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Things to do in Noosa


Surrounded by national parks, Noosa is also a popular gateway to the beautiful Fraser Island (K’gari), with this 3 Day Fraser Island 4WD Camping Tour a real winner with those planning on making the most of the region.


Back in the hub of Noosa, you’ll see why so many backpackers pick this resort town as their contemporary base to explore the region! Noosa deals with a subtropical climate, and chilly days are quite rare, with May through to September the driest and coldest period, and these months are often regarded as the ideal time to travel to Noosa.


Visiting Noosa during the cooler seasons? Then jumping on this Noosa Whale Watching experience is a must! Create memories that make a splash and enjoy the unforgettable opportunity to witness Humpback Whales frolicking and playing in their natural habitat off the picturesque Noosa Coast.


What else can you get up to throughout the year in Noosa? Well, check out what’s on offer below!
 

Outdoor Activities in Noosa


Make the most of the Noosa sunshine by getting outdoors, like on this Double Island Stand Up Paddleboard Adventure. Complete with transfers from a central Rainbow Beach location, this Noosa day tour includes transport in a comfortable 4WD for the journey along the spectacular Great Beach Drive, passing the stunning famous Rainbow Beach coloured sand cliffs before arriving at the untouched paradise that is Double Island Point.


Paddle in a buzzing ecosystem that is home to many turtles that feed and rest in the clear shallows of the lagoons and ocean, including the green sea turtle, loggerhead and hawksbill turtle. Rays, bottlenose dolphins, many different bird species, humpback whales and soldier crabs also frequent here, so this tour is a nature-lovers dream.

 

Want to see more of Noosa’s natural beauty?

 

This 3 Hour Noosa Kayak and Great Beach Drive is a thrilling wildlife adventure that is only accessed by 4X4. View the highly active local marine life in a unique guided ocean kayaking tour, with dolphins, whales, turtles, rays and more set to make an appearance.

 

Although the beaches are Noosa’s main trademarks, with their sandy seashores attracting a broad audience, the neighbouring Sunshine Coast hinterland is also worth exploring. 

 

Let your imagination roam free on this Sunshine Coast Hinterland Adventure. Discover the lush rainforests, impressive waterfalls, the stunning views of the Glass House Mountains and breathtaking scenery along the way as you embrace the outdoors with this beautiful tour packed with the highlights of the region.

 

With return transfers from your Noosa accommodation, this tour also includes stops at Maleny and Montville, with light refreshments provided throughout the day.
Is food more your thing?

 

With its award-winning foodie scene, be sure to check out some of the local hauts while in Noosa.

 

This Noosa Everglades Cruise and Highlights Tour with Lunch is a one-of-a-kind experience that will also see you dining at the popular Pier 11 restaurant.

 

Noosa Everglades Tours


One of only two everglades systems in the world, the Noosa Everglades stretches across two UNESCO Biosphere Reserves - the Noosa and Great Sandy - in the upper reaches of the Noosa River.

 

On this day tour, discover the sights and delights of Noosa, stopping at the bustling hub of Hastings Street where you will enjoy 45 minutes of free time to explore the local shops and cafes, or take a walk to Noosa National Park or Noosa Main Beach - one of the few beaches along Australia’s coastline facing north!

 

This trip also includes a ride on the Noosa Ferry up the Noosa River to Tewantin for an appetising two-course lunch on the waterfront, spectacularly located at the Noosa Marina perched overlooking the Noosa River. 

 

After lunch, enjoy a 20-minute scenic drive through Noosaville & Tewantin past the forestry plantations before arriving at Habitat Noosa Everglades Eco Camp, where you’ll depart on an afternoon Serenity Cruise, on Lake Cootharaba, heading north up the Upper Noosa River to Fig Tree Point (historic indigenous location ) past the Kinaba Information Centre all the while enjoying a glass of bubbly and light savoury afternoon tea onboard.

 

Noosa Scenic Flights & Noosa Skydiving


Prefer to see Noosa from the sky?

 

Whether you’re looking for an adrenaline-fueled activity or a relaxing tour, there’s an aerial activity for everyone in and around the Noosa region.

 

Book a Noosa Tandem Skydive from 15,000 feet, or check out one of our many Scenic Flights on offer, with views extending from Noosa, across the Sunshine Coast and even Glass House Mountains.

 

With the best selection of Noosa tours and activities at the best prices, you can trust that you’ll get the best price guaranteed on all of our amazing experiences.


Ready to discover Noosa for yourself? Book your next Noosa adventure, now!


Frequently Asked Questions About ​Day Trips In Noosa


How many days do you need for Noosa?
Whether you’re looking to learn to surf, on the hunt for the perfect cup of coffee or just wanting to up your Vitamin D intake in the Noosa sunshine,we recommend spending at least three days here to really make the most of your time….however you plan on spending it!

 

What is the best time of year to visit Noosa?
The beautiful, temperate conditions surround July through to September, make Australia’s spring time one of the best times to visit Noosa. It’s not too hot and humid, the ocean breezes are at their best and a minimal chance of rainfall makes for plenty of gorgeous sunshine. 


What are the top attractions to visit in Noosa?
Filled to the brim with an abundance of natural beauty and unique experiences, the best attractions are generally those outdoors in Noosa - for example, taking a walk through Noosa National Park or a swim at Noosa Main Beach.

 

What is the best Noosa tour or activity for families?
There are lots of family-friendly options to choose from when planning a Noosa holiday. Check out this Noosa Dolphin Safari, perfect for ages 7+, the whole family can enjoy a day exploring Noosa’s coastline in search of dolphins that frequent the area. Or, there’s this Learn to Surf & Beach Drive Adventure that makes for a fun-filled day out!

 

What is the best multi-day tour from Noosa?
Located less than a 2 hour drive from Brisbane and around 4 hours from Fraser Island, a multi-day tour like this Fraser Island 3 Day Camping Escape is one of our best-selling experiences, with our exclusive offer treating you to up to $40 cash back per person when you book with us!