Category Archive for "Water sports and activities"

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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December 2015 Newsletter

 Welcome to our December 2015 Newsletter. It’s hard to believe another year is on the horizon. We have a fabulous sunrise photo to share with you, taken by one of our guests during her stay with us in November. She has given her permission to share it with you. WE would like to gently remind all of you who are coming to have Christmas with us  here are Northwind, that you must leave forwarding instructions for Santa so he knows where to deliver his gifts: very important. The Mooloolaba Christmas Tree was lit last week. The tree lighting ceremony , which...
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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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Hire Hut Mooloolaba Adventure and Activity Hub

Hire Hut Mooloolaba Adventure and Activity Hub The Hire Hut on The Wharf describes itself as The Adventure and Activity Hub: they have kayaks, jet skis, stand up paddleboards, fishing lines, segways,  boats and bikes for hire and can also book you on a whale watching cruise. The bikes are the very user-friendly and cool-looking Townie Cruisers for adults and Choppers with banana seats for the kids. Bike hire includes helmet, padlock, map and directions. They also do mountain bike hire and offer half day tours that are suitable for all riders with an experienced guide and coaching. They have...
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Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade

The annual Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade is a highlight of the Christmas festivities here in Mooloolaba. Boats and watercraft of all shapes and sizes are decorated with lights and take part in a parade which wends its way around the Mooloolaba canal system from the Wharf, to La Balsa Park, to Outrigger Park, along the Sir Charles Clarke Park on River Esplanade and back to The Wharf. There are plenty of places from which you can view the parade – The Wharf, the boat ramp near the Coast Guard building, Penny Lane Park, O’Connor’s Reach, La Balsa Park. Starting at...
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Mooloolaba Jet Boat Experience

The Mooloolaba Jet Boat ride gives passengers a thrilling off-shore experience.  One of only three jetboats in Australia designed purely for offshoore and open ocean conditions, this boat has over 600 horse power delivered through two high power Doen Jets. This high performance thrill ride includes wave-jumping, jetboat spins, oceanswell surfing, sharp turns and figure eights – in the right conditions the boat even dives under waves. Passengers are strapped into bucket racing seats with a 4 point racing harness in fully enclosed, air-conditioned cabin. The jetboat departs from The Wharf,  Parkin Parade, Mooloolaba, twice a day at 11.00am and 1.00pm...
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