Cruising from Sydney the Pacific Pearl will dock on Queensland’s iconic Sunshine Coast with its perfect climate, beautiful beaches and crystal clear waters. Up to 1800 passengers will arrive to enjoy Mooloolaba where the atmosphere is relaxing, the people are laid back and friendly and there are some of the best dining, shopping and scenic tours at your fingertips.
Queensland Garden Expo is a ‘must see’ in 2014 for green thumbs and novice gardeners alike. Held in the Sunshine Coast hinterland town of Nambour, this three day expo is Queensland’s premier gardening event attracting 34,000 visitors from all over Australia and New Zealand. Some of Australia’s leading Gardening experts take part in three days of lectures, demonstrations and workshops. Come spend the weekend visiting the Queensland Garden Expo and exploring our naturally refreshing Sunshine Coast region – return home relaxed and inspired!
Mid-week the radio controlled yachts are on the river in front of The Wharf Tavern Mooloolaba for a lively afternoon of racing on Tuesday 1st July. Entry is open to anyone with an 10M class yacht. This is a very popular event for the sailors and visitors as they enjoy the ambiance of the Tavern and the chatter of the ‘thumb’ sailors battling it out over up to 12 races.
The 2014 South Queensland Caravan, Camping, Boating and Fishing Expo will be one of the region's largest events, showcasing the latest in caravans, camper trailers, boats, camping gear and accessories to get you outdoors in style!
Australia Day Dunny Races on the Sunshine Coast Date: Sunday 26 January 2014 Australia Day at Aussie World attracts thousands of people looking for family fun. The day is filled with true blue events, entertainment and food suitable for the entire family. Dunny Races At the Ettamogah Pub the fun and frivolity starts at 10am with a patriotic Australian flag raising ceremony followed by the singing of the national anthem. Then it's time for the Dunny's to start racing! The race is hotly contested with corporate teams taking part and the winners are presented with a toilet seat trophy that declares them Dunny Race Champions of the World! Vintage Cars and Caravans Don't miss out on seeing cars, caravans, utes and bikes from the veteran era through to the classics of the 50's, 60's and 70's. There will be all types of makes and models on display and you'll have the chance to talk to the proud owners of these beauties. This is motoring heritage at its best! Ettamogah Pub The Pub will be open from 9am, Bluey's Bar & Grill from 11am and live music throughout the afternoon. Aussie World The Aussie World theme park is also open on Australia Day so come on inside and enjoy over 30 rides and games, including water play area Leak'n Logs, water ride Plunge, thrill ride Redback and fun Giant Slide. Australia Day is assured to be a rip-roaring day out for the whole family. Grab your family and friends and go where the locals go for family fun - Aussie World and the Ettamogah Pub! It's a memorable place to be this Australia Day, Sunday 26 January 2014.