From the first rays of sunrise over the Noosa headland to sunset behind hinterland mountain tops and into the balmy evenings where beachfront cocktails or cosy hinterland B&Bs await, Noosa will inspire, relax, delight and entertain you!
Gorgeous locations surround you – Laguna Bay and the Coral Sea that lap Noosa’s beaches, the winding Noosa River fed by the Everglades, back-to-back national parks and hinterland trails that carry you on foot, bike or horseback.
Stay in absolute beachfront apartments, lakeside cottages, river rooms, hinterland cabins, on a houseboat or glamp under Noosa’s starry skies.
Getting to Noosa is even easier this summer with more flights between the nearby Sunshine Coast Airport and Sydney, Melbourne and Adelaide.
There’s always something new to discover in Noosa so book your next escape at visitnoosa.com.au or call 1 3000 NOOSA.
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Saltwater to freshwater
From saltwater to freshwater and green spaces in between, Noosa’s nature inspires, restores, soothes and energises you – and provides endless beautiful photo opportunities. The easy access to surrounding national parks, adjoining UNESCO Biosphere Reserves, World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, one of only two Everglades systems in the world, pristine Noosa River and green hinterland offers so many ways to explore some of nature’s best.
Immerse yourself in nature on walking tracks with stunning sea views, from on-board relaxing river boats; underwater as you snorkel or dive with marine life; from above on a scenic flight or as you skydive from a plane; on horseback along a beach, across a lake or through forest trails; on a surfboard for the first time; from atop a mountain lookout or as you laze on the beach, only metres from your accommodation.
Events in Noosa
Swim, sip, savour, surf and swing your way through Noosa and time your holiday to coincide with one of these events that showcase the Noosa lifestyle to a tee!
Noosa Summer Swim, 11-12 February 2017:
Join Olympian Michael Klim for a weekend of sun, surf and ocean swims in Noosa’s calm, sheltered waters that hug Noosa National Park.
Noosa Festival of Surfing, 4-11 March 2017:
The world’s biggest surfing festival is 8 days of pure stoke with events for grommets to grandpas, dogs, body surfers, specialty and pro divisions – and the best beach bar around!
Noosa Food & Wine, 18-21 May 2017:
Discover new flavours and great Australian wines with some of Australia’s best chefs in beautiful beach, river and hinterland locations.
Noosa Ultimate Sports Festival, 27-28 May 2017:
Swim Noosa, run Noosa and cycle Noosa against the backdrop of Noosa’s beautiful beach, river and hinterland.
See visitnoosa.com.au/events for more.
Breathe, soothe, stretch
Just relax, they say … when it’s time to step out of your busy life, step right into relaxation, pampering and calm as Noosa’s natural beauty inspires you to focus on health and well-being, even when on holiday.
Start with a sunrise jog on the beach or stroll through Noosa National Park’s tracks, then exhale as you wrap yourself in the 360-degree relaxation of one of Noosa’s beauty rooms or heavenly day spas. Or book a mobile masseuse in the privacy of your holiday accommodation.
For the ultimate in relaxation, yoga in Noosa has it covered. We’ve got it hot and steamy, near the river, on the beach, and we have yoga that comes to you … we even have yoga on a stand-up paddle board!
Take your training to a new level with a tailored holiday fitness program from a personal trainer or at a local gym – triathletes love Noosa as a training ground and so will you.
See visitnoosa.com.au/relax for more.
Noosa Country Drive
Explore beyond the beach with Noosa Country Drive – create your own touring route and discover the beautiful nearby Noosa hinterland, its friendly villages, mountain lookouts, walking and riding trails and unique activities.
Find out where to pat an alpaca, join a cheese-making class, visit a blacksmith’s sound garden, enjoy a high tea or cold brewhouse beer, browse retro relics and antiques, pick your own strawberries, go abseiling, learn how to spin your own beautiful fabric or find fresh produce at a farm gate.
If you’re looking for a quiet, country getaway there’s accommodation from glamping under the stars, lakefront cottages and rustic cabins to secluded B&Bs, health retreats and pub rooms.
Stop for a picnic by a tranquil lake, go bird-watching or horse riding on the Noosa Trail Network or glide through the tranquil Noosa Everglades.
See visitnoosa.com.au/country-drive and start your Noosa Country adventure!
New in Noosa
Whether Noosa is your favourite annual holiday destination, holds happy childhood memories or you’re yet to discover her enchanting ways, you’ll find timeless treasures and always something fresh. Check out these new experiences next time in Noosa.
Providore on Hastings in the Netanya Noosa lobby has gourmet groceries, coffee and takeaway meals – everything for the perfect cheese platter or Noosa beach picnic.
Moto in Noosa Junction has custom bikes, surf culture, craft beers, great food and coffee from morning to late, and live beats on Sunday afternoons.
The Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort brings French luxury to Hastings Street, rebranded from the Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa. It’s also home to Peter Kuruvita’s Noosa Beach House Restaurant.
Grab Rock – literally! See amazing views from Noosa’s Mt Tinbeerwah before you abseil down the rock face with half-day adventures, sunset abseils or a Rock n Surf experience.
Bordertown Barbeque and Taqueria in Gympie Tce, along the Noosa River in Noosaville has food inspired by the USA’s southern states and across the border in Mexico, craft beer and …. a Bloody Mary buffet on the Acapulco Deck.
Wasabi Restaurant and Bar now has a cooking school along the Noosa River with classes and workshops covering Contemporary Japanese, Classic French, Modern South East Asian, French Patisserie, Artisan Bread Making, Preserving and Pickling, and Tea Appreciation.
Buddha on Hastings is a new restaurant and late-night lounge bar upstairs in Bay Village, with an Asian-inspired fit-out and menu by Chef Joo.
Cruise Noosa and hire a bike, scooter, four-wheel drive or classic Moke from 2Hire Moke and Scooter in Noosa Heads.
On the eastern beaches, Chalet & Co is breathing new life into a much-loved spot in Sunrise Beach with yummy breakfasts, brunch, smoothies and juices.
Experience the dramatic coastline, scenery and wildlife as you escape the bitumen and discover the sand dunes with Great Beach Drive 4WD Tours from Noosa to Rainbow Beach.
Love your craft beer? After a morning in the surf, refresh and check out Bonsai Brewery in the hinterland town of Pomona, or relive Eumundi’s local beer brand which will once again be brewed at the Imperial Hotel in Eumundi from the New Year, thanks to a partnership with Lion.