Pelican's Nest

The premier Early Learning Centre
on Queensland's Sunshine Coast.

It takes a village

to raise a family.
We’re your village

Play is at the Heart

Accredited Nature Play Provider.

Pelican's Nest News

Nest News - May

Nest News - May


I would firstly like to say a big thank you to all our families for their ongoing support and understanding through this past month. We are so happy to have all our families back attending with the children’s faces lighting up when they arrive seeing their friends again, it is truly magical.

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Nest News - April

Nest News - April


I would like to start with saying a big thank you to all our beautiful families and the local community for their continued support and positive words through the past month, with all the change that we have all had to adapt to in our lives.

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Nest News - March

Nest News - March


Edition six of Nest News! This is a monthly e-newsletter that showcases some of the awesome things we get up to at Pelican's Nest.

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About Pelican's Nest

Pelican’s Nest Early Learning Centre on the Sunshine Coast provides quality long day child care for children up to school age.

We understand that all children are unique so we nurture an atmosphere in which our children feel secure and happy whilst caring for each child’s individual wants, needs and interests.

Pelican’s Nest offers outstanding child care facilities. Our purpose built, state of the art early learning centre is located in Pelican Waters, Sunshine Coast, on the grounds of Caloundra City Private School.

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Welcome to Pelican's Nest

Pelican's Nest Early Learning Centre is located on Queensland's Sunshine Coast in Pelican Waters, Caloundra. If you would like a guided tour call us on 07 5437 5850 or click the button to book online.

Request an Information Pack

Complete the form below and we will provide you with a Pelican's Nest information pack. The pack contains:

  • Pelican's Nest Information Sheet (PDF)
  • Enrolment Procedure (PDF)
  • Parent Handbook (PDF)

Our staff are highly qualified early childhood specialists

Our staff nurture and build strong relationships to support our parents and children in their learning journey.

What Our Parents Say:

  • "Pelican’s Nest has the largest outdoor play area and beautiful air-conditioned rooms that the educators set so passionately. The centre staff are warm and friendly and very committed to a wonderful experience. My daughter is thriving and now being toilet trained, starting some kindergarten skills and her manners are impeccable! The staff really care! Your child will love it here!"
    Austin McLean
  • "Our two-year-old son recently transferred into the Pelican's Nest Early Learning Centre and we have been very happy with the attention to detail the Pelican's Nest team have provided him. We are extremely impressed with the quality of teaching, outdoor activities and high level of communication we have had from the team, especially given how unsettling a transfer into a new centre can be. We are most of all impressed by the amount of interaction our son gets with nature. One of his favourite all-time activities is visiting the ducks, chickens and helping to feed them and collect the eggs...We have moved from acreage and we no longer have the interaction with farm animals that we used to have and just love love love that this can be included into a daily happenings for our little man. We hold absolutely no hesitation in recommending Pelican's Nest to others, and will be reserving a place for our second son when the time comes. "
    Bec Mills
  • "Our 4 year old daughter has been attending Pelican's Nest for the past year. She is so happy here and loves going to 'Kindy'. The two year Kindy program is a fantastically diverse experience ranging from structured literacy activities to rich free-play time. We have heard our daughter talking about such a wide range of topics and her vocabulary and understanding around these has been, quite frankly, mind blowing! I love that she is learning about sustainability, numbers, cooking, letters, animals, shapes, colours and so much more while having fun and making great friends. The staff at Pelican's Nest are so friendly and supportive and are always exploring ways to extend the learning and social experience for the kids. Thanks Pelican's Nest for your amazing work!"
    Trish Hatcher

Contact numbers

Phone: 07 5437 5850
Fax: 07 5437 5855

Address Details

Pelican Waters Boulevard
Pelican Waters,
Caloundra, Sunshine Coast QLD 4551