Alexandra Headland Visitor Information
Fondly known to its locals as "Alex", Alexandra Headland is a suburb in the easternmost shoreline of the state of Queensland (and, in fact, Australia itself) directly facing the Coral Sea. This community, situated along the Sunshine Coast in the Maroochydore Urban Centre, is located 105 kilometres north of Brisbane, the state capital. Although the area was originally known as Potts Point, it was later renamed in honour of Queen Alexandra of Denmark, wife of Edward VII of the United Kingdom.
Part of the county of Canning, Alexandra Headland is under of the Local Government Area of Sunshine Coast Region. The suburb is within the Sate District of Maroochydore and the Federal Division of Fisher, and it is adjacent to three other suburbs: Buderim, Maroochydore, and Mooloolaba. With its estimated population of 3,338 residents over a land area of 1.5 square kilometres, it is one of Queensland's more densely populated communities.
There is much for Alexandra Headland's locals and visitors to experience and enjoy:
Local and visiting tourists can start off with the various tours that allow them to appreciate the culture, sights, and wildlife of Alexandra Headland. Some notable samples include Eumundi Markets and Montville Tour, Fraser Island Guided Tour, Montville Hinterland and Shopping Tour, Montville Hinterland and Winery Tour, Noosa Town Tour, Sunshine Coast Attractions and Australia Zoo Tour, Sunshine Coast Attractions and Underwater World Tour, Sunshine Coast Explorer with Rainforest Walk and Winery, Sunshine Coast Grand Tour, Sunshine Coast Highlights Tour, Sunshine Coast Whale Watching, and Valley Rattler Steam Train Tour.
Groups who enjoy spending time with one another, or even individuals who just want some time alone, can find their own spots in some of the open spaces in and around Alexandra Headland. These include Alex Beach Caravan Park, Alex Forest Bushland Park, Elizabeth Daniels Park, Nelson Park, and Thompson Park.
Surfing enthusiasts, or those who simply love the water, can head off to the Alexandra Headland Surf Life Saving Club and learn some very useful practical skills.