Noosa attractions things to do & see on holiday.
If you're in search of a holiday that will help you unwind look no further than Noose. This charming town sits on the far reaches of the northern Sunshine Coast and offers a relaxed beach lifestyle combined with premier activities and a cosmopolitan ambience. You're perfect Noose holiday can be surprisingly affordable with the wide variety of bulk buy deals on offer from DISCOVER AUSTRALIA.
While Noose does have stunning beaches, you can always take a break from the sand and surf to enjoy one of the many other outdoor activities available in town and throughout the region. The Noosa River is a great spot to hire a boat and try your hand at fishing; trek through one of the many parks and reserves including Noosa National Park, Cooloola National Park, Cooloola Park Reserve, Weyba National Park and Peregian Environmental Park; enjoy golfing, tennis, 4WD trails, horseback riding, mountain biking, canoeing, and if you are feeling really adventurous on your holiday you can also abseil, sky dive, kite surf and paraglide.
Travellers who believe that a holiday is not complete without a little retail therapy will be pleased to discover Noosa's impressive shopping scene. Shopping begins along the very stylish Hastings Street and continues west through Noosa Junction and Noosaville. Noosa has also become a serious food destination; though it is constantly being praised for its world-class dining, families will also be pleased to find a wide variety of caf?s and food outlets offering quality meals at affordable prices. Eateries can be found along the Gympie Terrace esplanade and Thomas Street in Noosaville; further along the river the bustling marina at Noosa Harbour offers a wide variety of choose and the dining hub of Noosa Junction will also satisfy your appetite.
While on your holiday in Noose you should also take advantage of your position on the Sunshine Coast and plan a day trip south to explore what the region has to offer. All of the Sunshine Coast's most famous attractions including Underwater World, The Ginger Factory, Forest Glenn Deer Sanctuary and the Big Pineapple can be reached with an hour's drive from Noosa.
Surrounded by lush native bushland and the lapping Coral Sea, the Sunshine Coast offers quintessential Australian beach holidays to all who are willing to break away from the fanfare of the Gold Coast to the south. It is no doubt that the Sunny Coast's near perfect, year-round weather draws travellers in search of sun, sand and surf, and now with DISCOVER AUSTRALIA's exciting Beach Break Holiday Packages you can look forward to saving while you loll on the shores. Many of the Coast beaches are protected by headlands and outcrops making for constant family-friendly swimming as the water is always flat and rarely has a current. Calm water, best found around Caloundra is also perfect for an assortment of water sports such as kayaking, sailing, wind surfing and wake boarding and many of the beaches offer rentals right on the shore. The blue waters of the Coral Sea gently lap from Caloundra through to Noosa offering long stretches of sand perfect for lounging, beach sports and even exercising the family pet as there are many dog friendly beaches. Don't forget to pack a picnic for your hungry friends or family as you will be sure to find grills, bench tops and wash-up stations on the grassy lawns on many of the Coast's beach parks. Choose central accommodation that will allow you easy access to many of the coastal suburbs or really get to know one specific region as each beach boasts is own charming and unique personality.
The Sunshine Coast is quite a bit more tame than many of Australia's other popular beach destinations and calm stinger free waters, rolling foreshore lawns and countless activities make the Coast an ideal family holiday option. The Sunny Coast offers many ways to fill your family holiday that ensure even the most discerning member will be pleased. Patrolled areas and gentle waves at many of the Coast's beaches are ideal if you are travelling with young children and the extensive collection of play areas found on nearly every beach with keep the kids entertainment when they've had enough of the water. The Sunshine Coast also boats many exciting theme parks that kids of all ages will enjoy spending a day exploring. Be sure to stop at Underwater World where visitors can stroll through the 80 metre underwater walkway to view all kinds of strange and fascinating sea creatures or the iconic Australia Zoo which was found by Steve Irwin. However you choose to spend your days, delight in knowing your nights can be carefree as comfortable and roomy accommodation with modern facilities and close proximity to dining, shops and other entertainment is all included in DISCOVER AUSTRALIA's exclusive Family Fun Packages. Browse online and plan your next family vacation with the help of comprehensive and customisable packages that are available at rates that you can really smile about.
With hundreds of kilometres of pristine beaches laying to the east and the lush and mountainous hinterlands to the west, the Sunshine Coast offers holidays that can be full of thrilling adventure as well as guilt-free leisure. With a Sunny Coast Adventure Package from DISCOVER AUSTRALIA you can enjoy the freedom of being able to select flights, accommodation, tours and car rentals that suit the vacation you are hoping to have while also benefitting from the most competitive rates. On land and at sea you will find more ways to jam-pack each day with awesome escapades than you can imagine. While you won't often see the giant surfing swells common throughout the Gold Coast, the Sunshine Coast still enjoys many point and beach breaks that provide high quality, well shaped waves as well as almost constantly uncrowded beaches. Alexandra Headlands has some quite respectable breaks for surfing or venture north to Noose Heads to try stand up paddle surfing. Though the Sunny Coast's biggest drawcard is constant warm weather and picture-perfect beaches, it would be a shame to only spend your holiday at the shore as there is a whole world to explore in the hinterlands. Head inland to the remarkable Glass House Mountains which rise quite abruptly out of the surrounding subtropical plains. Cruise along the Steve Irwin Way and view these spectacular peaks from the ground as you snake through the lush pine forests. The Glass House Mountains National Park offers roadways to the summits, lookouts and picnic grounds as well as walking paths of varying difficulty levels.
The picturesque natural surrounds of the Sunshine Coast also make it a wonderful holiday destination for those in search of a luxurious and romantic getaway. Plan your perfect honeymoon with the help of DISCOVER AUSTRALIA's convenient, customisable and very affordable Sunshine Coast Honeymooner's Holiday Packages. Simply select your ideal flights from our website and choose from an array of holiday packages that include centrally located luxury accommodation and other features such as tours and car hire. Once you have taken advantage of a hassle-free package you will have more time and more leftover savings available so you can spend your honeymoon really enjoying each other's company. Plan to base yourself in beautiful northern Noose where lavishness and relaxation is king. Hastings Street wanders along the bay, presenting plentiful cafes and shops to leisurely waste your day away exploring. Perhaps treat one another to opulent gifts that can be found throughout Noosa Junction and Noosaville or head south to one of the many beach destinations for lolling, romantic picnics, evening strolls along the foreshore and water sports if you are feeling active. Whether you are travelling with friends, family or your other half, DISCOVER AUSTRALIA wants to help you make the best Sunshine Coast holiday memories with our extensive selection of custom getaway packages.