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Sunshine Coast

Travel Guide Oceania Australia Queensland Sunshine Coast

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Introduction

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The Sunshine Coast is the coastal region starting north of Brisbane, Queensland and has well over 300,000 inhabitants, swelling to much larger proportions during Australian holidays.

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Cities

Sunshine Coast has three main 'cities', more of regional centres: Noosa, Maroochydore and Caloundra.

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Sights and Activities

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Getting There

By Plane

Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) is about 30 minutes away and there are direct daily flights with Jetstar Airways and Virgin Blue
to/from Sydney and Melbourne, and only to Melbourne with Tiger Airways Australia.
Brisbane Airport is just a short drive south.

By Train

Citytrain has services from Nambour to Brisbane (two hours). Trains also go to Beerwah (1½ hours) near Australia Zoo (see above).

By Bus

There are long distance bus services with Greyhound Australia and Premier along the eastcoast of Australia on a regular basis, including buses to Cairns and Brisbane. Sunbus provides buses to areas north of Noosa, including Rockhampton, Townsville and Cairns.

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Getting Around

By Bus

Sunbus has frequent services between Maroochydore and Noosa, and links Noosa Heads, Noosaville, Noosa Junction and most of the centres.

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