Maroochydore is a suburb of the Sunshine Coast, in the Australian state of Queensland. This is also the centre of the Maroochydore urban centre. Maroochydore is located 111 km (69 miles) from Brisbane. Maroochydore offers a popular surf beach, river parkland, and trails along the ocean suitable for walking and biking.
Maroochydore is a major commercial area on the Sunshine Coast. This suburb is home to a large shopping centre - Sunshine Plaza - and is the location for the Sunshine Coast’s major bus interchange for TransLink services. Maroochydore is also a venue for surfing contests and is a popular vacation destination. The Sunshine Coast economy is dependant on tourism, retail, and construction. The region also has a strong agricultural sector. There are many locations available for companies that want to rent office space in Maroochydore.
Entertainment And Dining Out
As part of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore allows visitors to take advantage of easy access to attractions such as Steve Irwin’s Australia Zoo, Under Water World marine park, Aussie World with the Ettamogah Pub, The Buderim Ginger Factory, The Big Pineapple, and the Majestic Theatre at Pomona. This region is home to more national parks than any other region in the state of Queesnland including Mapleton Falls National Park, Kondalilla National Park, The Glasshouse Mountains National Park, Noosa National Park, and the Great Sandy National Park. Dining options include Mulu Char, a South African restaurant featuring dishes such as soft shell crab, pork belly, and prawns.
Maroochydore is served by a bus service connecting Maroochydore to Buderim, Coolum, Kawana, Caloundra, Nambour, and Noosa. Nambour Station also offers regular services to Brisbane. There are also coach services from Sunshine Plaza to the Brisbane International Airport. Sunshine Coast Airport is located in Maroochydore just north of the urban centre. It offers domestic flights to major cities around Australia.