Cosmopolitan Noosa, the
jewel of the Sunshine Coast, is the most northerly community of the Sunshine
Coast. From white
sandy beaches to the lush green of the hinterland this adult
playground is sure to inspire all who visit and the area has done
just that ever since it was first discovered in the late 1800's.
is one of the major centre of the Noosa region with the popular Hastings Street,
a magnet for locals and visitors, providing beachfront cafes, restaurants and
boutique shopping. Hastings Street accesses Main Beach, as well as the Noosa
National Park that forms part of the boundary for Noosa Heads.
The Noosa River also forms part of the town boundary, together with Weyba
Creek on the east side, separate the adjoining popular Noosaville from Noosa
Heads. Noosaville has it own distinct village atmosphere, with cafes,
restaurants and accommodation lining the Gympie Terrace Esplanade.
Noosa is famous for its beaches including Main Beach (also known as Noosa
Beach), Peregian Beach, Marcus Beach, Noosa Heads, Sunrise Beach,
Sunshine Beach, Noosaville located on the banks of the Noosa River and also
Noosa National Park.
With national parks nearby, a myriad of water sports to choose from and other
activities where you can relax, enjoy, rejuvenate or just recreate.
The area houses several 5 star hotels, boutiques clothing stores,
art galleries, award winning restaurants and services to match. With an
active arts community and a sophisticated calendar of events any
town would be envious of you will always have something to do in
this haven for the wealthy and famous with a little bit of madness
Access to Noosa is simple with major airlines flying
direct from Sydney, Melbourne, and Brisbane to Maroochydore. Train
travel is also easy with direct trips to Cooroy and Maroochydore
each day. If you're travelling by road the freeway from Brisbane is
well marked and takes approximately 2 hours an easy drive.
Noosa was once
formerly a Local Government Area known as the Shire of Noosa. It has amalgamated
with the Shire of Maroochy and the City of Caloundra in 2008, to be known as the
Sunshine Coast Regional Council.
Check out our listing of
Sunshine Coast accommodation. In addition to our listed online travel guide information,
contact the local tourism visitor centre for your destination for more attractions,
tours, local maps and other information.