The 85km cruise begins in the beautiful Noosa River and continues beyond the Lake Cooroibah and Cootharaba to the unspoilt Everglades. We visit Kinaba, the gateway to Cooloola National Park. Built in the water, boardwalks surround this unique information centre. There is time to explore the wetlands and view the displays before we enter the everglades. The River of Mirrors, with tranquil, unspoilt dark water. Cruise slowly through the unsurpassed reflections. Photograph and enjoy the beauty of this wondrous area. At Harry\'s Hut we\'ll enjoy a delicious home-made barbecue lunch cooked by your skipper while you explore, swim or just relax with a complimentary glass of wine. We have a beautiful covered picnic area right by this relic of the timbercutting days. After lunch we retrace our steps to have you home around 3pm. Departure times take advantage of the nicest part of the day. Specially designed boats provide fast, comfortable, all-weather cruising to spend more time in the everglades than getting there. Windows all round for best viewing (can be open or closed). Comfortable padded seats. Barbecue lunch - your choice of steak or fish, includes sausages and home-made salads with fruit and complimentary wine. Real tableware and cutlery used (not disposable). Refreshments throughout cruise including morning and afternoon tea. Amenities at all stops (Kinaba, Harry\'s Hut). A very experienced and proud team ensures safety, quality and informative entertainment.
Explore the Sunshine Coast with our mini-coach tours. Go whale watching, see the crocodiles being fed at Australia Zoo, cuddle a koala or just pat a friendly kangaroo. Sample some great taste treats at the Nutworks and Ginger factory.
Our modern air conditioned coaches visit all the best places on the Sunshine Coast including Noosa, Mooloolaba, Montville, Eumundi Markets and the Hinterland
Storeyline Tours is a 100% Queensland owned family business operated by Ralph and Sue Storey with more than 30 years conducting coach tours throughout Australia.
When you next visit Queensland, come and share your Sunshine Coast tour with us. Join one of our coach tours and allow us to show you why we think the Coast, tourist attractions and it\'s Hinterland is the most fascinating and beautiful part of Australia.
Kayak Noosa makes it easy for you to experience the wonders of kayak paddling by offering people of all capabilities a selection of guided tours, sea kayak instruction, fitness and group kayaking programs including freedom kayak hire and retail sales.
Join one of our guided kayak adventures and experience the thrill of river and ocean paddling and kayak sailing in the amazingly beautiful Noosa region. Our tours range from a relaxing two hour Sunset Session, a half day Ocean and River Adventure through to our Dolphin Adventure where you can experience kayak surfing, snorkel the pristine waters off Noosa National Park and sail your kayak across Laguna Bay.
The Sunshine Coast's most uniquely authentic Asian day spa. Feel the tranquillity of Ikatan - before you have even had a treatment! Ikatan is set on acreage of tropical gardens with private Single or Double treatment rooms. Ikatan devises the ultimate day spa experience, combining the best of Balinese authentic therapies with an environment that stimulates the senses and celebrates nature. Not just a day spa, it is a sensory experience! Ikatan resembles a Balinese village where life is at a slower pace and your therapist has ample time to prepare and care for you. Treatments include: pampering packages, hot rock massage, Chi and Balinese Massage, Environ and Elemis facials, body treatments, pedicures, head massage, waxing and tinting services. Also popular destination to just escape or for a romantic getaway and to celebrate with a group of friends. Away from spa area but connected by a rainforest walk is a private Balinese garden with a covered pavilions for clients to enjoy High Tea, morning/afternoon tea or light lunch or select a Taster plate on the day. Browse our wine list of boutique wines from New Zealand and Australia to enjoy in the gardens before or after your spa treatments.
The scenic waterways of the upper Noosa River and its tributaries are one of the Great Sandy National Park's, Cooloola section most outstanding features. Tannins washed from decaying plant matter stain the waters a very dark colour, almost black in deeper sections, offering spectacular reflections of the twisted paperbarks and bloodwoods that line the waterways' banks. The Kinaba track takes you through regrowth forests, paperbark swamps and cabbage palm wetland. The vegetation changes from open forest to areas dominated by melaleucas and swamp banksias. As you enter a section of casuarinas with ground cover of mangrove ferns, look to the left for a surveyor's blaze on a dead tree. The Government arrow and the numbers "239" are still clearly visible. Upon reaching the Kinaba Information Centre, visit the displays or take the self-guided boardwalk through the mangroves.
Distinctively-shaped Mount Tinbeerwah (265 metres) stands out in the Tewantin National Park, which protects ancient flooded gum forests, wallum heaths and cabbage-tree palms. It also offers great views to the popular Noosa coast and lakes. Wooroi day-use area, set among she-oaks and bloodwoods, has picnic tables, barbecues and drinking water. (The butcherbirds and noisy miners are cheeky but please don't feed them). Walk along Wooroi Creek track and cool Palm Grove track. Head towards Cooroy and stop at Mount Tinbeerwah lookout. A 500 metre track leads to a lookout with 360 degree views over the Noosa River system, lakes and surrounding forests. About 130 metres along the walk, a lookout with coastal views is suitable for assisted wheelchair access.
