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Mooloolaba is one of many resort towns along the Sunshine Coast – the kind of place where the beaches and bars get packed during the summer. Take a break with this lunchtime cruise along the Mooloolaba coast. Dine on fresh seafood (including locally-caught prawns) and enjoy views of the town’s golden beaches from inside a cosy cruise ship on the Coral Sea.
Enjoy an afternoon cruise in the Noosa Everglades for another perspective on the Sunshine Coast. See Australian wildlife as you glide across Lake Cooroibah and Lake Cootharaba to reach the Noosa River, situated within Great Sandy National Park's Cooloola Recreation Area. Learn from informative commentary supplied by your captain as you sit back and relax in this unique natural environment. After your Noosa Everglades cruise, you'll enjoy an anipasto platter while overlooking Lake Cootharaba.
Go kayaking with dolphins and 4-wheeling on the beach during a half-day tour on the Sunshine Coast, just north of Brisbane. Visit a National Park location that is only accessible by 4WD vehicle, and kayak around Double Island Point looking for dolphins, migrating whales, turtles, rays and more. Includes kayak equipment and instruction, light refreshments, and transportation by 4WD and ferry.
Set sail for a scenic cruise around the Noosa Everglades on this full-day tour, including hotel pick-up from Noosa Heads or Noosaville. Zip down the Noosa River on a motorboat, then spot some of Australia’s most vibrant birds as you drift around the Cooroibah and Cootharaba lakes. Hop on a canoe and paddle your way along the River of Mirrors in the Great Sandy National Park. After tuck, into a roast lunch with stunning views of Lake Cootharaba.
Escape the mainland—and discover Fraser Island’s UNESCO-listed scenery—on this seamless day trip. Depart in the morning directly from your Noosa or Rainbow Beach accommodation, and travel in the comfort of a custom-built 4x4 vehicle. You’ll discover the highlights of Fraser Island—the world’s largest sand island. Stop for breakfast on Seventy-Five Mile Beach, swim in Lake McKenzie, discover the Central Station Rainforest, and much more.
Don't miss the chance to learn how to surf when you're in Noosa during this 2-hour lesson. Whether you're a beginner or advanced surfer, you'll enjoy a structured class on the shores Australia's Pacific coast. Group classes have a 1:8 coaching ratio and follow a specially designed 1-2-3 teaching method that results in most students standing on the board during their first lessons. Minimum age is seven years.
Soak up the sun, sea and sand of Australia’s famous Sunshine Coast on this 6-hour off-road adventure, including hotel pick-up. Hop on a 4WD and zip along the sands between Noosa and Rainbow Beach. Stop to admire the scenery of the Great Sandy National Park, take in the views from Double Island Point and snap photos of the dramatic Red Canyon and Coloured Sands. After a delicious lunch, cool off with a dip in the Pacific Ocean and get a chance to glimpse dolphins, whales and sea turtles.
Take an unforgettable wilderness cruise in one of Australia’s most pristine regions, the Noosa Everglades. Your full-day adventure begins with a cruise across Lake Cootharaba to the start of the Noosa Everglades. Take a guided boardwalk at Fig Tree Point, before moving further into the Everglades and stopping at historic Harry’s Hut – a relic of the early timber cutting days. Explore, take a swim in pristine waters, photograph the abundant wildlife or simply relax in this unique natural environment. Enjoy lunch while taking in the stunning views of Lake Cootharaba and maybe even spot a few kangaroos.
Enjoy an evening on the Sunshine Coast with a sunset cruise in Mooloolaba. You'll glide along the Mooloolaba River and its canals, enjoying the twilight views and relaxing atmosphere. Food and drinks are available to purchase from the seafood menu and full bar on board.
Elanda Point National Park is an ideal location to see native Australian flora and fauna and experience the Noosa Everglades. This tour saves you the hassle of navigation and provides the kayaking knowhow to cruise through these waterways at your own pace. Choose your own adventure and paddle to Harry’s hut for a dip in the tea-colored waters, discover the lesser-paddled waters of Kin Kin Creek, or explore the nearby islands.
Climb aboard and discover the best parts of the Sunshine Coast. Don't follow the leader, be the leader! Our tours put the power in your hands. We provide you with all of the important information en route to your beautiful destinations. Once off the bus, you're free to discover each location, exactly the way that you want to. Either buddy up with your newly made friends or go it alone and find all of the hidden gems. We'll be waiting for you at the pick - up location to get you to your next adventure.
Animal lovers—this one’s for you. Enjoy a hassle-free day with hotel pickup, drop-off, and transfers included. If you’re traveling with littles ones, they’ll stay entertained on the journey as you’ll watch videos on board. Avoid long visitor lines with entrance tickets provided. Highlights include live wildlife shows, and seeing tigers, giraffes, rhinos, crocodiles, Tasmanian Devils, Kangaroos, and one of the world’s largest animal hospitals.
