Maroochydore travel guide

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You're Going to Love Maroochydore

Maroochydore is a must-see destination in Queensland, Australia. It is one of the most popular cities to visit in the country.

Where to Eat in Maroochydore

If you’re looking for affordable options, Market Bistro (8 Market Lane) and The Rickshaw (Restaurant & Bar) (Shop 1/7 Emporio Pl) are great picks.

When to visit Maroochydore

Maroochydore in November
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Maroochydore in November
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 6 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Maroochydore from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 7h 25m.


Another option to get to Maroochydore is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 90 km from Maroochydore. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Sixt, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Maroochydore

Airlines serving Maroochydore

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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Qatar Airways
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United Airlines
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Air Canada
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Scandinavian Airlines
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Singapore Airlines
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Etihad Airways
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Alaska Airlines
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Cathay Pacific
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Ethiopian Air
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Korean Air
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Where to stay in Maroochydore

Average rates range from around $204 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $413 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Maroochydore

Hiring a car in Maroochydore

It’s generally cheaper to hire your vehicle outside the airport: locations in the city are around 20% cheaper than airport locations in Maroochydore.

Expect to pay $2.05 per litre in Maroochydore (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $24.58 and $32.77. Economy (Suzuki Swift or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Maroochydore, while also 33% cheaper than other types, on average.

Car hire agencies in Maroochydore


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