Things to See and Do

Near Tewantin, Queensland, Australia

Noosa is paradise! Located in sub-tropical Queensland and only 90 minutes drive north of Brisbane. Noosa has beautiful beaches, pristine waters and everything you need to enjoy an unforgettable holiday When you stay at Noosa you're only short distance from beaches, national parks and other great natural wonders. You'll see koalas and exotic birdlife; you can fish from the beaches or the rivers or even go offshore with a fishing charter that will take you to all the best spots.

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Distance is calculated point-to-point. If landmarks, waterways or rivers are nearby, the distance may be further by road.

Local Highlights

Australia Zoo
Book the courtesy bus to the home of The Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin and many Australian and exotic animals.

Fraser Island
Fraser Island is the only place in the world where tall rainforests are found growing on sand dunes at elevations of over 200 metres.

Coloured Sands Rainbow Beach
Rainbow Beach derives its name from the towering sandcliffs which form an arc to the South East of the town. These rainbow coloured sands are part of an aboriginal legend.

Noosa Main Beach
Noosa Main Beach is the premier beach in the Noosa area. The waves here are rarely over one metre high, and the flat sandy bottom is ideal for beginners to the world of surfing. These conditions are possible because the beach faces north - one of the few beaches in Queensland that does so.

Noosa Ferry
The Noosa Ferry Cruise Company operates a daily ferry cruise service between the historic riverside town of Tewantin and along the beautiful waterways past Noosaville (with great views across to Noosa's north shore) and Noosa Sound into the heart of Noosa Heads with its famous beaches, shopping, eateries and national park.

Local Events

Noosa Triathlon
from 27 October, 2010 to 31 October, 2010
The Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival celebrates fitness and the great outdoors at Noosa Heads. The five-day programme culminates with the Noosa Triathlon, which started in 1983.

Noosa Hill Climb 2010
from 13 November, 2010 to 14 November, 2010
Enjoy all the thrills and spills of 'The Hill', Australia's premier hill climb events. See all sorts of makes and models of cars race up scenic Gyndier Drive on their path to glory.

Noosa Long Weekend 2010
from 18 June, 2010 to 27 June, 2010
Welcome to The Noosa Long Weekend, a 10 day festival of theatre, literature, music, dance, film, visual arts, cuisine and barrier-breaking forums - in one of Australia's most enviable destinations: Noosa Heads, Queensland.

Noosa Food & Wine Festival 2010
from 30 April, 2010 to 02 May, 2010
WELCOME to the 2010 Audi Noosa Food and Wine Festival, Australia's leading regional food and wine festival and a three day tribute to Australian Food and Wine. An influential line-up of leading chefs, iconic winemakers, leading food and wine media, restaurateurs and serious foodies converge on the magical setting of Noosa on Queensland's Sunshine Coast to taste, talk, debate, dine and indulge... Noosa Style!

Noosa Jazz Festival 2010
from 02 September, 2010 to 05 September, 2010
Come to Noosa and help celebrate the 20th anniversary of one of Australia's favourite Jazz Festivals. There are some special treats planned and great value performances to celebrate. Welcome in Spring by enjoying some Noosa sunshine, mixed with International and Australian Jazz talent.

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