Saturday, November 25, 2017

Sunshine Coast Masters Golf Competition

This PGA "legends" pro-am golf event will see greats of Australian golf descend on the Sunshine Coast (13 - 15 Dec) in a relaxed but professional environment competing for Australia's richest pro-am prize for 2017. 

Australian golfing stars such as Ian Baker-Finch, Peter Senior and Roger Davis will be playing alongside amateur golfers on the Sunshine Coasts' best two resort courses - Twin Waters Golf Club and Pelican Waters Golf Club.

Sunday, October 29, 2017

Wanderlust Festival Sunshine Coast

Wanderlust Festival Sunshine Coast (9 - 12 November 2017) is an all-out celebration of mindful living, bringing together a remarkable group of yoga and meditation instructors, musical performers, speakers, artists and chefs for a transformational retreat at Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia. 

Choose your own adventure with multi-level yoga and meditation sessions, mouthwatering local organic dinners, heart-pumping music, inspiring lectures and workshops, and outdoor activities from SUP to camping surrounded by a breathtaking tropical landscape. This is an experience that will get into your mind, body and soul. 

Wednesday, October 4, 2017

Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival

The Tenth Heart of Gold International Short Film Festival will be held in richly historic Gympie, Australia (5 - 8 October 2017). The four-day program includes industry masterclasses, a spectacular opening night gala, awards night party and up to 30 sessions of shorts from all genres that best capture Heart of Gold’s vision to screen films that are positive, witty, entertaining, joyous, uplifting, enlightening and ground-breaking. They can be edgy, they can be thought-provoking and they can be downright hilarious – as long as they beat with a good, strong heart. 

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Caloundra Music Festival 2017

Enjoy four days of Sun, Surf and Soul at beautiful Kings Beach on the Sunshine Coast! The eleventh annual Caloundra Music Festival will be held over the October long weekend. The Kings Beach and surrounds will come alive to the sounds of a diverse line-up of entertainment featuring the best of the Australian music industry as well as incredible international artists. This not for profit family-friendly community event celebrates the environment, cultural achievements and community pride of the Caloundra area.

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast 2017

Perfectly located in the heart of Queensland's Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Beach offers the perfect year-round climate and is an ideal location for Ironman 70.3 Sunshine Coast, held this year from 8 - 10 September. It's the perfect location to incorporate a relaxing family vacation or just a great place to escape to. The beachside atmosphere of the Sunshine Coast, the friendly people and the endless scenic beauty make it a hugely popular destination event. 

Saturday, August 26, 2017

Horizon Festival of Arts and Culture 2017

Experience the creative soul of the Sunshine Coast at Horizon Festival of Arts and Culture. Immerse yourself in 10 arts-fuelled days across the region; featuring over 200 events in visual art, film, literature, performance, street art, comedy, music, theatre, exhibitions and more. Horizon Festival of Arts and Culture - connecting, disrupting and delighting through arts, culture and creativity - 25 August to 3 September 2017.

Monday, August 7, 2017

Sunshine Coast Marathone

Sunshine Coast Marathon and Community Running Festival is one of the most-loved running festivals in Australia. Since its inception the 7 Sunshine Coast Marathon has raised over $1 million for charity and community groups.

Located on the stunning Sunshine Coast, Queensland an hour’s drive north of Brisbane this not-for-profit event has been timed to make the most of the ideal Queensland winter running conditions. Blue skies, low humidity and mild temperatures combined with a flat course always enable fast times. 

Each road race follows the stunning coastline of Alexandra Headlands with white sandy beaches and spectacular vantage points alongside the ocean. With a distance to suit every ability and age group, this community-focused, world-class athletic event caters to all those wanting to take part, including families and those with both physical and intellectual disabilities.

Monday, July 10, 2017

West End to Broadway – in the Castle

The Underground Opera Company returns to the Sunshine Coast in July to deliver another concert of musical theatre showstoppers with an exceptional cast of world class performers.

The weekend of three shows from July 28 – 30 will be another exciting season as part of Underground Opera Company’s 10th anniversary year, held in the intimate setting of the Sunshine Castle’s Banquet Hall in Bli Bli.

The performances will mark a highlight of 2017, with repertoire featuring a number of celebrated pieces from productions made famous on London’s West End and New York’s Broadway, with choreography set to dazzle, by Sunshine Coast favourite Dale Pengelly (Hot Shoe Shuffle, West End; Singin’ in the Rain, Hong Kong, Singapore; The Boy From Oz, Australian Tour).

Monday, June 19, 2017

Mary Valley Art Festival 2017

The Mary Valley Art Festival began in 2000 in Imbil, the largest community the Mary Valley. It is an annual event held from 29 June till 2nd July 2017. Thursday Opening night is a fantastic celebration bringing together artists, judges, sponsors and the community over wine, fine food and entertainment. 

