Great Fun, Great Food, Great Adventure... a Great Day!!!


Welcome to Noosa, with its beautiful natural surrounds, cosmopolitan atmosphere and vibrant calendar of events! If you’re looking for something to do during your holidays, we’ve put together some ideas for you.
CLICK HERE to download THIS WEEK IN NOOSA for 20-26 March 2015 or please see below.

For more ideas call into the Noosa Visitor Information Centres at Hastings Street, Parkyn’s Hut or Noosa Marina in Tewantin. Phone +61 7 5430 5000 or Freecall 1 3000 NOOSA (66672)


Drive-in doubleStarry Nights Outdoor Movies presents a retro double feature at the pop-up Eumundi Drive-in, Black Stump Rd, this Fri 20 Mar with Labyrinth and Stand By Me. Gates 5.30pm, movies 6.45pm. Get a car spot or set up your picnics. $20 per car pre-sale or $25 at the gate, $10 for walk-ins

Beach Pilates for Vanuatu: Join Body IQ Pilates for a gentle Pilates/Yoga session on Noosa Beach this Fri 20 March, 7-8pm in aid of the Red Cross appeal for victims of Cyclone Pam in Vanuatu. This is a special donation-only session so please give what you can while getting your day off to a great start. Meet on the beach in front of Sails Restaurant. Ph 0413 342 910

Shotgun Shootout Surfing: See great surfing from Noosa legends and young competitors in the first Shotgun Shootout Surfing event this Sat 21 Mar, Sunshine Beach, from 7.30am ( for venue updates)



Boathouse feast: Noosa Boathouse restaurant has a new Feast Menu for groups of 4 or more with a chef-selected 4-course shared menu for $59pp. Plates include seafood, locally sourced meats, fresh local produce and dessert. There’s also a new autumn menu with seasonal changes and signature favourites. Ph 5440 5070

Fresh fish: Find a spot by the Noosa River and enjoy freshly cooked fish and chips or tender calamari from Noosaville Fish Market, 90 Hilton Tce, Noosaville, 11am-7.30pm and watch the world go by on the water


Silent film: The historic Majestic Theatre in Pomona, the world’s oldest authentic silent movie theatre, screens Buster Keaton classic Our Hospitality on Tues 24 Mar, 10.30am. Ph 5485 2330

Live music: Check out great live music in Noosa from 20-26 March

  • Cooroy Originals has great live music with Asa BroomhallJimmy Watts BandRob Longstaff andMichael Morgan, Apex Park, Sun 22 March, 1-5pm – powered by donations
  • Wendy Matthews performs at the Villa Noosa Hotel, Noosaville this Fri 20 Mar, doors open 8pm –tickets $30 show only, $55 dinner and show. Tickets also available at the venue
  • Mick Lindsay is free at Sunshine Beach Surf Club this Sun 22 Mar, 3-6pm
  • Strange Brew are at Tewantin-Noosa RSL Fri 20 Mar, 8pm, $10; Dusty and the Divas are free on Sat 8pm; Don Costa is free on Thurs 26 Mar, 8pm
  • At the Imperial Lionheart Hotel, Eumundi, see Ricky the Rock Star on Fri 20 Mar, 6.30pm and Sister Con Sat, 6.30pm
  • Cool late-night grooves every Sat from 9pm at the Supper Club, Miss Moneypenny’s, Hastings St, withDJ Keiko and guests
  • At Crawdaddy’s, upstairs Bay Village, Hastings St see Asa Broomhall, Fri 20 Mar, 9pm; The Sunny Coast Rude Boys and Outlook Selekta MC are on Sat 8.30pm; Pugsley Buzzard is on Sun, 7.30pm
  • Sunday arvo acoustic sessions at Red on Thomas Bar and Grill, Noosaville, 3-6pm
  • Taylor Moss is free at Harbour Wine Bar, Noosa Marina, Tewantin Fri 20 Mar, 5.30pm
  • Ryan Giles is free at Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club Sun 22 Mar, 2pm
  • At Noosa Beach House Bar, Hastings St this Fri 20 Mar see Andrew Lawson, 8.30-11.30pm; The Vibe Duo on Sun, 2.30-5.30pm and Andrew Jolly on Wed 25 Mar, 6.30-8.30pm
  • Coolum Surf Club has a soloist this Fri 20 Mar from 6.30pm and Steve Yost Duo from 9pm
  • Live music at Shades Wine Bar, Noosa Junction on Wednesday and Saturday
  • Cory Carlyon is free at KB’s at Nomads Noosa, Sun 22 Mar, 7-10pm; Mick Lindsay is free on Wed 25 Mar, 8-11pm
  • Café Le Monde has DJ Jasti and NixD this Fri 20 Mar, 8.30pm; DJ Nato on Sat 9pm; Asher Chapman on Sun, 4pm; and LanderziJesse BaylorLara Tatiana and Shannon Sol Carroll on Thurs 26 Mar, 6.30pm


