Whether you’re after a relaxing time on a beach or an adventure-packed holiday, Noosa wins “the best family destination on the Sunshine Coast”, hands down. Picture perfect and packed with stunning natural resources and a mixture of urban vibes, Noosa makes a perfect spot to bring kids unforgettable memories. After they visit once, they’ll beg you to come back over and over again.
There is certainly no shortage of things to do with kids in Noosa, ranging from doing next to nothing to engaging in the most adventurous activities.
Here are 5 top things to do with kids in Noosa that will keep them busy and more importantly happy:
Discover Noosa National Park
Get your comfy shoes on, pack kids rucksacks with water and snacks, then head off to explore the stunning National Park. While there is 15km of trails to explore, the Coastal Track is the most popular. Running along the coast offering incredible views of sparkly turquoise waters and white sandy beaches. During your walks, you might spot some of the natives: frolicking dolphins, cuddly koalas and curious lizards. The best part of the trek is discovering secret swimming areas, where children can safely splash or surf away without the typical tourist crowds, remembering to be careful on unpatrolled beaches.
Habitat Noosa is located 25mins north from Noosa and proclaims to be “QLD’s most exciting eco-tourism destination”. The camping grounds are stretched along the 65 acres of natural bushland and offer facilities such as; a bar and bistro, breakfast kiosk, newly renovated washrooms and glamping options! Forget the troubles of packing and setting up a family tent; instead, hire one of the wilderness or paperbark tents with amazing beachfront views and premium comfort for the whole family. Kids will definitely appreciate the unique experience in this world’s class eco-tourism facility.
Book a lesson at Australia’s first SUP school
Noosa is a perfect location to book kids Stand up paddleboarding lessons due to its extensive waterways, river and surf. The SUP Noosa is located on the Noosa River, providing visitors with memorable lessons run by professionals teachers. Children will get hooked on the sport targeted at all levels and abilities, as the local instructors make it a fun experience.
Pizza on Noosa Main beach
You might have filled your days with incredible activities for kids, but don’t forget to kick back and spend a day relaxing or sunbathing in Noosa’s most favourite place, Main Beach. The waters are calm and sheltered most of the time, making it excellent for learning to surf. Within a few steps, there’s a great selection of eateries offering sit-in dining or take-away options. Why not try pizza on the beach with your hungry little ones!
Noosa’s Pirate playground
A holiday in Noosa isn’t complete without a visit to the Noosa Pirate playground located on the banks of the Noosa River. Let kids work up a sweat, then take them for a dip in the river’s cool waters. For lunch, head to The Yacht club, where they offer a special kids menu.