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Alex Beach House - Alexandra Headland

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From: A$636

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Alex Seaside Resort - Alexandra Headland

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From: A$127

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Alexandra on the Pacific - Alexandra Headland

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From: A$196

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Anchor Motel Noosa - Noosaville

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From: A$130

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Andari Apartments - Sunshine Beach

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From: A$255

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Aqua Vista Resort - Maroochydore

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From: A$239

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Aquarius Resort - Alexandra Headland

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From: A$251

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Beach Club Resort - Mooloolaba

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Beachfront Towers - Maroochydore

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Beachside Mooloolaba - Mooloolaba

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Belaire Place - Caloundra

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Bermuda Villas Noosa - Noosaville

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Coondoo: Where To Go / Sightseeing

Wolvi and District Recreation Hall

The Wolvi and District Recreation Hall was built in 1923 and is of significant historical and social significance to the local community. Wolvi started out as a timber milling township and today has a proactive school. Next to the Hall is the Stanton - Eaton Playground where the kids will be amused for some time. There is also an amenities block and grassed picnic areas so this is a great spot for a rest stop.

Kin Kin Road
Wolvi, QLD, 4570

Located 6.3K from Coondoo

Apallonian Hotel

Set on large rolling lawns, the historic Apallonian Hotel is a great place for kids to run and play while Mum and Dad sit back and relax. Set on three and half acres the hotel was named after the Greek God of Music and Theatre. First licensed in 1868 in Gympie the hotel was moved in 1987 to Boreen Point. It provides a poker machine free environment, accommodation, beer garden and the restaurant attracts people from all over the country serving crocodile, emu and kangaroo and seafood.

Laguna Street
Boreen Point, QLD, 4565

Located 13.9K from Coondoo

Mothar Mountain Rockpools

Looking for a relaxing, sheltered place to while away some hours, you can't go past the Mothar Mountain Rock Pools. Located in the Woondum National Park, about a 20 minutes, 16 kilometres drive from Gympie's Central Business District, the Mothar Mountain Rock Pools day area provides the perfect family friendly location for a barbecue or picnic. Tables, wood fire barbecue, water and public amenities are all provided for your use on site. On a hot day immerse yourself into the pools to cool off.

Set amongst a mixture of tall Eucalypts and rainforest you can take the opportunity to relax and unwind to the sound of water gently flowing over ancient granite outcrops. Or if you are feeling more energetic, enjoy one of the nature walks. There is a short 500 metre (20 minute) forest walk or a rather more serious 3.5 kilometre (2 hour) walk to explore.

Noosa Road
Gympie, QLD, 4570

Located 16.5K from Coondoo

Woondum National Park

Woondum National Park is a popular retreat in which tall, wet eucalypt forest and subtropical rainforest surround rocky creeks. Parts of the national park are regenerating after being logged as recently as the late 1990s. Some areas formerly used as banana farms are being reforested with eucalypt plantations. Picnic beside cool rock pools, among granite boulders and shady green forests, where Boulder and Woondum creeks meet. Stroll along a short walk featuring large turpentine trees and involving a rock hop across Boulder Creek. Explore diverse forest types on the four wheel drive forest road. Learn more about the areas timber industry at the Woodworks Museum on the Bruce Highway at Gympie.

Woondum National Park
Gympie, QLD, 4570

Located 20.0K from Coondoo

Cooloola, Great Sandy National Park

In Cooloola, Great Sandy National Park you can experience the majesty of nature's sculpture in sand. Massive dunes, towering cliffs of coloured sands and wide ocean beaches have been etched by wind and water. Tall forests, fragrant wildflower heaths and paperbark swamps decorate the sands. Water features abound, including surf, freshwater lakes and the undisturbed upper Noosa River.

Walk one of the scenic tracks to highlights such as the historic Double Island Point lighthouse. Pack a tent for the two to four day Cooloola Wilderness Trail. Drive along the beach or take the Cooloola Way and Freshwater Road through tall open forests and heathlands. You will need a four wheel drive vehicle with high clearance to enjoy driving the sand tracks or the beach at low tide. Canoe the Noosa River.

