The Sunshine Coast, Hinterland and surrounding regions offer a wealth of both natural and man-made attractions. From national parks, stunning country side, beautiful beaches, quaint country towns to theme parks, world class shopping precincts and golf courses, there truly is something for everyone. We have an array of visitor guides at Reception to get you started. NATIONAL PARKS There are numerous national parks within an hour of the resort, offering walks for both the gung ho and the happy strollers. Some of our favourites are: • Glass House Mountains National Park • Mapleton Falls National Park • Noosa National Park • Cooloola Section, Great Sandy National Park • Buderim Forest Walk • Botanic Gardens • Maroochy Bushland Botanic Garden RESTAURANTS There are hundreds of great restaurants on the Sunshine Coast, catering to a range of tastes. We highly recommend you check out the restaurant precinct in Ocean Street, Maroochydore where you will find tapas, South American, Asian and Thai, Italian, Lebanese and many more plus live entertainment and a great atmosphere. SHOPPING Sunshine Plaza offers several hundred shops and cafes including Myer, David Jones, Kmart, speciality shops and supermarkets. Open 7 days a week, the centre also has late night trading on Thursday nights. SUPERMARKETS and OTHER FOOD SHOPPING · Erbachers fresh fruit and vegetables (500m – left at Waterfront Hotel) · Puma Bli Bli (–1.2 kms – left at Waterfront Hotel) · IGA Bli Bli (3km – left at Waterfront Hotel) · Woolworths (Big Top Shopping Centre, Ocean Street, Maroochydore) · Coles (Sunshine Plaza, Maroochydore & 141 Jones Rd, Buderim QLD 4556) · For seafood, the Spit at Mooloolaba has several fish shops and restaurants and is popular with both visitors to the region and locals.