If you are looking for fun in the sun with your family we recommend you pack your bags and head for Noosa. Noosa Heads is one of the most family friendly destinations in
Queensland, not only for the spectacular natural attractions but also for the diverse range of activities available and the variety of accommodation styles on offer.
Key to the popularity of Noosa Heads is the beautiful weather all year round. In the heat of summer it is always possible to cool down with a quick dip in Laguna Bay and enjoy the sea breezes, particularly if you stay on the water somewhere in Noosa.
In winter and the shoulder seasons there are plenty of sunny days for the family to enjoy allowing families to get outside and enjoy all there is on offer. Daytime temperatures in winter are often in the low 20’s and the water temperature in the high teens.
Another draw card to Noosa Heads for Families is it’s accessibility for Queensland and interstate visitors alike. Driving to Noosa is an easy drive along the Bruce Highway and is only a little over an hour from Brisbane’s Northern Suburbs.
The family road trip cry of “Are we there yet?” hardly gets a chance to get started. Families arrive in Noosa before they know it and quickly relax into the charming vibe that Noosa offers. Noosa is only half an hour away from the Sunshine Coast Airport making it easy for families to fly direct from Brisbane, Sydney or Melbourne. Bus and train services also provide access to the area for those families who prefer to use public transport. Transfer services are available from both the airport and train stations at Nambour and Corooy.
No doubt the kids will want to hit the beach or the pool straight away, allowing parents the chance to unwind and enjoy the spectacular views. Of course this will all work up an appetite.
Fortunately for families visiting Noosa, The Hastings Street precinct offers a huge range of cuisine allowing for families to sit down for a meal or enjoy a quick bite followed up by an ice cream. For families who prefer to self cater, all the major supermarkets can be found in Noosa as well as a number of specialty shops and smaller supermarkets making shopping a breeze for all those pre-dinner nibbles around the pool.
The area also has wonderful produce which can be picked up during one of your day trips from Noosa Heads.
Staying in a resort is a wonderful option for a family holiday as there are so many facilities and activities on offer for the whole family to enjoy. For those who enjoy the active life, Noosa offers wonderful walking tracks and boardwalks allowing families to spend quality time together while taking in the pristine scenery, all within easy access to your resort. Other family members may prefer to soak up the sun on the resorts sundeck, enjoy a spa or a sauna or simply unwind in one of the resort pools. Fortunately Noosa offers many family friendly activities to enjoy.
If your family likes to keep busy then you are in luck as Noosa Heads offers many outdoor activities for you to participate in. Water activities are always popular. Try your hand at surfing, paddle boarding or jet skiing. Also popular are the river and wetland cruises: the sunset cruises are a particular favourite. There are also many day trips for the whole family to enjoy just a short distance from Noosa Heads.
Some major attractions in the area include Australia Zoo, Underwater World and The Buderim Ginger Factory. For nature lovers a day trip to visit the Coloured Sands of Rainbow Beach will be an unforgettable experience. Fortunately your resort will have a tour desk making it very easy to organize all your day tours.
At the end of the day you will be glad watch the beautiful sunset over the hinterland and bay and unwind in your spacious apartment or relax by the pool and BBQ area. These days’ apartments are designed with families in mind with one, two, three or even four bedroom apartments available depending on the number of people in your family.
Fortunately apartments have all the modern amenities and wifi is available for those family members who need their device time. In our busy and hectic lives, holidaying with the whole family allows us time to reconnect with our children and our partner and to take a step back and appreciate those people in our lives who are the most important.
For many arriving in Noosa Heads is an instant stress relief where you literally breathe in the fresh air and leave the worries of the world behind you for awhile. What’s more Noosa Heads is addictive. Visitors to the area simply can’t get enough. No doubt you and your family will find yourself coming back for repeat visits for many years to come.