The Aussie World family fun-park is located behind the iconic Ettamogah Pub on Queensland 's Sunshine Coast . With over thirty rides and games it's guaranteed to please every one of all ages!
The Australian Nougat Company started producing confectionery in 1985. The Macadamia Nougat is a uniquely Australian product, come and view the cooking process and many stages needed to make the perfect ‘Melt in your Mouth' French style nougat.
Crikey! Australia Zoo home of the late world famous Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin, offers visitors wildlife action and entertainment beyond any other, priding itself on promoting hands on interactive experiences with pythons, koalas, kangaroos, wombats, tigers, elephants and many more intriguing and awesome animals. The wildlife action is endless with 14 LIVE wildlife shows daily. Set on over 70 acres of Australian bush land with more than 1000 animals, Australia Zoo into your ultimate destination.
Big Kart Track
Drive around Australia 's fastest and longest go-kart track at 1200m. Big Kart Track has a newly laid Millennium Surface that provides a smooth fast ride. After karting try the Bungy Bullet where you can be shot 50m into the air in just over a second.
Take a train ride through this working pineapple farm including a ride on the Macadamia nut mobile where enthusiastic guides explain how Macadamia nuts are processed, the Harvest Boat ride that educates us on hydroponics, the rainforest walk or visit the wildlife gardens.
Work commenced in 1987 to create some magnificent botanic gardens on the site of a rubbish tip at Lake Macdonald . Around 80 per cent of the plants in the garden are native species and home to tortoises and 40 varieties of birds make for a very pleasant place to walk around.
The famous Eumundi market operates every Saturday and Wednesday morning. Over 250 exciting stores offer handicrafts local produce and many other delights..
Fairhill Native Plants & Botanic Gardens
This 3ha garden was established in 1974 and aims to show the variety of Australian plants in the hope of encouraging all gardeners to grow some. Pathways lead you through a mix of wildflower and rainforest gardens containing local and north Queensland species. Plants can be purchased at the nursery. There is a gift shop, bookshop and restaurant..
Fraser Island stretches over 123 kilometres in length and 22 kilometres at its widest point. With an area of 184 000 hectares it is the largest sand island in the world.
Fraser Island 's World Heritage listing ranks it with Australia 's Uluru, Kakadu and the Great Barrier Reef . Fraser Island is a precious part of Australia 's natural and cultural heritage, it is protected for all to appreciate and enjoy.
The world's largest high tech Ginger processing plant with historic cane train through native rainforest and gardens. The ginger shop sells the biggest selection of ginger produce in the world. The Ginger factory now hosts the Buderim Ginger Cooking School . The seasonal program has something for everyone with hands-on classes and lots of special events.
The Noosa area has long been known for its Macadamia nuts. You can visit the Macadamia and experience the nut processing operation and sample the many flavoured nuts in the tourist shop.
The views and ambience of Noosa Marina is something to be experienced. This complex is a unique destination for both locals and tourist alike. The specialty restaurants overlook a forty berth marina, catering for breakfast, snacks, lunches and dinner as well as larger functions. The complex also boasts a number of specialty shops, a wine bar & fish & chip shop. Any number of boating activities are available from the Harbour, from deep sea and river fishing, cruises and self drive hire boats, even the latest houseboats for the ultimate Noosa Holiday.
Much in the tradition of Castles all around the world – the Sunshine Castle on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia captures the imagination of old and young alike. A stand out landmark in this location it offers excitement, enchantment and education as you pass through its doors.
Offers mini golf, rock climbing, blaster boats and a giant vertical trampoline, great for kids from $15 per person.
The largest oceanarium in the Southern Hemisphere is located at The Wharf, Mooloolaba and has almost 20,000 sea creatures, an 80 metre walk through tunnel. Shows take place during the day. You can dive with the sharks at Underwater World. Now includes Dinosaur Word with an interactive show. Open every day 9 – 6pm.
Valley Rattler Railway
A scenic full day 80km steam rail journey along the Mary Valley departs on Sundays and Wednesdays. This 80km return trip commences at historic Gympie Station. First stop is at Kandanga Station where a selection of local produce is available. Then, a lunchtime stop at Imbil which is the Valleys largest town. The journey is not complete without a stop at Dagun Station to savour local wine and cheeses, guaranteed to make the rest of your day a merry one. On Saturdays there is a half day steam tour, this 40km steam train visits Amamoor, Dagun and the historic Gympie Station. Marvel at the splendor of these Stations, restored to capture the original character of the early 1900's. Enjoy arts and crafts, wine and cheese tasting and local produce, experience the friendliness and hospitality of a bygone era. For timetable details and prices phone (07 5482 2750).
Wood Works Museum is a Queensland Museum Campus and operates as a joint venture with the Department of Primary Industries. The museum features static displays, working displays and live demonstrations in traditional hand tools, blacksmithing and woodworking.