Enjoy Noosa's beautiful beaches safely - swim between the flags on patrolled beaches and follow the instructions and advice of the surf lifesavers on duty.
Red and yellow flags are used to indicate the safest patrolled swimming area. Read more about beach safety from Surf Life Saving Queensland.
Take care when you head out into the sun - cover up and protect yourself against harmful UV rays. If you find yourself without sunscreen on the beach ask the surf lifesavers for some of their ready supply.
Noosa is famous for its mild climate. It has an average annual temperature of 25 degrees Celcius (77 degrees Fahrenheit). Water temperature ranges from 19 degrees in winter to 25 degrees in summer.
Our holiday periods are based around seasons, climate and school holidays. Prices and availability fluctuate accordingly.
Australian Eastern Standard Time GMT plus 10 hours. Daylight saving is not observed in Queensland.
The currency throughout Australia is the Australian dollar. Banks offer Bureau de Change facilities.
Not required or expected in Australia. Gratuities are welcome after a particularly enjoyable meal or for exemplary service.
50cyc AC240v. All 110v appliances require transformers. Most hotels in Noosa will have ACI 110 sockets.
In keeping with the relaxed Noosa lifestyle, smart casual clothing is standard. A jacket or jumper may be required during winter, especially in the evenings.
Many public areas, shopping centres, Noosa hotels, apartments, attractions and restaurants provide disabled services and facilities.
Public hospitals are located at Caloundra and Nambour. Private hospitals are located at Caloundra, Buderim, Noosa and Nambour. 24 hour medical centres are located throughout the Sunshine Coast and many hotels and resorts have doctors on call. Dialling 000 will reach emergency services.
All international visitors require a valid passport. All
travellers to Australia, other than Australian and New Zealand citizens,
to obtain a visa to travel to Australia.