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6 Rainy Day Activities to do in Noosa

12 Jan 2022

Author: Olivia Willis

While Noosa is known for its beautiful beaches and warm sunny days, rainy days are inevitable. But don’t fret! Noosa has so much to offer that will keep you and your family busy during those wet days. Here are our top 6 suggestions.

1. Get cultured and discover Noosa’s Art Scene

Discover the ever changing local and touring exhibitions and get inspired at Noosa’s public art space, the Noosa Regional Gallery on the riverfront at Tewantin, and at the Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre. Noosa also has an array of private art studios which showcase beautiful art by Noosa locals. There is so much incredible art in Noosa that is guaranteed to kelp you entertained and busy all day. Discover more artists here.

2. Unleash your inner Picasso as you Sip n Paint

Create your own art at the luxury Frida’s Sip n Paint studio located in the heart of the Noosa Junction. Enjoy a sophisticated night out with friends as you sip your favourite drinks and paint a masterpiece with step-by-step guides from professionally trained artists!

3. Wine & dine your way through Noosa

Noosa is filled with an incredible food and bar scene with local, seasonal meals dished up all over town by world-class chefs! Stay dry and enjoy delicious meals and a few drinks in one of the many incredible restaurants across Noosa. If you can’t pick just one, hop your way through as many as your stomach can handle!

4. Watch the rain roll in from the Noosa River

While rain can disrupt your holiday plans, it can also be quite beautiful. Relax and unwind as you watch the rain drops hit the water as you cruise the Noosa River on the iconic Noosa Ferry. Enjoy the great rainy outdoors without getting wet!

5. Get amongst the arts and enjoy a theatre show

Noosa is filled with so much incredible local talent. Discover fantastic arts and entertainment at the J Noosa or at the Majestic Theatre Pomona. There will be something for the whole family to enjoy.

6. Embrace the rain and go swimming in it

If you can’t beat it, join it! Head to the Noosa Aquatic Centre and jump on into the All-Weather Paddle Pool - it’s undercover so you can still enjoy a swim without the rain! The Centre is filled with different pools suitable for children and adults, with a shaded and heated toddler pool, inflatables, tipping buckets and spas. Enjoy a fun and wet day out with the family.


Looking for more Noosa inspiration? Discover a whole world of destinations to enjoy the best beaches, rivers and hinterland experiences.