Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 06 Dec 2018

Search the Beaches and Parks Directory to locate parks in your area or search for facilities such as barbecues, public amenities (toilets), playgrounds, dog parks, walking trails and more. Hover over the pictograms for the a description or see the pictogram legend (mobile). Please note; this Directory includes popular open space destinations only. A complete list of beaches and parks across the region is coming soon. 

Our park and reserve network contributes to the Sunshine Coast’s unique character, relaxed and healthy lifestyle and rich biodiversity. It provides the ‘green frame’ of the region’s urban areas, edging our rivers, beaches and foreshores lining our streets and identifying our communities. It also makes the region an attractive place to visit and supports tourism, events and economic growth. View the region map, some unpacked statistics and park definitions




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  • Active Park
    • Address:
      36-58 Indigo Road, (Bellsreach) Caloundra West

    This 1.4 hectare park has a large multi age group playground, a fitness station and picnic facilities. There is a large grassed area for ball games or a run around. There is a Community Garden on the Amber Drive side of the park.

  • Adolph Blanck Park
    • Address:
      82 Picnic Point Esplanade Maroochydore

    This fenced park on the corner of Duporth Avenue has a children's playground with a clatter bridge, a 3 deck combo unit, crawl tunnel, seesaw, spring toys, a swing and binoculars.

  • Alan Walker Park
    • Address:
      Pacific Boulevard, Buddina

    Coastal park at Point Cartwright Drive intersection between Beach Access points 205 and 206 has a playground, basketball half court and picnic facilities.

  • Albany Lakes Park
    • Address:
      Albany Street Sippy Downs

    This park has a children's playground with a Burmese bridge chain and a cargo net, fire pole and a climb rope chain, rope escalator, a ship combo unit, a shop counter, a slide, and a vine climber. The exercise circuit has a chin up area and fitness rings. push up bars, sit ups, step up stumps and a vault bar. The playground in this park is fenced.

  • Alex Bluff Foreshore Park (Churinga Park)
    • Address:
      Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland

    Located in this park is the HMAS Brisbane Memorial, the Korean War Memorial and the Australian War Dog Memorial. The park stretches for 1 kilometre along the length of the headland and features multiple picnic shelters and lookouts. The children's playground has several spring toys. There is a fitness station on the Mooloolaba Esplanade end. The park is a popular ceremony site with great ocean views.

  • Alex Forest Conservation Area
    • Address:
      Mari Street Alexandra Headland

    This 6 hectares of remnant wet schlerophryl and re-vegetated forest 250 metres from the beach features 1 kilometre of walking trails. There is access from Tranquil Place, Woyin Street as well as Mari Street. The park is an important suburban wildlife preserve in the heart of Alexandra Headland and is maintained with the assistance of Alex Forest Community Conservation Group volunteers. There has been recorded to be over 180 native plant species.

  • Alex Skate Park
    • Address:
      Buhk Family Park Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland

    Built in 1995 and refurbished in 2017, Alex Skate Park is one of the most popular and publicly recognised skate parks in Queensland. Renowned for its crowds and idyllic location, Alex Skate Park is used by skaters, BMX riders and bladers of all skill levels. The public amenities are located south of the Alex Surf Club.

  • Alexandra Headland Beach
    • Address:
      Alexandra Parade Alexandra Headland

    Beach Access points 154 - 168. Very popular patrolled beach and home of Alex Surf Club with restaurants, cafes and take away food outlets nearby. The Buhk and Wilkes Family Parks have plenty of facilities for a family day out. Surfing best with a south to south easterly wind with "The Bluff” popular for malibu and long boarding. There is an excellent pathway over the headland to Mooloolaba.

  • Alexandra Park
    • Address:
      20 Burgess Street Kings Beach

    This park to north of the Kings Beach Stage between Burgess Street and Princess Lane has a basketball half court, a flying fox and barbecue facilities.

  • Anchorage Circuit Park
    • Address:
      Anchorage Circuit Twin Waters

    This park has a Supernova 2 - The large, slanting ring is set in motion by the children. Turning, spinning, balancing or just enjoying the ride are among the countless play options of the Supernova.