Think you know Noosa? Our favourite coastal getaway destination has some cool new additions to its shopping and dining scene with some activities thrown in for good measure. These newbies will have you lusting after a Noosa getaway quick smart.
Providore on Hastings
Before you kick start your weekend, head to Providore on Hastings to stock up on gourmet groceries, freshly prepared meals and keep caffeinated with Little Cove Coffee Co. Stocking Sunshine Coast local favourites such as Woombye Cheese and Kenilworth Cheese, pair with olives, meats, crackers and breads and you have yourself the perfect cheese platter or picnic hamper to explore nearby Noosa National Park.
Nestled in the Netanya Noosa lobby, 75 Hastings St, Noosa
For a bit of grunt and grunge with your latte, check out newcomer MOTO – bringing custom made motorbikes, craft beers, food and coffee to a quiet corner of Noosa Junction. Moto believes in supporting local mates and will be rotating a selection of Sunshine Coast and Queensland regional brews across the taps as well as serving coffee by Noosa's Clandestino Roasters with their own MOTO Roast.
66 Noosa Drive, Noosa Heads
The Cooking School Noosa
Brought to you by the talented team at Wasabi Restaurant, The Cooking School Noosa are seasonal affairs to take advantage of produce picked from their own farm Honeysuckle Hill or sourced from the local Noosa Farmer's Market. Lead by Wasabi Chef's as well as guest chefs, each class has a maximum of 10 people where you'll enjoy a hands on experience before enjoying your spoils matched with premium beverages for $250pp.
2 Quamby Place, Noosa Heads
Bordertown Cocktails and Cantina
A swanky new burger joint has opened overlooking the Noosa River serving American and Mexican (thus Bordertown) street food with a sophisticated drinks list to rival city bars. Brought to you by a trio of co-founders whose past Brisbane venues included The Zoo, The Bowery, Skyroom and The Buffalo Club bringing some city sophistication to the relaxed locale. Discover a blend of breakfast, tacos, burgers, booze and low and slow barbecue at Bordertown Cocktails and Cantina.
253 Gympie Tce, Noosaville
Over summer, Village Bicycle moved to new digs in Noosa Junction where they're pedalling food, booze and good times. Relax on the front patio and watch the world go by or head inside to the dark and moody indoor area or check out the beer garden and enjoy tacos for days.
16 Sunshine Beach Road, Noosa Heads
A bright and breezy boutique Pilates and Wellness Studio has also recently opened with a focus on recharging your body and rejuvenating your soul. With stunning water views over Noosa River and state-of-the-art equipment, the Noosa Flow studio offers visitors an escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
14/203 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville
Feel like a little nature, adventure and adrenaline? Check out Grab Rock and experience abseiling down Noosa's Mt Tinbeerwah, one of Australia's highest abseils! Adventure seekers will enjoy a half-day experience, sunset abseil from $65pp with all gear and training included. Transfers from your accommodation can also be arranged.
Live like a local and enjoy a guided tour of Noosa. Whether it's discovering the Noosa National Park, surfing, stand-up paddling, yoga outdoors or enjoying the vibrant music scene, the team from Freedom Trail will provide a personalised experience where you live like a local.