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Top Choice Gelato in Caloundra

Baci Gelati

Baci scoops out some of the best gelati in Queensland, made by an Italian expat, his Hungarian wife and a fellow Italian mate. The secret: top-quality ingredients, from fresh fruit and Bronte pistachios to Belgian c…
Cafe in Caloundra

Lamkin Lane Espresso Bar

The hearts of coffee snobs will sing at Lamkin Lane, where affable, knowledgeable baristas like nothing better than chatting about the week's pair of special blends and trio of single-origins. The team here have a s…
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 and indie pop acts, as well as…
Museum in Caloundra

Queensland Air Museum

Occupying two hangars beside Caloundra Airport, the volunteer-run QAM houses circa 70 civilian and military aircraft, including a mid-century Douglas DC-3 (the world's first mass-produced all-metal airliner) and a s…
Vegetarian in Caloundra

Green House Cafe

A showcase for local ingredients, this chilled, light-filled laneway spot serves up fresh, organic and filling vegetarian grub such as avocado on toast with cashew cheese, shakshouka (spiced, poached) eggs and nasi …
Microbrewery in Caloundra

Moffat Beach Brewing Company

Just up from hipster-staple Moffat Beach, this cafe-cum-microbrewery has both guest and house brews on tap (look out for the cult-status double IPA Iggy Hop). Bottled beers span Oz and the globe; the four-brew paddl…
International in Caloundra

Cptn

Beachside Cptn beats the competition with its crisp, contemporary fit-out and beautiful, honest nosh. Don't expect culinary acrobatics, just well-executed, thoughtful dishes like barramundi fish and chips, grilled h…
International in Caloundra

Drift

A hip, casual, beach-shack-styled joint opposite Bulcock Beach, Drift focuses on high-quality regional ingredients and made-from-scratch sauces. The smashed avo here is fantastic; bistro-style mains include chicken …
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 globally influenced menu that might see you tossing up between BBQ tama…
Cocktail Bar in Caloundra

26 Degrees

Twenty-six degrees is both the average temperature in Caloundra and the town's degree of latitude – it's now also one of Caloundra's most fashionable spots to imbibe. Located inside the Rumba Resort, the poolside ba…