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Australia Day in Mooloolaba 2012

January 16, 2012


Havaiana 2012 Australia Day Thong Challenge - Mooloolaba

Australia Day in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast is an event that should not be missed. Mooloolaba is host to one of the most iconic summer events – Havaianas Australia Day Thong Challenge.

Five of the best beaches in Australia go head to head each year to compete for the title of longest human thong chain. This year Mooloolaba Queensland has to try and beat NSW.

Tickets are only $25 with $10 from every ticket going to the locals Nippers club. For more information or to purchase tickets – Please Click Here

Have a relaxing Australia Day Weekend and for great Mooloolaba Accommodation, stay at the Seaview Resort in Mooloolaba. For great rates please call 07 5444 3400 or visit our web site

Ginger Flower and Food Festival

January 6, 2012

2012 Ginger Flower and Food Festival Header Link 

The Ginger Factory is only a 20 minute drive from the Seaview Resort and the weekend of the 27th January they will be celebrating everything Ginger.

With free entry this is a great day out. The Ginger Factory will be bursting into bloom with new seasons ginger flowers and Helicon’s. Celebrity chefs will be working their magic as well as gardening greats will be hosting walk around the sub-tropical gardens.

This tree day festival is a true celebration of Queensland’s sub-tropical lifestyle and will be filled with loads of entertainment, glorious food and of course flowers.

For more information about the Ginger Flower and Food festival please click here.

To view Seaview Resorts Specials during the weekend of 27th January please click here.

Great Holiday Activities while Staying at the Seaview Resort – Mooloolaba

October 14, 2011

There are so many great activities to do on the Sunshine Coast . Here are just a few you could do while staying at the Seaview Resort Mooloolaba. All the prices are listed with many activities being free or  discounted by using vouchers form your Indulgence Value Pack which you receive on arrival.

7 Night Family Holiday at the Seaview Resort

Saturday – Arrive at the Seaview Resort and leave your bags in the your apartment. Wonder down to the beach and explore the rock pools.  Go for a swim at the patrolled beach in front of Mooloolaba Surf Club. On your way back grab and ice-cream at “Cold Rock”, one of the best Ice-creameries on the Sunshine Coast.        COST – FREE

Sunday – Learn to Surf – Get the kids surfing in a fun, safe environment with the Mooloolaba Surf SchoolCOST – Two hour lessons from $50 pre-paid

Monday –    Aussie World – Spend the day trying all 30 rides and games Aussie World has to offer. Don’t forget to take a break and have lunch at the famous Ettamogah Pub and have a look round the many quirky shops. COST - $20pp using your discount voucher from your Indulgence Value Pack.

Tuesday -    Enjoy the day relaxing by the pool, have a game of tennis or swim at the beach, practicing those new surfing skills. Just enjoy being at Mooloolaba. COST – FREE

Wednesday – Drive to Eumundi Markets – Explore the 600 stalls which consist of ‘make it, bake it, grow it, and sew it’ goods. The kids can enjoy face painting, a ride on the classic merry-go round, and during the holidays take part in special kids craft workshops. COST: FREE

Thursday –  Underwater World.  A “must see” on the Sunshine Coast. Explore the 8 unique zones which include: Touch and Tell, Weird and Wonderful, Seal Island, Otter Empire, Fresh and Freaky, Billabongs and Backyards, Sharks Alive and Crawly Creatures. COST: Children $20.70, Adults $29.70 and Family Pass $94 using discounts vouchers from your Indulgence Value Pack.

Friday - Head out on a Nature Cruise with Cruise Maroochy. Take a relaxing trip on one of their most popular cruises taking in the magic of the Wetlands Islands and amazing wildlife (includes morning tea). COST: Children $21.25, Adults $33.15 using discounts vouchers from your Indulgence Value Pack.

Saturday - Early morning swim at the Seaview Resort before heading home! Cost: Free


7 Night Romantic Holiday at the Seaview Resort – Mooloolaba

Saturday -   Arrive at the Seaview Resort and make yourself at home in your spacious apartment looking out to sea. Take a gentle walk out to Point Cartwright Light house and watch the sun set over Mooloolaba. Wonder back along the Esplanade and choose a restaurant to grab a bit to eat. COST: $15-50 pp depending on restaurant.

