Top things to do in Caloundra

Microbrewery in Caloundra

Moffat Beach Brewing Company

This award-winning microbrewery offers a rotating cast of house brews on tap, from a cult-status double IPA Iggy Hop to a chilli-and-chocolate Dragon's Breath stout. There's a four-brew paddle ($20) for the curious,…
Cafe in Caloundra

Lamkin Lane Espresso Bar

The hearts of coffee snobs sing at minimalist Lamkin Lane, where affable baristas like nothing more than chatting about their two speciality blends and rotating trio of single origins (try their beautifully nuanced …
Music in Caloundra

Caloundra Music Festival

A four-day, family-friendly music festival held at Kings Beach, with 40,000-strong crowds and a diverse line-up of entertainment, featuring prolific current and veteran Australian rock, indie pop, blues and soul act…
Museum in Caloundra

Queensland Air Museum

Occupying two hangars beside Caloundra airport, the volunteer-run QAM houses circa 80 civilian and military aircraft, including a mid-century Douglas DC-3 (the world's first mass-produced all-metal airliner) and a s…
Cafe in Caloundra

Beau's

White and aqua tiles keep things fresh at Beau's, one of the best cafes on the Sunny Coast. Almost everything here is made from scratch, with a short, high-quality menu that might see you tossing up between maple-ro…
Bakery in Caloundra

Stormie D's Cupcakery

Stormie Dutton could easily front an indie rock group, but she's too busy baking in her pink sugar temple. Her cupcakes are the stuff of local legend, with rotating flavours that might include strawberries and cream…
International in Caloundra

Drift

A casual, beach-shack-styled joint opposite Bulcock Beach, Drift focuses on regional ingredients and made-from-scratch sauces. Pub-style mains are on the meatier side, with options including burgers, a chicken parmi…
Modern Australian in Caloundra

Tides

Polished yet relaxed, Tides showcases local seafood and regional produce. Set lunches offer a pared-back version of the dinner menu, which might include local scallop ceviche with tomato, puffed wild rice and basil.…
Vegetarian in Caloundra

Green House Cafe

A showcase for local ingredients, this chilled laneway spot serves up fresh, organic and filling vegetarian grub such as avocado on toast with cashew cheese, and crunchy waffles with seasonal fresh fruit and coconut…
Gallery in Caloundra

Caloundra Regional Gallery

When you're done with catching rays and waves, sidestep to this small, sophisticated gallery. Rotating exhibitions showcase quality local and national artists, with a number of notable Art Prize shows each year. The…