The boy was jumping with mates at the Kondalilla swimming hole when he slipped and fell four metres on to rocks.
He was suffering head and shoulder injuries.
The boy was stabilised at the scene and stretcher winched up to the helicopter.
He was airlifted to Nambour General Hospital in a stable condition.
*This rescue mission was completed when the Sunshine Coast service operated as AGL Action Rescue prior to the July 1 2013 merger with CareFlight Group Queensland.