Sunday – Have a go at stand up paddle boarding with Ocean Addicts. Paddle boarding is very easy and can be enjoyed by anyone of any age and any fitness level. Cruise around the flat waters at the mouth of the Maroochy River. If your feeling confident then you can head out to the open water. COST: $40pp for a 2 hour lesson

Monday –    Hire a car (if you don’t have one) and drive up to Montville and spend the day looking at the art galleries, wineries and shops.  Don’t forget to check out the fantastic views from Mary Cairncross look out. COST: Car hire from $85 for 4 days using discounts vouchers from your Indulgence Value Pack.

Tuesday – Pack a picnic lunch and head up to Buderim Forest Park. Enjoy a leisurely stroll to see the beautiful waterfall and unique flora and fauna.  COST: FREE

Wednesday – Take a day trip to Noosa.  For those who love shopping – Hasting Street is a “must”.  For those who love walking – take the scenic drive up to the Noosa National Park and then choose one of  the many walking tracks,  you may even spot a Koala.  On the “Boiling Pot” or the “Alexandria Bay” lookout, dolphins are quite often seen. COST: FREE

Thursday – Take an Ecosystem Cruise along the Maroochy River. Enjoy morning tea and a sensational BBQ Lunch whilst exploring the rain forest and wetlands that surround the Sunshine Coast. COST: $67.15 pp using discounts vouchers from your Indulgence Value Pack.

Friday - Borrow a book or a magazine from our collection and laze by the pool. Then in the evening spoil your self and take a visit to M At Mooloolaba and sample some of Mooloolaba wonderful seafood and steak. COST: Mains from $21, Save $20 off dinner using discounts vouchers from your Indulgence Value Pack.

Saturday–  Head to Karma Waters for breakfast, they will offer you great service and even better coffee before heading home. Purchase a $25 breakfast/lunch voucher from reception a receive 2 free glasses of Orange or soft drink with you breakfast/Lunch at Karma Waters. COST: From $9pp

Cold Chisel – Sunshine Coast 2011

September 29, 2011

Cold Chisel


Iconic rock band, Cold Chisel, have announced their biggest tour in nearly 30 years.

Shows will be staged under specially constructed all-weather Big Top Tents in many towns. There will also be seated arena shows, amphitheatre dates, a club gig in Newcastle and for the first time ever the band will play a handful of very special winery concerts.

“We can’t wait to get back on the road together”, said frontman, Jimmy Barnes. “Every day for years I’ve had at least one person come up and ask me when Cold Chisel are going to do a proper tour. I’m bloody glad to finally have something good to tell ‘em!”

For more event information click here.

Stay at the Seaview Resort and make the most of the exciting night. 2 Bedroom Fully Self Contained Apartments start from $238 per night for 2 nights and come down to $180 for 7 nights. 3 Bedroom Fully Self Contained Apartments start from $300 per night for 2 nights and come down to $210 for 7 nights. Click here to enquire for our best rates,  or call our friendly staff on 07 5444 3400

Caloundra Music Festival 2011

September 28, 2011

The fifth annual Caloundra Music Festival will be held over the weekend of 7 - 9 October.  

This not for profit family-friendly community event celebrates the environment, cultural achievements and community pride of the Caloundra area. 

The beautiful Kings Beach and surrounds will come alive to the sounds of a diverse line-up of entertainment featuring the best of the Australian music industry as well as famous international artists.  A colourful street parade, roving performers, beach-side carnival, buskers, free children’s entertainment and a stroll in The Village complete the experience.

The Caloundra Music Festival has a huge line up with Empire of the Sun, Missy Higgins, ICEHOUSE, Eskimo Joe, Little Red and Blue Juice are just a few acts that will be playing during the weekend long festival. Click here for the full line up.

Stay at the Seaview Resort and make the most of the exciting weekend. 2 Bedroom Fully Self Contained Apartments start from $238 per night for 2 nights and come down to $180 for 7 nights. 3 Bedroom Fully Self Contained Apartments start from $300 per night for 2 nights and come down to $210 for 7 nights. Click here to enquire for our best rates,  or call our friendly staff on 07 5444 3400

Whale Watching in Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast

July 8, 2011

Book your Whale Watching trip at the Seaview Resort

Evey year between June and October Whales migrate north past Mooloolaba and the Sunshine Coast. We have two great companies that you can go whale watching, both offering different experiences.

