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Australia Day Long Weekend in Caloundra

When: 25 to 27 January, 2020.
Where: various locations.

Caloundra on the Sunshine Coast is the perfect place to spend the Australia Day Long Weekend with loads of ways to celebrate our national day. And a Caloundra Australia Day Long Weekend with a stay at Monaco Resort will make it even more perfect!

Here’s where you can celebrate:

1 – The Great Australian Dunny Race

When: Sunday, 26 January
Where: Banana Bender Pub, Aussie World, Palmview
Time: 8am – 5pm
Price: General admission prices – FREE activities all day

Cheer on your favourite Dunny at the world famous Great Australian Dunny Race, which will be taking place in front of the Banana Bender Pub.  The day will be filled with ‘true blue’ Aussie events, live music and things that the whole family will enjoy.  ‘No Standing’ will be entertaining everyone in ‘The Shed’ from midday.

2 – Australia Day @ Caloundra Power Boat Club

When: Sunday, 26 January
Where: Caloundra Power Boat Club, Golden Beach
Price: FREE

Celebrate Australia Day on the shores of Golden Beach with FREE live entertainment all day.  There’s ‘Rick the Rockstar’ from 1pm to 4pm, or you could settle in for the evening and listen to ‘Brad Rodger’ from 5pm to 9pm. Kids can entertain themselves in the kids outdoor play centre.
Don’t miss the Thong throwing Competion which is being held on the grass at 2pm.

3 – 2020 Junior State Cup Oztag Championships

When: Friday, 24 (11am) to Sunday, 26 January (5pm)
Where: Sunshine Coast Stadium, Bokarina

The Oztag Junior State Cup is a 3-day championship event at Sunshine Coast Stadium over the Australia Day Long Weekend. Check out this exciting team sport and cheer on your favourite team.

4 – Nutri-Grain Iron X

When: Monday, 27 January
Where: Mooloolaba Beach
Time: 1 – 3pm
Price: FREE

Don’t miss the inaugural Nutri-Grain Iron X on Mooloolaba Beach, which promises to be the richest single iron race in history.  A super elite field of 14 men and 14 women have been invited to compete. This one event will combine some of the most innovative and exciting new ocean and fitness disciplines with the traditional iron legs; including SUP, Board, Swim, Ski, Underwater swimming and Battlegrounds.  The brainchild of former multi-Australian board paddling champion and Nitro Circus Live founder Mike Porra, this event promises to be the most spectacular and intimidating iron race ever held.  Support the Iron athletes in true Australia Day style on Mooloolaba Beach as they pit their extraordinary skills against each other.


Why not enjoy your Caloundra, Sunshine Coast Australia Day Long Weekend activities and then chill-out afterwards at Monaco ResortBased right in the heart of Caloundra on Bulcock Beach you will find a luxurious accommodation apartment complex offering magical water views and a holiday experience like no other. BOOK NOW