The Tin Can Bay Country Club is just a short distance away from Sleepy Lagoon Motel – where we hope you and your family will be staying for your holiday! With activities that the whole family can enjoy, the Tin Can Bay Country Club is the perfect venue to enrich your holiday in this sunny region of Queensland. Book your stay now!
The seaside village of Tin Can Bay is located on the southern end of Fraser Island and is just 90 minutes from the Sunshine Coast. Nestled amongst the Tin Can Inlet, this sleepy village adjoins the Great Sandy Strait and offers easy access to an array of local and natural attractions near the Sleepy Lagoon Motel.
The Tin Can Bay Country Club is an all-time favourite for holiday-makers and travelers alike. A warm, friendly atmosphere is welcome to everyone and the well-stocked bar provides the perfect opportunity for patrons of all nationalities to trade stories and golfing tips. The bar also offers a variety of beverages, including a range of domestic craft beer that is on-tap. If you and the family are hungry, the country club’s Chinese restaurant serves an array of delectable authentic Chinese dishes – including deep fried ice cream! The venue offers catering as well and can accommodate up to 120 people, so be sure to book if you have any special events during your stay in Tin Can Bay.
If you are up for a bit of sport, the Tin Can Bay Country Club has a large and challenging 18-hole golf course that is sure to test the handicaps of even the most established golfers. Enjoy a solitary round of golf in Tin Can Bay’s glorious sunshine, or invite a bunch of your friends and family for a friendly game of golf – the country club can accommodate up to 120 players on the field! There are also facilities available if you need to practice your swing.
Golf not for you? No problem! The Tin Can Bay Country Club also offers members and visitors their bowls facilities: two grass bowling greens, one of which provides retractable shade. Lawn bowls is a game suitable for the whole family and can be played at night or during the day. Test your skills in competition bowls, or enjoy a friendly round with family in barefoot and social bowls.
The Tin Can Bay Country Club boasts an impressive gaming room – combined with the bar, this facility offers members and visitors a selection of 28 gaming machines, meaning you can enjoy a cold, locally-made craft beer while trying your luck on the slots. Linked jackpots and weekly gaming promotions means that you also have the chance to win big! Visitors can also enjoy live sporting events on one of the venue’s many TVs, as well as live music every Friday night, raffles and Keno, a simple and fun game with real prizes.
If you need to get around, the Tin Can Bay Country Club also offers a courtesy bus for visitors on a fixed pick up and drop off schedule. Simply call in to arrange a pick up!
In addition to the country club, Tin Can Bay offers a wide variety of nearby attractions and activities that every member of the family can enjoy.
Tin Can Bay is known for its ecotourism attractions, as well as its abundance of wildlife, making it the ultimate drawcard for nature enthusiasts. With a laid back atmosphere and tranquil surroundings, this part of Queensland is the ideal escape from the nuances of the big city. Local attractions in and around Tin Can Bay include The Great Sandy National Park, the upper Noosa River, Rainbow Beach, Cooloola Cove, and three state forests surrounding the village.
Tin Can Bay’s beaches are one of its biggest natural attractions – pale, sandy shorelines and clear, azure waters provide the perfect opportunity for sunbathing and swimming. With a variety of beaches all around Sleepy Lagoon Motel’s holiday accommodation, we hope you and your family will enjoy your Tin Can Bay holiday!
Guests staying at Sleepy Lagoon Motel can enjoy a wide variety of outdoor recreational activities and attractions in and around the seaside village. Bird watching and the sensational coastal views are a long-time favourite, but Queensland is well known for its world-class fishing, so avid anglers staying at our accommodation are encouraged to bring along their gear or book a fishing charter with a reputable company. Tin Can Bay fishing is available, too!
For those who love the water, a Tin Can Bay beach offers a wonderful array of activities to suit any traveller. From the Great Sandy Strait with its perfect sailing conditions to the sheltered bays and sandy beaches ideal for on-shore fishing, walking, sunbathing, and simply enjoying the views—there is something for the whole family. Other popular activities near the Tin Can Bay beach include horse riding, kayaking around Snapper Creek and Crab Creek, bird watching, and heli-flights.
