Surfing: Where to start when you don't know how

PART 1: Learn the basics of surfing with Robbie and Carlene Sherwell, of XL Surfing Academy in this series aimed at getting you in the water.

VIDEO: Coast's best, secret freshwater swimming holes

Making the most of rock pools on the Sunshine Coast.

All most people want to do during the heatwave is cool off

10 common snakes and how to identify them

Sunshine Coast Snake Catcher Richie Gilbert holding up a coastal carpet python retrieved from a home at Lake McDonald

Snake catcher Richie Gilbert has seen it all

Five of the best to places to bushwalk

Popular pass time offers something for everyone

Farmers turn to 'Airbnb for campers' for their survival

The region's farmers are being forced to become tourism operators or risk financial ruin.

REVEALED: What Coast wants in an international airport

Sunshine Coast business people share their views on what's needed

Noosa revels in 30% tourism revenue boost

Tourists enjoying the hospitality on Hastings St, Noosa Heads.

Tourist industry is finding economic growth is a numbers game

Dreamworld is no 'ghost town' as crowds return

Dreamworld is no ghost town say readers.

WE reported prices were slashed but still the crowds didn't come

Claims a spooky magnetic field hangs over craters

MAGNETIC FIELD: The Mystery Craters at South Kolan have revealed on of their secrets - a magnetic field above them.

Identity crisis, magnetic fields and craters, can you solved it?

Tourism numbers soar as Brisbane feels the heat

HEAT IS ON: Beating the heat at Cotton Tree are Catherine and Kieran Connolly with Cara Szabo, Michelle Ward and Shayan Barmand.

Why hot weather in Brisbane has been a bonanza for the Coast

Darling Downs more popular than the Whitsundays

Southern Downs tourism

Darling Downs one of the nation's most popular destinations.