Noosa is the perfect base for day trips and tours, with beaches, mountain lookouts, islands and world-class nature on our doorstep - just waiting to be explored.
Noosa provides many touring options from craft brewery tours, fishing charters and 4WD’ing experiences to boating, kayaking and mountain bike tours. You can join fully guided tours from Noosa to many nearby places or head out yourself and explore.
From Noosa to Rainbow Beach, there are 88km of epic sights to see including tall eucalypt forests, hidden subtropical rainforests, coastal cliffs and giant sand dunes. You will be rewarded with magical coastal views, unique Australian flora, secluded swimming spots and complete serenity.
Head out on a Noosa Country Drive to discover the quaint villages of Cooroy, Pomona, Cooran, Kin Kin, Boreen Point, Eumundi and more. Each town offers something unique, from cafes and farm gates, to nature trails and local markets.
With its abundant wildlife, endearing villages and pristine wilderness, a drive through the Noosa hinterland provides a number of scenic stops on the way.
Situated on the shores of Lake Macdonald, Noosa Botanic Gardens cover 8 hectares of native and exotic plant species. A Greek-style amphitheatre overlooks the water, and walking paths and a large lawn and picnic area make it perfect for a relaxed picnic on a sunny day.
Laguna Lookout provides incredible panoramic views of the Noosa River and across to Noosa Main Beach, the North Shore, Noosaville, and Tewantin. It is spectacular at any time of day, but particularly at sunset as Noosa is covered in a golden glow. Access via Viewland Drive, Noosa Heads.
Explore Noosa North Shore, driving on our sand highway, the gateway to Double Island Point and Rainbow Beach. Just north of Noosa lies World Heritage-listed K'gari - Fraser Island. Walk through subtropical rainforest, swim in pristine freshwater lakes, hike across ancient sand blows and discover the Maheno Shipwreck.
You will be rewarded with magical coastal views, unique Australian flora, secluded swimming spots and complete serenity.