Combine dazzling sun with superb food at Sunshine Coast restaurants. Located just north of Brisbane on Queensland's sun-drenched coast, the Sunshine Coast stretches from Noosa to Caloundra and is one of Australia's most popular vacation destinations. In fact, every year the region attracts well over 3 million visitors. People can't resist the blend of flawless beaches, warm weather, stunning waterfalls, family attractions, festivals and sheer natural beauty. But there's another reason to visit: the Sunshine Coast has restaurants to equal anywhere in Australia.