Planning a vacation with the whole crew in tow? There's plenty for families to do on the Sunshine Coast, from schlepping the kids to one of (many) beaches to firing up young imaginations at the Nicholas Sonntag Marine Education Centre to visiting family-friendly breweries and cideries where even adults can kick back and relax. 

Here are summer activities that the whole family can enjoy. 

Visit a Petting Farm in Roberts Creek 


Trail rides with Farm Ventures in Roberts Creek. Photo: @kattmari via Instagram


Get Acquainted with Marine Life at the Nicolas Sonntag Marine Education Centre



Checking out the marine life at the Nicolas Sonntag Marine Education Centre


Stroll the Sunshine Coast Botanical Garden



The Sunshine Coast Botanical Gardens. Photo: @miss604 via Instagram


Take a Floatplane Tour With Sunshine Coast Air



Flying over Sechelt with Sunshine Coast Air. Photo: Paige Lorraine Photography / Sunshine Coast Air


Grab Picnic Supplies at Farmers' Markets 


Shopping for fresh produce at the Sechelt Farmers' Market. Photo: Nathaniel Martin


Wander Seawalls in Gibsons, Sechelt and Powell River and Stop for Ice Cream 



E.B.'s Ice Cream in Sechelt. Photo: @rogueartsfest via Instagram


Practice Your Putting in Langdale and Powell River



Testing out the course at Putter's Mini Golf in Powell River. Photo: Darren Robinson

Enjoy Happy Hour Family-Friendly Cideries and Breweries



Playing games at Persephone Brewing in Gibsons. Photo: @persephonebrewing


Find Local Swimming Holes 



The pebble beach in Sechelt. Photo: @vchcareers via Instagram


Build Kayaking Skills at Kids Paddling Camp


Kayaking at sunset. Photo: Alpha Adventures


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