Noosa Things To Do

5 Best activities for Noosa this winter

Want to explore Noosa without the crazy crowds? Winter is definitely the best time to do it. Noosa is considered one of Australia’s best winter holiday destinations and for good reason! While Noosa still has a few weeks of light jacket weather, it never gets freezing. The sun stays nice and warm during the day, so you can still experience loads of wonderful activities. Here are some great options.

Experience the wonder of whale watching

Did you know that from July to November, around 30,000 humpback whales migrate up Queensland’s coast and back to Antarctica through Noosa’s waters each year? If you’re keen to catch them on their journey, book a whale watching trip with Noosa Thriller. These gentle giants are known to breach the water and show off their amazing acrobatic skills, so keep your camera ready. Don’t forget to keep your eyes peeled for dolphins and sea turtles on this Noosa ocean cruise.

Hike the Noosa National Park coastal walk

Winter is the perfect time to tackle the Noosa National Park coastal walk. With less crowds, and clearer views you can explore the dramatic coastline, taking in mesmerising views of turquoise waters, pristine sands and spectacular sea spray against the rocks at Boiling Pot and Hell’s Gates. This 10.8km return trip takes approximately 4 hours and is the perfect way to see Noosa’s natural splendour.

Experience the natural sights of Noosa river

Looking for a cruisy way to the natural sights and sounds of the Noosa River? Book a Noosa river cruise through Noosa Thriller. The Noosa daytime cruise shows explores the natural wonders of Noosa river, continuing on to Lake Weyba and Doonella Lake and other areas in Noosa Sound. Want a bit of history? The Noosa river history cruise explores Noosa’s stunning waterways while teaching you about the history of the region and the amazing Noosa river ecosystem.

Shop yourself silly at Hastings Street

Brimming with chic boutiques, top-notch eateries and charming galleries, Hastings Street is the heart and soul of Noosa’s shopping scene (and just metres from Main Beach!). Amble through the vibrant precinct by day, exploring the variety of luxury stores or take an evening stroll under the fairy lights to explore gourmet restaurants and eateries.

Enjoy wintertime wining and dining

Speaking of restaurants, Noosa’s vibrant food and wine scene doesn’t hibernate in winter. Indulge your palate with delicious seasonal fare from the region’s top chefs, paired with a glass of world-class Australian wine. Whether you fancy a hearty meal at a cosy eatery or a couple of drinks at a fancy bar, the culinary delights of Noosa are sure to tantalise your tastebuds.

Make the most winter with Noosa Thriller

At Noosa Thriller, we have an abounding love of the Sunshine Coast’s stunning natural environments. We offer Noosa ocean adventure tours year-round so you can experience the beauty of our spectacular region. Whether you want a relaxing cruise through the Noosa everglades, or a chance to glimpse some majestic humpback whales on a Noosa ocean cruise, we’ll exceed your expectations. So, what are you waiting for? Book with us today and experience the best of Noosa this winter.