Noosa River Walk

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People walking along Noosa River Foreshore
People walking along Noosa River Foreshore at sunset

Essential Information

  • Track Start: Mill Street, Chaplain Park
  • Distance: 3.5km Out and Back
  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Grade: Easy
  • Special Feature: Completely paved, great for kids on scooters
Chaplain Park starting point

Embark on a delightful journey along the Noosa River Walk, beginning at Mill Street next to Chaplain Park. This scenic path takes you over a charming pedestrian bridge adorned with love locks, a romantic sight sure to inspire. As you pass by the Noosa Yacht and Rowing Club, keep an eye out for the vibrant Noosa River Pirate Playground, a favourite spot for children. Enjoy the convenience of public BBQs at Tewantin Noosa Lions Park, and consider renting a boat from local companies like Pelican Boat Hire, O Boat Hire, and T Boat Hire.

The Big pelican on Noosa River Walk
The Big Pelican

The walk is punctuated by the sight of the Big Pelican and the renowned Noosa Boathouse, known for its delectable fish and chips and enchanting sunlit dinners. The dazzling blue waters of the Noosa River provide a mesmerizing backdrop. Check out the real pelicans swooping in for a landing, looking like mini jet planes. You might even spot some stingrays and fish swimming around in the water.

Pelicans waiting to be fed Noosa River

The paved path continues alongside Gympie Terrace and the river foreshore, offering plenty of opportunities to rest and refuel at the numerous restaurants and cafes on the other side of the road. Indulge in the culinary delights of Zachary’s Pizza, Gusto Riverfront, Maisie’s Seafood and Steakhouse, and Depot Noosa.

Mother and child on playing on the banks of Noosa River

Children will revel in the Noosa River’s sandy shores and playful waters, while adults can enjoy the lively boat activity. This walk is perfect for the entire family, including furry friends, with ample doggy drinking spots and bubblers along the way. Whether youโ€™re seeking relaxation or adventure, the Noosa River Walk promises a memorable experience for all.