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Weekend Getaway: Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, Australia

Many lucky Australian’s are looking forward to the Australia Day long weekend. For those of you who still have to work – maybe save this for the next holiday. I’ll have a drink for you (or ten) as I jet off to Fiji.

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Australia Zoo, Sunshine Coast, AustraliaLong weekenders looking for a short trip away – look no further. If you’re yet to visit the Sunshine Coast this may be your shining moment.

Two and a half hours from the Gold Coast, and just over an hour north from Brisbane airport, lies the quiet coastal town; Mooloolaba.

The popular tourist spot is well known for it’s beautiful beaches that are in close proximity with many bustling shops and restaurants.

Market enthusiasts will be pleased to know that just half an hour north of Mooloolaba, you will find the famous Original Eumundi Market. Established in 1979, these markets are well known for their fresh fruit and vegetables, live music and handmade crafts. You’re bound to leave with something!

On the way up – or back down to – from Brisbane or the Gold Coast, why not pop in to visit the Irwin’s and their animal friends at Australia Zoo?

If you’re seeking a relaxing weekend of sun, sand and sea; The Sunshine Coast’s Mooloolaba is the place to be.

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Images via Olivia Gordon, Expedia

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