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Home to star attractions like Australia Zoo, Noosa also makes an ideal basecamp for exploring Queensland’s highlights, including the Sunshine Coast and Noosa National Park. Here are some of the most popular destinations for day tours from Noosa. 

Fraser Island — 140 miles (225 km) north of Noosa
The UNESCO World Heritage–listed Fraser Island is the biggest sand island in the world and one of Queensland’s most visited attractions. Zip around the island on a 4WD safari; jump off to visit Seventy-Five Mile Beach, Lake McKenzie, and the Pile Valley Rainforest; and look out for wildlife like saltwater crocodiles, wild dingos, and kookaburras.

Noosa Everglades — 4.5 miles (7 km) west of Noosa Heads
Set out to cruise, kayak or canoe around the wild waterways of the Noosa Everglades, taking in highlights such as Lake Cootharaba, Kinaba, Fig Tree Lake, and the Upper Noosa River.

Great Beach Drive — running for 235 miles (380 km) north of Noosa
Linking the sun-soaked beaches of the Sunshine Coast with Fraser Island, the Great Beach Drive serves up some of Queensland’s most spectacular scenery. Stop along the way to explore the Great Sandy National Park and the Noosa National Park, both UNESCO Biosphere reserves. 

Rainbow Beach — 62 miles (100 km) north of Noosa
A visit to Rainbow Beach is about more than just sun, sea, and surf—it’s also surrounded by natural wonders and a day tour from Noosa can include highlights such as Cooloola, the Red Canyon, and the Coloured Sands. It’s also a popular spot to see dolphins, whales, and sea turtles, with kayaking and boat tours setting out from Double Island Point.
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Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa
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Fraser Island 4WD Tour from Noosa

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Escape the mainland—and discover Fraser Island’s UNESCO-listed scenery—on this seamless day trip. Depart in the morning directly from your Noosa or Rainbow Beach accommodation, and travel in the comfort of a custom-built 4x4 vehicle. You’ll discover the highlights of Fraser Island—the world’s largest sand island. Stop for breakfast on Seventy-Five Mile Beach, swim in Lake McKenzie, discover the Central Station Rainforest, and much more.
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  • 11 hours
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Kayak with Dolphins and 4WD Great Beach Drive Day Trip from Noosa

Kayak with Dolphins and 4WD Great Beach Drive Day Trip from Noosa

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Go kayaking with dolphins and 4-wheeling on the beach during a half-day tour on the Sunshine Coast, just north of Brisbane. Visit a National Park location that is only accessible by 4WD vehicle, and kayak around Double Island Point looking for dolphins, migrating whales, turtles, rays and more. Includes kayak equipment and instruction, light refreshments, and transportation by 4WD and ferry.
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  • 6 hours
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Cruise 'n' Canoe to Australia's Everglades
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Cruise 'n' Canoe to Australia's Everglades

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Set sail for a scenic cruise around the Noosa Everglades on this full-day tour, including hotel pick-up from Noosa Heads or Noosaville. Zip down the Noosa River on a motorboat, then spot some of Australia’s most vibrant birds as you drift around the Cooroibah and Cootharaba lakes. Hop on a canoe and paddle your way along the River of Mirrors in the Great Sandy National Park. After tuck, into a roast lunch with  stunning views of Lake Cootharaba.
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  • 6 hours
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Serenity Cruise to Australia's Everglades
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Serenity Cruise to Australia's Everglades

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Enjoy an afternoon cruise in the Noosa Everglades for another perspective on the Sunshine Coast. See Australian wildlife as you glide across Lake Cooroibah and Lake Cootharaba to reach the Noosa River, situated within Great Sandy National Park's Cooloola Recreation Area. Learn from informative commentary supplied by your captain as you sit back and relax in this unique natural environment. After your Noosa Everglades cruise, you'll enjoy an anipasto platter while overlooking Lake Cootharaba.
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  • 3 hours
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Sunshine Coast Eumundi Markets Return Minibus Transfer

Sunshine Coast Eumundi Markets Return Minibus Transfer

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Go shopping at Eumundi market, considered one of Australia’s premier markets for artisan crafts. Round-trip transfers from your accommodation in Mooloolaba, Maroochydore, Coolum, or Noosa make it easy to visit this market for three hours on a Wednesday or Saturday morning during your vacation on the Sunshine Coast.
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  • 3 hours
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Noosa Thriller - 500hp Ocean Adventure Ride

