10 picture perfect spots to visit on the Sunshine Coast

A trip to the beautiful Sunshine Coast can provide memories to last a lifetime and is a great place for any special event like a wedding or honeymoon. This area includes the perfect mixture of beachfront and hinterland towns. While the entire area is great, there are some exceptional areas that are more stunning and should not be missed. Below is a look at the top ten picture perfect spots to visit on the Sunshine Coast.

Buderim Falls

These beautiful waterfalls are commonly referred to as Serenity Falls. The area includes trails that range from wooden boardwalks to rugged trails. Close to the falls, you will also find a picnic area and a lovely memorial garden.

Maleny and Montville

Maleny is a small hinterland town where you will see a range of different trees, like hoop pine, cedar, and beech. Montville on the other hand has a range of galleries, wineries and boutiques.

Glasshouse Mountains

This stunning mountain range was formed more than 20 million years ago from volcanic lava. Today it is home to some of the most amazing wildlife like grey kangaroos, koalas, kookaburras, peregrine falcons, and echidnas.

Kondalilla Falls

These falls are located right in Skene Creek in the Kondalilla National Park. The falls drop over 90 meters in the valley below, and make the perfect backdrop for any type of picture.


Visiting this area is like taking a trip back to the 1930s. The Living History Museum is a great place to take pictures, as well as, the area’s countryside. The community is dotted with cheese factories, dairy farms, and art galleries.

Noosa National Park

This is one of the most popular national parks in the country. It has includes numerous types of flora and fauna that provide a scenic background. Noose Hill, which is 147 meter high provide great views.

Point Cartwright

This is a spectacular place to visit and take pictures. Its high cliffs along the coast provide terrific views and it is a migratory route for humpback whales that can often be seen in the waters.

Mary Cairncross Park

This park offers a great place to explore the Australian rainforest. In addition, to the forest of Australian Red Cedar trees, it is home to over 100 other tree species and a variety of other plants and animals.

Mooloolah River

A cruise along the Mooloolah River will provide more picture taking opportunity than perhaps any other location along the Sunshine Coast. You will see high cliffs, river canals, and active marine life.

Mooloolaba Beach

This is one of the most popular beaches on the Sunshine Coast. Its location blocks most of the regional winds to provide calm and picturesque water. The areas year-round great weather makes this one of the area’s prime picture spots.

As you can see, visiting the Sunshine Coast provides multiple opportunities for taking some of the most amazing pictures possible. When you are planning your trip to the Sunshine Coast, Raffles Mooloolaba offers the perfect accommodations and a great location. It is within close proximity to all the top attractions listed above giving guests easy access to explore all the great things this area has to offer.