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Aus qld noosa main beach
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Aus qld Tea Tree Bay Noosa National Park
Aus noosa beach house kids swimming family stays comfortable
Experience the Australian beach lifestyle

Noosa

Experience one of Australia's most stunning upmarket beachside towns, Noosa. Located on the East Coast of Australia in the sunshine state of Queensland, 148 kilometres north of Brisbane. Featuring the sparkling Noosa Main Beach, the calming Noosa River, the lush Noosa National Park, friendly locals, boutique stores, and an assortment of culinary delights.

Where should you visit in Noosa?

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Noosa is an ultimate destination to experience the Aussie beach lifestyle
Go shopping at the boutique stores in Hastings Street
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Noosa National Park

Featuring spectacular coastal views over the Pacific Ocean, unique Australian wildlife, beautiful walks, high dunes, and much more. Noosa National Park is extra special because it is within an easy 30-minute walking distance of Hastings Street in the centre of Noosa. Covering approximately 3000 hectares which includes the areas surrounding Lake Weyba, Emu Mountain, Peregian Beach and Coolum.

Uncover the natural treasures of Noosa

There are an array of fantastic walks to conquer including the Noosa Hill Walk, and the Coastal Walk. Be sure to visit Tree Tea Bay, one of Noosa's most picture-postcard perfect beaches. Sunshine Beach is ideal for a swim or a surf! Keep an eye out for koalas in the trees, echidna cutting across the ground or whales passing by during the migration season.

Admire the stunning coastal views of Picnic Cove in Noosa National Park
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Go kayaking in Noosa National Park
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Beaches

Are you a beach lover? Noosa is bursting with gorgeous beaches, some may even say they are some of the most beautiful beaches in Australia. Noosa Main Beach is considered one of the best beaches in the whole entire world.

Visit Noosa and discover rockpools, world-class surf breaks, warm sunny days, a pod of dolphins, an array of boardwalks, plenty of water activities, crystal clear waters and much more.

Here are some of the best beaches in Noosa:

  • Noosa Main Beach
  • Sunshine Beach
  • Alexandria Bay
  • Peregian Beach
  • Tea Tree Bay
  • Little Cove
  • First Point
Be sure to visit Sunshine Beach
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Soak up the beach vibes at Noosa Main beach
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Shopping & markets

Hastings Street is located in Noosa CBD and is the ultimate place to shop at chic boutique stores. Indulge in some retail therapy. Here, you can find authentic Australian beachwear, homewares, jewellery, arts, designer furniture and much more.

Taste the local flavours

Nestled between the eucalyptus trees, the Noosa Farmers Markets are open every Sunday. Here, you can find a great assortment of local and seasonal produce. From fresh local coffee, organic produce, and freshly caught seafood to nuts and seeds, olive oil and tasty tapenade.

Meet the locals at the Eumundi Markets

Known as one of Australia's best markets, the Eumundi Markets are a must-visit during your visit to the Sunshine Coast region. Eumundi is open every Wednesday and Saturday, filled with colours and local goodies.

From fresh produce to a dip at the beach

The Peregian Beach Markets are held on the first and third Sunday of each month. Discover an assortment of creative local products, enjoy the buskers, take a swim at the beach or meet the friendly locals.

Hastings Street is filled with outdoor cafes and boutique stores
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Noosa Farmers Market is bursting with fresh produce and friendly locals
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Family-friendly

Noosa is the perfect destination for a family-friendly holiday. There is plenty to do and see to keep the kids entertained. The iconic Australia Zoo is located approximately one hour away from Noosa and is one of Queensland's biggest tourist attractions. Famous for the crocodile show, here you can have a close encounter with an assortment of Australian wildlife.

Discover a world of fun in Noosa

The Ginger Factory is a great day trip from Noosa, located in Yandina on the Sunshine Coast. Here, you can find exciting rides, a tropical garden and of course ginger! If you are searching for a place to swim away from the beach, Lake Cootharaba is ideal. The water depth is shallow making it a safe place to swim. Lake Weyba is one of Noosa's best-kept secrets and is perfect for bird watching and wildlife spotting. End the day by taking the Noosa Ferry and sunset cruise!

Spot kangaroos at Noosa Everglades
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Noosa Everglades

A must-do during your time in this part of Queensland is the Noosa Everglades, also known as the River of Mirrors. A world of wonder, the Everglades are one of the only two everglade systems on earth. Nestled within the Cooloola region of the Great Sandy National Park, here you can discover a 60-kilometre network of spectacular waterways and wetlands.

A unique environment that is mostly untouched

One of Australia's most diverse ecosystems, approximately 65% of the Noosa Everglades catchment is part of a national park. It's also the only everglades system in the world in which you can safely swim! Explore this magical place together with a Noosa travel guide or by yourself. Hop onboard a guided boat tour or take a self-guided kayak tour! You can take your own boat or on foot, there are many ways to experience this part of Australia.

Are you ready to conquer the Everglades?
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The Noosa Everglades is one of only two everglades systems on Earth

Noosaville

Noosaville is renowned for its laid-back vibes, perfect picnic spots, restaurants, boutique stores, and the Noosa River winding through the middle. Noosaville is located just three kilometres from Noosa and offers a relaxed riverside atmosphere. Gympie Terrace is one of the main streets and has a great assortment of local restaurants, coffee shops and brunch cafes.

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Go paddle boarding on the Noosa River
Enjoy fish & chips - Aussie-style!
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Sunshine Coast

Nearby Noosa, discover a 60 kilometre stretch of stunning coastline known as the Sunshine Coast. Renowned for its laid-back vibes and friendly locals, this region boasts many beaches which are ideal for surfers. Featuring a sub-tropical climate, the Sunshine Coast is the perfect holiday destination to soak up the sunshine, beachside.

The beach as your backyard

Enjoy fish & chips by the beach, go shopping or visit Kondalilla National Park. As you drive along the highway, watch out for the famous Big Pineapple. Built-in 1971, it is one of Queensland's heritage-listed icons. Take a stroll along the Mooloolaba Spit Boardwalk and be sure to stop for a coffee along the way. Or visit the Twilight Market Caloundra, the perfect Friday night outing.

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Spot pelican!
The Sunshine Coast is a haven for surfers
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Surrounding areas

There are plenty of wonderful places to visit around Noosa. If you head a little inland, the Sunshine Coast Hinterland is filled with cute little towns such as Montville and Maleny. The Hinterland feels like another world but is only a 30-minutes drive from the beach!

Approximately one hour north of Noosa is Rainbow Beach, a truly special place that can be reached by 4WD along the Great Beach Drive. Rainbow Beach gives you access to the World Heritage-listed wonderland of Fraser Island. Or take a scenic drive and day trip to Caloundra.

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Visit the World Heritage-listed wonderland of Fraser Island
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Maleny is located in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland
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