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Noosa Heads (commonly referred to as just ‘Noosa’) is one of the most popular holiday destinations on the Sunshine Coast.

With pristine beaches, warm oceans and many natural attractions, Noosa is the perfect location to enjoy a relaxing beachside holiday.

Noosa Heads Attractions, Activities & Things to Do on the Sunshine Coast Qld


Located on the northern border of the Sunshine Coast, Noosa has all the amenities you will need during your holiday including cafes, restaurants, bars, clothing stores, supermarkets, plus a huge range of accommodation options.

As a relaxing coastal city, there are plenty of attractions in Noosa and it also serves as the perfect launching point for a range of tours, cruises and outdoor activities.

Come up to the Noosa National Park where you will get some of the best views of the Sunshine Coast from its stunning lookouts and viewing platforms. The Noosa National Park features spectacular coastal scenery and provides an important refuge for native wildlife. There are several easy and moderate walks through the park, but visitors should note that bikes, scooters, skateboards and roller blades are not permitted within the park.

For adventure seekers, go surfing, kite-boarding, jet-skiing or skydiving in Noosa. Take a cruise out to the open ocean and see humpback whales on their migration or see pods of dolphins and turtles swimming in the clear blue ocean. Take a horseback ride along the beach or just simply sit and relax with a good book. Buy a day pass and catch the Noosa Ferry between Noosa Marina and Hastings Street where you will float down the Noosa River.

If you are looking for accommodation, the options are close to endless. You will find luxury resorts, holiday apartments, family-friendly houses and hotels. Most accommodation has swimming pools, air-conditioning and Wi-Fi as well as other luxury amenities.



Noosa National Park

Noosa National Park

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Noosa National Park is home to some of Australia’s most spectacular coastlines. It’s over 4,000 hectares and encompasses the picturesque headland in Noosa Heads, dunes and heath plains around Lake Weyba, coastal...

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Noosa Spit

Noosa Spit

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Noosa Spit is a beautiful surf beach located on the head of the Noosa River. It’s close to the main beach so you get to enjoy the best of both worlds: you get to escape the crowds while enjoying the consistent...

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Noosa Woods

Noosa Woods

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Noosa Woods is a picturesque dog-friendly area that makes up part of the Noosa Spit Reserve. It’s only a short walk from the vibrant Hastings Street, which makes it a great destination for visitors with furry...

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Peregian Beach

Peregian Beach

Peregian Beach, QLD

Peregian Beach, which is located 13 kilometres south of Noosa Heads, is home to several beautiful beaches. It’s popular among visitors for its relaxed coastal vibe and its quaint seaside village. Peregian Beach...

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Sunshine Beach

Sunshine Beach, QLD

Sunshine Beach is one of the most famous surf beaches in Australia. Behind it is the vibrant coastal village of the same name, which is renowned for sunny days and a relaxed tropical atmosphere in a stunning location...

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Noosa Civic

Noosaville, QLD

The Noosa Civic is a premier shopping mall located in the northern end of the Sunshine Coast. It caters to Noosa and the nearby neighbourhoods and is conveniently located in the central business district and close to...

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Noosa Springs

Noosa Springs

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Noosa Springs Golf Course is located within the Noosa Springs Golf & Spa Resort, located right in the heart of Noosa on the Sunshine Coast. The Noosa Springs Golf Course is a 6,180-metre par 72, 18 hole golf...

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Noosa Golf Club

Noosa Golf Club

Tewantin, QLD

The Noosa Golf Club is truly a hidden gem by the sea. The venue’s lush setting is stretched over acres of grassy land and is surrounded by beautiful Australian bushland. This 18 hole, the 6202-metre course has a...

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Sunrise Beach

Sunrise Beach

Sunrise Beach, QLD

Sunrise Beach is a holiday paradise just 5 minutes away from the stylish Hastings Street in Noosa Heads. If you are looking for the ultimate beach destination for a quick getaway, this is highly recommended. Sunrise...

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Noosa Aquatic Centre

Noosa Aquatic Centre

Sunshine Beach, QLD

The Noosa Aquatic Centre is a state-of-the-art swimming and fitness facility on the Sunshine Coast. Boasting of five swimming pools and a modern gym, there are programs in and out of the water available for all ages...

