If you are unsure about who is still serving fresh seafood on the Sunshine Coast during the coronavirus, you’re not alone.
So we did some digging and found that some of our favourite fish markets and mongers are still open for business, implementing physical distancing and contactless payments to keep you safe.
So if you plan on creating a big feast at home this Easter to help brighten another day in iso, these are the places to get your fresh seafood on the Sunshine Coast right now.
Fisheries On The Spit
Open every day this Easter long weekend from 10am to 7pm, Fisheries On The Spit will be pumping out hot food, takeaway alcohol and fresh seafood, so you can grab your crispy piece of fish and take it across the road to enjoy with your feet in the sand, or head straight home to cook up that epic seafood recipe you’ve been hanging to try. Even better, the team are taking contactless orders, so call ahead to place your seafood order, and when it’s ready, they’ll bring it out to your car.
Mooloolaba Fish Market
Hunting for the best seafood on the Sunshine Coast without having to drop a line yourself? Mooloolaba Fish Market have the best reputation in the region for dishing up the freshest of seafood, straight off the trawler. Call ahead to order both fresh and cooked seafood, and they’ll have it ready for you in 30 minutes. For those who are worried about being out in public, these guys are strictly following the 1.5-metre rule and are now only taking cashless payments. So, if mouth-watering Mooloolaba King Prawns are a non-negotiable for Easter, whether in iso or not, this is the spot to head to. Open Thursday and Good Friday from 6am to 8pm, Saturday and Easter Sunday from 8am to 8pm, and Easter Monday from 8am to 7.30pm.
Noosa Junction Seafood Market
The go-to for those looking around Noosa for fresh seafood on the Sunshine Coast, Noosa Junction Seafood Market will be open for all your Easter long weekend feasting needs. Flaunting Mooloolaba King Prawns, local yellow fin tuna or snapper, Tassie salmon and so much more, we suggest throwing in some of their mini sustainably-sourced fish cakes for an iso treat next week. Physical distancing has been marked out accordingly throughout the store, and you can drop in to pick your goods on Thursday from 8.30am to 6pm, Good Friday from 8.30am to 4pm, Easter Saturday, Sunday and Monday from 10am to 4pm.
Noosaville Fish Market
Load up on fresh fish, Moreton Bay bugs and lobsters this Easter at the Noosaville Fish Market. Trading under their normal house, you’ll find their doors wide open from 10am to 7.30pm all long weekend. Call up and get in early with your Easter order, and they’ll deliver seafood to your doorstep this Thursday 8 April (orders under $100 incur a $10 delivery fee). Whilst the store is practising the current coronavirus distancing rules, if you prefer to remain in your car, they’ll bring the seafood and their mobile Eftpos machine out to you—all with a smile, of course.
Seafood Market @ Caloundra
Seafood-lovers around the southern end of the Sunshine Coast, make a dash into the Seafood Market @ Caloundra for all the freshest eats this Easter long weekend. Serving up their full range of both cooked and fresh seafood, you’ll find prawns, Heervey Bay scallops, mud crabs and a whole lot more! Doors will be open on Good Friday from 9.30am to 8pm, Saturday from 9am to 8pm, and Easter Sunday and Monday from 9.30am to 7.30pm.
Pt. Cartwright Seafood Market
Working with their own trawlers, crabbers, reef and net fisherman to ensure a constant supply for you, Pt. Cartwright Seafood Market will have their doors open at the start of this Easter long weekend. They say fresh is best, and you can’t get much fresher than live South Australian Lobsters local mud crabs, local spanner crabs and Coffin Bay oysters, straight from their salt water tanks. So, if you’re planning on feasting on some of the best seafood on the Sunshine Coast this Easter, drop in on Thursday from 8am to 7.30pm, Good Friday from 8am to 7.30pm or Saturday from 8am to 2.30pm (closed Easter Sunday and Monday).
Image credit: Mooloolaba Fish Market