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7 Sunshine Coast Marathon

May 23, 2018

When: 17 – 19 August, 2018
Where: Alexandra Headland

The 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Run Festival is expecting more than ten thousand runners are expected for this years event on 17 to 19 August.

Whether you are a seasoned athlete or just considering entering a run for the first time the running event provides something for all levels of fitness.  Competitors from across Queensland, interstate and around the world, congregate on the Sunshine Coast for this annual run festival.

The course takes runners along the beachfront taking in Alexandra Headland, Maroochydore and Mooloolaba, with 5 different courses and distances.

The Sunshine Coast Marathon courses include:

*The Channel 7 Marathon (42.195km)
*McDonalds Half Marathon (21.0975km)
*Westpac 10km
*Cricks 5km
*QLD Government Family Dash 2km
*Running With The Stars

With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part, including families and those with both physical and intellectual disabilities.

The majority of the Sunshine Coast Marathon events are centred around the Alexandra Headland area. For more information please visit the Sunshine Coast Marathon website.

7 Sunshine Coast Marathon

Get in early and book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for this event at Seaview Resort Mooloolaba that is located within a short distance from Alexandra Headland. Our Mooloolaba apartments are both spacious and comfortable – like a home away from home – creating just the right environment for that unforgettable Mooloolaba holiday experience. BOOK NOW


The Wedding Crush

May 2, 2018

When: Wednesday 8 August, 2018
Where: Mooloolaba Beach

100 hundred couples will get married in Australia’s first mass wedding right here on the beach in Mooloolaba! The first collective wedding of it’s kind in Australia, the Wedding Crush is happening on beautiful Mooloolaba Beach on the Sunshine Coast on the 8th August 2018.

If you’re looking for a wedding that is unique, exciting, affordable, at a breathtaking venue, and best of all organised by someone else, then you’ve found it! Bookings are now open!

That means you can now book your spot on the beach to marry your true love and make Australian history at The Wedding Crush.

The Wedding Crush package includes:

  • A registered celebrant to ensure you are legally married (where applicable)
  • A professional photography package
  • Professional hair and make-up for the bride
  • A choice of bouquets and button holes
  • You can bring up to 8 guests

All proceeds go to My Wedding Wish Ltd, a national charity that donates weddings to couples where one or both parties has a terminal diagnosis, with a prognosis of less than 5 years. For more information see My Wedding Wish.

The Wedding Crush

Get in quick and organise your Wedding Accommodation at Mooloolaba with us here at Seaview Resort. Seaview Resort, Mooloolaba accommodation comprises 50 spacious and comfortable fully self contained Mooloolaba apartments facing the ocean. BOOK NOW


2018 OC6 National Marathon Titles

April 23, 2018

When: 19 & 20 May, 2018
Where: Mooloolaba Spit

Competitors and spectators from across the country will be gathering on the beautiful Sunshine Coast for the 2018 Australian Outrigger National Marathon Titles.

Ocean outrigger racing is not for the faint hearted and here on the Sunshine Coast at Mooloolaba it is a great spectacle to watch all the action that unfolds during racing. The AOCRA program of events consist of womens, mens and mixed teams with 6 paddlers over distances of 10K, 16K, 18K and 22K.

Enjoy two exciting days of OC6 racing in the beautiful blue water of the Sunshine Coast at Mooloolaba. This event provides the perfect backdrop for exhilarating battles to see who will take the top national honour this year.

Food stalls and coffee vans will operate all day over the two day event. There are also retail outlets within the event area with paddling merchandise tents trading on the day.

This is a great weekend to catch up with friends old and new, get together with the greater paddling family and enjoy two days of great racing.

2018 OC6 National Marathon Titles

Book your Sunshine Coast Accommodation for this event at Seaview Resort Mooloolaba to be close to the action and within a short stroll to the competition site. Select from spacious and comfortable one, two or three bedroom apartments all with magnificent sea views, within a short stroll to coffee shops, cafes, restaurants, shopping, patrolled surf beaches and attractions. BOOK NOW

Australia Day Long Weekend – Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast

January 16, 2018

Head to Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast for the upcoming Australia Day Long Weekend. With great accommodation, beautiful beaches and great events  on offer, it is the ideal opportunity to enjoy a beachfront weekend before the school year gets into full swing.

