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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  • Caloundra Headland Foreshore Reserve
    • Address:
      Esplanade Headland Kings Beach

    This parkland is a mix of natural coastal vegetation and park open space which lies between the Caloundra (Mets) Surf Club and Centaur Park at the top of the hill. Just near Margaret Street is access to the Kings Beach Headland Boat Ramp (Beach Access point 282) where there is a watered fish cleaning station. This single lane concrete boat ramp is subject to wave action and there is limited trailer parking available.

  • Caloundra Skate Park
    • Address:
      Central Park, 81-239 Arthur Street, Caloundra

    Located within the Caloundra Aquatic Lifestyle Centre this skate park is fully fenced and supervised by the Centre staff. The facility features grind rails, grinding block, double launch ramp, 5ft ¾ bowl, 6ft ¾ bowl, 7ft ¾ bowl, two ¼ bowls and three spines. Multiple shade sails covers over half the facility. Contact the Caloundra Aquatic Lifestyle Centre for entry prices and opening times.

  • Canavan Gracie Recreational Park
    • Address:
      Lomond Crescent Caloundra West

    This large district park has a variety of sporting options, a playground and picnic facilities. There is an exercise trail circuiting the parkland.

  • Caralan Way Park
    • Address:
      Caralan Way, Beerwah

  • Centaur Park
    • Address:
      Esplanade Headland Kings Beach

    This park and memorial commemorates those who lost their lives in the sinking of the hospital ship Centaur by Japanese submarine on 14 May 1943. The wreck of the ship was located 30 nautical miles off the tip of Moreton Island on 20 December 2009.

  • Chambers Island Park
    • Address:
      Bradman Avenue Maroochydore

    Access to Chambers Island is via a 130 metre long pedestrian bridge near the intersection of Thomas Street and Bradman Avenue. The playground has a Burmese bridge, a 6 deck combo unit, crawl rings, creeping crawler, monkey bars, cargo net, OXO Panel, fire pole, slide, a seal spring toy, swings and a wigwam rocker.

  • Charles Clarke Park
    • Address:
      13-47 River Esplanade, Mooloolaba

    This park runs along River Esplanade to the entrance of The Wharf Mooloolaba. It is a popular site for weddings and ceremonies. The park also provides shelters with barbecue and picnic facilities, open grass kick-about areas, natural shade, a playground, public amenities and on street car parking

  • Cheese Block Park
    • Address:
      Urunga Esplanade Mooloolaba

    Cheese Block is a small beachfront park with shelters, picnic and barbecue facilities, public amenities and off street parking

  • Christina Low Park
    • Address:
      1538 Nambour North Connection Road, Yandina

    This park runs for 480 metres along the southern bank of the South Maroochy River and is best accessed from Old Cobb and Co Lane.

  • Cilento Park & Bushland Conservation Reserve
    • Address:
      Waterfall Road, Nambour

    This conservation reserve is almost 10 hectares of remnant bushland on the bank of Tuckers Creek with some natural water holes, a small waterfall and 700 metres of walking trails. The park has a playground and picnic facilities. The bushland area has been recorded to have 351 different native plant species.