Woombye is a town located on the Sunshine Coast hinterland in QLD, Australia, approximately 100 kilometres (62 mi) north of the Brisbane CBD. The name is derived from words from the local Aboriginal language - a place (wumbai) of black snake, or (wambai) black myrtle or axe handle made from black myrtle. Woombye has an extimated population of 3249 as measured in 2016 census.

 
 
Woombye has easy access to a range of Shopping Centres, Entertainment, Dining Precincts and Coastal Beaches. Woombye offers a community orientated lifestyle and is accessible by Translink trains and buses. The town is centered on its railway station on the North Coast railway line with numerous rail services departing for Brisbane daily which is ideal for commuters.

 

 
The small township of Woombye is surrounded by what were once pineapple farms, which today are acreage and lifestyle properties.  Woombye is home to one of the longest established soccer clubs on the Sunshine Coast, the Woombye Snakes. Woombye is also the location of an Australian tourist icon The Big Pineapple and the Alexandra Surf Club was founded by a group of local Woombye Residents.

 

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