Say cheeseEasy Cheesy cheese-making workshops in the Noosa hinterland celebrate their 100th workshop this Sat 21 Mar. Have fun while learning to make soft cheese and other dairy products – then enjoy your hand-made goodies! Ph 0429 401 425

Open your heartHearts and Minds Art at Noosa Marina Tewantin has had a full refurbishment, now with a fabulous gallery space that showcases original art, sculptures, jewellery and books from Sunshine Coast artisans. Come and be inspired. Catch the Noosa Ferry from Noosa Heads and Noosaville. Also at No.1 Hastings St. Ph 0418 108 299

River fishing: Explore the beautiful waters and wildlife of Noosa River while fishing, crabbing and sight-seeing with Noosa Fishing and Crab Adventures. Gear and lunch provided, morning and afternoon tours available. Ph 5449 7984

Learn to surf: Feel the thrill of standing up on wave for the first time and learn to surf in Noosa’s safe waters while on holiday. Ask at the Noosa Visitor Information Centre, Hastings St, ph 1 3000 NOOSA or

Kayak time: Explore Noosa’s beautiful waterways by kayak from Laguna Bay to Noosa River, tranquil Weyba Creek, Noosa Sound canals, the lakes or up to the pristine Noosa Everglades. You’ll see, hear and experience wildlife and nature as never before. Hire a kayak and take yourself or join a guided tour. Call the Noosa Visitor Information Centre on 1 3000 66672, drop in or see

Saddle up: Enjoy a range of horse riding adventures with experienced guides – Discover beautiful Lake Weyba with Noosa Horse Riding. Go along Noosa North Shore beach or bush with Equathon Horse Riding. Or take a guided trail ride through rainforest and farmland in Noosa hinterland with Mary Valley Adventure Trails. Book at the Noosa Visitor Information Centre in Hastings St or phone 1 3000 66672

Eco Cruise: See and learn about Noosa’s history and amazing birds, marine life and flora on the Noosa Eco Cruise, with spectacular views of beaches, river and mountains, Tues and Thurs. Includes river cruise, nature walk, morning tea and same day all-day Noosa Ferry pass. Must book on 5449 8442

SurfShots: If you are in town for a surfing holiday, take home great photos of you in action on Noosa’s waves from SurfShots Noosa. They do one-on-one surf photo sessions for individuals, families or small groups – 1hr one-on-one from $79 includes up to 30 high-res digital images. Phone Dave on 0411 215 111 or see

Treasure trove: Take home a memento or two of your Noosa holiday and explore the gorgeous stores that line Hastings St, Noosa Junction, Peregian Village, Sunshine Beach, Noosaville, Noosa Marina, Tewantin and the hinterland villages of Cooroy, Pomona and Eumundi. From fashion, homewares, surfboards and jewellery to art, furniture and handmade designs, you’ll find something unique to be treasured at home

