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The suburb of Mooloolaba is one of the Sunshine Coast’s most romantic hideaways. Here, you can sit on the sand and watch the sunshine glinting off the Pacific’s emerald waters as you listen to music. Or you can catch a cruise and share a toast while you watch the sunset and wait for the lights to come on in the city.

Whether you’re looking for an affordable or luxurious date or something in between, Mooloolaba won’t disappoint. So, book your getaway now and try one of these romantic activities you can do in and around Mooloolaba.

Stroll along Mooloolaba Beach

Start your romantic holiday with a stroll along the magnificent coastline of Mooloolaba Beach. The good news is that Aegean Apartments, your Mooloolaba accommodation, is right across the beach. All you have to do is don your swimsuit, head to the beach, and feel the cool breeze caress your skin. 

Bring a picnic blanket to watch the sunrise over the horizon after a refreshing walk. Go for a swim together or head to one of Mooloolaba’s cafes nearby to grab a bite to eat and a coffee and enjoy breakfast at the beach.

Mooloolaba Breakfast Options

Check out Old Bean Espresso for some avocado, sourdough and a latte. Or visit Good Bean Mooloolaba, Schwenkee Espresso, and Black Market Espresso Bar to order a delicious breakfast. These eateries are close to Aegean Mooloolaba, so you don’t have to go far find great food.

Marvel at the different aquatic creatures at SEA Life Sunshine Coast Aquarium

Spend the day strolling through the different aquariums inside SEA Life Sunshine Coast. Check out the park’s collection of Pacific reef and coral reef fish. Practise your photography skills and snap pictures of the sharks, sea horses, jellyfish, and turtles.

The park also features a pod of cute seals, which you can interact and swim with. You and your partner can also learn about the park’s resident penguins and laugh at their antics. The park is open daily from 9 am to 3 pm, except on Anzac Day and Christmas Day. Buy your ticket passes to the SEA Life Sunshine Coast online.

Watch the sunrise at Point Cartwright Lighthouse.

You don’t have to look far if you’re looking for a picturesque place to hang out and snap some cute photos. Drive to nearby Point Cartwright Lookout early in the morning and watch the sunrise together.

This historical lighthouse dates back to 1897. Newer technology has replaced its reflector and oil lamp, but it’s still guiding ships along Moreton Bay. Sit on one of the benches in the vicinity and ponder the beauty of the ocean, the city, and the life ahead of you.

Not a morning person? Drive and hike to the lookout at 9 am and bring some brunch to share. Plenty of benches are in the area, or you can get a picnic blanket to sit on the grass.

Cruise offshore or along the Mooloolah River 

A visit to Mooloolaba is complete with a cruise along the Mooloolah River or offshore. Plenty of operators in the area offer private and shared cruises so that you can choose one perfect for you and your spouse or partner.

Mooloolaba Canal Cruise, for example, offers a one-hour canal cruise aboard their timber ferry, M.V. Mudjimba. You can also check out their cruise and seafood or cruise and dock lunch options for an unforgettable and hearty trip. Want to make your date more private? You can book a private charter just for you and your spouse or partner.

Other Mooloolaba cruise operator options include Coastal Cruises Mooloolaba, Seafood Cruise Mooloolaba, Saltwater Eco Tours, Whale One, and Set Sail Cruises.

Hike the Mooloolah River National Park

Are you and your partner nature lovers? If so, check out the Mooloolah River National Park. From Mooloolaba, drive west to the Mooloolah River National Park and take in the park’s gorgeous surroundings. Marvel at the Sunshine Coast’s diverse array of plants and wildlife. It is an easy walk for most people, but you can ride your bike or ATV here.

Dine in the best Mooloolaba restaurants.

One of the best things about Aegean Mooloolaba is its location. It sits near the beach and the harbour, so you can take in the suburbs’ attractions the minute you step outside our Mooloolaba hotel.

We’re also near the best Mooloolaba restaurants! Whether you’re looking for a cup of cappuccino or craving seafood, our local restaurants can satisfy your cravings. Drop by Montezuma’s Mexican Restaurant & Bar for lunch with some tacos, salsa, and churros. Or you can book a table at the Mooloolaba Surf Club for a romantic dinner overlooking the Pacific Ocean. 

Go on a road trip and visit different Sunshine Coast museums.

If you or your partner are history buffs, check out Sunshine Coast’s museums. Start at the Queensland Air Museum over in Caloundra West. Get up close and personal with different aircraft on display, some model trains, and old automobiles.

Go on a thrilling adventure with Sunshine Coast Helicopter Tours with your spouse or partner and see the breathtaking city and coast from above. There are also some food vans to fuel up after spending an exciting morning at the museum.

If you still have time, drive to the Pioneer Cottage in Buderim. This charming cottage is part of the Sunshine Coast’s heritage and dates back to 1882. The cottage is open daily from Monday to Saturday, from 11 am to 3 pm.

Ride a hot air balloon with Sunshine Coast Ballooning.

See the Sunshine Coast from above when you book a flight with Sunshine Coast Ballooning. You can join a fun group tour or book a private one if you want the date to be unique and more romantic. The company is also open for special occasion booking, such as engagements, anniversaries, etc. Book your spot here.

Stay in your Mooloolaba accommodation and order some delicious takeout.

Are you done checking out all of the Mooloolaba attractions? Why not stay in your Mooloolaba apartment for the night and order delicious takeout? We have dining tables in every room, or you can book our 1-bedroom apartment with rooftop access and an outdoor spa to make it more private. Feel free to bring a bottle of champagne or red wine to share a toast with your spouse or partner.
You can also check out our 2-bedroom apartments with direct pool access if you want to mingle with other guests. Book your accommodation in Mooloolaba, Sunshine Coast, here.