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Getting Around

There are plenty of sustainable transport options and ways to get around Noosa, so you can get back to simplicity during your holiday in Noosa and leave the car (and parking stress) behind! From the picturesque Noosa Ferry, to the GO Noosa free holiday buses, eco-friendly electric scooters, and e-bikes available for hire, and good old-fashioned walking, there are options to suit every type of traveler in Noosa. Here's our guide to the best Noosa transport options to help you get around Noosa on your holiday.

Your GO Noosa Travel Guide

Enjoy Free Buses in Noosa


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GO Noosa! Free Holiday Buses

Go car-free this festive season with GO Noosa Holiday buses, which are free from 11 Dec - 23 Jan for routes to Sunshine Beach, Sunrise Beach, Peregian, Noosa Parklands, Tewantin, Noosa Civic, Cooroy, Cooran & Pomona. A free temporary route will service Peregian Beach to Noosa Heads hourly. The Go Noosa Loop Bus (065) that connects Noosa Heads, Noosa Junction and riverside locations along Weyba Drive will run every 15 minutes from 7am - 7pm, half-hourly until 10pm & until 1am on NYE. It services free park-and-ride facilities at the Weyba Road AFL ground, The J Noosa, and the Noosa Transit Centre (Noosa Junction). For timetable information visit TransLink or call 13 12 30.


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The Noosa Ferry is a scenic, relaxing and eco-friendly way to get around Noosa, with seven stops along the length of the Noosa River. The ferry operates 8am to 6pm (every 45 minutes) between Noosa Marina (Tewantin) and Hastings Street (Sofitel Jetty). Discounted frequent travel passes are available for both locals and visitors. Passes available include all-day hop on hop off, or per zone one way or return. Visit noosaferry.com or call 5449 8442 for more information.


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Get your exercise, and avoid traffic by riding your bike for transport around Noosa. There is a well-designed network of bike paths and trails connecting the Noosa region, and travel times are relatively short. Bike parking is easy, and close to the action, with bike racks stationed conveniently at multiple locations along Hastings St, Noosa National Park, Main Beach and beyond. There are many local companies providing hire bikes, e-bikes and electric scooters: Bike On, Eco Tekk, Spoke N Trail, Le Cyclo Sportif, Arcadia Travel, Livelo Road Bike Hire Noosa, Oggy E-Scooters.


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Leave the car at home and explore Noosa on foot! With a variety of pathways and trails across the Noosa region, walking is a great way to explore or travel around Noosa. Avoid traffic congestion, increase your health and wellbeing, save money and reduce carbon emissions by making this simple swap.


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Taxi & UBER

Taxi ranks are located at all major precincts, including at Hastings St and Noosa Junction, or can be contacted on 131 008. Uber is also available within the region, with cars generally readily available. Or for something different, try the Noosa Water Taxi, for pickups and drop-offs along the Noosa River and Noosa Sound.

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Paid Parking

The Noosa Heads Lions Park is open for parking during peak holiday periods, for a flat fee of $20. Holiday dates include: weekends throughout December, 26 December 2021 - 16 January 2022 and 22 - 26 January 2022. In the case of rain, the park will not be open for parking. Paid parking is also available at the nearby Bay Village complex. There is very limited timed, on-street parking in Hastings St and Noosa Heads, we recommend choosing an alternative transport method whenever possible.

For more information about transport, phone the Noosa Visitor Information Centre on 13000 NOOSA (66672)



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