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Fairy Pools

Fairy Pools

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Fairy Pools of Noosa are a delightful hidden gem that will take your breath away. These two natural tide pools are nestled among the basalt rocks located west of Noosa Heads. They are an iconic landmark that also...

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Tea Tree Bay

Noosa Heads, QLD

Tea Tree Bay is one of the four bays on the Noosa Headland, well-loved for its terrific surf and serene environment. It’s only 20 minutes away by foot from Laguna Bay, and close from the busy, yet stylish, Hastings...

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Castaways Beach

Castaways Beach

Castaways Beach, QLD

Castaways Beach is a beautiful coastal suburb located south of the Noosa Heads and near Sunrise Beach; home to the Noosa National Park and Castaways Estate. This popular residential area has several attractions to offer...

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Noosa Marina

Noosa Marina

Tewantin, QLD

The Noosa Marina is an iconic and stylish destination in Tewantin. It’s the only marina in town, and has been designed to provide an elegant place to shop, dine, and of course, enjoy a sunset cruise. Noosa Marina...

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Alexandria Bay

Alexandria Bay

Noosa Heads, QLD

Alexandria Bay is one of the most picturesque destinations in Noosa. Boasting a magnificent golden shoreline and sparkling blue wavy seas, this beach between Devils Kitchen and Hell’s Gates offers visitors a secluded...

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Laguna Lookout

Laguna Lookout

Noosa Heads, QLD

Laguna Lookout offers incredible views of the Noosa Main beach and Laguna Bay down below. Located on the outskirts of Noosa Heads and among majestic eucalyptus trees, this destination should definitely be on your...

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Noosa Heads Main Beach

Noosa Heads Main Beach

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Noosa Heads Main Beach is one of Australia’s most popular beaches. It can get rather busy especially during holidays and summer, when large crowds can be found sun baking, swimming, surfing, dining, and shopping...

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Little Cove Beach

Little Cove Beach

Noosa Heads, QLD

Little Cove Beach is a popular beach just 2 kilometres away from the Noosa Heads Main Beach. It’s a great destination for a day of surfing, swimming, fishing, and family fun. Little Cove Beach, Accommodation, Weather...

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Laguna Bay

Laguna Bay

Noosa Heads, QLD

Laguna Bay is a pristine cove in Noosa Heads. It’s a great place to go if you want to be away from the crowds while enjoying the beach. The bay’s calm waters are perfect for swimming, canoeing, paddling, and snorkelling...

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Noosa Regional Gallery

Noosa Regional Gallery

Tewantin, QLD

The Noosa Regional Gallery is one of the top art galleries in the Sunshine Coast. Located at Tewantin along the scenic Noosa River, the gallery is conveniently located near the Noosa Marina and the main shopping...

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Tewantin National Park

Tewantin National Park

Tewantin, QLD

The Tewantin National Park is located along the Cooroy Noosa Road, 2km West of Tewantin and 10km from Noosa. It has two recreational areas; Mount Tinbeerwah and Wooroi day-use area. Mount Tinbeerwah is 260 metres above...

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Noosa Fair Shopping Centre

Noosa Fair Shopping Centre

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Noosa Fair Shopping Centre is a relaxing shopping destination where visitors can enjoy a unique open-air experience. Located in the heart of Noosa Heads, the centre features a Coles, as well as more than 30...

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Noosa Valley Golf Club

Noosa Valley Golf Club

Doonan, QLD

Noosa Valley Golf Club is a simple and quaint golf facility is often regarded as a hidden gem on the Sunshine Coast. Due to its old-fashioned charm and picturesque setting, the Noosa Valley Golf Club is a superb golfing...

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Noosa Village Shopping Centre

Noosa Village Shopping Centre

Noosaville, QLD

The Noosa Village Shopping Centre is a popular shopping and lifestyle centre located in Noosaville. It caters to the local residents of Noosaville and Tewantin, as well as visitors who frequent the area for convenient...

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Hell’s Gates

Hell’s Gates

Noosa Heads, QLD

Hell’s Gates is a unique destination within the Noosa National Park on the Sunshine Coast. Don’t let its dramatic name fool you: it’s a must-visit for its breathtaking views of the coastline, from Double Island Point to...

