Noosa is the perfect family escape for those that want to connect, have fun and arrive home feeling refreshed. Surrounded by untouched nature, bright blue ocean, crystal-clear river and lakes, winding national parks and rolling hills. Perfectly blended with shopping, adventures and experiences to keep all family members happy while on holiday in Noosa.
Noosa River and Noosaville
Noosaville is the perfect place to base your family holiday, with access to bike paths, playgrounds, water activities, barbecues and picnic areas. Gympie Terrace offers a range of eateries including takeaway fish and chips and amazing gelato! The Noosa River flows alongside the main strip where you can hire stand-up paddleboards, BBQ boats to explore, fishing equipment or jump on board the Noosa Ferry.
The area is home to a variety of birdlife, including the pelican, amazing sunsets and an inviting community feeling.
If your kids love the beach, then Noosa is the place for you. Noosa Main Beach is popular due to its north-facing headland of Noosa National Park. The headland provides a protected shelter from most winds, meaning you will find gentle calm water most days of the year. The perfect place to learn to surf!
Follow the coast road south to discover our eastern beach villages of Sunshine, Sunrise, Marcus and Peregian Beach. Home to skate parks, playgrounds, kid-friendly restaurants and open spaces for family activities.
Day out for the kids!
Surrounding Noosa are a range of renowned family attractions to excite and thrill. Cuddle a koala at Australia Zoo, board a steam train at the Mary Valley Rattler or visit Aussie World for theme park fun. SeaLife provides marine animal interaction and education while the Ginger Factory is an all-time favourite with their bee show, overboard ride and Moreton the steam train. Learn about birds at Maleny Botanical Gardens and Bird World and no holiday is complete without visiting the Eumundi Markets.
Wet weather – it happens
Although Noosa prides itself on its weather, we have you covered on rainy days. Challenge the kids at laser tag or arcade games. Visit Noosa Junction cinemas showing the latest releases and stop for lunch at restaurants, offering sushi, pasta, pizza, Mexican and much more. Noosa Civic provides an array of shops, kids play area as well as a fantastic school holiday activity program. Noosa’s library, museum and art gallery are also great for kids. Visit the Noosa Country towns and get muddy, discovering walking trails, farm gates, strawberry picking at Cooloola Berries, bike paths and waterholes.
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