Here are a few events in Mooloolaba and the Sunshine Coast which are a perfect way to celebrate all things Australian.

MooloolaBaBQ Festival
Saturday 27th January
Mooloolaba Wharf Precinct

Please note this event is on the Saturday of the long weekend. For more details read the previous post on MooloolaBaBQ Festival.

Australia Day @ Aussie World
Friday 26th January
Aussie World, Palmview

There will be true blue Australia Day celebrations on the Aussie World Oval commencing with an Aussie breakfast from 8am. There will be a full day of Aussie events including the famous Dunny Races, Tug of War, live entertainment and heaps of family activities. Aussie World is offering half price admission into the theme park on the day. Tickets are $20 for all day rides, entertainment and a great Aussie Day Concert.

Australia Day in Tickle Park, Coolum
Friday 26th January
Tickle Park, Coolum

Great family fun in Tickle Park Coolum with heaps of family fun, entertainment and market stalls on offer. Coolum is a short 25 minute drive from Mooloolaba and offers a great beach and places to explore along the way.

2018 Junior State Cup Oztag Championships
Friday 26 to Sunday 28th January
Sunshine Coast Stadium, Bokarina

This popular sport will be holding its  3 day championship event at the Sunshine Coast Stadium over the Australia Day Long Weekend.

Ring us today to book your Mooloolaba accommodation and get ready to celebrate Australia Day with a great choice of events…Aussie, Aussie, Aussie!!

Mooloolaba accommodation for Sunshine Coast events

Sunshine Coast Events – Ginger Flower and Food Festival

January 10, 2018

Bringing together green thumbs and foodies, this annual 3 day event, the Ginger Flower and Food Festival is a family favourite. Held at The Ginger Factory Yandina (40 minute drive from Mooloolaba) from the 19th to the 21st of January 2018.
View an exquisite range (over 3000) of ginger and heliconia plants, live entertainment, animal experiences, market stalls and a range of food and gardening experts on hand. With informative talks on contemporary garden design, floral display creation, how to grow root crops and learn more about the gardens friend, the honeybee from an expert beekeeper.

The Ginger Factory is home to a range of attractions well worth checking out. Don’t miss the Moreton Ginger Train and the Overboard Boat Ride which are perfect for all age groups.

This event is FREE with payment required for the tours mentioned above. For more information on this great Sunshine Coast event visit the Ginger Factory website.

With the children almost ready to go back to school, why not make a long weekend of it and enjoy Mooloolaba and its stunning beach. Seaview resort is ideally located on the Mooloolaba Esplanade and is a short walk to shops, supermarket, cafes, restaurant and of course patrolled Mooloolaba Beach.

Ring us today to make your Mooloolaba accommodation booking for this family friendly, fun weekend.

Sunshine Coast events

2017 Ginger Flower and Food Festival

January 1, 2017

Save the date with January the 20th to the 22nd being the dates of the 2017 Ginger Flower and Food Festival. This annual Sunshine Coast event is held at the Ginger Factory at Yandina and is a 3 day event of food, flowers and entertainment for all the family. Garden lovers will appreciate the florish or colour with the event showcasing the largest and most exquisite range of ornamental gingers and heliconias and offering more than 3000 plants for sale. Foodies will love the cooking demonstrations from renowned local chefs including Matt Golinski, Kelly Lord, Josh Smallwood and Chris White. The children will love the live entertainment and native animal display. Don’t miss this family friendly event that offers something for every family member, head to the Sunshine Coast and be a part of this great local event. Book your Mooloolaba accommodation today and enjoy more of the Sunshine Coast.

