What Are the Top Things To Do in Caloundra?
Just like any other destination, if you plan on visiting Caloundra for your Easter holiday, picking the right time for your visit is crucial. Most coastal destinations are busy around Easter since it’s a time for celebration and being with family.
But don’t let this keep you from spending Easter at any Sunshine Coast destination. If you plan and book an Easter holiday accommodation early on, celebrating Easter at your dream Sunshine Coast destination will be a breeze.
Located approximately 90 kilometers or an hour drive North of Brisbane is Caloundra. It is one of the Sunshine Coast’s travel destinations during the holidays.
Stroll the Caloundra Coastal Walk
If you want to go sightseeing along the coast, go on a strong along the Caloundra Coastal Walk, with the warm salty air fanning your face. At sunset, locals and tourists stroll along this scenic coastal trail past the top beaches of Caloundra.
You can also stop for a cool dip into the water or have a cup of coffee along the way. If you have pets, find a Caloundra pet-friendly holiday accommodation so your furry friends can also enjoy the holiday.
There are various attractions you will enjoy while strolling along the coastal trail. You can stop for a swim in Kings Beach and take lots of photos along the way. You can also take a peek back in time through the Caloundra Headland Memorial Walkway. This is where you can see various plaques displayed to honor those who died during World War II.
Find the perfect camping spot
One of the most well-liked holiday choices over the long weekend is camping, especially when the weather is still warm before the winter season. There are camping and recreation areas set across the Sunshine Coast where you are allowed to go camping.
One example is the Noosa Caravan Park which is just several steps from the tea-colored everglades. This can be an ideal spot if you would like to experience an Easter holiday accommodation like no other. The good thing about this is that there are no vehicle restrictions and that they have complete camp facilities for you to use.
There are certain areas where you are allowed to set up camp. inhabitancy and long stays are solely allowed in approved areas. You can camp in various locations around Sunshine Coast such as Coochin Creek, Jimna’s Peach trees, Booloumba Creek, Main Roads rest areas, and Browns Creek rest area. Continue to take precautions so practicing physical distancing wherever possible is still recommended.
Enjoy a Picnic at Bulcock Beach
If you are looking for an Easter holiday accommodation with a view of Bribie Island and Golden beach, head over to Bulcock beach. This is a perfect spot for families who want to enjoy their holidays with their kids or pets.
Known as the heart of Caloundra, Bulcock Beach is dotted with holiday apartments. You can also enjoy a coastal walk from there that goes 25 kilometers spanning the entire Sunshine Coast. There are not many waves in the area so it’s perfect for a relaxing picnic by the shore.
If you have kids, this is a good place to take them as they are safest in the shallow waters near the park. Spread out your picnic blankets along the lawns encircling the beach and settle into the quiet view while nature works her magic.
You can also book any Queensland holiday rentals and drop by Bulcock beach for a quiet afternoon or a stroll along the coast.
Start Planning Your Next Easter Holiday
Most Aussies celebrate the Easter holiday either for religious reasons or simply to enjoy the long weekend. Good Fridays and Easter Mondays are considered national public holidays in Australia and if you want to take this time to see more of the country, then it’s the perfect time to do so. Just be sure to book a Sunshine Coast holiday house ahead of time so you won’t deal with last-minute bookings and extra charges.
Don’t forget to take care of your hygiene. Wash your hands before and after using facilities in public areas. Bring hand sanitizer and disinfectant wipes with you for extra care.