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Welcome to Cotton Tree!

This is the ultimate online destination for all things Cotton Tree!  From the pristine river waters to the beautiful beaches, it’s the perfect place to kick back, relax and forget about the world. Not to mention, it’s home to the most Instagrammable palm trees in all of Australia! So sit back, relax and let us show you why Cotton Tree is the best place to be and where you can find the best Cotton Tree accommodation

Discover Cotton Tree: A Local’s Guide

Nestled gracefully on the sandy banks of the Maroochy River, the charming seaside suburb of Cotton Tree promises a water-centered paradise that beckons you to put on your swimsuit and dive in. No need for a car, you have everything on your door step with everything from restaurants, cafe’s, Surf Club, tennis centres, bowls clubs, boat and board hire, grocery stores.

Kickstart your day by embracing the tranquility that unfolds with a sunrise stand-up paddleboarding (SUP) session along the river. As the day progresses, embark on a sailing or kayaking adventure, or try your luck at fishing to secure your dinner.

When it’s time to transition from swimwear to sneakers, follow the coastal path from Cotton Tree to Alexandra Headland. This scenic journey offers panoramic views of the ocean, with waves gently lapping against the sandy shores. Follow the local tradition by packing some delicious snacks, as you’ll encounter charming spots along the way for a refreshing seaside picnic.

Make your way to Cotton Tree Markets if you’re lucky enough to visit on a Sunday. Open from 7 am to 12 pm, the market offers live music and an array of designer goods, arts, crafts, and fresh local produce for you to explore and enjoy.

A destination as remarkable as Cotton Tree deserves more than just a day trip. Whether you prefer camping or staying in a cozy camper, you can park at the Cotton Tree Holiday Park or book your stay at Pandanus beach cottage (see accommodation section for more details) and immerse yourself in the beauty of this coastal gem.

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