1. Noosa Heads (15 minutes away):
Just a short drive north from Peregian Beach lies Noosa Heads, a renowned coastal gem. Explore Noosa National Park’s coastal trails for breathtaking ocean views and a chance to spot wildlife. Relax on the famous Main Beach or enjoy shopping and dining in the vibrant Hastings Street.
2. Eumundi (15 minutes away):
Eumundi is known for its bustling Eumundi Markets, open on Wednesdays and Saturdays. Here, you’ll find unique arts, crafts, and locally-made goods. It’s a great place to shop for souvenirs or enjoy delicious street food.
3. Mount Coolum (10 minutes away):
For outdoor enthusiasts, a hike up Mount Coolum is a must. The trail leads to a summit that rewards hikers with panoramic views of the Sunshine Coast. The 1.6-kilometer hike is moderately challenging but offers an unforgettable experience.
4. The Ginger Factory (20 minutes away):
Located in Yandina, The Ginger Factory is a fun family destination. Learn about the fascinating world of ginger, enjoy tastings, and explore beautiful gardens. Don’t forget to try the ginger ice cream!
5. Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve (40 minutes away):
Nature lovers will be captivated by the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve in Maleny. This subtropical rainforest features stunning views of the Glass House Mountains. Enjoy the walking tracks and the informative visitor center.