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Central to all the best Noosa attractions

Stay local to conveniently explore the attractions of the entire Noosa region. We are moments from Noosa River and the many and varied Noosaville restaurants that line the renowned Gympie Terrace.

Noosa Place Resort is only a 5-minute drive or 30-minute walk to Noosa Main Beach and National Park – a serene, beautiful and safe environment for the whole family. Vibrant and picturesque Hastings Street runs parallel to the beach and offers gorgeous boutiques, restaurants and cafés. Our Noosa river accommodation is close to the Sunshine Coast airport, which is just a 25-minute drive away. Alternatively, Brisbane airport is 1.30 hours’ drive depending on traffic.

Noosa Region

Noosa is situated at the northern end of the beautiful stretch of Queensland coastline known as the Sunshine Coast and is only a short 25min drive from the Sunshine Coast Airport or approximately 1 1/2 hours from the Brisbane Airport. Noosa Heads boasts an expansive National Park right on the headland which provides some of the best surfing point breaks in Australia at either Tea Tree Bay or Granite Bay. Whilst in Noosa you can also explore some of the other attractions on offer including the famous Hastings Street, Noosa River, Gympie Terrace, Sunshine Beach, Noosaville and Noosa Junction.

There are a large number of events also staged throughout the Noosa region at varying times throughout the year which cater to a variety of different interests. A full list of events and happenings in the area can be found on the Tourism Noosa website. Alternatively you can visit the websites of some of our larger events directly at Noosa Food and Wine Festival, Noosa Festival of Surfing, Noosa Jazz Festival and the Noosa Triathalon.

Sunshine Coast Beaches

You will not be disappointed on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast whether you are an avid surfer, diver, fisherman, kite surfer, stand-up paddle-boarder, or just a family looking to take in the warmth and beauty of the beach. The main attraction for many when visiting the region is the calm protected bay of Noosa’s Main Beach which offers a tranquil and relaxing experience for beach goers of all ages looking to take in the sun and sand.

Queensland’s Sunshine Coast is aptly named with relatively warm weather the majority of the year round providing you perfect opportunity to take in the huge number of beaches on offer. From Double Island Point at the far northern end of the coast, Noosa Northshore, Noosa Main Beach with point breaks and beaches stretching round to Alexandria Bay before you head south stretching south past Sunshine Beach, Coolum Beach, all the way down to Caloundra and the Pumicestone Passage.

The Sunshine Coast and Noosa offer guests to the region the perfect variety of beach options, whether you are looking for an adventure in the ocean or just a quiet time to soak up some sand & sunshine.


Eclectic Eumundi is a small community with a difference. With a laid back country atmosphere this community swells every Wednesday and Saturday morning as it plays host to the famous Eumundi Markets. With a mix of local artists, farmers, artisan craftsman, restaurateurs & entrepreneurs this town puts all its local flavour and wares on display for these two days. You will find locally made food from a variety of cultures, experience entertainment from local artists, hand-crafted and locally made products , fresh local produce, and a welcoming smile only found in small communities.

Eumundi is famous for the weekly markets, but for the locals, Eumundi is much more than that. With a number of great schools in the area, access to great public transport, a small community of retailers and producers, you will find that Eumundi is a great “tree change” area, that is only a 15 minute drive to Noosa Heads.

National Parks

Although the Sunshine Coast is most famous for its beach and ocean lifestyle the area also boasts a huge number of National Parks and conservation areas. With an enviable display of bio-diversity the Noosa Everglades are a must do for any eco-enthusiast visiting the Noosa Region. The Noosa Everglades are accessible by boat up the Noosa River, past Lake Cootharaba and the historical Boreen Point. A variety of canoe tours and guided boat tours is the best way to see the wildlife and picturesque scenery, and can be a great Noosa family holiday activity.

Alternatively there are plenty of natural wonders and beauty in the Noosa Hinterland which is just a short 20 minute drive from the Noosaville area. This area has a large number of walking tracks and mountain bike trails weaving through the semi-tropical rainforests and bush, where you will more than likely see kangaroos, wallabies, bird-life and if you are lucky enough, koalas. The best way to plan your trip is to visit the webpage developed by Tourism Noosa specifically for exploring the hinterland called Country Drive.

Discover Top Noosa Attractions

The Noosa region is a special place in Queensland, Australia and offers several natural wonders, attracting people from all over the world. We have included some of the biggest annual events and top attractions near Noosa that you can easily get to from Noosa Place Resort.

Noosa Triathlon

The world famous Noosa Triathlon Festival is a bucket-list event for any athelete. Whether you are a weekend warrior or seasoned professional the Noosa Triathlon offers a multitude of events over a 5 day period in October/November each year. Noosa Place Resort is conveniently located right on the bike course for the main race and only a 2klm walk to the main festival event area. Accommodation for this special event sells out quickly so make sure you contact us today to secure your room for this fantastic event

Noosa Food and Wine Festival

The Noosa Food & Wine Festival has been drawing crowds to the region for many years now. Offering a fantastic array of cuisines and wines for all to try this festival is a must do for any serious foodie and wine connoisseur. With a wide array of celebrity chef appearances the Noosa Food & Wine Festival always attracts the creme de la creme of the food and wine world. With a mix of beautiful sunshine, beaches, wine and food this event certainly ticks all the boxes for anyone looking to getaway and indulge themselves a little.

Noosa Festival of Surfing

The Noosa Festival of Surfing is truely a unique event that celebrates the surfing heritage of the region and pays tribute to the history of the sport. With an action packed week of surfing this event is a great spectacle that gives people an opportunity to witness some of the great surfers both past and present perform their craft. Attracting competitors from all around the globe the prestige of the event continues to grow.

The Noosa Festival of Surfing offers something for everyone whether you are an avid surfer or just wanting to witness some of the best action on a surfboard in one of the best locations in the world. To find out more visit the Noosa Festival of Surfing website.

Noosa Jazz Festival

The Noosa Jazz Festival is another great excuse to make your way to the beautiful Sunshine Coast and enjoy the local atmosphere at Noosa Heads. With both local and international artists to keep you entertained on the main stage- Jazz, Blues or folk music along with a selection of master classes available for those looking to try something new or to enhance your skills, abundant food and market stalls plus River Cruises- there is something for everyone.

The Festival Village is located at the Noosa Lions Park which is within easy walking distance to Main Beach and Hastings Street. It’s opposite the Noosa Heads bus terminal, close to the ferry and Taxi’s.

The Jazz Festival is held annually on the 1st weekend in September and brings quite a crowd. So ‘Book Now’ to avoid disappointment.