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Wanting to Come to Noosa?

Wanting to come to Noosa but not sure where you would like to stay. We all know the glamorous Hasting street where you can be wining and dining next to pop stars.. Or casually strolling down Main Beach in your thongs licking ice cream.. but where to next?

 

To the south of Main Beach you will find Little Cove. An undulating woody hill area populated with many units and the entrance to the gateway of the Noosa National Park to Hells Gate. There are hidden beaches and rock pools to explore along this stunning cliff face.

 

Before reaching Noosa Junction further to the south west home of the backpackers, we have a range of budget conscious properties along Noosa Hill. Many of these properties have local bus stops at your front door.

 

To the west before Noosaville is Noosa Sound. Tranquility rains supreme as you breeze along the canals crossing over the calm waters off the Noosa River. This area abounds with luxury homes and private docks, as well as award winning hatted restaurants.

 

Properties in Noosaville have access to the Noosa river and many water sport options as wells as Gympie Terrace with a wide array of delicious restaurants and cafes. This area has many pet friendly options.

 

Noosa Waters has luxury waterfront properties and is the best viewing spot for events like the Noosa Christmas boats light up event. This area is conveniently located in the middle of Noosa close the the Civic Shopping Centre, the Noosa Junction. 

Noosa Alive

Noosa has a great reputation for delivering some of the most iconic events in Australia and recently Rococo Restaurant, located in the heart of Hasting Street, did not disappoint being a leading host for ‘Noosa Alive’, with their magnificent marquis erected right on Noosa’s Main Beach.

Holiday Guests and local residents who were lucky enough to purchase tickets for events during ‘Noosa Alive’ experienced a great weekend, full of Latino music, amazing food and, of course, the constant flow of champagne.

Keep an eye out again for next year if you were not lucky enough to experience this time around.

NOOSA JAZZ PARTY

tHIS IS ALWAYS A GREAT EVENT FOR nOOSA

When: 25 August to 3 September 2017

 

The J also hosts events each night from 31 August to 3 September with

Other venues around Noosa includes the popular dining at participating restaurants and don’t forget the free Sunday Concert held in the Lions Park in Noosaville.

Noosa Festival of Water

There is always a Festival of some sort happening in Noosa and June is no exception with the NOOSA FESTIVAL OF WATER happening on Sunday June 26.  This annual event is held at the Noosa Botanic Gardens and is a free family event.  A perfect way to start off the school holidays.

 

You can take in one of the many wildlife and eco presentations, including snakes, reptiles and dingoes.  There will be fishing tips to be had or if you are an early riser you could enter the Lake Mac Bass Fishing Comp which tags and releases the fish.   Looking for a lazy day then you could simply sit back and enjoy free music and entertainment including the Gubbi Gubbi aboriginal dancers, in the amphitheatre which overlooks Lake Macdonald.  You can bring along your picnic basket or just enjoy the foods for sale around the gardens.

 

There will be free paddle boarding and kayaks so if you have been wanting to try out these fabulous sports this could be for you in the lovely flat lake conditions.

 

For more information head to www.noosafestivalofwater.org  for up to the minute updates you can also check their facebook page 

Noosa Markets

NOOSA MARKETS!

 

Do you enjoy a lazy stroll through the usual Sunday markets?

Well Noosa is the place for you! We have serval markets that are on during the week and over the weekends. Packed with family fun, entertainment, delicious food and great items to try and buy!

Our most popular market in the area, is the world known, Eumundi Markets. Open Wednesdays from 8am – 1:30pm and Saturdays from 7am- 2pm.

What can be expected from the Eumundi markets?

 FUN; A range of activates, for the young and the young at heart. Including live entertainment, magic shows, massage tents, face painting, cartoon drawings of the family and temporary tattoo stalls!

FOOD; for all taste buds, those that need a bit of sweetening or for those who are sweet enough. Enjoy a famous tornado potato (potato slinky), calamari, Asian style foods, mini pancakes and doughnuts or even a crepe with strawberries, YUM! Also for those that just enjoy a sausage on a BBQ, this is available.  To refresh the palate there are a variety of different smoothie/milkshake stalls, juice stalls or the best lemonade stand in town!

STALLS upon STALLS; Spend the whole time, just a few hours or even a few minutes in the Eumundi markets and you will see that there is a wide variety of stalls that meet all your market needs and so much MORE.

For more information visit http://www.eumundimarkets.com.au/

 

A couple of other markets around the area are, Noosa Farmers Markets, held every Sunday https://www.noosafarmersmarket.com.au/  

or

Noosa J Twilight markets, help at twilight on the 3rd Friday of the month. http://noosadays.com/event/noosa-junction-twilight-markets/all/

All details, in the links above.

 

Enjoy your market hunting!

Noosa's Most Famous Mountain.

Noosa's Most Famous Mountain.

Have you ever driven around Noosa or been down on the Noosa River or perhaps playing with your pets at Noosa Dog Beach and looked at that ever present pointy mountain over to the west?

Well if you have ever wondered what it’s called, that is Mount Cooroy, and it’s a landmark for us Noosa locals. Whenever we see it, we know home is not far away. My favourite place to Mount Cooroy is from Noosa River or Noosa Spit/Noosa Dog Beach. It’s a beautiful upside down conical shaped monolith that reaches 438 m high and watches over us.

