A stone's throw away from the coast, Diddillibah is surrounded by golden beaches, lush mountains and rolling farmland. Part of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Diddillibah is near family-friendly attractions, such as Australia Zoo and SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast.
Things to do
Want to interact with Australian wildlife? From the famous Crocoseum to the whimsical Tiger Temple, Australia Zoo is home to a myriad of exotic animals. Founded by legendary wildlife enthusiast Steve Irwin, Australia Zoo introduces visitors to native wildlife, such as kangaroos, dingoes, hairy-nosed wombats and Tasmanian devils.
If you’re looking for a unique souvenir, head to Eumundi, a bohemian town known for its flourishing arts scene. Open on Wednesdays and Saturdays, the Eumundi Markets features over 600 stalls selling everything from hand-carved furniture and artisan jewellery to local wine and organic produce.
Head to Cotton Tree Beach for a day of swimming, stand-up paddleboarding and picnicking under the shade of leafy cotton trees. You can also take a day trip to Noosa Main Beach and explore its sugar-white sand beaches, trendy boutiques and breezy cafes.
Thanks to its sunny climate and fertile soil, the Sunshine Coast is a hotspot for fruit orchards. For a glimpse at one of its most popular crops, head to the Ginger Factory. You can learn about how the spicy root is grown and harvested, jump aboard the century-old Ginger Train and stock up on treats at the gift shop.
Diddillibah is serviced by a network of local buses that operate throughout the Sunshine Coast’s towns and beaches. Rental cars make it easy to explore the Sunshine Coast region at your own pace.