The name Caloundra is considered to be derived from an Aboriginal word Challanda meaning beautiful. A visit to any of Caloundra's beaches is always a beauty to behold. With 32kms of sandy beaches to choose from, you will definitely find your own secluded space. Grab your sunscreen, towel and book and simply relax and enjoy. Or for the more active, try one of the many beach activities available - fishing, surfing, kayaking or windsurfing.
Boutique shops, cafes, restaurants and resorts are all close at hand providing all the ingredients for a premier tourist destination. There is a diverse range of activities which will satisfy thrill-seekers young and old, from The Big Kart Track to Aussie World which is a great family day's outing with over 30 rides and games to choose from. Visit the Ettamogah Pub - a true blue country outback Aussie watering hole!
For the flying high, visit The Queensland Air Museum or perhaps a scenic helicopter flight or enjoy the challenge of rock climbing to the peaks of The Glass House Mountains. For the Golfing enthusiasts - Club Pelican has an excellent course designed by Greg Norman...which features kangaroos as spectators!!