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At the heart and soul of the Sunshine Coast’s tourism precinct, The Wharf Mooloolaba, Queensland is centered among an eclectic mix of activities. Mooloolaba is uniquely benefited from a range of natural highlights and the perfect mix of leisure, tourism and commercial ventures.

The Booking Office is located downstairs at the Wharf Mooloolaba. For more information or to book please call 07 5444 7477.

Aussie World

Tours & Attractions

Striking a dramatic pose on the western skyline of the Bruce Highway at Palmview, just north of the Caloundra exit and one hour north of the Brisbane Airport, Aussie World forms part of a larger entertainment precinct consisting of the Pub and the Aussie World Retail Village.

Australia Zoo

Tours & Attractions

Located an hour north of Brisbane, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo is a team of passionate conservationists working around-the-clock to deliver an animal experience like no other.

Bli Bli Aqua Park

Tours & Attractions

Bli Bli Aqua Park is the Sunshine Coast’s best value and most fun water park. Great for kids parties, families, friends, and the perfect thing to do when you are on holidays on the Sunny Coast. Open all year round.

Caloundra Music Festival

What's On

4 – 7 October 2019

Presented by Sunshine Coast Council, the thirteenth annual Caloundra Music Festival will be held over the weekend of  4 – 7 October 2019. 

The beautiful Kings Beach and surrounds will be treated to the sounds of a diverse line-up of entertainment featuring the best of the Australian music industry as well as famous international artists.

The lineup for this event is yet to be announced!

For tickets or to find out more visit:

Coastal Cruises


Coastal Cruises brings together one large international family. Choose a fresh seafood lunch or a stunning sunset and enjoy Mooloolaba with us! With a fully licensed bar, booth seating, amenities, entertaining commentary and of course water front viewing from anywhere on board, this is a day out not to be missed!

El Bigoton


El Bigotón is a casual take away food bar located at The Wharf Mooloolaba.  We want to bring the best street food from across Latin America to the Sunshine Coast, offering dynamic and mouth-watering dishes.

It’s all about real food made from scratch with authentic flavours and ingredients, like soft corn tortillas, arepas, house-made beans, meats and sauces.

With plenty of gluten free, vegan and kids’ options, eating at El Bigotón is enjoyable for everyone.

Flat Dog Charters

Fishing Charters

Flat Dog is a custom built game boat carrying all modern equipment. The local crew have more than 40 years combined experience in these waters.

Get Fresh @ The Wharf


Get Fresh @ The Wharf are passionate about sourcing and providing the very best high quality products that John & Kylee love to feed their own family. They believe in supporting Australian farmers by buying Australian produce and where possible buying from local Sunshine Coast growers. With conscious eating, health and well-being at the heart of everything they do, all of the fresh seasonal produce is A grade quality and hand-picked with the utmost care and attention by their team.

Get Fresh @ The Wharf will be serving coffees made with Byron Bay Organic coffee and Barambah Organic milk, along with smoothies and juices made with their premium produce, wraps and snacks in their coffee bar and quality meats, cheeses and olives in their deli bar. Get Fresh @ The Wharf also stock a wide range of local artisan products including breads, honey and sauces.

Hogs Breath Cafe


Hog’s Australia’s Steakhouse Mooloolaba is the second longest standing Hog’s restaurant in Australia, being opened in 1990. The two story restaurant is perched overlooking the marina and Mooloolah river, adding a whole new meaning to ‘surf and turf’.

Il Vento


Named after The Wind which blew us from the shores of Italia into the heart of the Sunshine Coast, Il Vento brings to Mooloolaba traditional Italian cuisine to be enjoyed in a modern seaside setting.
The only restaurant in Mooloolaba equipped with a wood-fired oven, Il Vento promises to bring the people of Mooloolaba perfect wood-fired pizzas and fresh handmade pasta. Think authentic ingredients imported straight from the regions of Parma and Napoli, homemade pastas passed down from Nonna to son, and the use of local produce that all Australians know and love. With an extensive menu and plenty of gusto to share, it’s time to throw caution to the wind and indulge in Il Vento today.

La Finca


La Finca, which is Spanish for “The Farm”, is the latest passion project from Daniel Mejia, owner of The Colombian Coffee Co. on Brisbane Road, Mooloolaba. Along with quality fair-trade, sustainable speciality coffee Daniel is famous for, La Finca pairs that with great quality food using local and seasonal ingredients delivered with an authentic Colombian twist. La Finca offers breakfast, brunch and lunch with a menu that changes with the season, made with the finest fruit, veg and meat sourced from local producers in our Sunshine Coast community, prepared with a Colombian twist. The menu will include cornbread to slow-cooked meats and our legendary Arepas.

Mooloolaba Canal Cruises


The Mooloolaba Canal Cruise is a family run business that has been in operation for over 27 years. The M.V.Mudjimba is the only genuine timber ferry in operation, and is the longest operating cruise boat on the Sunshine Coast. There is something about cruising on the water, in a nostalgic vessel that puts a smile on your face, and melts the stresses of life.

