Noosa National Park

A favourite with photographers, surfers, and tourists for spotting koalas in the wild! With many walking tracks under the canopy of native trees, the most popular are those that hug the spectacular coastline and lead to very private beaches. One beach, Alexandra Bay or A-Bay as the locals call it, is at the southern end of Park close to North Sunshine Beach. Read more…

 

Restaurants and Eateries

Noosa is known for the quality and variety of its restaurants. For many visitors, part of the charm of their stay in Noosa is eating out. Hastings Street, Sunshine Beach village, along the river on Gympie Terrace in Noosaville, Quamby Place in Noosa Sound and Tewantin Harbour have a good selection of restaurants with a range of offerings. Chefs pride themselves on sourcing local fresh products creating menus especially for their restaurants and often achieve national celebrity status.  Read more…

 

Daytripping

There are just so many day trips to choose from but the most popular with tourists besides visits to Frazer Island and Australia Zoo, Eumundi and Yandina are hinterland towns. Close by is Cooroy and to the south-west of Noosa is picturesque Montville set in the hills, with its stunning views back to the coast, has a cluster of interesting shops. Read more…

 

The Everglades

Nature is close to the heart of Noosa locals and many visitors come to stay because of the beautiful natural environment. Paddling a canoe through the Everglades is a special way to get in touch with the wildlife in a very tranquil setting.The Noosa Everglades, one of only two Everglades systems on Earth, is a world of water wilderness often referred to as the river of mirrors because of the beautiful reflections. So tranquil and hidden from the world yet easy to access from Boreen Point by canoe or by boat from Noosaville. Read more…

 

Eumundi Markets

The Sunshine Coast is blessed with a variety of markets with everything from fresh locally grown produce to artisan pieces and pre-loved treasures however the most famous is the Eumundi Markets. Renowned for its locally made artisan treasures these markets are unique. Open every Saturday and Wednesday whatever the weather the Original Eumundi Markets is the biggest and the best art and craft market in Australia and locals have come to rely on it. And tourists mark it on their to-do list when they holiday on the Sunshine Coast. Read more…

 

Exploring The Beaches

 

Noosa Shire has a number of beaches all with their own character. Main Beach and Sunshine Beach have Surf Clubs with beach patrols and are great places to eat. The secluded beaches in the Noosa National Park are beautiful to visit and frequented by board riders and tourists wanting to enjoy the surfers in action.  Read more…

 

Boutique Shopping

 
Hastings Street is filled with boutique shops offering a variety of products including resort clothing, art pieces, beautiful gifts and high-end jewellery. Window shopping is a great pastime for many visitors! There are shops for the serious collector too and an amazing photo studio gallery of international fame. One boutique that stands out as an iconic Hastings Street ‘must visit’ is the eclectic, classy Signature with everything from tiny mementos to beautiful clothes to tempt and delight. And Discovery is a collector’s delight specialising in rare collectibles, decor, and furniture. Read more…
  

Enjoying The River

 
Noosa River is a favourite with visitors as if offers so many chances to enjoy river fun with a selection of boats to hire from BBQ versions to canoes with fishing charters available along with thrilling rides. And the Noosa ferry plies the river from the Noosa Marina to Tewantin harbour allowing guests to hop on and off at each stop if they wish when a day ticket is purchased. A relaxing way to enjoy discovering Noosa and its hidden secrets! Read more…
 
 

Australia Zoo

Know as the home of the Crocodile Hunter the zoo is an iconic place to visit and so popular that it is possible to be a season ticket holder. Forever expanding and developing and introducing new animals to its collection the zoo is also a wildlife centre for native animals in distress which does much to endear it the locals. Steve and Terry Irwin’s vision has always been to make Australia Zoo the biggest and best wildlife conservation facility in the entire world, and there really is no other zoo like Australia Zoo! Read more…

 
 

Explore

Noosa is the most northerly beach town on the Sunshine Coast famous for its National Park and focuses on preserving the beautiful ecosystem for future generations. No high rises to create beach shadowing, only 3 sets of traffic lights in the entire Noosa Shire with roundabouts and native plantings one eases into a very different pace of life. Just beautiful! It is a wonderful relaxing holiday environment to enjoy and a great base to explore the southern beaches and hinterland and further north. Read more…