A Weekend in Noosa: Your Guide to a Perfect Getaway


Noosa is an idyllic small town that sits right on the shore of Queensland, a two-hour drive north of Brisbane. The region is home to beautiful beaches and rainforests and plenty of activity options for visitors.

Noosa has become so popular with tourists that it’s a year-round destination with different activities available throughout the year. Noosa is big on outdoor activities like hiking and surfing, which makes it an excellent place for active travelers.

There are also plenty of things to do for couples and groups who want to hang out together. If you’re planning your own trip to this incredible destination, here are my notes from our wonderful weekend!

About Noosa

Noosa is known for its beautiful sunny beaches, surfing waves, lush rainforests, and relaxed, tropical atmosphere. The area is also home to Noosa National Park, which has a wide variety of coastal landscapes.

There are several high-end resorts in the area and plenty of boutique-style accommodations that offer unique amenities. Noosa is warm enough to visit any time of year, but make sure you plan for the weather. Summer is best for swimming, and winter is better for shopping and hiking.

The trendy little town features tons of shopping, tropical restaurants, hippies, and overall good vibes. The prices have been said to have spiked in recent years, and what used to be a sleepy beach town is now a highly sought-after weekend getaway spot. Be sure to book your place weeks in advance and months if you want to visit over the holiday season.


What to See in Noosa

Noosa has it all if you want to see the Australian wildlife and strap on your hiking boots or lay by the beach in the sand with a cocktail. The friendly beach town certainly has something for everyone. In 48 hours, we managed to tick the boxes below.


Hastings Street Shopping

Hastings Street is a bustling shopping area in Noosa with a wide range of stores in a small area. Visitors can find souvenirs, street art, handmade products, fashion, and art galleries on this busy street.

Hastings Street is a great place to find gifts for family and friends back home, as well as clothing or local accessories. The shops are open year-round, and be ready to swipe your credit card! There are tons of beach gems hidden on Hastings Street.