Mooloolaba


Mooloolaba is an established and successful lifestyle and tourism destination. The preferred route will need to either follow Mooloolaba Esplanade providing immediate access to the foreshore area, or to travel along Walan Street to support wider area of activity for Mooloolaba.

Option A – Beach and Foreshore
Key characteristics include:

  • High amenity scenic route taking advantage of iconic views along Mooloolaba foreshore
  • Shortest option and most direct route to Mooloolaba Esplanade
  • Avoids Venning and Walan Streets traffic and signals
  • Excellent access to the beach and established retail and dining on Mooloolaba Esplanade.

Option B – Walan Street and Brisbane Road
Key characteristics include:

  • Supports urban renewal and activation of Walan Street area
  • Similar in length to Option A but with more intersections and turning points
  • Possible changes to signal phasing that may affect through traffic on Walan Street
  • Greater pedestrian catchment than Option A but does not directly access the beach and established retail and dining on Mooloolaba Esplanade.

Option C – Walan Street and River Esplanade
This route includes a sub-option to connect from River Esplanade to Brisbane Road.
Key characteristics include:

  • While slightly longer than options A and B, avoids the busiest part of Brisbane Road
  • Provides good access to Mooloolaba Spit, Wharf precinct and Surf Club
  • Scenic route along river edge and could support a new river edge lifestyle precinct
  • Supports urban renewal and activation of Walan street area
  • Possible changes to signal phasing that may affect through traffic on Walan Street
  • Reduced need for changes to parts of Brisbane Road.

Option D – Foreshore and River Esplanade
This route combines elements of Options A and C.
Key characteristics include:

  • Scenic route along Mooloolaba foreshore and river edge
  • Excellent access to the beach and established retail and dining on Mooloolaba Esplanade
  • While slightly longer than other options, avoids Venning Street, Walan Street and the busiest part of Brisbane Road
  • Excellent access to Mooloolaba Spit, Wharf precinct and Surf Club
  • Could support a new river edge lifestyle precinct.


Mooloolaba is an established and successful lifestyle and tourism destination. The preferred route will need to either follow Mooloolaba Esplanade providing immediate access to the foreshore area, or to travel along Walan Street to support wider area of activity for Mooloolaba.

Option A – Beach and Foreshore
Key characteristics include:

  • High amenity scenic route taking advantage of iconic views along Mooloolaba foreshore
  • Shortest option and most direct route to Mooloolaba Esplanade
  • Avoids Venning and Walan Streets traffic and signals
  • Excellent access to the beach and established retail and dining on Mooloolaba Esplanade.

Option B – Walan Street and Brisbane Road
Key characteristics include:

  • Supports urban renewal and activation of Walan Street area
  • Similar in length to Option A but with more intersections and turning points
  • Possible changes to signal phasing that may affect through traffic on Walan Street
  • Greater pedestrian catchment than Option A but does not directly access the beach and established retail and dining on Mooloolaba Esplanade.

Option C – Walan Street and River Esplanade
This route includes a sub-option to connect from River Esplanade to Brisbane Road.
Key characteristics include:

  • While slightly longer than options A and B, avoids the busiest part of Brisbane Road
  • Provides good access to Mooloolaba Spit, Wharf precinct and Surf Club
  • Scenic route along river edge and could support a new river edge lifestyle precinct
  • Supports urban renewal and activation of Walan street area
  • Possible changes to signal phasing that may affect through traffic on Walan Street
  • Reduced need for changes to parts of Brisbane Road.

Option D – Foreshore and River Esplanade
This route combines elements of Options A and C.
Key characteristics include:

  • Scenic route along Mooloolaba foreshore and river edge
  • Excellent access to the beach and established retail and dining on Mooloolaba Esplanade
  • While slightly longer than other options, avoids Venning Street, Walan Street and the busiest part of Brisbane Road
  • Excellent access to Mooloolaba Spit, Wharf precinct and Surf Club
  • Could support a new river edge lifestyle precinct.