The times and travels of Jodie and her little men out and about on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. A focus on family-friendly venues, events, things to do and fun under the sun.
Published March 20th 2012
Kawana Shopping World is a large shopping complex located in Buddina. The complex offers overs 100 specialty stores, and larger retailers including Coles, Woolworths, Big W and Best and Less.
Kawana Shopping World is ideal for families
Upon entering the complex, you can't help but feel that Kawana Shopping World is a family-orientated centre. During school holidays the centre offers craft and creche facilities, and Santa and his elves make an appearance every festive season. The centre offers 'Kiddy Cruisers' for hire from its Customer Service centre that allow parents to transport their children around with ease. The centre offers retail options for younger consumers too - EB Games and Smiggle will keep them entertained, while Pumpkin Patch will satisfy even the fussiest junior fashionista.
The centre also offers a fantastic parents room. The state of the art Parents Room provides parents with a changing area, and kitchenette equipped with a microwave and hot and cold water. Discrete lounges are available for breastfeeding mothers to feed in comfort and privacy. A children's play area is provided to keep the other energetic little ones entertained too.
You can reach the Kawana Shopping World by car or bus. Car parking at the centre is completely free. The centre offers over 1,700 free carparks which are mostly shaded. There are no time restrictions on parking and Disabled Parking Bays and Parents with Pram car spaces are readily available close to the centre entrances. If you are reaching the centre by bus, visit the translink website to plan your journey. Sunbus routes 600, 601, 602, 610, 614 and 619 all stop frequently at the centre.