The fitness lovers guide to Noosa

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The 5am wake up call is worth getting out of bed for, when it comes to watching the sun sparkle over the ocean at Noosa Heads Main Beach. So it is no surprise that Noosa has a bustling atmosphere starting from daybreak, as surfers paddle out, yogis begin their sun salutations, and runners line the esplanade, one foot after another. Whether you're already in a strict fitness regime or looking to start one, Noosa provides all of the elements to get outdoors and enjoy the incredible surroundings.

The incredible swell brings surfers from across the east coast and beyond to experience it. Noosa is a part of the World Surfing Reserve, so if you are ready to jump on a surfboard and get paddling, then learning to surf in Noosa is a great place to start. Join one of the many accredited surf schools located in Noosa, with a choice of beaches along the coastline, offering the perfect learners conditions. After you have made the most of the waves, it is time to stretch out with a yoga class in Noosa. From Noosa River, you will find yoga classes all the way down to Maroochydore, with a choice of studios off Sunshine Beach Road and throughout Noosaville too. Alternatively, if you're in the Hinterland, try something new make the most of aerial yoga. 

On a sunny day, explore Noosa River with a kayak or go stand up paddle boarding. For a unique experience, visit the Noosa Everglades to encounter just one of two everglade systems in the world. Across the Noosa region; hop on a bike and take one of the many trails from the town centre to the countryside. The coastal path is also an incredible way to see the pristine beaches all while completing your morning cycle.

Take a day trip to explore the sparkling water holes surrounding Noosa, at Gardner Falls, Kondalilla Falls, or Buderim Falls. These natural playgrounds are a great way to get moving. Walk, ride or go on horseback to make the most the Noosa Trail Network, which cuts into Pomona, Cooran, Kin Kin and Cooroy. Experience the lush national park and active native wildlife on this journey.

The Noosa National Park is a beautiful walk just off Hastings Street and an incredible way to access stunning views across the ocean. The two and a half-hour walk from Noosa Heads to Sunshine Beach will allow you to swim at scenic coves and take in the lush scenery.

If you're still raring for more fitness experiences around Noosa, plan your trip around one of the many sporting events held on the Sunshine Coast each year. Thanks to Noosa's incredible surroundings, lined with crystal water and enclosed in national park, it welcomes an array of triathlons, swimming events and cycling. Plan your holiday around one of the many competitions and events, and get involved in Noosa's excellent outdoor sports and activities.