The Sunshine Coast is a food lovers paradise with tantalising cooking classes, food tours and trails, farmers markets, boutique breweries, wineries and distilleries, plus a long list of fabulous restaurants and eateries on offer. Here’s just a taste of what you could get up to during your visit to Mooloolaba…
Jump onboard the Mooloolaba Seafood Lunch Cruise by Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba.
This 90 minute cruise on the Mooloolaba river includes a lunch stop at a local fish market where you can select your choice of either Mooloolaba prawns, fish of the day or calamari. There’s also some optional extras for purchase from the onboard menu such as freshly shucked oysters, scallops on the half shell or Moreton Bay Bug Mornay.
Treat your family to a visit to The Ginger Factory in Yandina. This iconic Sunshine Coast attraction offers fun family-friendly rides, interesting tours and tastings, and a wide range of delicious ginger inspired products to shop for.
Pre-purchase your Ginger Factory Play All Day Bundle or Ginger Factory Play Taste and Discover Pass.
Take a guided day trip to the spectacular hinterland region with a Sunshine Coast Scenic Food and Wine Tour. This full-day excursion includes a 2 course gourmet lunch where you’ll also be treated to stunning views. Plus, you will get to sample a cheese tasting board at Maleny dairy farm, luxury handmade chocolates at Chocolate Country and a cellar door wine tasting at Clouds Vineyard.
Let someone else be the designated driver with a Sunshine Coast Brewery and Distillery Tour by Tasty Tours. This guided tour offers a carefully curated itinerary that includes a distillery tour and gin and vodka tastings at Sunshine & Sons Distillery, a beer tasting paddle and lunch at Boiling Pot Brewing Co, further gin tasting at Pomona Distilling Co and a grazing platter and wine tasting session at Dingo Creek Vineyard. 18+
Don’t have time for a full day tour? Then choose a local brewery like Blackflag Brewing here in Mooloolaba and stop by the tap house to enjoy a brew and soak up the vibes.
Learn some new skills to take home with you by participating in a Sunshine Coast Tasty Cooking Class. This comprehensive culinary experience includes morning tea, a 4 hour cooking class, interactive wine tasting of 6 wines, lunch with 2 glasses of wine, roastery tour and coffee tasting!
Spend a morning meandering through a local Sunshine Coast market where you can pick up some fresh local produce and artisan products, or enjoy a bite to eat from a food truck or stall.
Seaview Resort Mooloolaba is centrally located and is just a short walk to fantastic local restaurants, cafes and eateries. It’s the perfect location to sample some of the foodie experiences available on the Sunshine Coast. Choose from 1, 2 or 3 bedroom self-contained holiday apartments that also include fully equipped kitchens so you can put your new found culinary skills to the test or just throw together a quick meal or picnic together with delicious local goodies.
*Tours and attractions subject to change.
** Image ‘Blackflag Brewing’ Courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland