Category Archive for "Sunshine Coast Parks and Reserves"

September 2016 Newsletter fashion, events and concerts

September 2016 Newsletter August was full of all kinds of excitement: The Pacific Jewel arrived and over 1000 passengers disembarked. Most spent the weather-perfect day walking around Mooloolaba. Some of our friends were on the cruise so it was nice to spend some time with them. Pacific Jewel moored in front of NorthwindBeach goers had a great view of the Pacific Pearl.The weather was perfect when the Pacific Pearl stopped in at Mooloolaba The Marathon weekend meant that Mooloolaba and Alex were full of very healthy looking people and most of our guests enjoyed watching the marathon action from their...
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August 2016 News sunsets, gardens and Asian Cuisine

August 2016 News sunsets, gardens and Asian Cuisine We have had amazing winter weather this July with some record breaking temperatures. One day reach 31 degrees Celsius! Some evenings the sunsets have been absolutely stunning, ranging from subtle pastels through to blazing oranges. Spectactular July sunset from Mooloolaba SpitBeautiful pastel coloured sunset, MooloolabaAugust sunset 5 There is a new lookout on the northern end of the Alex Headland Park. It has a magnificent set of stairs leading down to the beach below. From the lookout you get expansive views to Mudgimba, Mt Coolum and Noosa Heads. Stairs from the new...
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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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September Newsletter

Northwind Apartments September Newsletter 2014. Spring is here! We had such  a busy August with the exterior of Northwind being painted and the sail structures over the windows being removed. The abseilers had a big job removing the sails, repairing render and then painting, while the two ‘earth-bound’ painters dealt to the balconies and block walls around the perimeter. The building really looks very smart and revitalized. We have kept the same colours, so our familiar white, grey and purple still stand out as you go along Mooloolaba Esplanade. Mooloolaba has some unique dining experiences to offer visitors. One of...
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July Newsletter

July newsletter 2014 June brought a mixed bag of weather here in Mooloolaba and those of us who have acclimatized were moaning about the cold! We really do have to toughen up! The whales are back and are really putting on a show for those on whale watching cruises, the Sail Mooloolaba regatta has had a variety of events in the bay and on the canals and the Mooloolaba Bowls Club has hosted many tournaments as part of the Sunshine Coast Bowls Bonanza. Northwind was the sponsor of the Mooloolaba Mixed Pairs. Teams from Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Brisbane and Wanganui (NZ)...
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Buderim Forest Park

Buderim Forest Park is a 45 hectare oasis of subtropical rainforest less than a kilometre from Buderim village. It is hidden on the northern side of Mt Buderim and features tall eucalypts, magnificent strangler figs with their buttressed roots, vines, fungi and palms. The waters of Martins Creek fall, cascade and bubble over basalt causeways and rocks and every now and then form quiet, restful pools. All along the 1300 metre length of the walk you can hear water. This area was well known by the Indigenous peoples of the area and they would use it as a resting place....
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Off Beat Eco Tours

Off beat Eco Tours runs personalised (Maximum 13 people) tours to the sub-tropical rainforest in the Sunshine Coast hinterland. The crew treat the passengers as friends and encourage them to see, hear, smell and touch the magic of the rainforest. The gourmet standard lunch includes gourmet busk tucker  fare – the delicious, nutty, chocolaty flavour of ground wattle seeds, the tang of lemon myrtle leaves -these  tours are an absolute feast for the senses. The Full day tour to the Conondale National Park is super. This is an area of national significance and home to a diverse range of flora and fauna,...
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