Maroochydore travel guide

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You're Going to Love Maroochydore

Maroochydore is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is among the most popular tourist destinations in the country.

Where to Eat in Maroochydore

If you’re looking for affordable options, Market Bistro (8 Market Lane) and Uptown Gastropub - Maroochydore (Kon-Tiki Business Centre T2, G01 55 Plaza Parade) are great picks.

When to visit Maroochydore

Maroochydore in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Maroochydore in August
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Maroochydore


When flying to Maroochydore, you’ll arrive at Maroochydore Sunshine Coast (MCY), which is located 4 miles from the city center. The shortest flight to Maroochydore from the United States departs from Honolulu and takes around 33h 15m.


Another option to get to Maroochydore is to pick up a car rental from Brisbane, which is about 56 miles from Maroochydore. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Crazy Clark's Car Rentals, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Maroochydore

Airlines serving Maroochydore

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British Airways
Good (2,130 reviews)
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Turkish Airlines
Good (1,733 reviews)
Air France
Good (638 reviews)
United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
Good (1,705 reviews)
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Air Canada
Good (2,656 reviews)
Scandinavian Airlines
Good (602 reviews)
Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
Good (445 reviews)
Alaska Airlines
Excellent (3,456 reviews)
Ethiopian Air
Good (223 reviews)
Cathay Pacific
Good (219 reviews)
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Korean Air
Excellent (448 reviews)
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Where to stay in Maroochydore

Average rates range from around $117 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $260 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Maroochydore

Most booked hotels in Maroochydore

Top Spot Motel
Excellent (8.6, 1562 reviews)
The Sebel Maroochydore
Excellent (8.2, 497 reviews)
Mantra Mooloolaba Beach
Excellent (8.1, 4132 reviews)
Wunpalm Motel & Holiday Cabins
Excellent (8, 727 reviews)
River Sands Apartments
Good (7.9, 447 reviews)
Ramada By Wyndham Marcoola Beach
Good (7.6, 3516 reviews)

Renting a car in Maroochydore

It’s generally cheaper to rent your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 1% cheaper than airport locations in Maroochydore.

Expect to pay $4.13 per gallon in Maroochydore (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your rental car, filling up the tank will cost between $49.51 and $66.02.