Markets: Find something yummy or unique with locally made products, art, craft and food at markets around Noosa: Original Eumundi Markets, Wednesday and Saturday morning; Noosa Farmers Market, every Sunday, 6am-noon, AFL grounds, Weyba Rd, Noosaville; Noosa Marina Markets, every Sunday, 8am-2pm, Parkyn Court, Tewantin; Pomona Country Markets, 2nd and 4th Saturdays every month, 6.30am-noon, Stan Topper Park, Pomona; Cooroy Community Markets, every Thursday, 8am-1pm, RSL Hall, Maple St; Peregian Markets, 1st and 3rd Sundays every month, 7am-12.30pm, Kingfisher Park, Peregian Beach Foreshore; Cooroy Grass Roots Markets, 1st, 3rd and 5th Saturday, 7am-noon, Memorial Hall, Maple St; Kin Kin Creations Market, 1st Sunday every month, 9am-1pm, Kin Kin Oval; Eumundi Square Markets, every Wednesday, Friday and Saturday, 7.30am-2pm; Noosa Kids and Baby Market, last Sunday every month (except July and December), 8-11am, Noosa Leisure Centre, Wallace Drive, Noosaville

Noosa by ferry: The Noosa Ferry is a beautiful way to see Noosa, with stops between Noosa Marina at Tewantin, Noosaville and the Sheraton Jetty in Noosa Heads, 7 days a week from 9.15am-6.40pm – the perfect way to get to and from your favourite Noosa restaurant. There are also special Sunset Cruises with a free ticket on the evening service. Ph 5449 8442 or see

Explore: Get out and about and explore with tours from Noosa to World Heritage-listed Fraser Island, kayak the pristine Noosa Everglades, go cruising or fishing on Noosa River, kayak or take a jet boat tour into Laguna Bay, join a bike tour through Tewantin National Park, abseil down Mt Tinbeerwah or hire a car and head to the beautiful hinterland. Phone the Noosa Visitor Information Centre on 1 3000 66672, call in at Hastings St or Noosa Marina or see

Theme park transfers: Australia Zoo and Aussie World theme parks are just a short trip from Noosa and Con-x-ion now does transfers to and from these attractions. Book on 5450 5933 or 1 3000 66672

See Noosa from the water on a stand-up paddle board (it’s easy), surfboard (lessons are fun), kayak (take a tour or hire and take yourself), hire a party pontoon and enjoy a river picnic, jump on a hire jet-ski, join afishing tour, book the gondola or classic wooden power boat, the Noosa Ferry or action-packed jet boat. Ask at Visitor Information Centres in Hastings St or Noosa Marina, ph 1 3000 66672 or CLICK HERE

Messing about on boats: Explore the beautiful Noosa River and its bird and marine life – drive yourself on a party pontoon or hire boat, get on-board the Noosa Eco Cruise, take a fishing and crabbing tour, a Noosa Ferry between Noosa Marina and Hastings St, Noosa Queen sunset tour, Noosa River and Canal Cruise, dine on the Noosa Cruising Restaurant, indulge on the Noosa Gondola or Noosa Dreamboats’ 1940s power boat, take a boat trip or guided and self guided kayaking tour to the ancient Noosa Everglades, or hire a kayak or stand-up paddle board – phone 1 3000 NOOSA, see Visitor Information Centres in Hastings Street or Noosa Marina, or see

River of mirrors: Discover the Noosa Everglades, the river of mirrors, and its magnificent wildlife and pristine wilderness with guided and self-guided kayak tours, or by boat from Noosaville. Find out more at the Visitor Information Centre, Hastings St, Noosa Heads or phone 1 3000 66672

Noosa park run: Test your time or just enjoy a friendly  run at the free, weekly Noosa Park Run, a 5km timed run or walk every Saturday, 7am, leaving from Noosaville State School, Beckmans Rd, Noosaville. Open for old and young, serious runners or those trying it for the first time. Register

