Mooloolaba travel guide

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You're Going to Love Mooloolaba

With a population of 9,502, Mooloolaba 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 Mooloolaba

If you’re looking for affordable options, Pavilion Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba) and The Dock Mooloolaba (123 Parkyn Pde) are great picks. For delicious green meals, Bella Venezia Restaurant and Bar (95 Mooloolaba Esplanade) and Nouc Cham Restaurant (25 Parkyn Parade 3) are recommended spots to get vegetarian or vegan food in Mooloolaba.

When to visit Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel
Mooloolaba in February
Estimated hotel price
1 night at 3-star hotel

How to Get to Mooloolaba


When flying to Mooloolaba, you’ll arrive at Maroochydore Sunshine Coast (MCY), which is located 9 km from the city centre. The shortest flight to Mooloolaba from New Zealand departs from Auckland and takes around 4h.


Another option to get to Mooloolaba is to pick up a car hire from Brisbane, which is about 88 km from Mooloolaba. You’ll find branches of Bargain Car Rentals and Apex, among others, in Brisbane.

Airports near Mooloolaba

Airlines serving Mooloolaba

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British Airways
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Turkish Airlines
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Air France
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United Airlines
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Qatar Airways
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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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Ethiopian Air
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Cathay Pacific
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Korean Air
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Where to stay in Mooloolaba

Average rates range from around $214 per night for a double room in a 3-star hotel to $652 and up for a 5-star experience.

Where to stay in popular areas of Mooloolaba

Hiring a car in Mooloolaba

Expect to pay $1.81 per litre in Mooloolaba (average price from the past 30 days). Depending on the size of your car hire, filling up the tank will cost between $21.68 and $28.90. Compact (Toyota Auris or similar) is the most popular car type to hire in Mooloolaba, while also 42% cheaper than other types, on average.