Population: 49,743 (2006)
Area: 55.5 km (21.4 sq mi)
Location: 104 km (65 mi) from Brisbane
Local Government Area: Sunshine Coast Region
State District: Maroochydore, Buderim, Kawana, Nicklin
Federal Division: Fairfax, Fisher
Mean max temp Mean min temp Annual rainfall
25.1 °C 15.8 °C 1,310.6 mm

Maroochydore is an urban centre on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia.

Maroochydore is a major commercial area of the Sunshine Coast with most shopping precincts located in the central business district. It is home to the Sunshine Plaza shopping centre and the Sunshine Coast's major bus interchange for TransLink services on Sunshine Coast. Maroochydore is also a venue of major surf sport carnivals, and is a popular holiday point from which to travel the rest of Queensland.

The name Maroochydore comes from the Yuggera language word 'Muru-kutchi', meaning red-bill: the name of the black swan, commonly seen in the area.

Maroochydore is the sixth town mentioned in the original version of the song "I've Been Everywhere".

Deluxe Seaplane Tour Noosa to Australia Zoo Adventure for 2 with Photobook more_vert
$1350.00 AUD Book
The Experience: Climb up into Paradise Seaplanes' Wilga Warbird from the shores of the Maroochy River and experience the sensation of flying low-and-slow above Sunshine Coast beaches, Noosa, the majestic Glass House Mountains, beautiful Hinterland and Australia Zoo in one amazing adventure. 
The Memories: This flight includes a 20page customised Deluxe Photobook of you and your adventure. 
• 60 minute Seaplane Flight - Maroochy River to Beerwah (Australia Zoo) and Noosa, return Maroochy.
• Water takeoff and landing in only Wilga Floatplane in southern hemisphere.
• Personalised tour for 2 passengers
• Interactive commentary from expert pilot and guide.
• 20page Deluxe Photobook, customised with photos of you.

This personalised adventure captures the best of the Sunshine Coast.
Enjoy the thrill of a water take-off and landing in the only Wilga Warbird Seaplane in the southern hemisphere.
It's 9cylinder radial engine, better-than-helicopter views, slow flight and stealthy vintage-spy-plane feel will give you a breath-taking perspective of the glorious Sunshine Coast. With every seat a window seat, you’ll have unparalleled views of the landmarks below.
You’ll fly north past Mudjimba Island, Mt Coolum, Sunshine Beach and around Noosa Headlands over the beautiful Noosa River mouth before tracing the line of Glass House Mountains to the famous Australia Zoo at Beerwah and returning direct to Maroochydore. A thrilling landing on the water completes your scenic tour by seaplane.
Rated 5 Star on TripAdvisor, only because there is no 6-Star rating! 
• Arrive 15 minutes before your scheduled departure from Bradman Avenue where you will be briefed on your adventure and meet your Pilot and crew.
• This is a seaplane, plan to get your feet wet. Step onto the float and climb up to the cabin.
• Bose headsets are provided to listen to commentary from your experienced and knowledgeable captain as he points out the region’s attractions and tells you about the aircraft's unique history.
• This flight is designed for two passengers with total combined weight not to exceed 175kg.
• Numbers are limited to two passengers, ensuring a comfortable flight.
• Departing from the beach at Maroochy River, your seaplane will taxi along the river before taking off into the air.
• Before, after and throughout your adventure your pilot will take photos of you for your Photo Book. This hardcover book is printed and bound and sent to your mailing address, arriving about 2-3 weeks after the flight. A perfect memento for retelling your adventure! 
• (60 minutes of flight time, allow for 75-80min.)

  • $1350.00
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Hinterland ExBeerience more_vert
$160.00 AUD Book
Starting on the coast our first stop will either be at Moffat Beach or Your Mates Brewing for a tasting paddle and a behind the scenes tour of the brewery to see how beer is made.
We then make our way up to the beautiful town of Maleny to Brouhaha Brewery for a tasty lunch and another tasting paddle of locally crafted beer. Styles here range from sours to saisons, pale ales to stouts, and a whole range of seasonal beers.
We then make our way down the range, to Glass House Brewing who will greet us with a tasting paddle and a few stories. 
Finally we drop you back to the Coast at your choice of either Sneaky Baron or TAPS Mooloolaba where you can continue your craft beer experience!
A great way to spend the day !!

We pick you up in an air-conditioned van from either TAPS Mooloolaba, Black Bunny Alexandra Headlands, or Sneaky Baron in Moaroochydore. 
From here we make our way to our first brewery of the day, either Macleod Brewing Co or Moffat Beach Brewing. This is where we will learn about how beer is made, tour a working brewery, and sample our first beers of the day!.
We then continue up into the beautiful Hinterland to visit Brouhaha Brewery for more beer samples and a delicious lunch. Then we make our way down a scenic route before arriving at a hidden gem - The Basement (by Your Mates Brewing). This is a cool dive bar with great beers on tap which we will sample of course!
We then make our way back to the coast to drop you at one of the 3 designated stops so you can continue your craft beer experience
Lunch, beer samples, and tour of brewery included

  • $160.00
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Noosa Brewery Trail more_vert
$160.00 AUD Book
Join us on a craft beer experience as we take you behind the scenes of breweries in the Noosa and surrounding regions. You will have the opportunity to taste, smell and see the brewing process, chat to the brewers, and sample freshly crafted local beer.
Three unique breweries, plenty of beer and a great way to spend an afternoon!

Join us on a craft beer experience as we take you behind the scenes of breweries in the Noosa and surrounding regions. You will have the opportunity to taste, smell and see the brewing process, chat to the brewers, and sample freshly crafted local beer.
Sit back and relax as our knowledgeable tour guide takes you on a craft beer journey through a range of beer styles, such as lagers, pale ales, IPA, saison, stouts, porters, and everything in between. If you’re lucky the brewers might even let us taste one of their upcoming releases straight from the fermenters.
We take you to Land & Sea Brewery to check out their beautiful Brewery and tasting room for beers, a tour of the brew house and an overview on how beer is made. We also take in a tasty lunch to compliment a tasting paddle of freshly brewed beer.
From there we head to the historic town of Eumundi, the home of Eumundi Brewery which has been recently been constructed inside the Imperial Hotel. We sample their range of core and seasonal beers and take in some history of the Eumundi brand and historic hotel.
Next stop is Copperhead Restaurant & Brewery in the town of Cooroy on the outskirts of Noosa. We grab a tasting paddle from their range of 12 beers and take a look at their micro-brewery set up which is vastly different to other breweries on the tour.
• Due to the busy nature of working breweries Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours reserves the right to alter itineraries and venues without notice due to brewery availability

  • $160.00
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