The festival is known for its friendly and professional approach, attracting quality art work showcasing the diversity of artists from our region and South East Queensland. The festival runs over the weekend on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and is an easy day trip for visitors from the Sunshine Coast, Brisbane and Hervey Bay. Workshops and demonstrations are held over the same weekend so be sure to check the program to extend your stay. 

The popular People’s Choice Awards are held on the Sunday along with the Bush Haven Youth Art Award presentations with licenced bar and refreshments.

Sunday, June 4, 2017

Downunder Beachfest 2017

It’s that time again. Five days of the coolest Retro Car Festival on the planet, celebrating the Hot Rod and Classic Car Lifestyle. The festival that delivers it all. With entry open to Hot Rods, pre-1983 cars, motorcycles and vintage caravans, you’ll be dazzled by the eye-candy, amazed by the craftsmanship, inspired to create.
Dance to the rockin’ sounds of ‘the Dirty Dukes’, ‘Old 45’s’, Billy Guy and others. Five days of cruising the Sunshine Coast and the nearby Hinterland, show ‘n shines, driving events, dining, dancing, street parties, trophy’s, a Mega Car Show in the downtown Caloundra and Esplanade of Queensland’s beautiful City of Caloundra, and finishing with the infamous Sunday Evening Dinner Dance at The Shed, Aussie World.
If you love cars, if you love retro, or if you just love hangin’ with the Kool Kats, this is the “not to be missed” event of the year.

Monday, May 8, 2017

Sunshine Coast Mother's Day Classic

The first regional Women in Super Mother’s Day Classic was held in 2007, and since then more and more dedicated volunteers have staged more than 400 events in every corner of Australia. The Sunshine Coast event offers a four kilometre walk and a four and eight kilometre run around the Brightwater Estate lake. Raise money for Breast Cancer research by the National Breast Cancer Foundation. This is the twentieth anniversary for the Mothers Day Classic and they have raised 30 million dollars to date.

Sunday, April 2, 2017

Easter Fun

Easter is so much FUN at Aussie World.

Come and join Jake and Tilly, the Aussie World Easter Bunnies and friends for our annual Easter Bunny Hunt with Easter prizes for the kids.

There’s also the Easter Show with Jake and Tilly, Alice and the Easter Bunnies appearing every day of the Easter long weekend. 

When: 14 April to 17 April
Where: Aussie World
Time: 10am - 5pm
Price: Family Fun Passes start from $34 per person

Sunday, March 19, 2017

Autumn on the Sunshine Coast

Looking for a reason to extend your holiday or an excuse for a weekend escape or a family getaway?

Autumn is a great time to visit the Sunshine Coast so why not visit Alexandria Apartments and experience all that it has to offer at this beautiful time of year! 

We still have limited availability during the month of March so give us a call today and escape to the Sunshine Coast and if you call us direct and stay 3 nights or more we will give you 10% off* normal tariff. 

* Conditions apply. Minimum 3 nights stay. Bookings are subject to availability. This offer cannot be applied to existing bookings. Excludes school and public holidays and event weekends.

CALL US NOW 07 5444 2700

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Mooloolaba Mile

The Mooloolaba Mile, held this year on 5th March, is a feature on Queensland’s ocean swimming calendar and continues to attract swimmers from all over Australia. 

The main event, a one mile (1.6 kilometre) course is the most popular open water distance around the globe for a reason – it’s well within reach for beginners and novice ocean swimmers an ideal step up from traditional short course events. 

The three kilometre Marathon distance is a great new option for seasoned swimmers and aspiring triathletes looking to push their limits.

Sunday, February 5, 2017

TreX XTri National Championship 2017

The Australian National and Qld X-Triathlon Champs & MultiSport Weekend 2017 is based in the spectacular Sunshine Coast Hinterland, 11 7 12 february, on the banks of Ewen Maddock Dam. The rainforest trails and fern-filled bushland of Beerwah State Forest provide the perfect setting for an Off Road Triathlon and MultiSport Weekend.

TreX XTri The XTri course includes some of the best fast and flowing single track mountain bike trails, and gritty off road running trails found anywhere in Australia and includes a standard distance, sprint, junior and dirt kids courses.

Saturday, January 7, 2017

Suncoast Spinners Wheelchair Basketball Tournament 2017

The Suncoast Spinners host a world class wheelchair basketball tournament each year in January at the Caloundra Indoor Sports Stadium over three days. This year it will be held from 13 - 15 January.

The tournament comprises of teams and athletes across three divisions from all states around Australia and overseas. Athletes consist of current and former Australian Paralympian and Australian World championship players. 

A stunning display of skill and sportsmanship, a must for all to witness.