From nearby coastal tracks with gorgeous bay views to mountain bike trails, mountain-top lookouts, wilderness hikes and paddling, spring wildflowers and wildlife-spotting, the National Parks that surround Noosa are a kaleidoscope of amazing colours and activity for everyone – and some of the most well-preserved green spaces in the world, earning Noosa the recognition of becoming a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve. You never know where a walk in Noosa will take you – from sunrise on a mountain top to sunset over Noosa National Park’s secluded bays; from wilderness hikes to pristine lakes; from the Noosa Trail Network’s hinterland scenery to the ancient rainforests and sandblows of World Heritage-listed K'gari (Fraser) Island. Take our Natural Wonders Itinerary, to discover the true beauty the Noosa region has to offer.
he headland standing guard over Laguna Bay that gives Noosa Heads its name, is part of the Noosa National Park. The walk starts only a few minutes from the end of Hastings Street, with coastal and inland tracks.
The Noosa National Park headland is one of Australia’s most popular parks, with a vast network of tracks ready to be explored. Accessible and beautiful, its coastal and rainforest paths are well-worn by hikers, runners, surfers and nature enthusiasts.
If short-lived walks and spectacular views are your thing, this one is for you! Welcome to Emu Mountain, found in Peregian Beach and a part of the southern section of the Noosa National Park. This spot boasts 3 short walking tracks and coastal outlooks, ideal for walkers searching for an easy climb.
The Tewantin National Park encompasses Mt Tinbeerwah and the Wooroi Trails, and is located only about 15 minutes from Noosa Heads. The park is home to protected areas of rainforest, open eucalypt forest, and remnants of wallum heath that provide refuge for native wildlife.