Things to do and see

Explore, Eat, Drink in Mooloolaba


Welcome to Mooloolaba, the ultimate destination for those looking to explore, eat, and drink to their heart’s content. Nestled on the stunning Sunshine Coast of Queensland, Australia, Mooloolaba offers a perfect blend of natural beauty and vibrant urban life. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beaches, where the crystal-clear waters beckon you for a swim or a leisurely stroll along the golden sands. 

When it comes to dining, Mooloolaba boasts a diverse culinary scene, with an array of award-winning restaurants, charming cafes, and trendy bars. Mooloolaba is a haven for food and drink enthusiasts, promising a memorable experience that will leave you craving for more. So, come and explore, eat, and drink in Mooloolaba, and let this coastal paradise captivate your senses.


Whale One – Whale Watching

If you’re staying in Mooloolaba between June and October, booking a whale watching tour on Whale One is an experience that can make your holiday extra special.

Departing from The Wharf Mooloolaba, Whale One will take you on a 3-hour educational and informative tour while you get up close and personal with humpback whales!

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Sea Life 

If you’re holidaying in Mooloolaba with small children, Sea Life is a fantastic activity that will entertain them for hours.

Explore the infamous ocean tunnel, which allows you to explore the depths of the ocean as you walk beneath the 80-metre-long channel – discover an array of sharks, fish and rays. 

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Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo is a great activity that the whole family will enjoy. An easy 25 minute drive from Mooloolaba, it’s a day trip worth taking with so many animals and activities to discover.

Attend the wildlife warriors show at the Crocoseum for a truly unique experience, then spend the day visiting different areas of the zoo, from koalas to tigers, giraffes to wombats – there’s something for everyone.

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Flo’s Creperie

Enjoy a truly delicious experience at Flo’s Creperie at The Wharf Mooloolaba.

Serving a range of savoury and sweet crepes, you can enjoy the taste of France whilst sipping on a coffee, wine or cocktail! Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, these crepes are made to be enjoyed at all times of the day and night!

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As the name suggests, this is a Greek inspired restaurant offering authentic Greek flavours and classic dishes such as lamb moussaka, spanakopita and gyros. You can relax and enjoy the view of the wharf in this casual style eatery, whilst you sample local meats, seafoods and produce.


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Rice Boi

Rice Boi offers modern Asian street food in a casual, urban style setting that’s perfect for a hassle free date night or a group get-together. Choose from a mouth-watering menu of dumplings, bao, curries and ramen. Enjoy the fast-paced atmosphere that transports you to a bustling Asian dive bar.

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Dirty Moes

If you’re a fan of slow cooked meats, you will love Dirty Moes. Born from a love of the American culture of slow cooked soul food, Dirty Moes is passionate about communal eating and share plates with options such as smoked wagu beef brisket and lamb shoulder. Want something smaller? Try their delicious chicken wings or chilli cheese fries.

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A Mooloolaba dining icon since 1995, Augellos is still serving quality Italian food and is as popular as ever. Choose from an impressive selection of pasta dishes and risottos, or opt for one of their gourmet pizzas (we recommend the Moroccan chicken).

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Spice Bar

Specialising in Asian fusion cuisine, Spice Bar brings together the vibrant flavours of Thailand, China, Japan and more. Settle into your meal in within the stylish décor with warm lighting sleek furnishings and great atmosphere. Spice Bar is not only a place to enjoy extraordinary food; it’s an invitation to embark on a culinary adventure that will leave you craving more.

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Pavilion Mooloolaba

With one of the best views of Mooloolaba, Pavilion Mooloolaba is one of the best spots to grab a drink and watch the sun set. Choose from their extensive cocktail menu featuring twists on cult classics, like their pavilion colada (think pina colada mixed with mango), and popcorn espresso martini.

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Boston Shaker

Situated at The Wharf Mooloolaba, Boston Shaker is a 1920’s themed bar that transports you to the days of prohibition. Their cocktail menu and large range of whiskey is sure to impress, choose one of your classic favourites or opt for a Boston Shaker special!

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Pier 33

Go where the locals go and take in the view of the marina at Pier 33, perched at the end of Mooloolaba Spit. Enjoy a coconut margarita or crisp glass of rose while you reminisce of the days adventures and precious holiday memories.

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