Dolphin feeding in Tin Can Bay is an amazing experience that is highly recommended by many. Tourists and locals alike flock to Tin Can Bay to check this incredible activity off their bucket list. The dolphin feeding experience takes place at Barnacles Dolphin Centre and provides a magical encounter with these impressive marine mammals. Snapper Creek in Tin Can Bay is home to the Australian Humpback dolphin—a river and estuarine dolphin that requires about 20 metres of water to fish.
For a break from the outdoors, visitors can explore the village, play a round of golf at the country club, visit a spa, or shop for souvenirs to take home. Additionally, there are two bowls clubs, tennis courts, and an outdoor swimming pool in Tin Can Bay.
Overflowing with wildlife, birdlife, and marine life, a Tin Can Bay holiday provides every nature enthusiast’s dream! Those visiting the area can expect an abundance of various species who call Tin Can Bay home. Avid birdwatchers should bring along their binoculars as the village and its surrounds are home to over 140 species of birdlife. Visitors may even spot rare shorebirds that have migrated from as far as Serbia to use Tin Can Bay as their summer resting ground.
As an extension of the Great Sandy Strait, Tin Can Bay is an important stopover for an array of wading birds, including the Long-tailed Nightjar and Comb-crested Jacana. Other common species that are found in the area are the Bar-tailed Godwit, the Eastern Curlew, the Whimbrel, and the Grey-tailed Tattler.
One of the biggest attractions for things to do in Tin Can Bay is its underwater colourful variety marine biodiversity. The water is filled with many turtles, dolphins, sand crabs and mud crabs. Locals and tourists alike flock to the Bay to experience the rare Indo-Pacific humpback dolphins. At the Barnacles Dolphin Centre, visitors can get up close and personal with this impressive species. Hand feeding and interacting with them makes for a truly unique experience to the Tin Can Bay area. The sheltered bays and mangrove-lined creeks of Great Sandy Strait are home to dugongs and are the ideal spot for fishing and sailing.
Sleepy Lagoon Motel accommodation in Tin Can Bay offers 24 air-conditioned cabins, as well as a three-bedroom holiday house. The accommodation boasts modern amenities and facilities to make any discerning guest feel right at home during their stay. The cabins can accommodate between two and five guests, while the three-bedroom holiday house accommodates up to eight adults and one child. Each accommodation option comes with comfortable beds and a bathroom, as well as linen and bath towels.
Inside the cabin accommodation, guests will find a kitchenette with modern appliances such as a microwave, a kettle, a toaster, and refrigerator, ideal for whipping up a quick meal. After a long day out and about in Tin Can Bay, guests can sit back and relax while watching a DVD on the flat-screen TV in the spacious living area, or sit outside on the private balcony and enjoy the tranquil surroundings of Sleepy Lagoon Motel.
Other amenities in the self-contained cabins include air conditioning, heating, and free Wi-Fi access.
This fully-refurbished holiday accommodation is located in the centre of Tin Can Bay and provides the perfect opportunity for a weekend getaway with the whole family. This Tin Can Bay accommodation comes with three bedrooms and two bathrooms and can accommodate up to eight adults and one child. In the bedrooms, there are two queen-size beds and three single beds, while the bathrooms have showers and amenities. Linen and towels are provided by Sleepy Lagoon Motel.
In the living area, there is a lounge, a kitchen, and a dining room. Here, guests can kick off their shoes after a day exploring the Great Sandy National Park and watch their favourite movie. When guests get hungry, the fully-equipped kitchen provides modern appliances to make cooking a breeze. There is also a dining table, perfect for sharing a meal with the whole family. Other amenities include air conditioning, heating, and a DVD player.
Outside, there is a deck with an outdoor table and chairs. Here, guests can enjoy a cup of coffee in the morning, or a glass of wine as the sun goes down. This Tin Can Bay accommodation is centrally located—allowing for easy access to most attractions and amenities, including a supermarket and the foreshore, which are a five-minute walk away.
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