Camp in a variety of areas: from formal campgrounds with facilities to wilderness camps. Visit information centres at Tewantin and Rainbow Beach.

Cooloola, Great Sandy National Park
Noosa Heads, QLD, 4567

Located 20.3K from Coondoo

Gympie Gold Mining and Historical Museum

Gympie's Gold Mining and Historical Museum showcases not only Gympie's rich gold mining history but also other aspects of the region's past era including steam machinery, agricultural, dairying, vehicles, gemstone and shell collections.

Andrew Fisher House (named after Australia's second Labour Prime Minister 1908-1915) is part of the Museums collection of historical buildings housed with period furniture. Also the award winning Military Collection of the Fifth Light Horse Regiment which includes military equipment and memorabilia of all sons and daughters of the Gympie area that went to war.

Try your luck at the Museum's Gold Panning and take home a specimen of Gympie Gold - a great time for the whole family. Tour groups welcome.

215 Brisbane Road
Gympie, QLD, 4570

Located 22.5K from Coondoo

Lake Alford Recreational Park

Lake Alford Recreational Park is located at the southern entry into Gympie. At the entrance to the park is the "Goldminer's Monument" which commemorates the gold miners who saved Queensland. Gold was discovered in Gympie in 1867 at a time when Queensland was in severe economic depression.

The park has wonderful facilities including all abilities playground, barbecue facilities, public amenities, Visitor Information Centre, off the leash dog park, and plenty of off street parking for caravans and RVs.

An abundance of bird life at the park is evident with feeding of the ducks a favourite activity for the kids. On the first, third and fifth Sunday of each month the Gympie Museum Markets are held. Located on the north eastern edge of the park is the Gympie Gold Mining Museum which also has a cafe attached.

Bruce Highway
Gympie, QLD, 4570

Located 22.6K from Coondoo

Gold Panning, Deep Creek

In 1867 a discovery of alluvial gold in a gully near the Mary River began the first major gold rush in Queensland and resulted in establishment of the mining town of Gympie.

Today visitors to the region can still visit and try their luck in the gold-bearing gully in the town at the Deep Creek Fossicking Area. Located at the southern entrance to Gympie between the Bruce Highway and Brisbane Road. From Brisbane Road turn into River road and Graham St and turn right into Victoria St.

Fossicking Licences are available online or at the Lake Alford Visitor Information Centre. Equipment hire is also available from the Centre (picks/shovels and pans)

A great family activity at minimal cost

Victoria Street
Gympie, QLD, 4570

Located 23.0K from Coondoo

Coondoo: Events

Kia Ora Spring Artisan Bazaar and Craft Festival

For the people - by the people supporting "Save their local Halls".

A Celebration of the Earth's Four Seasons.

A great variety of arts and crafts, great food, produce and jams, hand-crafted items such as soaps, pottery, knits, felting, jewellery and woodwork available.

Activities on-site include music, dancing, busking, readings and demonstrations throughout the evening.

Event Dates
      17th Dec
      18th Mar

2740 Anderleigh Road
Kia Ora, QLD, 4570

Located 21.9K from Coondoo

Coondoo: Travel Tips

Destination Gympie Region Visitor Information Centre - Lake Alford, Gympie

Destination Gympie Region Visitor Information Centre (Lake Alford) is located at the southern entry to Gympie on the Bruce Highway.

This accredited visitor information centre offers a one stop shop for travel information including maps, brochures, and offers free wi-fi internet access. An extensive range of Gympie regional produce is also available for sale, along with souvenirs and light refreshments. Fossicking Licences for the state of Queensland can be purchased at the Centre. They also provide a book exchange facility for visitors.

Staffed by skilled and knowledgeable locals, the Lake Alford Visitor Information Centre provides advice on the things to see and do in the Gympie Region including Rainbow Beach, Tin Can Bay, Cooloola National Parks, Fraser Island, Kilkivan, Goomeri and the Mary Valley.

Lake Alford provides a wonderful rest stop for drivers with ample parking, all abilities play ground, barbecue and picnic facilities, toilets and an off the dog leash park.

24 Bruce Highway, Lake Alford
Gympie, QLD, 4570

Located 22.4K from Coondoo

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