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FAMOUS PEOPLE IN NOOSA

Noosa is just one of those places.... really we are just a small coastal town – not a huge population, no high rise and a rather casual lifestyle but still understanding the importance of excellent coffee and great restaurants. Sure, we have a beautiful natural environment with our beach and national parks but it never ceases to amaze me the...

Things to do on the Noosa River

There are so many things to do when you are renting Accommodation in Noosa. The beach is of course the first thing that springs to mind - but have you considered the array of activities on offer down on the Noosa River? Noosaville is a lively centre for bars, restaurants and water activities – along with a wide selection of...

The Noosa Farmers’ Markets

The Noosa Farmers’ Markets is held every Sunday at 7am at the AFL Footy field. Mmmm. Organic chickens, the best butcher, lovely roses, beans picked yesterday and eggs that are ridiculously fresh. Sandy sells great curry paste and Ali and Jason from Spanner Crabs are providing a larger selection of deliciously fresh seafood,...

Noosa Film Society

PROBABLY THE WORLD’S BEST VALUE is to be a member of the Noosa Film Society.  Okay, you might have to wait for somebody to die before you can get membership (I’m not joking) but put your name down because we have world class movies presented from art house, foreign language, engaging, scary to very thought-provoking offerings.   There are two...

NOOSAVILLE on a Wednesday afternoon

"I’ve just returned to the office after being at Gympie Terrace right on the river at Noosaville. The breeze had just come in after a fabulous warm and sunny spring day and the timing was perfect because the yachts from the Sailing Club are having their twilight sailing races. The spinnakers are full and colourful and the yachts are laying...

Noosa Fishing Spots

"From amateurs to professionals anyone can give fishing in Noosa a go, we have an abundance of areas to catch good fish. Some of the Noosa Accommodation has the benefit of being able to do this right from your own private jetty or beach – you don’t have to venture far, how great is that! You can talk to locals...

Places To Take The Family in Noosa

Noosa is a place where families come to spend quality time together. It is a place for families to relax and enjoy that wonderful Noosa holiday house they have booked. Some of the Noosa Accommodation on offer is just superior and relaxing that families do not want to leave.  Noosa is certainly a place that caters for everybody regardless of...

Noosa’s Best Beachfront Accommodation

Noosa Accommodation truly offers some of Australia’s finest beachfront accommodation. The sheltered north-facing apartments have uninterrupted sparkling views across Laguna Bay beachfront. You will be lured into its white beaches, crystal clear waters and of course the showcase selection of Noosa Accommodation....

The Finest Restaurants in Noosa

We have the most beautiful National Park and a wonderful north-facing gentle beach here at Noosa heads but after all this walking, running and surfing – everyone needs a reward. Fortunately the finest restaurants in Noosa are right in the heart of Noosa Accommodation, in fact, Hastings Street Accommodation. You can eat casually wearing a bikini or board-shorts right on...

Booking Last Minute vs. Booking in Advance

"Everyone is different, and while some people spend a huge amount of time booking things ahead and being organised down to the smallest detail, others go through life without much planning at all. The perfect approach is always the one that works best for you, and also the one that allows you to make use of the most opportunities. Whether...

A History of Surfing Competitions in Australia

In 1915, surfing was introduced into Australia by Hawaiian surfing icon, Duke Kahanamoku, who put on displays of his surfing skills for people at Freshwater Beach. Duke wowed the crowds, and as a result, the popularity of surfing soared.Nine years later, in 1924, the very first Australian Board Riding Championship was held, won by Claude West, who is also credited...

Avoiding the Crowds in a Sunshine Coast Summer

While it took some time for tourists to really begin to discover the Sunshine Coast, it is now becoming one of the most popular destinations in Australia. If you prefer the quiet, however, there are still ways you can spend a holiday there without feeling like you have a hundred chaperones; it just requires a little more planning and timing....

Top 3 Places to Bust a Move in Noosa

There is something about being away on holidays and by the water that makes you want to bust out and get groovy. So if you like to dance and are planning on heading to Noosa for your upcoming holiday, you are going to need to know where to find a dance floor or two. The following are all awesome places...

Where You Should Stay During the Noosa Triathlon

"If you plan on taking part in the Noosa Triathlon this year and are not a Noosa resident, book your accommodation as soon as you possibly can. While you do have a large amount of fantastic accommodation options in Noosa and the surrounding area, they will fill up very quickly as the day of the race approaches, so don’t leave...

Tips for Visiting Noosa on a Budget

Noosa is a fantastic place to spend some time, whether you’re passing through for the day or have come for your two-week vacation. Regardless of why you’re heading to Noosa, most people will be on some sort of budget, so to save yourself a little money on your Noosa vacation, check out the following tips. Come during the off-season Coming...

