· Recreational hire items such as stand-up paddleboards, kayaks, boats, scooters and surfboards are not listed as non-essential businesses and are able to operate while adhering to social distancing and good hygiene practices. Clients must remain within a 50km radius of their principal place of residence and can only be accompanied by members of their household, or one other person.
· Lessons (along the lines of personal training - instructor plus one) on recreational craft such as paddleboards, kayaks or surfboards are permitted while adhering to social distancing and good hygiene practices. Clients must remain within a 50km radius of their principal place of residence.
· Social sporting-based activities such as sailing trips, diving trips or fishing charters are limited to two people, with social distancing observed and while remaining within 50km of your principal place of residence. Long-distance, off-shore or overnight trips are not considered appropriate recreation activities.
The carpark to Noosa Main Beach adjacent to the Surf Club and all of Claude Batten Drive through Noosa Woods, will be closed from midnight tonight (29/04/20) and during the Easter period. The decision by the Local Disaster Management Group (LDMG) supports the State’s efforts to restrict Easter travel to Noosa and the wider Sunshine Coast region. Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service is also closing the carpark to Noosa National Park at Noosa Heads. Noosa Council Chief Executive Officer Brett de Chastel said the beaches remain open for locals to exercise, but day-trippers should stay home. Read More
Noosa National Park, Teewah Beach and Double Island Point and Coolloola recreation areas are now closed. See our National Park Closure Alerts Map. See Here! Area's of the Noosa Heads National Park Section and beaches will remain open for exercise only.*
Noosa North Shore Beach Campground and Boreen Point Campground are closed. Noosa River Holiday Park will remain open for now, but only for essential travel, and only to travellers in self-contained vehicles. Essential travel includes compassionate grounds, travel required in order to return home, and essential accommodation while stopping at one location during a current road trip. READ MORE HERE
Here is some information about medical services if you are in Noosa during these hard times.
We encourage you to seek urgent health advice if you are feeling unwell. Health services in Noosa and surrounding areas are excellent, so you can be sure to receive the best care in the event of a health concern. Local medical services can be found here.
The Australian Government has produced a large range of resources to assist the general public to prepare and respond. See important links below
Queensland Health has also provided relevant resources for actions in preventing the spread and facts and information including:
If you reside in Noosa or are currently in Noosa during these times we encourage you to practise the advice from the Australian Government and stay up to date with the rapidly changing rules. To help you continue to support local business and ensure you best take advantage of outdoor exercise, we have listed some resources below to help you navigate supporting local buisness and ensure you stay well during these times.
For those who have missed their annual Noosa holiday this year, we wish you all the health and happiness and look forward to welcoming you back to Noosa when we are safe from COVID-19.