Cotton Tree Park, Maroochydore
Colourful playground with a pathway and Mooloolaba beach in background
Beaches and parks directory
  • Last updated:
  • 10 Jan 2019

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[3016KB]

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  • Bokarina Beach
    • Address:
      Oceanic Drive Bokarina

    Beach Access points 239 - 246. This is an unpatrolled surf beach although a Lifeguard Tower is planned to open in 2020. Public amenities, a playground and picnic facilities are located at Wyanda Park Beach Access point 239. Beach showers are also located at all the Beach Access points 240 - 245. Dogs are permitted off-leash at all times on this beach. Dogs are not permitted in the dunal areas or the Bokarina Foreshore Bushland Reserve.

  • Bradman Avenue Foreshore
    • Address:
      Bradman Avenue Maroochydore

    This idyllic parkland runs for over 2 kilometres along the southern bank of the Maroochy River. Popular for fishing, boating and young families.

  • Brightwater Community Lake Park
    • Address:
      10-18 Amberjack Street Brightwater

    This playground has several pieces of fun equipment, shaded by shade sails. The park is also home to one of the five story seats.

  • Brightwater Dog Park (Brightwater Sportsfield)
    • Address:
      21-27 Heliconia Street Brightwater

    Located on the eastern side of the Brightwater Sportsfield is a fully fenced dog park. Best access is from the walkway at the end of Cordyline Place. There are public amenities on the western side of the sportsfield. Dogs are not permitted on the sportsfield playing surface.

  • Brindabella Avenue Park
    • Address:
      41 Brindabella Avenue Park

    The park contains a variety of activities to discover including; a three piece playground set, open space to run around and two outdoor fitness equipment nodes that caters for a variety of abilities. The park also provides a shelter with a picnic table and barbecue facilities.

  • Buddina Beach
    • Address:
      Pacific Boulevard Buddina

    This popular unpatrolled surf beach stretching from Point Cartwright to just north of Coopers Lookout Park is ideal for long beach walks. Beach Access points 198 to 219. Dogs are permitted off-leash at all times on the beach only from Point Cartwright to Gulai Street (Beach Access points 198 to 201) and also from Mawarra Avenue to Talinga Street (Beach Access points 210 to 217). There are public amenities at Point Cartwright Reserve and Alan Walker Park with beach showers at Beach Access points 200, 205, 207, 208, 210, 213 and 218. Dogs are not permitted in the Buddina Foreshore Reserve.

  • Buderim Forest Bushland Conservation Reserve
    • Address:
      Quorn Close Buderim

    ln the heart of Buderim is this 45 hectare subtropical paradise of towering trees, cool streams, meandering tracks and waterfalls that offer the perfect spot to relax on a hot summers day. From the Harrys Park main entrance is a wonderful elevated 500 metre wheelchair accessible boardwalk designed to allow visitors to enter the sensitive wet areas. From the Quorn Close entrance, a well designed walking track takes walkers across Serenity Bridge and leads off on a forest loop trail, or along Martins Creek via the the base of the waterfall. There have been over 350 native species have been identified here

  • Buderim Forest Park
    • Address:
      Quorn Close, Buderim

    Located at the southern/upper end of the Buderim Forest Bushland Conservation Reserve this heavily treed rainforest setting is an idyllic picnic spot. Departure point of walking trail to Serenity Falls.

  • Buderim Lions Lookout Park
    • Address:
      111 Burnett Street, Buderim

    This small park has a fantastic lookout over the southern Sunshine Coast. Ideal for wedding ceremonies and events. The playground has a slide, combo unit mover, supernova and double swing.

  • Buderim - Palmwoods Heritage Trail Bushland Park
    • Address:
      4A Telco Road Mons

    This parkland features the Heritage Tramway Walk which follows the path of the old Buderim-Palmwoods railway that once operated on this route and ceased in 1935. This beautiful walk through sub-tropical forest is 2 kilometres long (4 kilometre round trip) and features interpretive signage and seating at various points. Bring your own water. Visit for further information.