Currimundi was named by Sir Leslie Wilson, and its name means “place of flying foxes” due to the abundance of the species in the area. Today, Currimundi is one of the many suburbs in the Sunshine Coast, Queensland. It is part of the Caloundra urban center.
Currimundi attracts a lot of visitors during holidays. For tourists looking for places to visit, the Currimundi Beach can provide for a relaxing time. The nearby Currimundi Lake is a saltwater lake where one can kayak or fish. The Currimundi Markets is the go-to place for residents and visitors who want to shop until they drop.