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Aussie World
The famous Ettamogah Pub, with attached small theme park and free entry is a good stopping point on the Bruce Highway and has the advantage of selling some of the cheapest petrol in the area. Attractions include mini golf, roller coaster, carnival fairground, giant Ferris wheel, fun luge, dodgem cars and specialty shops. Frizzo Road, Bruce Highway (07 5494 5444).

Ettamogah Pub

Bellingham Maze

Big Kart Track
Drive around what is claimed by the owners to be Australia's fastest and longest go-kart tracks at 1200m or ride the Bungy Bullet where you can be shot 50m into the air in just over a second. Located at Old Brisbane Road, Landsborough on the route to Australia zoo, open every day from 9- 5 and until 10pm on Saturday. An action deal that combines 30 minutes of go kart with a Bungy bullet ride. Glass House Mountains Tourist Drive, Landsborough (07 5494 1613).

Big Pineapple Plantation
Read about the changes happening to this Sunshine Coast icon

Ginger Factory
The world's largest high tech Ginger processing plant with historic cane train through native rainforest and gardens. The ginger shop sells the biggest selection of ginger produce in the world. Enjoy the magical adventure ride on "Overboard, Adventures of a Stoaway". 50 Pioneer Road, Yandina (07 5446 7100)

Nut works
The Sunshine Coast has long been known for its Macadamia nuts. You can visit the Macadamia Factory which is located opposite the Ginger Factory in Yandina (07 5472 7777) and experience the nut processing operation and sample the many flavoured nuts in the tourist shop.

Ski and Skurf Cable Water Ski Park
Water ski using a cable or enjoy watching.

The Sunshine Castle at Bli Bli
The Sunshine Castle at Bli Bli castle opened in 1973 is a mock mediaeval castle featuring a dungeon, medieval armoury, tower block and collection of 350 dancing dolls representing 57 countries. Relish the views from the 24 metre high tower. The only castle of its kind in Australia. Children can enjoy the Castle treasure hunt. Medieval feasts and theatre nights are organised. 292 - 296 David Low Way, (07 5448 4477).

Top Shots Adventure Park
Offers mini golf, rock climbing, blaster boats and a giant vertical trampoline, great for kids. Open all day until late evening and located at 2 Allora Drive, Maroochydore (07 5442 7007)

Valley Rafter Railway
A scenic 80km steam rail journey along the Mary Valley. Departs on Sundays (10am) and Wednesdays (10.00am) arriving back at Old Gympie Station at 4pm.. Along the way stop at Kandanga, Imbil and Dagun and enjoy good old fashioned country hospitality. Journey starts at Old Railway Station, Tozer Street, Gympie (07 5482 2750).

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