So much to experience...
Forging a creative path while also honouring and protecting the retro feel that Australians associate with beachside experiences, the Sunshine Coast is brimming with surprising, enchanting and delightful natural and man-made possibilities.
Caloundra - 2022 Summit central
At the southern end of the Sunshine Coast, Caloundra is a favourite coastal conference location less than an hour’s drive from Brisbane.
The town is the site of nationally renowned and awarded street art, the Sunshine Coast’s smart hub, attractions and experiences popular with over 50s, making it the perfect location for Art of Attraction delegates to experience first hand what draws art tourists and grey nomads alike.
Getting to the Sunshine Coast
QANTAS, Virgin Australia and Jetstar offer daily flights direct from Sydney and Melbourne, linking to more than 55 Australian destinations. The Sunshine Coast airport is located half an hour north of Caloundra. Alternately, it is an easy 55-minute drive past the majestic Glass House Mountains along the forest-lined Bruce Highway to Caloundra.
Suncoast Cabs meet all flights to Sunshine Coast Airport (fare approx. $70 for one person) and Conn-X-ion operates coach transfers from Brisbane Airport. Hire car companies operate from both Sunshine Coast and Brisbane Airports.
All major car rental companies have outlets at the Brisbane and Sunshine Coast terminals. For those keen to work on route while others drive, shuttle services operate door-to-door.
Stay a little longer
A few “must do” activities around the Sunshine Coast:
Go wild for a day at Australia Zoo or SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.
Take in the Euumndi markets, the largest in Australia.
Ride a vintage-style ferry, paddle a kayak or jump on board an amphibious vehicle to see endangered marine life on Pumicestone Passage.
Head to Caloundra's spectacular boardwalk to enjoy breathtaking ocean and beach views.
Check out the street art hub of Nambour and explore Caloundra's innovative activations.
Visit the iconic Glass House Mountains in this naturally abundant area.
The Events Centre Caloundra
20 Minchinton St, Caloundra
The Events Centre is in the centre of town surrounded by facilities and business services. Best of all, it is only a short stroll from Summit accommodation options. As the largest mutli-purpose venue on the Sunshine Coast, it provides vast technical expertise and state of the art production equipment to satisfy the most discerning delegates.