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Kids Parties Sunshine Coast: Birthday Party Places on the Sunshine Coast!

If you are looking for venues for kids’ parties, Sunshine Coast has you spoilt for choice. This article is going to give you all the birthday party ideas on the Sunshine Coast to make your party pop!

From kids’ birthday parties to 21st birthday party venues, we know how to have fun, so we’ve listed all our favourite places on the Sunshine Coast for parties.

With this list of party venues on the Sunshine Coast you can send out your invites knowing that you’ve chosen the best place for your kids (or yourself), and your guests will love helping you celebrate your special day! There are just so many things to do on the Sunshine Coast with kids, we have a whole article about that too!

Kids parties Sunshine Coast

We love a party venue. Seriously. Book us in. They either cater for you or help serve your own food. There’s a set time limit. Kids are contained and entertained. It’s actually a chance to (gasp) maybe socialise with other adults for a little while as your kids play together.

Yep – that sounds like a happy birthday to us!

Here are the party venues Sunshine Coast you’ve been looking for. Tell ’em we sent you!

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Sunshine Coast Play Matters (formerly Mons Playgroup Centre)

This is a great place! Located in Buderim, it’s a one-acre fully fenced area that’s set up in a few different ‘zones’. Bike paths, playgrounds, community gardens, and sand pit. Perfect for an outdoor party where you can bring your own food and spread out for a picnic or even hire a BBQ.

Laserzone Sunshine Coast

Laser tag like you’ve never seen it before! Open 7 days a week, this is a great choice for active kids with energy to burn. Laserzone Sunshine Coast has over 25 years experience hosting the best Laser Tag parties. Fully catered packages available, including Laser Tag + Arcades. Pew pew!

Australia Zoo

australia day with kids kangaroo at Australia Zoo

So much to see and do at the world-famous Australia Zoo! Get up close and personal with wild animal encounters, learn all there is to know about conservation and sustainability and you might just be lucky enough to meet an Irwin! This is definitely one of the best places to celebrate birthdays of any age!

You might find some free or cheap tickets here! Woohoo! 

  • Address: Steve Irwin Way, Beerwah, QLD 4519
  • Phone: 07 5436 2000
  • Website: Australia Zoo

Spinners Bar & Bowl

The locals like to think of this as an all-in-one entertainment venue. Spinners offers catered birthday parties for a minimum of six kids. The music is pumping, the bumpers can come up if needed and there’s a light show. Bowling is a seriously fun party venue for Sunshine Coast birthdays.

  • Address: 97 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, QLD 4551
  • Phone: 07 5438 2360
  • Website: Spinners Bar & Bowl

Apex Camps Sunshine Coast

This is a party with a difference! This awesome adventure camp offers the opportunity for an active three or four-hour catered party where your kids can choose the activities!

Let them choose from:

  • Mud Pit Challenge Course 
  • Archery 
  • Fencing 
  • Catapults (or Catapults and Low Ropes, a good option for younger participants where the catapult is pre-built) 
  • Low Ropes and Team Builders 
  • Mid Ropes with Flying Fox
  • High Ropes with Twin Flying Foxes
  • Rock Climbing
  • Abseiling

It’ll be an event to remember!

The Big Pineapple & Wildlife HQ

It’s like what you remember from your childhood – only better!

The Big Pineapple is now the home of Wildlife HQ – an incredible zoo attraction for the Sunshine Coast! You can read our review here. It’s a wild day out for everyone and it’ll be a birthday party experience not to be forgotten!

  • Address: 76 Nambour Connection Road, Woombye, QLD 4559
  • Phone: 0428 660 671
  • Website: Wildlife HQ Zoo

Rollerdrome Family Skate Centre

We love Caloundra Rollerdrome! It’s an awesome choice for party venues Sunshine Coast as it offers older kids the chance to feel grown up. Rollerdrome takes care of everything, so you and your guests can “roll away” and enjoy. If you remember skating parties from when you were a kid, you’ll be pleased to know that they’re exactly the same. Food, music, fun times and friends. Awesome!

