Noosa's famous main street, Hastings Street offers a cosmopolitan yet relaxed atmosphere and offers easy access to the stunning beach and iconic National Park. Lined with boutique shopping and gourmet dining options, high end clientele mingle with locals and tourists alike.
One of only a few Australian beaches on the coast that face north, Noosa Beach offers excellent swimming and calm conditions within walking distance of Hastings Street. Patrolled on the weekend and during public holidays, further around the headland also offers surfing hot spots.
The Noosa River's abundant wildlife and A rated water quality make it a much loved waterway with locals and tourists alike. A visit to Noosa simply isn't complete without enjoying a spot of fishing, swimming, kayaking or jet skiing on the river or a picnic on its picturesque banks.
The charming atmosphere of this relaxed seaside village belies its wide range of shopping and dining options and close proximity to popular attractions. Leisure activities abound at the nearby parklands, picnic spots, river and boating areas that are especially popular with families.
Offering a smorgasbord of forests, lakes, rock formations, cosy B&Bs and small but welcoming towns, the Noosa Hinterland is home to a charming range of historic pubs, cafes, farms, galleries, vineyards and day spas with walking trails scattered throughout the landscape.
Despite its reputation as a relaxed beachside escape, Noosa is also home to a wide range of stunning National Parks. The ideal places to enjoy a picnic, try out your photography skills or even camp overnight, parks include Noosa National Park, Cooloola National Park, Glass House Mountains National Park, Kondalilla National Park and Mapleton Falls National Park.
Ideal for a day trip, the Noosa North Shore is backed by Lake Cooroibah and is a holiday playground home to unspoilt nature and beauty. Home to a variety of fun activities, visitors can choose to kick back and relax on the beach or get involved in swimming, surfing, sailing, hang gliding, 4WDing, horse riding and more.
Beyond Noosa, there are a number of regions that you can easily visit in a day. From the beautiful heritage, beaches and hinterland of the Cooloola Coast to the country hospitality of the Mary Valley, these regions are perfect for a day trip. Famous Rainbow Beach and the cottage towns of Eumundi and Boreen Point are also ideal for a day trip from Noosa.