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The weather in Mooloolaba
Above are the weather conditions for Mooloolaba. In January maximum temperatures go higher than 28°. On the contrary, the coolest month is July. The rainiest month is January while the driest month is August.
A Perfect Holiday Cottage in Mooloolaba Awaits You By the Ocean
One of the safest and most beautiful beaches on the Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba is a year-round holiday destination. With plenty of 1 to 3 bedroom beach apartments featuring sea views, well-equipped modern kitchens and often featuring a private barbecue area, swimming pool, patio or garden, a holiday home in Mooloolaba is the ultimate deal. Often these excellent family accommodations are a part of large holiday units with a common recreational area. From penthouses to villas and plush apartments, holiday lettings in Mooloolaba are suited to every budget.
Activities with children
Book a holiday apartment on Mooloolaba Beach to indulge in day-long beach fun playing cricket, Frisbee and football with the whole family. The beaches are well-patrolled and are perfectly safe whether you wish to take a dip in the sea or feel like cycling or just taking a stroll on the shore. Home to numerous cafes, restaurants with kids’ menus, barbecues, picnic tables and playgrounds, Mooloolaba Beach is a haven for families with kids.
Step out of your holiday home in Mooloolaba and onto the glistening white sandy beach to enjoy the morning sun and sea. In the afternoon head out to the top attractions such as Sea Life Sunshine Coast, a world-class aquarium with 11 unique zones, 14 fun presentations and an underwater tunnel.
Set out on a family cruise to watch the dolphins and enjoy a delicious buffet lunch onboard. A marine cruise also offers rare chance to feed pelicans and witness turtles and other marine life. For a more thrilling experience, board the jet boat for an exhilarating ride surfing and diving waves and tail spinning.
Night of relaxing fun in Mooloolaba
Mooloolaba is characterized by low-lit cocktail lounges and swanky pubs. Being a family holiday spot, the region's nightlife is dominated by a mature clientele. Much of the nocturnal action is centred around the wharf.
Mooloolaba SLSC is one of the hottest pubs in the area where true-blue Aussies head on weekend nights. Come here to unwind with live music backed by the roaring waves of the ocean just a few steps away. At a stone throw away from the esplanade, this modern complex is dedicated to pure entertainment. Choose your own venue from more than half a dozen of them offering everything from cosy lounges to lively nightclubs.
Excursion destinations in the area
Head north of Mooloolaba to visit Alexandra Headland which is known for the scenic Mudjimba Island and Maroochy River. Known as ‘Alex’ by the local community, this region is part of Sunshine Strip and has a laid-back atmosphere and some of the best surf beaches on the Queensland coast.
A short drive further north takes you to the picture-perfect beach town of Maroochydore. Located at the intersection of sea and river, Maroochydore has several surfing beaches, sheltered family beaches and pretty parklands for leisurely strolls and picnics making it an ideal excursion destination for families.
The proximity of several national parks makes Mooloolaba a popular destination for nature lovers. The closest is the Mooloolah River National Park where visitors flock to enjoy hiking, mountain biking and canoeing. Go a little further to Glass House Mountains National Park and walk along the scenic trails to witness extinct volcanoes.
Visit Mt Coolum National Park in the north to enjoy cascading waterfalls and panoramic views of the Maroochy coastline from the summit of Mt. Coolum. Yet another sanctuary of natural beauty is the Buderim Forest Reserve with its lush vegetation, walking trails and spectacular waterfalls.
Unmissable events of Mooloolaba
Christmas is one of the best times for booking a holiday rental in Mooloolaba. Mooloolaba Canal Christmas Lights Cruise, running from first week of December to first week of January, passes through canals glittering with Christmas lights. The entire Sunshine Coast is festooned with Christmas lights and the Mooloolaba Yacht Club hosts the spectacular Mooloolaba Christmas Boat Parade.
In February, enjoy an action-packed weekend with paddling events, ocean swims and surfing during the Mooloolaba Beach Festival. Come in August to be a part of the Maroochy Music and Visual Arts Festival which celebrates visual arts and contemporary music on the picturesque coast. Just close by in Maroochydore on every second Friday of the month, Ocean Street becomes the beach nightlife hotspot with food stalls selling international food and music.
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