Although relaxation is typically top of the agenda on any holiday to Noosa, there are so many things to see and do during your visit. Noosa is famous for its pristine beaches, picturesque waterways and peaceful natural beauty. Stroll through the Noosa National Park or slowly glide along the foreshore of the Main Beach boardwalk to enjoy Noosa's natural heritage.
It's not just in Noosa where the action's at either, there are a great range of attractions within an hour's drive of Noosa including Underwater World, the Big Pineapple and the Ginger Factory. Closer to Noosa, the most popular attractions are exploring the stunning local natural environment with popular activities like boating and surfing.Check out the range of Noosa Tours from TravelOnline
Noosa's sandy beaches and blue waters are perfect for swimming and the Noosa River is one of the loveliest rivers in the country. Enjoy a leisurely river cruise and discover the curious yet shy wildlife or for a little extra adventure, take out a windsurfer and get amongst it. Surfing is another popular thing to do in Noosa with even better point breaks than the Gold Coast. Noosa's best surfing spots are located along the coast from Sunshine Beach to the North Shore.
Nature-lovers will love the chance to get up close and personal with a variety of wildlife, but none more than the pods of humpback whales that visit the protected waters around Noosa from August to November during their annual migration. When you've had enough 'doing', relax at one of the indulgent day spas that are located throughout Noosa, the Hinterland and swanky Hastings Street.
Famed as a 'foodie' paradise, Noosa offers an outstanding range of dining options that showcase the region's gourmet local produce. From cooking classes to world-class cuisine, Noosa and Hastings Street offer a fantastic range of treats and eats to suit all tastes and budgets. Another great place to pick up fresh produce is at the local markets that are held in and around Noosa on the weekends. The perfect place to pick up souvenirs and knick knacks, you can also shop a variety of local arts and crafts.
For those who take their shopping a little more seriously, Noosa is considered the Sunshine Coast's shopping capital. More than the local markets, Noosa also boasts a variety of designer boutiques, specialty stores and retail outlets. You can shop til you drop at Noosaville, Noosa Junction and the Noosa Marina, however Noosa's main shopping precinct is found on Hastings Street.
For the more adventurous at heart, browse through the tours and activities listed below and book online before you leave...
Other things to do in Noosa & the surrounding area include golf, catamaranning, surfing, snorkelling, whale watching, camel & horse riding, fishing, sea kayaking & of course, Noosa's favourites - dining out & boutique shopping.