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Noosa Beach
Holiday Travel Guide

Noosa Beach showing tropical scenes and a sandy beach as well as a family
Enjoy the calm surf of this protected beach located near Noosa’s fashionable town centre and the wilderness of Noosa National Park.

With green-blue water, views of a national park and unspoiled surroundings, Noosa Beach feels more like a Pacific Island than part of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Lay out a towel on the beach, try your hand at surfing or spot koalas at Noosa National Park.

Spend a few hours swimming and tanning on the beach’s bright white sand. Enjoy how peaceful and secluded the beach feels. Development in the area is limited to low-rise buildings, so you can easily forget that you are near civilisation. Located on the south end of Laguna Bay, the beach faces north, so its surf is calm throughout the year. Lifeguards are on duty every day of the year, so the beach is an especially safe destination for families.

If you would like to learn how to surf, Noosa Beach is a perfect place to start. While the waters to the east of Noosa National Park are considered to have some of Australia’s best surfing waves, the surf off Noosa Beach is much calmer. Learn how to balance on the board on the light waves near the beach, then head into Noosa National Park to catch some more challenging waves.

Noosa’s downtown area is located just one block from Noosa Beach. Spread out along Hastings Street, Noosa’s main strip features restaurants and cafés with large outdoor terraces, plus plenty of small specialty stores that are perfect for souvenir shopping. Dine in at one of the al fresco restaurants and enjoy a gourmet meal made from fresh local ingredients. For a more casual environment, walk along the beach promenade while snacking on some fish and chips.

Since Hastings Street is Noosa’s town centre, foot traffic can be heavy, which makes driving difficult. Park for free in the parking lot next to Noosa Beach, then navigate the town on foot. 

Arrive in Noosa by bus or car from Brisbane, which is located about 160 kilometres (99.5 miles) to the south. 

Enjoy the calm surf of this protected beach located near Noosa’s fashionable town centre and the wilderness of Noosa National Park.

With green-blue water, views of a national park and unspoiled surroundings, Noosa Beach feels more like a Pacific Island than part of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. Lay out a towel on the beach, try your hand at surfing or spot koalas at Noosa National Park.

Spend a few hours swimming and tanning on the beach’s bright white sand. Enjoy how peaceful and secluded the beach feels. Development in the area is limited to low-rise buildings, so you can easily forget that you are near civilisation. Located on the south end of Laguna Bay, the beach faces north, so its surf is calm throughout the year. Lifeguards are on duty every day of the year, so the beach is an especially safe destination for families.

If you would like to learn how to surf, Noosa Beach is a perfect place to start. While the waters to the east of Noosa National Park are considered to have some of Australia’s best surfing waves, the surf off Noosa Beach is much calmer. Learn how to balance on the board on the light waves near the beach, then head into Noosa National Park to catch some more challenging waves.

Noosa’s downtown area is located just one block from Noosa Beach. Spread out along Hastings Street, Noosa’s main strip features restaurants and cafés with large outdoor terraces, plus plenty of small specialty stores that are perfect for souvenir shopping. Dine in at one of the al fresco restaurants and enjoy a gourmet meal made from fresh local ingredients. For a more casual environment, walk along the beach promenade while snacking on some fish and chips.

Since Hastings Street is Noosa’s town centre, foot traffic can be heavy, which makes driving difficult. Park for free in the parking lot next to Noosa Beach, then navigate the town on foot.

Arrive in Noosa by bus or car from Brisbane, which is located about 160 kilometres (99.5 miles) to the south.

1382 Cheap Hotels Near Noosa Beach

RACV Noosa Resort
RACV Noosa Resort
5 out of 5
94 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$242 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
This family-friendly Sunshine Coast aparthotel is located on the riverfront, within a 5-minute walk of Weyba Creek Bushland Reserve North, Weyba Creek Bushland ...
4.7/5Exceptional! (1,345 reviews)
"Our stay was lovely"

Reviewed on 24 May 2021

RACV Noosa Resort
Noosa Blue Resort
Noosa Blue Resort
4.5 out of 5
16 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$290 per night from 13 Jul. to 13 Jul.
Located in Noosa Heads, this luxury apartment building is within a 15-minute walk of Weyba Creek Bushland Reserve North, Noosa Beach and Hastings Street. Lake ...
4.3/5Excellent! (1,382 reviews)
"Great location and the option to book an adult only section is fantastic! Very central and with amenities on your doorstep, without the eye watering price tag."

Reviewed on 4 May 2021

Noosa Blue Resort
The Sebel Noosa
The Sebel Noosa
4.5 out of 5
32 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, QLD
Free cancellation
The price is NZ$328 per night from 11 Jul. to 11 Jul.
Offering direct access to the beach, this Noosa Heads aparthotel is in the city centre, steps away from Hastings Street and Noosa Beach. Noosa National Park ...
4.5/5Wonderful! (1,247 reviews)
"Lovely property in the best location on Hastings St. Fabulously appointed apartments with everything you need, couldn’t want for anything or complain about anything."

Reviewed on 16 May 2021

The Sebel Noosa
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas
Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas
5 out of 5
Little Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$201 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
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Noosa Blue Resort
Noosa Blue Resort
4.5 out of 5
16 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$290 per night from 13 Jul. to 13 Jul.
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RACV Noosa Resort
RACV Noosa Resort
5 out of 5
94 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$242 per night from 20 Jun. to 20 Jun.
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The Sebel Noosa
The Sebel Noosa
4.5 out of 5
32 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$328 per night from 11 Jul. to 11 Jul.
The Sebel Noosa
Noosa International Resort
Noosa International Resort
3.5 out of 5
1 Edgar Bennett Avenue, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$215 per night from 21 Jun. to 21 Jun.
Noosa International Resort
Tingirana Noosa
Tingirana Noosa
5 out of 5
25 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$374 per night from 22 Jun. to 22 Jun.
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Culgoa Point Beach Resort
Culgoa Point Beach Resort
4 out of 5
5 Quamby Place, Noosa Heads, QLD
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Mantra French Quarter Noosa
Mantra French Quarter Noosa
4 out of 5
62 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$284 per night from 23 Jun. to 23 Jun.
Mantra French Quarter Noosa
Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
5 out of 5
14-16 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, QLD
The price is NZ$438 per night from 12 Jul. to 12 Jul.
Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort
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