Lookout!: See a magical Noosa sunrise or sunset with a bird’s eye view from one of Noosa’s easily accessible lookouts. Drive along Viewland Dve, Noosa Heads to Noosa Lookout or walk up the steps along Morwong Dve at the end of Hastings St – it’s worth it! Mt Tinbeerwah (wheelchair access) is only a 10-min drive from Noosa Heads, along Noosa-Cooroy Rd and turn right into Tinbeerwah Rd. And for the more adventurous, head to Mt Cooroora in Pomona and Mt Coolum for spectacular views

See Noosa by bike: Hire a bike and take yourself along the beautiful beach and riverfront bikeways or hinterland trails – try a new tandem electric bike! Or join a guided tour down Mt Tinbeerwah or through the Noosa Trail Network. Call the Noosa Visitor Information Centre on 1 3000 NOOSA for more information

Beach yoga: Join Santushti Yoga for beach and park sessions in Peregian Beach and Noosa Heads – suitable for beginner and intermediate of all ages, Fri-Tues, $10 each + $1.50 mat hire, or bring your own. Ph 0415 813 584 for times and locations

Tee-off: From championship courses to greens for families and beginners on holiday, the Noosa region has a range of beautiful golf courses. See or phone us on 1 3000 NOOSA

Relax and unwind: At a glorious day spa, at Yoga or Pilates sessions or with an in-room massage – a perfect supplement to your Noosa winter holiday. Indulge with rejuvenating pick-me-up treatments from facials to full body massages, hydromassage pools and body scrubs. See

Hire a car and take a country drive through the Noosa hinterland with spectacular views, lakes, forests and volcanic formations. Visit country towns, walk the Noosa trails, climb a mountain and call in to a country pub in Eumundi, Cooroy, Pomona, Boreen Point or Kin Kin. Pick up a Noosa map from Visitor Information Centres in Hastings St or Noosa Marina, ph 1 3000 66672 or see

River sunset: See amazing sunsets from Noosa River with Noosa Cruising Restaurant’s luxury sunset dinner cruise from Noosa Marina. Noosa Ferry has a BYO $20 sunset cruise with departures from Tewantin, Noosaville, Noosa Sound and Noosa Heads. Noosa Queen’s $10 sunset cruise takes in Lake Cooroibah and river life – fully licensed bar onboard. Noosa River and Canal Cruises has BYO $20 sunset cruises Wednesdays to Saturdays. Phone 1 3000 66672 or ask at Noosa Visitor Information Centres in Hastings St or Noosa Marina

Stand up paddling: Learn to stand up paddle – it’s easy and fun for everyone and you see Noosa from the beautiful waterways. Ask at the Visitor Information Centre in Hastings St or phone 1 3000 NOOSA

Gift from Noosa: 
Give friends and relatives a Noosa experience with a Noosa Gift Certificate from the Visitor Information Centre in Hastings St – available for a tour or activity, or buy a Noosa Experience credit so they book an experience of their choice. Ph 1 3000 66672 or drop in to the centre

Out and about: It’s a beautiful time of year to explore Noosa’s nature – take a walk along a beach anywhere between Coolum, Peregian or Noosa Heads; hire a boat on the river; walk around the bays through Noosa National Park; take a tour to Fraser Island; head for the hinterland; learn to surf, skydive or abseil; hire a canoe and explore the waterways at your own pace; take the ferry between Noosa Marina and Hastings Street; enjoy fish and chips by the river; take an action-packed adventure boat ride – there’s plenty of fun to be had. Ask at the Visitor Information Centres in Hastings Street and Noosa Marina or Pick up a copy of the Noosa Holiday Guide which is also available as an e-book

For more about what to do in Noosa, call into the Noosa Visitor Information Centres at Hastings Street, Parkyn’s Hut or Noosa Marina in Tewantin. Phone +61 7 5430 5000 or 1 3000 NOOSA (1 3000 66672)


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