  • Address: 19 Caloundra Rd, Caloundra West, 4551
  • Phone: 07 5491 4255
  • Website: Rollerdrome

A Little Creative

This is a great party venue at Sunshine Coast if you’ve got a child who wants something a little different. Art parties are a great way to get kids to tap into their imagination and will appeal to you if you’re not hugely sold on the whole yelling/screaming for two hours thing.

  • Address: 138 Bulcock Street, Caloundra, QLD 4551
  • Phone: 0411 690 211
  • Website: A Little Creative

Sunshine Castle

Let your kid be treated like royalty on their birthday! This awesome Sunshine Coast venue offers a Magic Courtyard kid’s birthday party. The package includes a party host and a range of catering options.

They’re happy to work with you to personalise the party to match your child’s tastes. Perfect for little princes and princesses! Sunshine Castle is open from Monday to Saturday from 10.00am to 4.00pm, and Sundays from 10.00am to 3.00pm. Read our review here.

  • Address: 292 David Low Way, Bli Bli, QLD 4560
  • Phone: 07 5448 4477
  • Website: Sunshine Castle

Aussie World

As the Sunshine Coast’s leading theme park, Aussie World means super fun for kids’ and 21st birthdays. It is located alongside the Pub at Aussie World on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Aussie World is jam-packed with over 30 rides and attractions for all ages. Be Boggled in Professor Boggleworth’s Illusionarium, be brave on the Redback, take on the Plunge, or have a blast on the Ballroom Blitz, water play area Leak’nLogs, Giant Slide, Dodgems, The Wasp, Speed Stars, Bombora Bounce, Platypus Ponds Mini Golf, Ferris Wheel Speed Stars or the Space Shaker Swinging Ship.

There is plenty for the little kids too with the NEW Bug Run kiddie rollercoaster, Tin Lids Tea Party ride, Classic Carousel, Little Beaut Toot Toot, and everyone’s favourite, Side Show Alley!

The Pub at Aussie World is one of Queensland’s leading tourist attractions and is a must. The Pub at Aussie World is open 9.00am until late and the lunch and dinner menu specialises in the use of local produce including a mouth-watering range of grilled steaks. Aussie World also has a great gift store, the Gift Emporium where the pleasure of browsing through some of the most unique gift lines on the Sunshine Coast can be found. Also, enjoy the Aussie World Village with a selection of specialty shops that cater to the most niche buyers and include locally grown and Australian-made products.

  • Address: 73 Frizzo Road, Palmview, QLD 4553
  • Phone: 07 5494 5444
  • Website: Aussie World

The Ginger Factory

Families Magazine loves The Ginger Factory!  It’s free entry, has easily accessible playgrounds, cute rides designed for kids and a range of delicious eats to make this a top choice of party venues at Sunshine Coast!

Party packages include hosted and self-hosted, a range of party games, hot and cold food, and maybe even a super live bee show! Buzz there as quickly as you can! The Ginger Factory is open every day from 9.00am-5.00pm. Read our review here.

  • Address: 50 Pioneer Road, Yandina, QLD 4561
  • Phone: 1800 067 686
  • Website: The Ginger Factory

Inflatable World

Bounce into fun at Inflatable World! Inflatable World is a super fun and terrific Sunshine Coast venue for birthday parties. Organised games, cool party hosts, delicious food and you can decorate your parties any way you like! They’re open every day from 9.00am-3.00pm.

SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast Aquarium

SEA LIFE has long been one of our absolute favourite places in the world but we bet you didn’t know they do kids parties as well! This long-time family favourite venue includes:

  • All day entry
  • A guided educational tour
  • Reserved VIP seating for the seal show
  • Birthday lunch
  • 10% off in the gift shop
  • Downloadable specialised invitations

Yes please! Sea Life is open every day from 9.00am-5.00pm. Parties run in blocks during the day so inquire when booking. This is a great party venue on the Sunshine Coast.

