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Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Shopping Mall
“about 30 minutes away... if you just can't resist some shopping, the movies or eating at the numerous chain restaurants. (nearest major shopping centre)”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“Feeding is at 3.30 pm daily arrive around 30 minutes before to get an excellent front row seat ”
  • 32 locals recommend
Golf Course
“Beautiful for a round of golf scrumptious dining and often live music on the weekends short walk to Shelly beach for a dip in the ocean ...courtesy bus or 5 minute drive ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Shopping Mall
“This is the place to go for your local shop. Has a coles, aldi and Woolworths. Kmart and a number of specialty shops.”
  • 18 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The coastal walk from Bateau Bay Beach to Crackneck Point and beyond, is my favourite coastal path. Depending on the time of the year, you can see Spring Flowers (the flannel flowers are numerous) or watch the whale migration. If you are not interested in walking, collect some picnic items together and enjoy lunch overlooking the ocean.”
  • 17 locals recommend
Park
“Great views. Lovely bushwalk. Easy enough for the whole family to enjoy. Whale watching.”
  • 19 locals recommend
Café
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“In the iconic Long jetty town has a eclectic vibe & is very popular for breakfast & lunch ”
  • 15 locals recommend
Lodging
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“Decent pub meals and whatever you like to drink... Try the whole deep fried fish.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Water-skiing, canoeing, kayaking, sailing, rowing and sailboarding and fishing”
  • 6 locals recommend
Bar
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“Mingara offers a range of activities including a local gym, indoor swimming pool, restaurant, entertainment and bar,.”
  • 10 locals recommend
Café
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“Located near the Entrance Bridge, this restaurant has great food, friendly staff and atmosphere, topped off with an attractive view onto the lake.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Nature
“The Ocean Baths - a 5 minute drive away, for a dip in the natural ocean baths. Great location”
  • 11 locals recommend
Café
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“Love this little cafe with displayed art & homewares. Opposite Toowoon Bay Beach”
  • 6 locals recommend
Cafe
“Kids can take their scooters while you have a coffee. Great breakfast or lunch. Seniors menu.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Bakery
  • 6 locals recommend
Park
“Bushwalking, backs onto beautiful Magenta Beach, good bike track to The Entrance.”
  • 8 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Golf Course
“Beautiful for a round of golf scrumptious dining and often live music on the weekends short walk to Shelly beach for a dip in the ocean ...courtesy bus or 5 minute drive ”
  • 21 locals recommend
Café
“Located near the Entrance Bridge, this restaurant has great food, friendly staff and atmosphere, topped off with an attractive view onto the lake.”
  • 9 locals recommend
Cafe
“Kids can take their scooters while you have a coffee. Great breakfast or lunch. Seniors menu.”
  • 7 locals recommend
Mexican Restaurant
“Amazing. Don't expect to score a walk in table, you need to book. Incredible Mexican food and drinks. Really great vibe and does two sittings, an earlier children friendly, and a later one. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Café
“Wonderful coffee and service. If you desire, grab your coffee and continue walking down to the outlook of Toowoon Bay and Blue Bay beach. Also a wonderful spot for dinner.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Bar
“On the beach above Shelly Beach surf club. Sometimes they have live music on weekends.”
  • 8 locals recommend
Cafe
“Has been an iconic restaurant in the area for over 20 years, great seafood, and modern cuisine, staff are friendly and welcoming.”
  • 5 locals recommend
Italian Restaurant
“ Daggy decor, but its a local secret! walking distance, BYO- or just grab takeaway! (no delivery)”
  • 8 locals recommend

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