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Mooloolaba

Most people think of Mooloolaba as a resort and tourist destination, but it isn’t just the holiday goers that are discovering the appeal of this beautiful coastal location. Residents know all too well just how great it is to live in such a thriving yet relaxed atmosphere.

Located in the heart of the Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba boasts beautiful weather year-round and stretches of stunning beaches. Mooloolaba Beach is one of the safest beaches on the Sunshine Coast, due to its northerly facing location. The views over the crystal clear ocean never fail to impress, and travellers come from all over Australia to soak up the sun, relax on the sand and surf the magnificent waves.

Over many years, Mooloolaba has gone from a sleepy coastal suburb to a cosmopolitan area with a range of city-style facilities. It has done so without sacrificing the relaxed and friendly atmosphere that it’s famous for, allowing residents to truly have the best of both worlds.

Add to this a range of boutique shops and restaurants, and you have a truly idyllic style of living. With the convenience of Sunshine Plaza within driving distance, everything you need is easily accessible from Mooloolaba.

Let yourself fall in love with the beautiful coastal living in Mooloolaba. With such a vibrant town centre, there’s always something to see and do. Living in the heart of the Sunshine Coast isn’t just a location, it’s a lifestyle choice that you’ll never want to leave!

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Dining Out

Augellos 
Augello’s is a multi award winning Italian restaurant specialising in modern Italian cuisine, and is centrally located on the Esplanade, Mooloolaba.
07 5478 3199
www.augellos.com.au

Burger Bar
Delicious burgers made with locally sourced ingredients. All patties, sauces and relishes made in-house daily, hormone free beef, chicken and lamb with a menu that will delight

theburgerbar.com.au

The Good Bar
A late night diner in the heart of Mooloolaba. Taking confessions & redeeming through Burgers & Beers. 6 Days & 6 Nights of the week.
07 5477 6781
thegoodbar.com.au

Taps
Taps @ Mooloolaba the only venue in Australia where you pour your own beer! With 28 beer taps throughout the venue, fitted into your table and off the walls Taps Mooloolaba is a unique and exciting new concept for Australia.
07 5477 7222
www.tapsaustralia.com.au/mooloolaba

Velo Project
Focusing on supporting local farmers & local suppliers of produce. In doing so the food & drinks they put in front of you today are always guaranteed to be the highest of quality, freshest we could find & sourced locally rather than abroad.
07 5444 8693
www.theveloproject.com.au

Mooloolaba Beach Bar and Grill
You can enjoy one their famous steaks and range of beers, wines & cocktails, overlooking the beach and Point Cartwright. It’s the perfect place to meet for drinks, catch the live footy game with mates or chill out from the crowds down below.
07 5444 4498
www.thebeachbarandgrill.com.au

Envy
Organic coffee . tea . chai . fresh juices . smoothies . gifts . homemade treats
07 5477 6737
www.envycafe.com.au

Good Bean
For some, a good cup of coffee is a morning ritual. For others it is a social occasion. For the rest, it is a momentary oasis in their increasingly busy lifestyle.
1300 789 806
www.goodbean.com.au

Hogs Breath
Hog’s Breath Cafe – for the best Steaks in town since 1989.
07 5444 7211
www.hogsbreath.com.au

Spice Bar
The Spice Bar is owned and operated by Aaron & Kym-Sarah Ruttan. A couple representing a passion for food and service, proudly controlling all aspects of the kitchen and floor.
07 5444 2022
www.spicebar.com.au 

One Up Bar & Bistro
A brew with a view and live music Friday – Sunday
07 5478 2742
www.oneupbarandbistro.com

Lot 104
Funky restaurant/bar, specialising in fun dining.
07 5326 1990
www.lot104.com.au

Via Italia
In the tradition of Italian cuisine they aim to find the highest quality ingredients to produce food that showcases the taste and beauty of one of the world’s most loved regions.
07 5477 7343
viaitalia.com.au

Fish on Parkyn
Many varieties of reef fish, famous Mooloolaba prawns, swordfish, tuna, scallops, Moreton bay bugs, mud crabs, sand crabs, spanner crabs are available from the wharf adjacent to the restaurant. Barramundi is flown in fresh from North Queensland, as is the salmon from Tasmania.
07 5444 4711
fishonparkyn.com.au

Thai Lotus
When you visit Thai Lotus you will find a Thai restaurant with all the charm and hospitality that the Thai people are known for!
07 5444 2144
www.thailotus.com.au

Hot Pipis
Hot Pipis Restaurant Sunshine Coast is a name synonymous with quality food and service. Based on the Sunshine Coast at Mooloolaba, Hot Pipis is one of the longest established restaurants having been operating since 1993.
07 5444 4441
www.hotpipis.com.au

De Ja Vu Cafe & Bar
Treat yourself to our special LavAzza coffee blend and be tempted by our wonderful selection of continental cakes.
07 5477 5581
www.facebook.com/Dejavucafeandbar

Shopping

Mooloolaba has a wealth of retail outlets for the leisurely shopper to make a relaxed and well-deserved holiday purchase. As you stroll along the Esplanade, bask in the seaside atmosphere with its glorious views and the exquisite range of boutiques, speciality stores and galleries.

Mooloolaba has rapidly developed a reputation for shopping excellence. Niche retailers include swimwear, designer fashion, jewellery, unique gifts and elegant accessories. First Avenue has developed into an exciting new shopping precinct with upmarket stores offering designer products. The Wharf also has a diverse range of retail outlets and plenty of parking is available. Heading south down Brisbane Road, a number of local businesses provide a diverse range of goods and services, and they’ve got the local knowledge to back it up. Drop in and find out the best fishing spots and the best dive spots to start you off.

Activities

Underwater World
an educational and exciting park involved with everything marine. Kids are enthralled for hours seeing aquatic life up close and personal with a range of specialised tanks, displays and demonstrations. This amazing attraction is an oceanarium, marine mammal park and wildlife sanctuary all in one, along with a great sized café!
www.underwaterworld.com.au 

Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba
is based at the Wharf complex at Mooloolaba in the heart  the Sunshine Coast. We offer a variety of experiences and have an excellent reputation for affordable and reliable service.
0417 008 200

Sun Reef Dive Center
They are the longest established dive centre on the coast with a 100% safety record. They have the most comfortable dive vessel servicing our local coral reefs and the HMAS BRISBANE daily. They also offer a full range of Padi course from the beginner to the Pro, with both male and female instructors, and have the biggest and best priced retail shop with dive, snorkeling gear.
www.sunreef.com.au

Whale One
Whale One offers humpback whale encounters from June to November with scenic and lunch cruises from November until May. Sunset cruises and  private functions or charter are available all year round.
www.whaleone.com.au