Noosa Thriller - 500hp Ocean Adventure Ride

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Visit Noosa’s beautiful National Marine Park the exciting way on this high-speed 500 HP jet boat ride. Keep an eye out for turtles, dolphins, and seabirds as you zoom along the coastline and past some of Noosa’s most beautiful natural landmarks. Surf the ocean swell and enjoy some thrilling twists and turns in your powerful boat along the way.
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  • 1 hour
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Seaplane Adventure Flight over Maroochydore for 2 with Photobook
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Seaplane Adventure Flight over Maroochydore for 2 with Photobook

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Swoop over the dramatic landscapes of Australia’s Sunshine Coast on this exhilarating 10-minute seaplane flight from Maroochydore. Enjoy stunning aerial views as you fly over the golden sands of Mooloolaba Beach, swoop low over the Maroochy River and glide over Point Cartright. Best of all: with numbers limited to just three passengers, you’re guaranteed a window seat, ensuring magnificent bird’s eye views.
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  • 10 minutes
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Sunshine Coast Airport Departure Transfer from Hotels

Sunshine Coast Airport Departure Transfer from Hotels

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Planning your ride from the Sunshine Coast to the Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY) can be difficult, but this Sunshine Coast Airport departure transfer makes it easy. End your trip on a good note, and ride this climate-controlled, comfortable transfer from your hotel to the airport. This transport service will pick you up anywhere on the Sunshine Coast, from Caloundra to Noosa.
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  • 1 hour
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Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf: 2 Hour group surfing lesson
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Merrick's Noosa Learn to Surf: 2 Hour group surfing lesson

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Don't miss the chance to learn how to surf when you're in Noosa during this 2-hour lesson. Whether you're a beginner or advanced surfer, you'll enjoy a structured class on the shores Australia's Pacific coast. Group classes have a 1:8 coaching ratio and follow a specially designed 1-2-3 teaching method that results in most students standing on the board during their first lessons. Minimum age is seven years.
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  • 2 hours
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Sunshine Coast Scenic Food & Wine Tour Inc. Lunch, Cheese, Wine & Chocolate

Sunshine Coast Scenic Food & Wine Tour Inc. Lunch, Cheese, Wine & Chocolate

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This Hinterland Scenic Food & Wine tour includes local cheese tasting in Maleny, a fabulous 2-course lunch, wine tasting, a visit to the quaint Hinterland village of Montville followed by a touch of luxury with a platter of handmade Belgian chocolates.
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  • 7 hours
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Hinterland Cheese & Wine Tasting Tour - with 2 course lunch included

Hinterland Cheese & Wine Tasting Tour - with 2 course lunch included

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This tour shows you the best of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland region. Visiting two local wineries and Restaurant for lunch. Our local tour guides have intimate local knowledge, stories and tips
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  • 6 hours
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Hinterland ExBeerience

Hinterland ExBeerience

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Starting on the coast our first stop will either be at Your Mates Brewing for a tasting paddle and a behind the scenes tour of the brewery to see how beer is made. We then make our way up to the beautiful town of Maleny to Brouhaha Brewery for a tasty two course lunch featuring local produce, and another tasting paddle of locally crafted beer. Styles here range from sours to saisons, pale ales to stouts, and a whole range of seasonal beers. We then make our way down the range, to Glass House Brewing who will greet us with a tasting paddle and a few stories.  Finally we drop you back to the Coast at your choice of either Sneaky Baron or TAPS Mooloolaba where you can continue your craft beer experience! A great way to spend the day !!
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  • 6 hours
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Full-Day Guided Hinterland Adventure Tour in Queensland
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Full-Day Guided Hinterland Adventure Tour in Queensland

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Climb aboard and discover the best parts of the Sunshine Coast. Don't follow the leader, be the leader! Our tours put the power in your hands. We provide you with all of the important information en route to your beautiful destinations. Once off the bus, you're free to discover each location, exactly the way that you want to. Either buddy up with your newly made friends or go it alone and find all of the hidden gems. We'll be waiting for you at the pick - up location to get you to your next adventure.
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  • 6 to 7 hours
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Sunshine Coast Hinterland Rainforest, Views and Montville Day Tour Inc. Lunch
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Sunshine Coast Hinterland Rainforest, Views and Montville Day Tour Inc. Lunch