Noosa National Park, a chunk of wild coastline jutting into the ocean, is understandably one of Australia's most visited parks. Wallum heaths, woodlands and pockets of rainforest with hoop and kauri pine are important refuges for wildlife, including koalas and rare glossy black-cockatoos. Explore the picturesque Noosa Headland along a selection of five tracks, ranging from one kilometre to eight kilometres and catering to all fitness levels. Walk past rocky shorelines and spiky pandanus, through woodlands and rainforests with piccabeen palms, to wide beaches or lofty lookouts. In the Peregian section, stroll to the ocean beach. In the Emu Mountain section, on your way to the summit, discover wildflowers. In the East Weyba section, along unmarked vehicle trails, watch for birds - but keep to the trails at all times.
Jew Shoal is a large reef complex of ridges, canyons, bommies, and a solitary 11 metre pinnacle. The Caves has rugged rocky outcrops and swimthroughs; the gutters are covered in colourful hard and soft corals, and reef fish including angelfish, butterflyfish, surgeonfish, globefish, rabbitfish, soapfish, morwong, sweetlip and bream. The coral gardens has an array of invertebrates - sea stars, feather stars, shrimps, hermit crabs, urchins, brittle stars, cowries and over 100 varieties of nudibranchs.
Spectacular views can be seen from several lookouts along the track. You will also see coastal rock formations such as the Boiling Pot and Hells Gates. Beaches include Tea Tree Bay, a pandanus-lined sandy beach, the more rocky Granite Bay, historic Winch Cove and the sweeping Alexandria Bay. Koalas frequent the gum trees along this walk and honeyeaters are often seen in the flowering shrubs next to the track. Out to sea, frolicking dolphins and migrating humpback whales are sometimes seen by the keen observer.
In Cooloola, Great Sandy National Park you can experience the majesty of nature's sculpture in sand. Massive dunes, towering cliffs of coloured sands and wide ocean beaches have been etched by wind and water. Tall forests, fragrant wildflower heaths and paperbark swamps decorate the sands. Water features abound, including surf, freshwater lakes and the undisturbed upper Noosa River. Walk one of the scenic tracks to highlights such as the historic Double Island Point lighthouse. Pack a tent for the two to four day Cooloola Wilderness Trail. Drive along the beach or take the Cooloola Way and Freshwater Road through tall open forests and heathlands. You will need a four wheel drive vehicle with high clearance to enjoy driving the sand tracks or the beach at low tide. Canoe the Noosa River. Camp in a variety of areas: from formal campgrounds with facilities to wilderness camps. Visit information centres at Tewantin and Rainbow Beach.
Relax at Stephanies, a full Service Day Spa including a mineral Floatation Pool and Vichy Shower - just a few of the luxuries to enjoy at the Stephanies Ocean Spa. Located in the heart of cosmopolitan Noosa at Peppers Resort & Villas. Stephanies Ocean Spa is adjacent to the pristine Noosa National Park and is a leisurely stroll to the designer boutiques and culinary delights of Noosa's famed Hastings Street. An easy one and a half hours drive north of Brisbane the luxury spa is yet another excuse to enjoy a relaxing getaway to the Sunshine Coast. With an exclusive range of world-class products and unique spa treatments, the new spa defines Stephanies reputation as a leader in world-class spa therapies. Stephanies Ocean Spa boasts 11 purpose built treatment rooms including couples suites, a triple treatment suite with private colour therapy floatation pool, Geisha bath therapy suite and a rain therapy vichy shower suite, showcasing a stunning hand crafted acacia cedar shower bed. Stephanies...Creating beautiful spa journey's.
Welcome to a world of serene beauty. A mind and body in exquisite balance. A soul rejuvenated - welcome to the Aqua Day Spa. Perfectly located in the heart of Noosa on Hastings Street at Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa, you're welcome to a unique haven. A tranquil oasis in which to relax, unwind, be pampered and indulged, where over 60 beauty and body treatments await using effective products from Thalgo and LaPrairie. Embracing purity, harmony and vitality of water, treatments reflect these key elements to restore balance and harmony. Eight treatment rooms offer the latest in skin and body care with a couples' room perfect for those seeking a romantic treat, a mother and daughter moment or for friends sharing a memorable day together. Explore an array of massage options to balance the body and mind or simply relax and experience the healing benefits of water in the unique Roman style aqua therapy and steam room. Let them create an experience that will ensure you feel your best on the inside and out. Come for an hour or stay the entire day, it's time to feel good.
Set over 6,107 metres of easy walking, Noosa Golf Club is the pioneer of golf in the Noosa area. Accessible in every way, Noosa welcomes all standards of players. Enjoy the tranquillity of the natural bush setting with an abundance of wildlife and interesting flora. Established in 1937, the course has continued to improve and impress, and is now considered to be one of the best club courses on the Sunshine Coast. The lush sub-tropical surroundings compliment the contemporary open air fully licensed Clubhouse and the views across the fairways and lakes from the Members lounge deck and Bistro make it an ideal place to enjoy a long lunch or dinner. It boasts one of Queensland's best pro shops, with hire clubs, buggies, motorised carts and a comprehensive range of clubs apparel and accessories. Noosa Golf Club welcomes you to the home of Noosa golf.