Noosa is a stunning coastal town located on the Sunshine Coast around 2 hours north of Brisbane. One of Australia’s most popular holiday destinations, there is something for everyone to do in Noosa.
Famous for its beautiful beaches, stylish restaurants, lovely locals, laid-back vibe, and abundance of things to do, you will be entertained in every way possible. Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline rush, relaxing day spent on the beach or a surf in the ocean, you cannot miss this gem when travelling the East Coast of Australia.
Noosa is a nature lovers paradise, surrounded by 4,000 hectares of lush national park, with awe-inspiring walking trails, pristine beaches, and plenty of native Australian wildlife. It is common to see koalas feeding in the trees, as well as whales, dolphins, and sea turtles swimming along the coastline. The year-round tropical climate and warm weather of Noosa makes it the perfect holiday destination to soak up the sun and take in the great outdoors!
Best Day Trips & Tours from Noosa
Not only is Noosa famous for its impeccable beaches and warm ocean waters, head inland and discover the Noosa Everglades, home to a staggering 44% of Australia’s bird wildlife, and over 1,300 plant species. The Noosa Everglades are one of only two everglades systems on Earth, the 60km stretch of pristine waters along the Noosa river are home to an array of unique flora and fauna and jaw dropping scenery. With three tour options on offer to visit the Everglades, check out which one suits you best.
The Noosa Everglades Self-Guided or Fully Guided Kayak Adventure is one for everyone. Either choose to set out on an adventure of your own or have a guide join you and show you the way. Start by setting off from Lake Cootharaba and explore the everglades, keeping an eye out for birds and wildlife, enjoying the scenery, and soaking up the sun.
Explore further with the Noosa Everglades 1-day River Cruise-Canoe tour. You will embark on an adventure through the Everglades, with a tour group and guide before heading to your included brunch with tea, coffee & biscuits. Hop back into the water and spend the rest of the afternoon admiring the scenery, before finishing up the day at the Cootharabar Restaurant where you will be served a delicious authentic Aussie roast lunch.
The Noosa Everglades 1 Day River Eco Cruise is perfect if you wish to sit back, relax, and immerse yourself into nature. The 85km cruise begins in the beautiful Noosa river and continues beyond Lake Cooroibah and Cootharaba to the unspoilt everglades. A delicious morning tea and a home-made BBQ lunch are included on the trip. What makes this tour so special, is that everything is completely ecofriendly and dramatically minimises harm to the environment, an important aspect for many travellers.
For the adrenaline seeker, why not just out of a plane from 15,000 feet and skydive over the stunning Sunshine Coast? If that is not your thing, check out the 1-day Fraser Island tour departing from Noosa. You will set out on a 4WD adventure on the world heritage listed and the largest sand island in the world. You will take a guided walk through the rainforest and devour an awesome Aussie BBQ lunch before completing the day with a visit to the famous Lake McKenzie.
5 Tours in Noosa
Noosa Everglades Self Guided or Fully Guided Kayak Adventure!$99.00 – $185.00 Select options
Noosa Everglades 1 day River Cruise-Canoe$140.00
Noosa Everglades 1 Day River Eco Cruise$90.00 – $390.00 Select options
1 Day Fraser Island Tour departs Rainbow Beach or Noosa$168.00 – $187.00 Select options
15000ft Skydive Noosa$319.00 Select options