Things to do in Noosa
Known for its world-famous surfing destinations, expansive picturesque beaches, National Park and River Everglades, there is so much to see and do in Noosa. Located roughly a 2 hour drive from Brisbane, this the perfect destination for a day trip or a mini getaway. There are plenty of things to do in Noosa and the best way to discover them all is with a RedBalloon experience. From exhilarating skydiving and scenic river cruises to relaxing getaway packages and fishing adventures, there are no shortage of activities to tick off in Noosa!
What are the best Noosa activities?
Whether you’re a visitor or a Queenslander looking for weekend plans, you’ll find a variety of Noosa activities on RedBalloon. You’ll find a variety of experiences perfect to enjoy with your loved one, friends, family or kids. To help making finding the best things to do in Noosa easier, we have pulled together below our top recommendations for the best activities in the area.
It wouldn’t be a trip to Noosa without trying your hand at a fun surfing experience. This area is known internationally for its surfing beaches so why not experience it for yourself! The private surfing lesson is perfect for learning to surf with two time Australian and world pro-am Champion, Merrick Davis and his team of elite coaches. You’ll learn all the aspects of surf safety and board riding skills in a supportive environment whilst also enjoying the exhilaration of catching your first wave!
Noosa is a fisherman’s paradise thanks to its beaches, rivers and lakes and can be enjoyed all year round. It’s the perfect activity that lets you take in the beautiful surroundings on both the land and the water whilst casting a line. The Noosa fishing trip offshore is the perfect experience that’ll take you to the reefs where many fishing dreams have been fulfilled. Your crew will do everything possible to make your day fun and exciting as their professional approach gives you every chance to catch the fish of a lifetime!
Noosa Everglades tour
The Noosa Everglades is one of only two everglades systems on Earth and it is where the water and wilderness reaches the Noosa River. There are so many amazing ways to experience the breathtaking beauty and tranquillity of the Everglades including with a cruise, canoeing or glamping experience. The Noosa Everglades tour onboard a wilderness cruise will explore the dark tranquil mirrored waterways of the famous Everglades. You’ll get to explore, take a swim in the pristine waters, photograph the wildlife or simply sit back and soak it all in. Then you’ll be welcomed back at the base where a roast lunch will be ready and waiting for you!
Kids activities in Noosa
If you’re looking for activities to keep the kids entertained either on the weekend or during school holidays, there are plenty of fun things to do in Noosa. These are the perfect experiences if you’re looking for kid-friendly activities or something the whole family can enjoy together. Some of our customers’ favourite kids’ activities in Noosa include:
- Fishing and crabbing adventure: perfect for children aged 6 – 16 years old, they can explore the calm waters of Noosa River whilst fishing, crabbing and sightseeing. They’ll fish from a custom built 7m Pro Punt specifically designed with a casting platform from estuary conditions and taste fresh mud crabs and sand crabs cooked fresh on board.
- Stand up paddling and 4WD adventure: as this is perfect for children over 6 years old to enjoy with an accompanying adult, why not get the whole family together for this experience. You’ll all get away from the crowds and learn to stand up paddle on a flat-water lagoon at Australia’s longest beginner surf location, only accessible by 4WD vehicles. Lucky for you, this experience includes a drive through the Great Sandy National Park to get to this gorgeous secret location!
- Noosa sunset abseiling adventure: for children over the age of 7, they can experience sunset from a whole new perspective, taking in uninterrupted views of Noosa’s Hinterland as they abseil down Mt Tinbeerwah. This experience caters to everyone from thrill-seekers to those more sensitive to heights so the kids don’t have to worry about a thing!
- 2 night family getaway in sunny Noosa with zoo transfers: located just metres from Noosa’s Main Beach, The Sebel Noosa is the ultimate destination for a family holiday. Situated on the lively Hastings Street, relish having everything on your doorstep from the ocean, to dining and shopping. Enjoy an unforgettable family day out with a trip to Australia Zoo.
There are plenty of amazing Noosa attractions and experiences on offer at RedBalloon! Don’t know which one to pick? Don’t worry, you can always choose a gift voucher and decide later. A gift voucher can be used to purchase any experience or product in Noosa including any accommodation available on RedBalloon. Find out more about our gift vouchers.
If you’re visiting Noosa, we definitely recommend exploring the capital city of Brisbane whilst you are there. Only a 2 hour drive away, there are so many amazing things to do in Brisbane from fine dining restaurants to exhilarating driving experiences, you’ll be able to enjoy everything this sunny, vibrant city has to offer.
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