Explore the wild wetlands and mangrove forests of the Noosa Everglades on this full-day kayaking adventure. Paddle along the Upper Noosa River, the ‘River of Mirrors’; admire natural wonders such as Lake Cootharaba, Lake of Lillies, and Fig Tree Lake; and look out for wildlife including kangaroos, black swans, and cockatoos. Along the way, stop to swim in the crystalline waters and enjoy a picnic lunch by the waterfront.
Want to experience the thrill of catching your first wave at one of Australia’s most legendary surf spots? Sign up for a 2-hour surf class in Noosa Heads and learn to surf on the beautiful beaches of the Sunshine Coast. With all equipment provided and one-to-one attention from an expert surf instructor, you’ll be taking to the waves in no time.
Jetski the protected waters of the Pumicestone Passage Marine Park. It's a 30 km adrenaline blast. An expert jetski guide will quickly get you used to your ski and before long you will be zooming along the waterway at up to 55 kph. Plenty of opportunity for some hot laps in the freestyle area at Lighthouse Reach.
Satisfy your appetite for adventure during a 90-minute jet ski tour of Moreton Bay Marine Park from Caloundra. Take control of a powerful jet ski, either alone or with a companion, and follow your expert guide through atmospheric mangroves to spectacular volcanic landscapes and areas of dense tropical jungle. Scour the scenery for sightings of dolphins, turtles and dugongs and pose as a professional photographer captures your adventurous experience on camera.
Noosa Hinterland Adventures offers you the opportunity to experience a thrilling adrenaline packed abseil experience. Where you can challenge your head for heights whilst enjoying the unique perspective of the Noosa Hinterland.
Want to experience stunning sunset views from the best vantage point on the Sunshine Coast? Then this experience is for you! Prepare for an adrenaline rush as you repeatedly abseil 50 metres down Mt Timbeerwah in Tewantin National Park.
Experienced guides will be on hand to provide a comprehensive safety briefing and lead you down the cliff face, catering to everyone from adrenaline junkies to those more height sensitive who are conquering their fears.
It's the only experience of its kind in the national park and is just a stone's throw from the bustling Hastings Street in Noosa.
A must do for locals and visitors alike!
- Unlimited abseiling down 50 metre cliff faces
- Incredible views over Noosa's Hinterland and the Sunshine Coast, from Mt Tinbeerwah
- The Sunshine Coast's only sunset abseiling adventure tour
Stand-up paddle boarding is a fun, eco-friendly activity for the whole family. This tour is suitable for all abilities, with expert instruction and a relaxed pace, ensuring plenty of time to master the basics or hone your paddling skills. Explore the tranquil waterways of the Noosa River and soak up the scenery as you float past beautiful beaches and bushlands.
Prepare for an experience like no other as you witness the majestic beauty of the humpback whale in Noosa’s aquatic playground during their annual migration.
Beginning with a relaxing cruise down the Noosa River, you’ll soak up the sights and views over Noosa from the water before Captain Nathan cruises out off Noosa heads in search of the friendly giants.
Your nature focused cruise will take you to locations that cannot be fully appreciated from the land, including amazing natural cliff formations, emerald forests, hidden coves and sweeping beaches.
On finding the whales, you’ll enjoy an awe inspiring experience that is difficult to put into words - Breaches, tail lobs & pectoral slaps are all part of the spectacular display, and if you come in the later half of the season you may even see a mama with her calf!
Double Island Point is one of the best places in Australia to learn to surf and this half-day tour from Noosa is ideal for first-time surfers. Follow the Great Beach Drive to the island by 4WD, enjoy magnificent views of Rainbow Beach, then join an expert instructor for a surf lesson on the island’s gorgeous beach.
While staying on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, visit Aussie World for a day of family-friendly entertainment. Your entrance ticket to the theme park gives you access to 30-plus rides and attractions. Food, drinks, and souvenirs are available for purchase at the on–site cafe.
Enjoy a full day of family fun at the SEA LIFE aquarium on Australia’s Sunshine Coast. Explore the 11 underwater exhibit zones, get up close to sharks, stingrays and turtles in the underwater tunnel and spot a rainbow of tropical fish. That’s not all: watch animal presentations such as seal and jelly fish kingdom talks, ray talk and feeding, take an ocean tunnel tour, explore the new interactive Finding Dory and Friends exhibit and see unique creatures such as lion fish and much more.
Prepare to get a taste of Noosa from the water and discover the cheeky dolphins that play along the coast on the amazing Dolphin Safari!
Departing from Noosa Marina, Captain Nathan will take you on a relaxing scenic cruise down the Noosa River and around the headland where you will soak up amazing views of Noosa, spectacular scenery and iconic sights including Hells Gate and more!
Once at sea, our mammal mates will come and play – they know the Ocean Rider well! Get up close and personal with the beautiful dolphins as they feed and socialise, and look out for the varied species of birds before finishing with a relaxing cruise back to Noosa Marina.