Located around halfway between Maroochydore and Noosa, Coolum has great beaches backed by Mount Coolum National Park.
A hiking trail (800m, 2hrs return) climbs to the top of 208m Mount Coolum, rewarding the exhausted hiker with stunning 360-degree views.
Corner David Low Way & Williams Street, Coolum
Tel (07) 5446 5910 or 1800 448 833
Open 9am-5pm daily
Translink buses 620 and 622 go to Maroochydore. Bus 620 continues to Noosa and bus 622 goes via Mt Coolum.