Kids World Sippy Downs (formerly Chipmunks)

There are a variety of themed parties to choose from at this indoor play centre. From Princess to Pirate – there’s something for everyone! Entry fee, food and drink, cafe space – the works. The staff at Kids World are ready to cater for your next birthday party every day of the week from 9.00am-5.00pm on Mondays to Saturdays and 10.00am-4.00pm on Sundays.

21st Birthday Party Venues Sunshine Coast

Looking for something unforgettable to ring in this milestone birthday? Here are some great ideas for 21st birthday party venues and activities on the Sunshine Coast.

Skydive Noosa or Bribie Island 

You’ll get a bird’s eye view of the entire region from Noosa to Fraser Island. This is the ultimate for thrill-seekers as you’ll experience a 60-second freefall at 200 km per hour! You’ll be jumping from 15,000 feet supported by an experienced team and you get pick-up and return transfers from your hotel to the drop zone.

Sunshine Coast Big Kart Track Go Karting

The Big Kart Track on Sunshine Coast is the largest commercial go-kart track in Australia. With tracks for kids to cater to the whole family combined with the main attraction – an international standard race track capable of running 50 go-karts at one time, with 1.2km of track – this venue has got it all.

Straights, bends, chicanes, and hair-rising hairpins, find the rush you desire here. Multiple different length packages are available for the Sunshine Coast’s Big Kart Track, ranging from 15 minutes up to an entire hour’s worth of go-karting fun!

  • Address: 2310 Steve Irwin Way, Landsborough, QLD 4550
  • Phone: 07 5494 1613
  • Website: Big Kart Track

Take a surfing course

Keen to get up and out there, hanging ten all the way? Learn from the pros with a surfing lesson! Lessons are available year round and you’ll be learning from professional instructors. Wetsuits and boards are available to choose from – all you need to bring is a willingness to learn!

Maroochy River Golf Club

Celebrate in style at the Maroochy River Golf Club. You’ll have access to the bar and function rooms capped off with incredible views and hospitality. (Kids parties are available here too, on the mini golf course!)

The Buderim Tavern

This is another of our top choices for 21st birthday party venues on the Sunshine Coast. The views, hospitality, and catering here are all top-notch and make it an excellent choice for a milestone birthday celebration.

  • Address: 81 Burnett St, Buderim, QLD 4556
  • Phone: 07 5453 3777
  • Website: Buderim Tavern

Paradise Sea Planes

See the world from a different angle for your 21st birthday celebration in a historic Wilga warbird! Paradise Sea Planes offers a selection of adventure flights over the Sunshine Coast, guaranteed to make your birthday memorable.

  • Address: On the river at 142 Bradman Avenue, Maroochydore
  • Phone: 0437 719 088
  • Website: Paradise Sea Planes

Party venues Sunshine Coast

We’re always updating our resources and there are always new venues popping up in and around the Sunshine Coast. Make sure you check back to see what updates have been made when you’re planning your child’s next birthday party. And save a lolly bag for us!

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Janine Mergler

Janine Mergler is a veteran Queensland teacher, graduating from QUT with a BEd majoring in Social Sciences. After many years in the classroom, Janine moved on to academia. She has proudly trained new generations of teachers in her role as a lecturer at Queensland University of Technology Faculty of Education. She has also worked in the Queensland Government as an education specialist, developing education resources and delivering community awareness programs to help families conserve water. Currently she is the owner and editor of Families Magazine, a publication specifically targeted at parents who value a quality education for children.  Janine leads a team of professionals who write about family lifestyle, early childhood, schools and education information and family-friendly events.

1 thought on “Kids Parties Sunshine Coast: Birthday Party Places on the Sunshine Coast!”

  1. Hi
    I’m not sure if you can help, but we are looking for catering for our 5 year olds birthday party. We are after food catered to kids and adults. Any information would be greatly appreciated.


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