Ninth Street


Ninth Street is both a burger haunt and a dessert bar, featuring a tantalizing menu of the popular family favourites hard to go past like burgers, hot dogs, loaded fries and loaded shakes, available to eat in or take away. Be sure to check out their social media pages to get a taste of what they are about!

Ocean Jet Ski & Boat Hire

Hire & Activities

The Sunshine Coasts ultimate Jet Ski experience. If you crave safe and pure adrenaline you’ve come to the right place in the largest and fastest open ocean jet ski hire with the lowest prices.

Rice Boi


Fresh and local, handmade asian-inspired street food. Rice Boi is your local Japanese Izakaya feel dive bar. Think grunge vibes, water views, dope food and THE spot for dumplings, bao, and mouth-watering curries. You can also head upstairs to our cocktail bar and enjoy our exclusive balcony, overlooking the gorgeous Mooloolah River. Open 7 days, 11.30am to 9pm !

Saltwater Fish & Chippery


Looking for the perfect lunch spot? Then try Saltwater Fish & Chippery at The Wharf Mooloolaba. This Hampton’s inspired fish and chip shop is more than just hand-cut chips and battered cod. As well as offering freshly-shucked oysters and calamari, you can settle in for the afternoon with a cold beer or glass of wine and enjoy fresh seafood overlooking the Mooloolah River. Open 7 days, 11.30am to 10pm !

Scuba World

Whale Watching & Snorkeling

Scuba World has grown into one of the leading dive shops in Australia since their establishment in 1979. Scuba World specialise in teaching ‘learn to dive programs and dive trips to the ex-HMAS Brisbane wreck. Scuba World employs 11 highly qualified and experienced staff, has a custom built 11.3 metre dive boat, an onsite heated training pool and classroom.

Sea N Sound Festival

What's On

SATURDAY  8th June 2019

Sea N Sound Festival is back on Saturday the 8th of June 2019 with another stellar line up to showcase the best of the Sunshine Coast Lifestyle. Set once again at the picturesque location of The Wharf Tavern’s outdoor precinct, this time around ARIA award winning artist Amy Shark will lead the charge off the back releasing 2018’s highest selling album in Australia, Love Monster, alongside Busby Marou, Didirri, Ali Barter and more to celebrate all the region has to offer.


Whale Watching & Snorkeling

Sunreef Mooloolaba is the largest dive centre in South East Queensland. Offering Australia’s first Swim with Humpback Whales experience, from July to October each year, as well as local reef dives, snorkelling trips and diving on one of Australia’s best military wrecks – the ex-HMAS Brisbane. A 5-Star PADI Training Centre, they offer accredited dive courses for all levels of divers. They also plan and guide international dive trips and travel as well as the sale and servicing of dive equipment.

Sunshine Sea Charters

Fishing Charters

Come out and experience the thrill of hooking, fighting and landing a big one. A sea charter offers the perfect way to celebrate someone’s birthday, a coming marriage, an outing with mates, or just treating yourself to the excitement of catching a big fish at sea!

The Dock Mooloolaba


The Dock Mooloolaba is the newest restaurant and bar at The Wharf Mooloolaba. The Dock specialises in smoked meats, charcoal grill and quality beers, and also has a extensive wine and spirit selection. The restaurant can cater for over 300 people, has a relaxed family-friendly atmosphere, showcasing the stunning riverside location. It includes three bars, with a total of 52 beer taps featuring 16 different beers, with even more available in cans. The Dock is perfect for lunch, dinner, functions or just to get together with friends for a drink. Open 7 days from 11am til late!

The Ginger Factory

Tours & Attractions

Enjoy educational tours, fun rides, great shopping facilities and a fantastic cafe featuring modern Australian cuisine. From the largest range of the world’s finest ginger products to tranquil gardens and walks, there is so much to discover, taste, see and do.

The Ginger Factory is the perfect year round destination.

Top Catch Charters

Fishing Charters

If you are looking for a fishing adventure, Top Catch Charters Sunshine Coast has everything you need. The experienced crew, led by local owner, operator, skipper and professional fisherman, Trent Sammon, can’t wait to take you off shore to experience the Sunshine Coast’s clear waters, great reefs and the abundance of deep see pelagic and reef fish.

Whale One

Whale Watching & Snorkeling

Whale One operate two vessels from The Wharf Mooloolaba, providing a variety of oceanic experiences. Aboard Whale One you can have a relaxing or adventurous whale watching experience, dolphin discovery lunch, or a spectacular sunset cruise.

Wharf Tavern


The Wharf Tavern is a large, multifunctional facility offering something for everyone along the waterfront. With seven lounges and bars, restaurant and The Helm nightclub upstairs, The Wharf Tavern is the perfect place to relax and find yourself at Mooloolaba. Whether you’re after a delicious meal, a relaxing drink overlooking the river, a night out with friends, or regular live music events, The Wharf Tavern has it all.