Noosa Outdoor Activities


Noosa council has spent considerable sums of money to provide excellent free BBQ facilities along the river at Gympie terrace, and a popular way to spend an evening. BBQ facilities are also available at Noosa Woods at the end of Hastings Street.

Noosa Fitness

Jogging around the streets is pleasant in the early morning or if you prefer then use the well equipped Noosa Life Health and Fitness Club (07 5473 0111) at 5 Gibson Road which is open to casual visitors. If you are staying in Noosaville, Franks Gym (07 5447 3040) at 14 Lanyana Way is a well established gym set up by the legendary fitness guru Frank Everett in 1979 that welcomes casual visitors. Noosa Hash meets every Monday at 18.15 and organise's a typical Hash style run of 6 – 8 km. Curves (07 5449 2555) is a ladies only gym at Noosa Heads. There are many Noosa personal trainers who will organise sessions for you whilst on holiday in Noosa. Click here for Noosa Fitness listings.

Noosa running
Run around our beautiful Noosa.

Noosa Flying

Noosa and Maroochy Flying Services (07 5450 0516) offer a number of scenic flights including trips to Fraser Island and Lady Elliot Island. Blue Tongue ( 07 5448 8166) offer helicopter flights to view the sights and depart from the Sunshine Heliport at Sunshine Coast Airport. There are some exciting flying adventures on the Sunshine Coast, have a look at the Sunshine Coast flying experiences that can be booked on line on experiences eguide.

Flying Trapeze

Learn to trapeze at the Novotel Twin Waters! The team of professional trapeze artists at Cirque Espace teach you how to perform mid air manoeuvres with classes every day. Call 0412 55 22 86. Have a look at the Circus taster workshop that can be booked on line at experience eguide or check out all of the circus workshops available.

Noosa Gliding

Gliding in a super dimona motor glider is available from Diamond in the Sky aviation (07 5478 0077) located at Sunshine Coast Airport.

Noosa Horse riding

Noosa North Shore Equestrian Centre is close to all the action in Noosa. They conduct rides from 1.5 hours – to several hours including private rides on the beach and in the hinterland from Noosa North Shore Equestrian Centre. What a great way to spend a few hours, riding on the beach on Noosa North Shore with Equathon Horse Riding Tours , managed by triple Olympian, Alex Watson featuring beautifully trained and presented Australian Stock Horses (07 5474 2665 ). Ask them about their extended horse riding packages including accommodation.

You can go for a horse ride on the spectacular Noosa North Shore beach with Noosa Horse Riding (0408 710530) Or to be different come for a safari with Camel Company Australia, an award winning business operating from Noosa's North Shore (0438 710530).

Laguna Hill Lookout

Drive or walk up to the Laguna Hill lookout for a superb view of Noosa and the surrounding country. Follow to the end of Viewland Drive which is off Noosa Drive to the car park at the lookout.

Noosa Paragliding

Enjoy paragliding with Epic Horizon (0402 674 526) who have access to 25 sites in and around Noosa and the Sunshine Coast or Rainbow Paragliding ( 07 5486 3048) who operate in the Noosa and Rainbow Beach area.

Noosa Rock Climbing

Adventures Sunshine Coast (07 5474 2679) organise full and half day rock climbing and abseiling. Read more about Noosa rock climbing

Noosa Skateboarding

The Noosa Aquatic Centre at Girraween Court operates a free skateboard park that is monitored by video cameras. A small skateboard park is located at Noosa harbour next to the river in Tewantin.

Noosa Sky diving

For the adventurous tandem try skydiving where strapped to the instructor you free fall from 12,000 feet in 45 seconds or 65 seconds from 14,000 feet. Sunshine Coast Skydivers (07 5437 0211) organise tandem skydiving over Caloundra with a courtesy bus from Noosa or Ramblers Parachute Centre (0407 996 400) in Coolum. Click here to view the tandem skydiving that can be booked on line before you arrive.

Noosa Tennis

Tennis courts are available on Gympie Terrace and can be rented by the hour, at Noosa Springs (07 5440 3333) where professional coaching directed by Mike Hay is available and at Tennis Noosa (07 5447 3534) next to the Aquatic Centre at Girraween Court Sunshine Beach which has 10 floodlit courts with coaching available. David McMahon is the head coach (Level 2) - his number is 0413 450 207 Professional Tennis Coaching is available for all standards @ Tewantin Tennis Academy with Daniel Carroll, Tennis Australia Club Professional, & former Pro Circuit player. Tennis courts are available for hourly rental. Tewantin Tennis Club is located @ the Noosa Sports Complex, McKinnon Drive , Tewantin. The club boasts 8 flood lit synthetic grass courts in a delightful setting. Please contact Daniel Carroll on 0421 328 384 for further enquiries. Website



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