Sleepy Lagoon Motel | Tin Can Bay Accommodation



  • Enjoy a round of golf or lawn bowls.
  • Hire a tinny for a day’s fishing, or fish of the jetties and foreshore.
  • Cruise the bay on Dolphin Ferry Cruises.
  • Enjoy the local seafood, or visit one of the many restaurants and cafes.
  • Join Tin Can Bay’s Photography Tours and pick up a few pointers from our local photographer Ken Ferguson.
  • Swim in the mild waters of the bay or at the local swimming pool.
  • Enjoy a wildflower walk.
  • Why not go bird watching along the foreshore.
  • Let the kids enjoy the skate park or one of the several playgrounds on the foreshore.


Rainbow Beach is a surfing village located 25 minutes away that boasts a resort style main street and is home to adrenaline sports such as hang gliding off Carlo Sand Blow or parachuting on to the main beach. Other great attractions include horse riding on the unspoiled sandy shoreline and scenic helitours. Stay at our motel, enjoy the area and activities without a hefty price tag.

Inskip Point, a few minutes drive from Rainbow’s main beach, is a popular camping and fishing spot; the sandy cape is the closest access point to Fraser Island from the Cooloola Coast.

World heritage listed Fraser Island boasts 90klms of beautiful white surf beaches and rare beauties such as Lake Mackenzie, Eli Creek and the impressive Maheno shipwreck. Ranked alongside Uluru, Kakadu, and the Great Barrier Reef, Fraser Island is the world’s largest sand island. Home to pristine rainforests, crystal clear creeks, immense sand blows and cliffs of coloured sands, it is a must see experience. 1 and 2 day tours can be booked by us for your enjoyment.

Double Island Point located between Rainbow and Noosa, is accessible only to 4wd vehicles dependent on beach conditions. It is home to a beautiful lighthouse, and has sweeping coastal views. Complete the lovely beach drive by boarding the river ferry to Noosa.

The Mary Valley is about an hour’s drive away, and boasts green rolling pastures and farming land. The valley has wineries, popular fishing, boating and ski dams and is home to the mighty Mary River. Sit back and relax on The Rattler – a heritage rail experience that gives you a unique journey through the beautiful and scenic Mary Valley.

Gympie is an original gold mining boom town and has a rich history, which can be seen first hand at Gympie’s gold mining museum located at the beautiful Lake Alford locally known as the duckponds. Large farmers markets are held every Sunday. For more information on things to do in the region see: Visit Gympie Region


In line with the Queensland Government Regulations,

Plus we are still able to supply accommodation for workers and for certain essential situations.

We are taking extra precautions at this time to include extra disinfecting of all surfaces to keep everyone safe.

Please contact us if you are unsure or have any questions regarding our accommodation.

We apologise for any inconvenience.