Things to do in Noosa, it's Hinterland and nearby


The Australia Zoo

Underwater World

The Mary Rattler The Rattler's spectacular journey begins at historic Gympie Railway Station. The line negotiates the steep slopes of the Mary River, offering spectacular views. Throughout the Rattler's journey, the traveller can experience rural life and view commercial dairies, livestock enterprises and the farms of the steep slopes of the Mary Valley which produce pineapples, macadamias and other crops. The Mary Valley line has an abundance of curves, gradients and bridges.


Climb Mount Cooroora Mountain home of the spectacular international King of the Mountain foot race

Go surfing, board riding or tandem ski diving  on Noosa Beach.

Book Noosa Offshore Chartered Fishing

Surf Noosa Heads with one of the worlds best small wave.

Visit Noosa National Park and enjoy wild koalas, pandanus palms, view the world class surfers in action and enjoy swimming and snorkelling in the Coral Sea.

Folks with 4WDS get off the beaten track and head up to Noosa North Shore, Cooloola National Park, Rainbow Beach and explore the World Heritage Listed Fraser Island – be sure to take your fishing gear!

Experience nature and adventure at their best as you head up the beach or through the green rolling hill of the Noosa Hinterland on board a camel or on horseback


Noosa Horse Back Riding

Go scuba diving at Noosa Reef or the HMAS Battleship Brisbane, the fallen missile destroyer that lies just off the coastline

Improve your golf at one of the Noosa's top class courses or at Kabi Organic Golf Course plentiful with kangaroos!!!

Book at Whale Watching Tour or watch the Humpback Whales on show from the headlands June through to November.

Markets & Shopping

Enjoy the enchanting experience of the vibrant Eumundi markets, held every Saturday.

Country style markets are held in villages of Cooroy and Kin Kin. The Pomona Country Markets are held on the second and fourth Saturday of the month

Visit Noosa's Farmers Market held every Sunday for fresh local produce.

Visit Noosa Marina Markets on Sunday for life music and local arts, crafts


Improve your culinary skills with a cooking class at Kin Kin Manor Cooking School

Treat your self to high tea, white linen table cloths and bone china at The Two Old Ladies Tea Shop in the village of Pomona

Buy fresh local produce including organic meats from Black Ant Gourmet Kin Kin and create yourself a gourmet delight.

Enjoy a Sunday Spit Roast at the historic Apollonian Hotel at Boreen Point.

For a charming and romantic local restaurant, Clooney's Restaurant in the village of Cooran offers a delicious menu, is licensed and 10 minutes away. Some guests have even hiked there and back via Tablelands Lookout.

Book a night at one of Noosa many fine restaurants; Noosa offers many of Australia's best restaurants with world renown chefs. Try Lindoni's, Bernardo's, Seasons or Bistro C our favorites. Or enjoy dining at one of the many wonderfully charming local village restaurants.


Visit Dingo Creek Winery Over morning tea or lunch, the owner, a wine buff from years back will give you an informative lesson on grape growing and ensure that your visit is memorable. You will also be given an opportunity to enjoy wine tasting from their range of premium wines from Dingo Creek Vineyard.  
Dingo Creek Winery


Enjoy Rosecliffe's Land for Wildlife and Conservation Preserve; a significant wildlife corridor with a diversity of flora and fauna.

Take in the spectacular sweeping vistas of Noosa from the top of Tablelands Lookout just a two km hike from Rosecliffe Cottage by the Noosa Trails Network system. Wonderful for romantic sunrises and champagne sunsets.

Go trekking or bush walking through some of the most spectacular scenery along one of the many Noosa Trail Network walking tracks. The Noosa Trail Network comprises eight picturesque hinterland trails, suitable for walking, horse riding or mountain biking. The spectacular countryside trails are well signposted and range in length and difficulty. Rosecliffe Estate sits on one of the most spectacular sections of the trail.
The Noosa Trail Network

Follow the Bird Trail as part of the Noosa Trails System.

Have a swim in natural rock pools surrounded by water falls at Mothar Mountain rock pools in Woondum National Park.
Woondum National Park

Sit back and relax and enjoy a Noosa Ferry Cruise between the historic riverside town of Tewantin and along the beautiful waterways past Noosaville and Noosa Sound into the heart of Noosa Heads

Study the amazing diversity of birdlife on a tour of the Noosa Everglades.

Arts, Culture & Heritage

Catch a film at the Majestic Theatre in Pomona where the golden age of silent movies lives on with Ron West on the organ.
The Majestic Theatre

Step back in time and follow the fascinating Heritage & Discovery Tail where you discover the history of the original indigenous family, the Gubbi Gubbi.

Follow the Sunshine Coast's Art & Craft Gallery Trail linking more than 40 fabulous art and craft galleries boasting works including oil and watercolour paintings; bronze, sandstone and marble sculptures; ceramics and glass; silks and textiles; handmade paper, jeweler and wood.