While you stay in Tin Can Bay you can swim in our calm bay waters; fish from the shore or in your boat - there is an all tide boat ramp with boat wash down area (byo hose); walk on the waterfront trails; ride your bike on the bike paths; spot the many and varied bird life; golf at the 18 hole golf course; play bowls at one of the two bowling clubs; canoe in the bay; sail to Fraser Island; 4wd at Rainbow Beach; go for a rainforest walk and see crystal clear streams and lakes; see the dolphins and much, much more! Tin Can Bay has a wide variety of eateries and restaurants for you to choose from, as well as all the expected conveniences, including a Woolworths and IGA Supermarket, Fruit Shop, Hot Bread Shop, Butcher, Newsagent, Chemist, Hardware, Dress Shop, Hairdressers, NAB Bank, Post Office, Video Store, Doctors, Dentists, Ambulance, Library, Fuel Stations, and more.
Tin Can Bay is an ideal central location for exploring the Fraser and Sunshine Coasts. Whale watching just over an hour away at Hervey Bay. Historic Maryborough with its street markets on a Thursday. Sit by the wharf and enjoy a cuppa overlooking the Mary River.
Close to Tin Can Bay is Gympie which is also located on the Mary River. Gold was discovered in 1867 and visiting the Gold Mining Museum is an education must. The Mary Valley Rattler steam engine commences from Gympie crossing scenic bridges, curves, gradients and small villages on the rail to Imbil 40k’s away. Take a round trip of approx 110k’s to the wonderful Wolvi Mountain region, taking in the Wolvi Mountain Lookout and see the sights in one day.