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BREAKING: Aussie World announces plans for epic new Sunshine Coast waterpark!

The Sunshine Coast could become home to a $60 million waterpark as part of a plan to expand the Aussie World Entertainment Complex.

A development application was submitted to Sunshine Coast Council this week to build a multi-faceted waterpark on privately owned land to the north of the existing theme park.

The concept design features 16 water slides for all ages, leisure pools, action pools and numerous waterplay areas. The new Sunshine Coast waterpark would also include several food and beverage outlets, a pool bar, sun lounges, cabanas and a souvenir shop.

The concept design also includes a proposal to expand the existing car park designed to ensure free-flow traffic.

If approved, it will become the Sunshine Coast’s largest waterpark. The park will emphasise sustainability and accessible tourism in the lead-up to the Brisbane 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

Architectural Plans for the New Waterpark at Aussie World Sunshine Coast

Architectural plans for the new waterpark at Aussie World, Sunshine Coast. Credit: Aussie World


“We are continuing to find new attractions that will create an iconic, must-visit experience at the Aussie World Entertainment Complex, which will be sought after by tourists,” said Aussie World General Manager Jenny Howell.

The new waterpark would rival others in South East Queensland in state-of-the-art attractions and experiences that will appeal to all ages.

“As the largest sustainable and accessible waterpark on the Sunshine Coast, and with its close proximity to Aussie World, this project will be hugely popular and something that locals can be proud of,” said Jenny Howell.

“There will be a two-day pass offer to significantly increase the appeal of the Sunshine Coast to overnight visitors. This will contribute significantly to the region’s overnight visitor spending.”

“The waterpark will continue to strengthen the Sunshine Coast’s reputation as the tourism capital of Queensland for families and young adults. This adds to the already exceptional line-up of tourist attractions across the region.”

It is estimated that the waterpark will attract over 780,000 annual visitors by 2031. Driving new visitors to the Sunshine Coast will also generate $15.2 million to $30 million for the local tourism economy.


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