Access is not available all year, except in October, every year it is opened up for public access for Cooroy Mountain Festival, unless you are lucky to know some of the owners of the farmland around Mount Cooroy.

The name was originally called Mount Coorooey, from the Aboriginal word for possum, Kurui. Politically correctly;  Kuri’bigal’ba is the indigenous name from the now extinct locals from this area, Kabi.

So if you are after one of THE best views in the Noosa region then start training and get fit and walk Mt Cooroy.

Calling All Golfers

Calling all Golfers 

There are four golf courses in Noosa with at least another dozen within a 45 minute drive from Noosa. The four are very different style courses; the Noosa Par3 course, the private Noosa Valley Golf near Doonan, the Tewantin-Noosa public course in Tewantin and the Noosa Springs resort club.

The largest and oldest club in Noosa is the Tewantin-Noosa course. The course is normally pretty busy so bookings are necessary most of the time. The website has all the details, check out www.noosagolf.com.au they have a great pro shop and a clubhouse with a bar and bistro. There is a free practice range but of course you’ll have to bring your own balls. The course itself is picturesque with an abundance of bird life and kangaroos.

If you want to fit in with the locals they have welcoming comps just about every day. You may need to have a Golf Link handicap to join in but they normally have a few single openings. Give the pro shop a call the day before or even on the day.

Noosa Springs resort is the closest to the tourist areas in Noosa Heads. The springs have all the amenities you would expect at a resort club. Their website www.noosasprings.com.au has all the info you’ll need. They have a great practice range that is open some nights. If you buy a bucket of balls make sure you take advantage of a great practice.

While reasonably challenging the course is ‘manicured’ as long as you stay on the fairways and greens. The course is a lot less forgiving than Tewantin. If you’re very far off the fairway you’re probably going to take a drop. You don’t want to be too ambitious in your search for missing balls given the hidden dangers lurking in the dense rough. There are a few hills but chances are you’ll be driving an electric cart.

 

Happy Golfing

Don’t forget to take advantage of the Day Spa in Noosa Springs.

Easter in Noosa

Noosa council is running free buses from April 8th to April 17th so hop on a travel around Noosa Shire for free, you can go down to Peregian Beach or travel up to Cooran, Cooroy, Pomona and Boreen Point.

Go to Boreen Point and have lunch at the Appoloneon Hotel, they have a great Sunday roast and there is plenty of room for games with the family, so take a footy or a cricket bat and ball.

Noosa Fair shopping centre has fun stuff for the kids, there’s a Pirate Show on the Easter Bunny will be hanging around as well on Saturday 15th April 10am -2pm with free chocolates!!

The Noosa Arts Theatre Company has a musical on for all the family, OLIVER!!! Is running 6-23 April.

Noosa Yacht Club is running a Youthsail program, for 6-12 year olds, get out on the water and learn to sail, it’s a great way for kids to learn water safety and boost confidence and skills.

For full details of all school holiday fun and activities go to visitnoosa.com.au

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Something to do in Noosa

 

Looking for something fun to do with the kids this weekend? There are so many kid friendly activities in Noosa such as fishing, water sports, surfing, and hiking. Now is such a beautiful time of year, so why not take advantage of this beautiful weather Noosa has to offer and go exploring through the Noosa National Park or hire a boat and take the family out fishing.

 

Noosa National Park is situated at the end of Hastings Street and features amazing coastal scenery and is the home to many national animals. The kids will have a great time exploring and keeping an eye out for lizards and birds. You never know you might even spot a koala or two. If you look out to the ocean you might see some dolphins swimming up the coastline. From August through to November you might see pods of whales frolicking as they make their way up Queensland’s coastline. You can explore on your own or book a tour with one of the eco-tour companies. Once you have finished why not hire a tinnie for an hour or so and take the kids out fishing and see if they can catch their own dinner. You can cruise through Noosa River up Hastings Street and take in the surrounds. What an amazing way to spend your day in Noosa. 

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Management Rights For Sale

Being a major holiday spot, Noosa is full of accommodation. Ranging from apartments, to waterfront houses or acreage and everything in between, there is something for everyone around Noosa and it's hinterland.

With the hotels, motels, Apartment complexes, and caravan parks, there is no shortage of opportunities for work in the hospitality industry including as a property manager in either onsite roles, or as a real estate agent or offsite property manager.

Noosa Holiday Rentals can help you manage your holiday home, or investment property. Dowling and Neylan can assit you with your sale, purchase or management of your Noosa property or management rights. 

For Management Rights for sale Australia wide, and outside of the Noosa area, check out Accom Properties. They have a collection of management rights, bed and breakfasts, hotels and motels on offer. 

There is lots to consider when buy into the holiday market, so be prepared, and talk to the right people! www.dowlingneylan.com.au

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Happy Guests

Great Unit, perfect position, the staff at Duke Street were extremely helpful
Gail - July/August 2017

Thank you for your assistance on our regular annual holiday. It is comforting to arrive, after travelling, to a warm and sincere welcome from staff. We would like to thank Penny, Lynda and Lin for their efficient and reassuring service, and communication, during our long stay. See you next year
Dean & Lynne - July 2017

Clean and tidy, light and airy, great location and value for money - we will be back
Gary - July 2017