Alexandra Park Family Camp 2018 – Travel & Activity Suggestions


Travel by public transport from either Brisbane or the closer Sunshine Coast (Maroochydore) Airport is easily achieved as noted below.

Further details, including times of trains etc can be found easily on the Translink website at:

or by downloading their app, see the details at: This app can also alert you on your journey when you are close to getting off!!

Domestic Airport in Brisbane to Alexandra Headland Beach

This is a 6 zone plus Airtrain journey. Cost approx $40 for an adult and $30 for a concession.

TRAIN – from Airport to Eagle Junction Station. Travel time about 11 minutes.
TRAIN – change at Eagle Junction Station to Sunshine Coast (Ipswich via Brisbane) to Landsborough Station. Travel time about 1 hour, 12 minutes.
BUS – Landsborough Route 615 to Alexandra Headland Beach. Get off at stop 301506 which is on Alexandra Parade just south of Mari St. Right near Alex Surf Supporters Club and Mandolin Seafoods.

Sunshine Coast Airport (Maroochydore) to Alexandra Headlands Beach

It is probably would be easier to just get a taxi. Quicker and not really that much dearer, especially if it’s for 2 or more people.

TAXI – takes around 15 minutes and will cost between $20-$30.
If you comfortable using it, there are also UBER services that suggest a cost of approx $21.

Otherwise by Bus, the cost is about $11

BUS – Route 622 towards Maroochydore Station. Travel time about 21 minutes.
BUS – Route 616 to stop 301507 on Alexandra Parade. Closest to Mari St, just to the south.

Brisbane CBD to Alexandra Headlands Beach
Perhaps you are staying for NYE in Brisbane.

Adult fare around $20, concession $10

TRAIN – from Central Station on the Sunshine Coast Line to Landsborough Station. Travel time about 1 hour, 21 minutes.
BUS – ROUTE 615 – same as above if coming from the airport.


For afternoons and the outing day in the middle of the camp, the following activities are available within a reasonable distance from the campsite, some being reachable by the stated public transport. Further information can be found at the websites quoted, check them for up to date details for all prices and opening times, you may also find prices online are cheaper for some:


Open 7 days: 9am to late
3 Main Drive, Warana
9.6kms from camp – about 14 minutes drive

Bus: Translink 600 – takes about 31 minutes

Missions go every 12 minutes. There is a games arcade and also a laser web room (laser grid to get through)

Prices (per person)
Single mission $12.00
Fri & Sat night 5.30pm – 9pm – $28.00
Tues groups of 5+ $20.00

Sunshine Castle

Open 7 days: 9.30pm to 4.30pm
292 David Low Way, Bli Bli (enter cross Bli Bli Rd)
13.4km from camp – 13 minutes drive

Bus: Translink 600 & 612 – takes about 32 minutes

Australia’s largest castle, medieval museum and tourist attaction. Café available.

Prices (per person)
Adult $18.00
Senior/Student $12.00
Family 2 adults/1 child $38.00, 2 adults/2 children $48.00, 2 adults/3 children $56.00, 2 adults/4 children $63.00
extra kids $7.00

Big Kart Track

Open Sunday-Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Open Friday-Sunday: 9am to 10pm (junior track closes at 5pm)
2310 Steve Irwin Way, Landsborough
25.1km from camp – 24 minutes drive

Largest go-Kart track in Australia

152cm plus and 12 years for large track
7 year plus for junior track
3-6 year olds plus adult in double car
Under 18’s need to be with at least one over 18

Prices (per person)
Adult track
15 minutes $45.00
30 minutes $70.00
extra 15 minutes $30.00
Junior track
10 minutes $20.00
10 minutes double kart (small kid/adult) $25.00

Ginger Factory

Open 7 days: 9am to 5pm
50 Pioneer Rd, Yandina
27.8kms from camp – 24 minutes drive

Rides, bee/honey tour, ginger factory tour, café

Free admission to park but then additional costs depending on what you want to do
Rides pass starts at $17.00

Aussie World

Open 7 days: 9.30am, rides open 10.00am, closes at 4pm
73 Frizzo Rd, Palmview
15.5kms from camp – 15 minutes drive

Bus: Translink 615 – about 35 minutes

19 rides plus 9 other attractions, mazes and mini golf

Prices (cheaper online)
Adult $40.00
Senior/pensioner $33.00
Family of 4 (2 adults/2 children or 1 adult/3 children) $144.00
Family of 5 (2 adults/3 children or 1 adult/4 children) $175.00

Bellingham Maze

Open 7 days: 9.30am to 4.30pm
274 Tanawha Tourist Drive, Tanawha
13.2kms from camp – 13 minutes drive

80m x 80m star maze
Dwarf quiz
Harry Potter quiz
Rope maze
Tyre maze
Wooden maze
Scrabble game
2 par mini golf
café with brain teasers and puzzles

Prices (per person – mazes and mini golf)
Adult $20.00
Child $18.15
Concession $19.05
Check website for various options

Top Shots Fun Park

Open Monday–Thursday: 9am to 5pm
Open Friday & Saturday & School Holidays: 9am to 9pm
Rides open at 10am
2 Allora Drive, Maroochydore
6.1km from camp – 10 minutes drive

Variety of rides and 18 hole golf course

18 hole golf
Under 16 $7.90
Student $10.90
Adult $11.90
Combo – 2x rides plus golf – $20.00
Combo – 5x rides plus golf – $25.00
Combo – unlimited rides and golf – $30.00

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