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Escape the coast and discover the picturesque villages and natural wonders of the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands on this full-day tour. Trek through the rainforest and admire views of the Glass House Mountains in the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, enjoy free time to explore the hinterland town of Montville, and tuck into a gourmet lunch at a lakeside restaurant. Along the way, stop at scenic lookout points, visit a traditional coffee house, and have fun exploring the Ginger Factory.
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  • 9 hours
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Noosa Brewery & Distillery Trail
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Noosa Brewery & Distillery Trail

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Connoisseurs of craft beer can peek behind the scenes during this half-day brewery tour in the Noosa resort area. Your driver-guide leads a small group, limited to 11 passengers, to three unique breweries on the Sunshine Coast to chat with the brewers and observe the brewing process. Sample freshly crafted local beer and dig into a provided brewpub lunch. It's a great way to spend an afternoon.
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  • 5 hours
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Great Beach Drive 4WD Tour - Private Charter from Noosa to Rainbow Beach

Great Beach Drive 4WD Tour - Private Charter from Noosa to Rainbow Beach

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The long sandy beaches, dramatic sand dunes, and lush rainforest trails of the Sunshine Coast provide endless opportunities for an off-road adventure. On this tour, benefit from the undivided attention of your private guide as you explore the coast in a 4WD. Visit 40-mile Beach, the Red Canyon, and the Colored Sands; spot bottlenose dolphins, sea turtles, and sting rays along the coast; and stop to swim in a saltwater lagoon.
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  • 8 hours
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Birdwatching and Wildlife Noosa Biosphere Full-Day Experience

Birdwatching and Wildlife Noosa Biosphere Full-Day Experience

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The UNESCO-protected Noosa Biosphere Reserve stretches over 370,600 acres (150,000 hectares) throughout the Sunshine Coast Hinterlands. On this tour, maximize your wildlife-spotting chances with an expert guide and guided walks at locations such as Obi Obi Creek, Conondale National Park, and the Blackall Range. Along the way, look out for native animals like koalas, kangaroos, and echidna, and have chance to spot up to 242 bird species.
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  • 10 hours
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Noosa Everglades Serenity Cruise Inc. Lunch & Cruise | Private Tour Min 6 Adults

Noosa Everglades Serenity Cruise Inc. Lunch & Cruise | Private Tour Min 6 Adults

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Discover the sights and delights of Noosa, one of the many jewels in the Sunshine Coast crown during this full-day guided tour. After being collected from your accommodation, you will drive north to the famous Hastings Street where you will enjoy 45-minutes of free time to explore the shops, grab a coffee or walk along the white sands of Noosa Main Beach. Next, take a ride on the ferry up the Noosa River to Noosa Marina in Tewantin where you will be treated to an elegant two-course lunch overlooking the Noosa River, paired with a glass of wine or beer. To end the day, experience the amazing Noosa Everglades on a 3-hour Serenity Cruise. Noosa is one of the many jewels in the Sunshine Coast crown, and with stunning beaches, nature at every turn, and one of the most famous shopping streets in the region (Hastings Street). If you’re a lover of gastronomy, there are several top-quality restaurants in Noosa too, making it a foodie’s delight!
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  • 8 hours
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Sunshine Coast Private Scenic Tour Inc. 2-Course Gourmet Lunch | 1-13 People

Sunshine Coast Private Scenic Tour Inc. 2-Course Gourmet Lunch | 1-13 People

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Explore the beautiful Sunshine Coast and Noosa area on a totally relaxed and laid-back guided tour? We offer a fantastic full day out guided tour, lasting from 8.30 am until 4.30 pm. That’s more than enough time to get a real overview of how stunningly beautiful and fun-filled this area really is. We understand that not everyone wants to head out for the day with other groups, and instead, they prefer to enjoy the peace and serenity of exploring with close family or friends. Group tours are certainly fun-filled, but for larger groups, or for those craving a personalised adventure, a private, guided tour is the choice to make. Highlights A unique opportunity to tailor-make a day tour to suit your needs Receive a customer-focused immersive experience with your very own tour guide Enjoy the freedom to explore the Sunshine Coast on your terms Travel in an air-conditioned vehicle for a comfortable tour Enjoy the ability to change your itinerary at any time.
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  • 1 to 8 hours
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Montville and Maleny Private Tour from Noosa with Wine Tasting and Rainforest
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Montville and Maleny Private Tour from Noosa with Wine Tasting and Rainforest