Mooloolaba Accommodation

Seaview Resort offers a fantastic range of Mooloolaba accommodation perfect for all the family. With 1, 2 and 3 bedroom fully self contained apartments self catering in these spacious apartments are made easy. Take in the stunning views from your private balcony and enjoy onsite resort facilities which include resort style pool, adjacent bbq area, sauna, games room and compact tennis court. You will love our great Mooloolaba location which is a short walk to the Esplanade with its cafes, restaurants and retail shopping and patrolled Mooloolaba beach.

Ring us today to book your Mooloolaba accommodation and be a part of the 2017 Ginger Flower and Food Festival, a family friendly event not to be missed.

Sunshine Coast Christmas Events 2015

November 27, 2015

Heading to the Mooloolaba for a break over Christmas and New Year and wondering what Sunshine Coast events are being held?  With a wide and varied range of activities, these are bound to get you in the Christmas spirit. From carols, string concerts, craft fairs, drive in movies, Christmas lights and New Year celebrations, there is bound to be a number of Christmas and New Year activities perfect for you and all the family. Click on the link below to view the pdf of Sunshine Coast Christmas and New Year activities.



 Mooloolaba Holiday Accommodation

It’s not too late to head to Mooloolaba to enjoy a beach holiday these school holidays. Apartments are filling fast but we do have some availability in our beachfront, fully self contained resort apartments. Choose from a range of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments with spacious interiors and large east facing balconies. Walk to patrolled Mooloolaba beach, the Esplanade with a great range of coffee shops, juice bars, cafe, restaurants and shopping. Hurry, ring us today to make your Mooloolaba holiday accommodation booking and this year enjoy Christmas by the beach at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast.

Mooloolaba Welcomes the P & O Cruise Liner Pacific Pearl

August 7, 2014

The P & O Cruise Liner, the Pacific Pearl is set to make her inaugural call to Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast on Saturday the 16th of August. This is a first for both Mooloolaba and P & O as they look for great destinations for their passengers to enjoy Mooloolaba’s attractions and beaches. With short break cruising becoming more popular it is hoped that visits to Mooloolaba from cruise liners such as this could become a regular occurrence. Mooloolaba will be on show as many are visiting this area for the first time. With so much to see and do in the Sunshine Coast region it is hoped that many will spread the word about this beautiful area and return for their annual holidays.

P&O Cruise to Mooloolaba

Accommodation Mooloolaba

Heading to Mooloolaba and looking for great accommodation? Look no further than Seaview Resort….located opposite the beach and a short walk to the Esplanade with its great range of dining options and shopping it is the ideal choice. The resort offers a great range of  1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments that are fully furnished with spacious interiors and generous balconies to sit back and enjoy the stunning ocean views over this area.

For your next Mooloolaba holiday, ring us at Seaview Resort, the perfect choice in Mooloolaba accommodation.

Sunshine Coast Events – Tough Mudder

August 2, 2014

It on again…Tough Mudder returns to the Sunshine Coast on August the 16th and 17th. Again held at Caloundra (a short drive from Mooloolaba), this event set over 10 000 acres, it`s sure to test the toughest of the tough. The course organisers have been busy designing new and improved courses which this year will include obstacles like the Sewerage Outlet, Glory Blades, Mud Mile, Walk the Plank, Everest and Electroshock Therapy. With an expected crowd of participants as well as spectators of more than last year’s number of 24 000, get in early to secure your accommodation on the Sunshine Coast….why not stay a few extra days to recover after this grueling event.

Accommodation for Sunshine Coast events

Accommodation on the Sunshine Coast

Head to Mooloolaba ( a short highway drive from Caloundra) to enjoy your recovery by the beach. Seaview Resort offers a great range of 1, 2 and 3 bedroom apartments that are fully self contained, individually furnished, spacious with generous balconies and stunning ocean views. Seaview Resort is the ideal place to recover…walk to a great range of Mooloolaba dining options, from casual takeaways to alfresco coffee shops and cafes to award winning restaurants. Shop till your drop with a great range of boutiques calling Mooloolaba Esplanade home or relax on the beach at Mooloolaba.

Ring us today to make your Sunshine Coast accommodation booking at Seaview Resort…..the perfect recovery location after the upcoming Tough Mudder event.