the arrival of Autumn. It’s hard to believe that we’re into another autumn already! Easter and school holidays are sneaking up on us early this year.   We have been enchanted by the sight of many baby bush turkeys as we go for our walks through the revegetation zone along The Spit. We were lucky enough to see one less than a day old and were amazed but its ability to fly/scramble its way up a tree to roost.   Last week we attended the Nambour Tramfest and Chinese New Year celebration....
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February 2016 Newsletter

February 2016 Newsletter What an amazing January!: just perfect weather for Mooloolaba’s holiday makers. A visit from the cruise ship “Azamara Quest” gave our guests an opportunity to watch the comings and goings of tenders while it was moored off-shore in front of our building. We have discovered CK Coffee Bar and Wholefoods, on Brisbane Road, just opposite the carpark. They are open for coffee, breakfast, lunch, cabinet meals and homemade raw cakes from 6.00am to 4.00pm, 7 days a week. Martin and his team are committed to bringing their customers a healthier alternative, as they believe  living a healthier...
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Tour and Booking Desk

Tour and Booking Desk When you go on holiday to a new destination it is always good to explore the surrounding area, whether it be urban, rural, coastal or bushland. Here at Northwind Beachfront Apartments we offer a free Tour Booking service. The managers have holidayed in Mooloolaba and have a unique knowledge of the tours, cruises and attractions on the Sunshine Coast. Helping you with your Mooloolaba Holiday They can help you with the local bus service, GO CARDS, train services, canal cruises, eco tours,  booking airport transfers for either the Sunshine Coast Airport or Brisbane Airport (Domestic or International...
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October Newsletter 2015

Welcome to our  October Newsletter 2015 The super boats off-shore racing gave us a real dose of excitement in mid-September. We saw plenty of action from Northwind and our guests really enjoyed the sight of fast boats and helicopters. The Sunshine Castle at Bli Bli is a great place for families to explore. During school holidays and at time in between, you will Sir Justyn in residence. Sir Justyn is a fourteenth century knight who takes time out from the Crusades to educate 21st Century commoners about law and order, food, dance, weapons, games and pastimes and dress in the...
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September 2015 Newsletter – Spring Has Arrived

September 2015 Newsletter – Spring has arrived, and our wintering-over guests are back home. The Buderim Garden Club will celebrate spring with its annual Buderim Garden Festival on the 17th and 18th October, with the theme “Blooms”. Based at the Buderim War Memorial Hall, the festival comprises the Spring Flower Show, open gardens and a Quality Plant Market. Next to the hall is the Buderim Craft Cottage. The cottage houses the Atrium Gallery which will host Sculptured Garden – Artistic Conversations October 10th – 18th. Held annually since 1997, the exhibition is one of the largest on the Sunshine Coast...
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Gallery Beneath – a memorable and enriching experience

A visit to Mooloolaba’s Gallery Beneath is a memorable and enriching experience. The Gallery Beneath is well worth a visit when you are in Mooloolaba. It is located in the Sirocco Plaza in the heart of Mooloolaba and offers a warm, welcoming environment in which to appreciate and acquire original artworks. The gallery represents established artists from around Australia, many of whom have won or been finalists in prestigious national art competitions. The  gallery exhibits impressionist, figurative, realist and abstract  paintings and maintains a fresh and evolving selection of work that both surprises and stimulates patrons each time they visit....
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Mooloolaba Bowls Club

The Mooloolaba Bowls Club officially opened its new allweather facilities in  February 2012. The structure has  become an iconic Mooloolaba landmark, with its expansive , award-winning white canopy covering the fantastically engineered structure. They have also extended and completely renovated  the interior of the club house. With the policy of promoting the game of lawn bowls and providing first class playing conditions all day, every day, the club achieves this by being open every day from 8.00am until late, and having 2 stunning synthetic undercover greens which allow players to keep dry even during the heaviest of downpours. Winter sees two months...
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Michelle’s blog about Car Rental in Mooloolaba

Sunshine Coast Car Rentals is independently owned and operated by Alexandra Headland locals – Dave & Michelle Schwab.  I had a quick chat with them recently.   Here’s my interview with them…   Who are your clients exactly? Our clients come to Mooloolaba for a relaxing holiday and are happy to take each day at their own pace.   They have a sense of adventure and like to explore and visit new places.   The new visitors to the coast are keen to tick off the main tourist attractions off their list – but then so are our annual visitors.  Our clients have...
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Swimming with whales 2015

There are few places in the world where you can swim with whales, entering the water and relating to them on their terms. In 2014 Sunreef Diving Services in Mooloolaba was the first  in Australia To make it possible for people to swim with the magnificent Humpback whales that come to the Sunshine Coast each winter. The swimming with whales 2015 season will begin on the 4th of July. This year there will be two different experiences on offer: a half day off the Sunreef vessel or a one day experience on the Australia Zoo research vessel Croc One. On...
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