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This private tour is designed for our guests to see the best of the Montville-Maleny Hinterland and get an all-around experience of its treasures. Our tour captures the picturesque natural scenery, forest and landscapes, the local art and crafts, novelty shops, local wine, and incredible panoramic views along the range throughout the day. Our tour is guided by an experienced host providing commentary throughout the day. Our tour bus is a premium vehicle with air-conditioning, sunroof, sun curtains, a fridge, and reclining seats. Each seat has a usb charging port too, for you to charge your phone and camera.
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  • 9 hours
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Private Double Island Wildlife Tour - Noosa

Private Double Island Wildlife Tour - Noosa

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Rather than spending three hours or more driving yourself along the winding backcountry roads to and from Rainbow Beach, take a shortcut and cut along the coast in a 4x4 to start off this thrilling off-road day trip. Accompanied by your driver/guide, spend the day revelling in the dramatic landscapes of the around the Great Sandy National Parks. Go surfing off Double Island Point, take a kayak out to look for local marine life, or explore the sprawling native bush around this aquatic paradise.
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  • 6 hours 30 minutes
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Sunshine Coast Drop of Sunshine Drinks Tour | Private Tour Min 6 Adults

Sunshine Coast Drop of Sunshine Drinks Tour | Private Tour Min 6 Adults

Enjoy a day of sunshine and sparkle with a visit to four of the Sunshine Coast’s best drinks venues & distilleries. Experience a demo and tasting at a champagne-style cider maker, followed by a tasting at the Sunshine Coast’s amazing meadery (yes, it’s a word) and a delicious locally-sourced lunch at a boutique gin distillery. Finish up a relaxing day with a gin tasting at another of our choice Sunshine Coast’s superstar distilleries.
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  • 6 hours
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$164.66
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Wine Tour Sunshine Coast Inc 2-Course Lunch &Tastings | Private Tour Min 6 Adult
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Wine Tour Sunshine Coast Inc 2-Course Lunch &Tastings | Private Tour Min 6 Adult

This Sunshine Coast Wine Tour is for all food lovers. This is one of the most popular wine tours around and provides you with the opportunity to explore some superb cider & wine tasting along with scenic vistas. There is a visit to Sunshine Coast Cider, Clouds Winery The Barrel, Secrets on the Lake, and an award-winning restaurant where you’ll enjoy a delightful gourmet two-course lunch, Flmehill Winery and to end the day Chocolate Country in Montville. This makes it a fantastic choice of the best food and wine tours Sunshine Coast has to offer. • Enjoy a cider talk, tastings & demonstration of the champagne making process • Visit Clouds Winery the Barrell for wine or beer tastings • Enjoy a gourmet two-course lakeside lunch @ Secrets on the Lake • Visit Flamehill Winery to taste amazing wines • Choose and take home your own Belgian chocolate sample box (1 per person) • Travel through the fantastic Sunshine Coast Hinterland region to create an unforgettable day
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  • 6 hours
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Sunshine Coast Wine Tour Inc. Cheese Tasting & Lunch | Private Tour Min 6 Adults
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Sunshine Coast Wine Tour Inc. Cheese Tasting & Lunch | Private Tour Min 6 Adults

This Sunshine Coast Wine Tour is for all food lovers. This is one of the most popular wine tours around and provides you with the opportunity to explore some superb cider & wine tasting along with scenic vistas. There are visits to Sunshine Coast Cider for a demonstration and tasting of the champagne-making process. Sunshine Coast Cider is one of the only wineries in QLD that do the full Methode Traditionelle. On to Clouds Winery The Barrel for a flight of wine or beer tastings. At Secrets on the Lake, an award-winning restaurant, you’ll enjoy a delightful gourmet two-course lunch. Then on to Flamehill Winery where you’ll be enjoying the stunning rural hinterland setting while tasting 6 award-winning wines and to end the day, Chocolate Country in Montville. There are beautiful patio gardens to enjoy a fantastic coffee, a hot chocolate made with superb Belgian chocolate, tea, or juice. This makes it a fantastic choice of the best food and wine tours the Sunshine Coast has to offer.
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  • 8 hours
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