With a laidback vibe and no buildings higher than the trees, the
sub-tropical paradise of Noosa is a place where you can really relax.
But that doesn’t mean there’s nothing to do here. Noosa brings
international resort glamour to its pristine beaches, national park and
Wherever you stay in Noosa - just 90 minutes drive north of Brisbane on
the Sunshine Coast – you’ll be close to nature. See koalas and exotic
birdlife in the trees near your accommodation, fish from the beaches,
rivers and canals or swim, surf and hike in Noosa National Park, the
most visited in Queensland. Its many walking trails wind through the
bush and along the coast, offering breathtaking views.
It sounds remote, but the national park is just over the hill from the
elegant boutiques, restaurants, bistros, nightclubs and beachfront
apartments of Hastings Street. This is the place to people watch, dine
out, shop up a storm, pamper yourself with a spa treatment or spend an
idle hour in a café. Stroll this strip of sophistication before
relaxing on famous Main Beach or the scenic spot of Noosa Woods.
food and holiday relaxation go hand in hand, and Noosa’s gourmet scene
is world renown. Savour the sub-tropical flavours and produce on a
cooking course, bought fresh from a local farmers’ markets or at a
restaurant table with a view.
If you’re into water-sports,
there’s fishing, jet-skiing, water-skiing, surfing, sailing, and some
amazing diving and snorkelling once you’ve digested. Bring your own
boat or hire one along the river. Discover a virtually unexplored reef
system just beyond Noosa Heads or dive the wreck of the HMAS
Just outside of Noosa, don’t miss the
picturesque villages with their open-air markets, art galleries,
gourmet restaurants and friendly pubs. Check out the famous Eumundi
markets - open Wednesday and Saturday – selling clothes, furniture,
jewelry and local foods and wines. Welcome to Noosa, where you can swap
city stress for beachside glamour and all-natural relaxation.