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Sunshine Beach Dog Beach

Sunshine Beach, QLD

The Sunshine Beach Dog Beach is one of the most popular off-leash dog beaches in the region. Located by the southern area of the Noosa National Park, the protected surf beach is the view of many elegant beachfront homes...

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Granite Bay

Granite Bay

Noosa Heads, QLD

Granite Bay is one of the five beautiful bays located in Noosa Point, a popular surfing area in the Sunshine Coast. It is the least crowded of the bays, which make it the perfect surfing beach. Granite Bay, Noosa...

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Sunshine Beach Skatepark

Sunshine Beach Skatepark

Sunshine Beach , QLD

The Sunshine Beach Skatepark is one of the many awesome skateparks in the area. It’s popular among skaters for being smooth, so it’s perfect for practising your tricks. Sunshine Beach Skatepark, Skateboard Street...

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Noosa River Mouth

Noosa River Mouth

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Noosa River Mouth is a beautiful coastal area in the Noosa Spit Recreation Reserve. Famous for excellent water sport conditions, turquoise waters, and wide sandy beach, this is a stunning destination that everyone...

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Dolphin Point Lookout

Dolphin Point Lookout

Noosa Heads, QLD

Dolphin Point Lookout in Noosa National Park is a popular tourist attraction for many reasons. In fact, this viewpoint has placed the park on the global tourism map. It’s a must-visit when on the Sunshine Coast –...

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Alexandria Beach

Alexandria Beach

Noosa Heads, QLD

Alexandria Beach is one of the most beautiful beaches on the Sunshine Coast. Located between Devils Kitchen and Hells Gates within the Noosa National Park, the beach is characterised by golden sands and stunning...

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Noosa Par 3 Golf Course

Noosa Par 3 Golf Course

Noosa Heads, QLD

Check out the beautiful Noosa Par 3 Golf Course which is nestled in the laid back setting of Noosa. This beautiful golf setting is located in Noosaville on the Sunshine Coast and has a stunning natural backdrop with...

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Maison La Plage

Noosa Heads, QLD

Maison La Plage is a popular wedding ceremony venue along the beachfront at Noosa Heads. This stunning beachfront location places you right in the centre of all the best locations while only being a few steps away from...

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Noosa Homemaker Centre

Noosa Homemaker Centre

Noosaville, QLD

The Noosa Homemaker Centre is a shopping centre that specialises in interior and furniture goods. They house a wide range of shops catering to everything you need to beautify and design a home, as well as some hobby...

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Girraween Sports Complex

Girraween Sports Complex

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Girraween Sports Complex is a multi-use sports and recreation facility located in Noosa Heads. It was established as part of an initiative by the Queensland Government to encourage more of the local community to...

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Hidden Grove

Hidden Grove

Noosa Heads, QLD

Hidden Grove is a small, intimate beachfront location and wedding venue at Noosa Heads. It’s a popular destination for weddings thanks to the picturesque backdrop and romantic ambience. Hidden Grove, Beach Wedding Venue...

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Bay Village On Hastings

Bay Village on Hastings

Noosa Heads, QLD

Bay Village on Hastings is a beautiful shopping and lifestyle centre in the Noosa Heads. Located on an iconic street just a hop away from the scenic Main Beach, visitors will find a wide variety of interesting...

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Tewantin Splash Park

Tewantin Splash Park

Tewantin, QLD

The Tewantin Splash Park is the perfect destination for the family on a hot, sunny day. Located right by the marina, the park has all the amenities for the young and old alike to enjoy a full day of fun in the sun...

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Noosa Visitor Information Centre

Noosa Visitor Information Centre

Noosa Heads, QLD

The Noosa Visitor Information Centre is a terrific one-stop-shop covering all the travel-related advice you need for exploring this beautiful area of the Sunshine Coast. The fully accredited centre is run by...

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The Big Shell

The Big Shell

Tewantin, QLD

The Big Shell is an iconic landmark in Tewantin. It’s one of the ‘big things’ that can be found around the Sunshine Coast. The shell was part of a shop entrance that has since closed, with it once selling...

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