Noosa is renowned as a popular holiday destination, but most visitors rarely make it too much further than the beautiful beaches and picturesque river. However, cross the river from Noosaville and Noosa Heads and you’ll find one of the region’s best kept secrets. Noosa North Shore is a pristine stretch of sand situated on a stunning piece of coastline and is the gateway to the Great Sandy National Park and Fraser Island. Accessible by ferry, the Noosa North Shore is the perfect place to relax and escape some of Noosa’s more iconic and therefore crowded beaches.
The Noosa North Shore Lifestyle and Attractions
A popular place to simply unwind, there’s also plenty of opportunity to get active on Noosa North Shore, particularly if you enjoy adventurous activities like beach 4WDing, swimming, surfing, fishing and even horse riding. You can also kayak the spectacular Lake Cooroibah or spot a fantastic range of native wildlife in this environmentally rich part of Noosa. There are a fantastic range of Noosa accommodation options located nearby, many of which boast the distinction of having wild kangaroos who frequently visit their grounds.
Coast of Noosa North Shore. Photo by http://www.flickr.com/photos/jennyellenbrown/
Off the Beach Explorers
One of Noosa’s most unique accommodations is the Noosa North Shore Retreat, a combined holiday park which features traditional self-contained accommodation as well as a tourist park complete with cabins, powered caravan sites and powered and unpowered campsites. A dog-friendly tourist park, Noosa North Shore Retreat offers a fantastic range of onsite facilities including a bar and restaurant, courtesy shuttle, live entertainment, tennis court, three swimming pools, a movie room, children’s activity centre and a variety of leisure activities.
For those wanting are more relaxed beachside holiday, Noosa North Shore allows you to get back to nature surrounded by some of the Sunshine Coast’s best beaches. Away from the bustle of popular shopping and dining hubs like Hastings Street, the North Shore offers a more secluded atmosphere to your holiday while still being close enough to sneak away for a shopping trip and long gourmet lunch if the mood takes you. The ideal holiday destination for lovers of the great outdoors, Noosa North Shore is a popular recreation spot and is ideal for body boarding, surfing, stand-up paddle boarding, canoeing, kayaking and mountain biking.
The perfect spot for holidaymakers who love journeying off the beaten track, Noosa North Shore is surrounded by some of South East Queensland’s most spectacular natural bushland and offers some great opportunities for day trips. World Heritage listed Fraser Island and the Great Sandy National Park are just a barge or ferry ride away but if you’d prefer to keep your feet and wheels on dry land, there are some fantastic scenic drives along the beach that take in Teewah and the amazing Coloured Sands all the way up to Rainbow Beach and beautiful Double Island Point.
Whether you’re a seasoned visitor to Noosa and are up for a new experience or are a first timer to the area, Noosa North Shore is the ideal way to showcase what the stunning beachside holiday destination of Noosa is really about.