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Ultimate guide on what to do in Noosa

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Ultimate guide on what to do in Noosa
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March 30, 2021
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Heading to Noosa? Here are the best ways to have fun

Noosa is one of the most beautiful and picturesque places in Queensland, Australia, and maybe even the world. The town of Noosa Heads is located in the Shire of Noosa, approximately 140 kilometres north of Brisbane.

With a glorious beach, boutique shopping, Noosa national park and much more, there are countless fun activities and sights to see in Noosa. But where to begin? If you're scratching your head and wondering what to do in Noosa Heads, read on to find out.

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Where is good to go out in Noosa?

Noosa river

Love the great outdoors? Noosa has you covered. If you want to head out to the water, you'll find that terrific bodies of H20 abound in Noosa. For example, you can go out to:

  • Noosa Main Beach
  • Noosa River
  • Lake Weyba
  • Everglades

Alternately, if you're more of a land lover, Noosa still has fantastic locations to explore. You can check out:

  • Laguna Lookout
  • Noosa Farmer's Market
  • Mount Tinbeerwah
  • Noosa National Park

And many more splendid sights.

What is there to do in Noosa with kids?

Noosa is a child friendly location, and you can take children with you to see most natural sights. While there are certain activities that aren't particularly well suited to small children (you certainly don't want to see your infant rock climbing, or getting caught in an enormous swell), there are child-friendly versions of those activities that kids will love.

What can you do in Noosa at night?

Noosa Hastings Street

While Noosa is mostly known for it's natural wonders, there's still plenty of nightlife to keep you entertained when the sun goes down.

Take a nocturnal sojourn to the Noosa Hill Lookout

Looking down on people is one of life's great pleasures. The only thing better than being in Noosa during the day? Looking down on Noosa at night.

Head to Hastings Street to sample the local hospitality

Hastings Street is a thriving strip adorned with delectable cafes and restaurants. After a long day of seeing the sights, head on over to the world-famous strip to gorge on a classy dinner and drinks.

Noosaville's bowling alley will bowl you over

Can anything compete with the happiness brought about by hurling a ball at thin pieces of wood? If you find a better way to spend your time than bowling, tell somebody about it, because you're really onto something!

Head to Noosa Cinemas to watch a movie

Noosa has it's very own cinema, so you can partake in all the glitz and glamour of Hollywood while you're nestled away in a seaside paradise.

Grab a drink on Gympie Terrace

Gympie Terrace is over by the Noosa River, and it's one of the more delightful locations in the area. There's no better place to pop in for a refreshing beverage. The district is especially lovely in the evening with a superlative sunset on display.

Where can you surf in Noosa?

Noosa surfing

To quote the Beach Boys, "Hung velvet overtaken me/Dim chandelier awaken me/To a song dissolved in the dawn". But to quote the Beach Boys in a more relevant context, "Surf's up! Mmmm!"

Noosa is known for having particularly heavy surf, which should delight wave-seekers. It is a veritable paradise for surfers, with people flocking from all over the world to catch a wave. There are so many spots to surf around Noosa, you'll never get your fill. For example, go check out:

  • First Point
  • Double Island Point
  • Alexandria Bay
  • Granite Bay
  • Sunshine Beach
  • Tea Tree Bay

What can you do in Noosa when it is raining?

Unless it is absolutely bucketing down, with torrential rains and extremely dangerous lightning, you can still do most of Noosa's great activities in the rain. Surfing in the rain? Doesn't that sound like fun? You're going to get wet anyway, so why not?

Alternately, if you'd rather stay dry, there are still heaps of things to do in Noosa when it's raining. You can go bowling, frequent a restaurant, go for a drive, or go to the movies, and that's just for starters.

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