Venue and host destination


Sunshine Coast Convention Centre

270 Ocean Drive, Twin Waters
Queensland, Australia 4564

Novotel Sunshine Coast Resort

The Sunshine Coast Convention Centre is the ultimate conference and event destination, located within the natural beauty of bushland and beach at the award winning Novotel Twin Waters Resort. Together with local industry partners, the centre creatively integrates indoor and open space, team activities, world class technology and services to deliver wonder full experiences and smart business outcomes. With onsite resort accommodation and world-class facilities the centre provides a truly inspiring environment set amongst natural bushland and native surrounds.


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Host destination

The Sunshine Coast destination is known for its fresh approach to life and its home grown creativity. Discover its vast beaches, a thriving food scene and the many natural treasures of the surrounding hinterland.

With its sunshine, endless coastline, lush rainforests and easy smiles, it’s a place where you will feel like a local from the moment you arrive. Beaches, hiking, surfing, fresh local food and world-class events; from relaxation to adventure, Queensland’s naturally refreshing Sunshine Coast has it all!

Explore the relaxed lifestyles from beach to bush with day trips and excursions to famous landmarks and local attractions like Australia Zoo (home of Steve Irwin), Aussie World or get off the beaten track with hikes to Mt Coolum or Kondalilla waterfalls. Discover miles of untouched beaches or be immersed in the hive of activity of the famous local markets, including Australia’s premier artisan market, the original Eumundi Markets. Head to for further information.

Key attractions and activities

See below a list of key attractions and activities to add to your itinerary while at the Sunshine Coast. For further information, please see the Sunshine Coast Holiday Planner.

Australia Zoo
Phone: +61 7 5436 2020
Address: 1638 Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah

There’s never a dull moment at Australia Zoo as you encounter non-stop free wildlife action and entertainment daily. Hand feed our kangaroos, pat baby animals at our Kids Zoo, or meet our roving animals such as our baby alligators, birds and koalas!

Aussie World
Phone: +61 7 5494 5444
Address: 73 Frizzo Road, Palmview

With so many thrilling rides and attractions on offer, Aussie World on the Sunshine Coast is a fun day out for the entire family. If you’re looking for thrills and excitement then you will find it all right there!

Coolum Surf School
Phone: + 61 7 5446 5279
Address: Coolum Boardriders Clubhouse, Coolum

Learn to surf with one of Coolum Surfing School’s local and professional surf instructors all very experienced and competent surfers who’s passion is passing on the “stoke” of surfing. Coolum Surfing School is a family owned and operated business for over 15yrs.

The Original Eumundi Markets
Phone: +61 7 5442 7106
Address: 80 Memorial Drive, Eumundi

Renowned for its locally made artisan treasures, there’s no other market quite like it. Mark it in your diary – open rain, hail or shine every Saturday and Wednesday. The Original Eumundi Markets is the biggest and the best art and craft market in Australia.

Noosa Springs Golf & Spa Resort
Address: Links Drive, Noosa
Phone: +61 7 5440 3333

Noosa Springs is home to a championship golf course rated among the best in Australia. The course’s 18 holes meander through lush rainforest and spring-fed lakes, where golfers catch glimpses of Lake Weyba and Noosa National Park while walking the pristine fairways.

The Ginger Factory
Phone: +61 7 5447 8431
Address: 50 Pioneer Road, Yandina QLD

Open daily with free admission, visit the iconic Ginger Factory to discover the paddock to plate process of confectionery ginger on the Factory Tour. Learn how ginger is grown and harvested before tasting a delicious range of ginger inspired treats.