Whale One is a luxurious vessel that takes guests on an exclusive Whale Watching Tour. Departing from The Wharf Mooloolaba, Whale One cruises the beautiful coast line of the Sunshine Coast in search of the majestic Humpback Whale.

Since its first voyage, there has been a stack of whale sightings and thousands of happy customers. The magnificent vessel caters for up to 115 people, features a 360 degree observation deck and plenty of room to take in all the whale action!

Aboard Whale One, guests have access to our exclusive on board retail shop and their whale encounter will be captured on camera thanks to our on board professional photographer. Guests will learn all there is to know about the Humpback Whale thanks to our on board marine educators. Prices are $120 for adults $90 for children and $320 for 2 adults and 2 children.

Liquid Getaways is a much smaller boat, and they offer a very personal service. With is a maximum if 12 passengers your skipper Brett will make sure have the adventure you are seeking. This little company spend most their waking day on the water so they know how to seek out the best viewing locations for the day. Prices are $95 adults, $75 child and $300 for 2 adults and 2 children

Sunshine Coast for Kids

June 30, 2011

A Web Site for Childrens Activities in Mooloolaba and the Sunshine Coast.

There are so many great activities for kids on the Sunshine Coast. The problem is if you are not from this is area, how do you find out about them? Well wonder no longer. 

Families love the size of the Apartments at the Seaview Resort Mooloolaba

Families love the size of the Apartments at the Seaview Resort Mooloolaba

Sunshine Coast for Kids is a great web site that that has loads of information for families with children of all ages. It will give you ideas for where to visit, what to do, where to eat, where to shop, where to sleep and the best part, ‘WHATS ON’ Calander.

Maroochy River Tours and Boat Hire

May 31, 2011

If you are after an extremely relaxing few hours on the river then look no further than Cruise Maroochy. Recently taken over by the very friendly husband and wife duo, Shorty and Sandra. They will take you away from the hustle and bustle of every day life to explore the abundance of nature along the Maroochy River on the Sunshine Coast.

Heading towards Mt Coolum on the Blue Laguna with Cruise Maroochy

The trip takes you past a vast array of  bird life as well as flora and fauna. On the Nature Cruise and the Eco Cruise the boat mores up for a short break, this gives you some time to explore the Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary. There is a great board walk which takes you right into the heart of the wetlands. Here you can get up close and personal with the inhabitants.

Board Walk at the Maroochy Wetlands Sanctuary

The boat is fully licensed which means you can enjoy a lovely cold drink on the top deck of the Blue Lagona while you listen to natures chorus. On the Nature Cruise and Eco Cruise morning tea is provided and on the Eco Cruise you will also receive a sensational BBQ cooked on board.

This boat is also available for hire for large parties for private charters, corporate events or weddings.

For more great Sunshine Coast Activities click on the link or contact us at Seaview Resort on 5444 3400 for great Sunshine Coast holiday accommodation specials.

Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea at the Ginger Factory on the Sunshine Coast

May 23, 2011


2011 is Cancer Council Queensland’s 50th anniversary and May is Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea time, so there’s never been a better excuse to put the kettle on and take some time out with friends, family or workmates to help in our fight against cancer

Biggest Morning Tea on the Sunshine Coast 2011

If your not planning your own Tea Party why no head to the Buderim Ginger Factory on the Sunshine Coast and join Mark from Mix FM. There will be Lucky Door Prizes, Monster Raffle and a Guest Speaker. Early Birds can enjoy raisin toast and coffee from 7am  and morning tea from 9am – 12 noon with their famous Ginger Scones and Coffee. Every cup counts with a donation from every Scone and Coffee sold and the proceeds of all event activities going to the Cancer Council Queensland.

For more in formation please contact Michelle 07 5447 8434 or Carolyn 07 5447 8447 or email

50 Must Do’s on the Sunshine Coast

May 11, 2011

If you are every wondering what you can do on the Sunshine Coast, wonder no longer. Here is a list of 50 Must Do’s on the Sunshine Coast

Combine any or all of these activities with a stay at the Seaview Resort. Check out our great specials that we offer throughout the year.

Seaview Resort Sunshine Coast Accommodation Specials