Top 10 Queensland Beaches

When it comes to incredible beaches, Queensland is absolutely blessed, as this massive state has hundreds of them. While the Gold Coast beaches get most of the attention, a lot of your best options lie quite a bit further north. The following are the top 10 Queensland beaches, all of which would make the perfect destination for your next holiday....

Why Noosa is a Fantastic Honeymoon Destination

Finding the perfect place to go for your honeymoon can be harder than you’d think, as all of the obvious places will be swarming with people or out of your price range. If you want a place that’s friendly, beautiful and has plenty to see and do, look no further than Noosa. You’re sure to find everything on your checklist...

Best Places to Catch a Lively Jazz Festival

Australians love their jazz, and almost every major centre in the country has some sort of jazz festival or another. Having lots of festivals has been great for the jazz music scene in Australia, and provides fantastic opportunities for up and coming musicians to get a gig, as well as a way to showcase some of the superstars of jazz...

How A Holiday Can Help You Deal With Loss

There is no harder time in a person’s life than right after they lose someone that they love. There is nothing anyone can say or do to make your loved one come back, though one of the best things you can do for yourself is to get away for a bit and treat yourself to a holiday. Once the funeral...

Fun For the Family in Noosa

When you are travelling with your family, it can sometimes be hard to decide on a destination that will have something for everyone – namely, the kids. You don’t want to spend your entire holiday trying to find ways to entertain them, so choosing the right family-friendly location is the most important decision you will have to make. To get...

5 Reasons You Will Love Holidaying in Noosa

Living in a country like Australia means that you are completely spoiled for options when it comes to finding a warm beach destination for your holiday. Even with all the choice, however, people flock from all over Australia to enjoy the quiet and humble nature of the Noosa area on the Sunshine Coast, often choosing this beach haven over other...

Top 3 Queensland Holiday Destinations

There are dozens of great places in Queensland to spend your holiday, though if you could only go to three, these are clearly the best. For great places to stay, fun and interesting things to do, and beautiful spots to relax, you can't go past these three destinations. Noosa Here is a place that doesn’t get the hype it...

5 Great Places to Go For a Paddle in Australia

From peaceful inlets to graceful meandering rivers and impressive gorges, Australia is a haven for paddlers. With such a great diversity of waterways, anyone from the beginner to the pro can try their hand at canoeing, kayaking or rafting on a spectacular river or catching a wave at a popular beach. Here are a few examples as to where you...

Where To Shop For Luxury Goods in Noosa

The beautiful Noosa area is not only well known for its pristine beaches, gourmet restaurants and stylish nightlife, but the area is also famous as a shopping hub for luxury retail items crafted by local artisans from the Sunshine Coast. Whether you are looking for designer labels, unique art or beautiful hand-made products, the shopper in you is bound to...

The Noosa Nexus - Using Noosa As A Travel Hub

If you are planning a holiday and want to be able to do all kinds of great things, chances are it will be hard to find one place that has it all. Rather than rule out some of your favourite activities, choose a spot that’s close to everything, like Noosa. Basing yourself in Noosa will have you staying in a...

Noosa Getaway For the Girls

You have been working hard all year and it’s finally time to plan that much needed holiday. Why not get the girls together and really do some fun and fabulous girly things such as shopping, relaxing on the beach and doing some serious unwinding in a spa? You and your girlfriends won’t be disappointed by the variety of ways you...

The Beauty of Nature Around Noosa

The area of Noosa is spectacularly located at the northern tip of the Sunshine Coast and is marked by a beautiful headland, the mouth of the sinuous and diversity-rich Noosa River and a strip of white sandy beaches known around the world. The natural surroundings provide ample opportunities for visitors and Noosa locals alike to get out and enjoy all...

Noosa Getaways For The Guys

There is nothing quite as awesome as getting the fellas together for a big weekend away for the guys. Time hanging out just with the boys is a great way to let off steam and do a bit of bonding with your man clan. For a place to getaway with the guys, Noosa is perfect. Whether you are looking for...

4 Activities To Enjoy When Visiting Noosa

Noosa is one of the best places on the east coast of Australia to relax and refresh. Accommodation in Noosa is first class and luxurious, the people are friendly, and you will not be bored. Noosa accommodation options are quite varied, with some places not only offering a comfortable bed but are also a gateway to an exciting array of...

Noosa Versus The Gold Coast

Queensland is spoiled with amazing places to relax and spend your holiday, though two spots regularly top everyone’s list, Noosa and the Gold Coast. Both of these places are built on stunning beaches and both seem like perfect spots to spend your holiday, though when you take a closer look, one of these far outshines the other, Noosa. For the...

Why Holidaying In Australia Is Better

Australia is the best place in the world to be on holiday for lots of reasons. The following are just some of the reasons why if you only have one more holiday in your entire life, you should spend it in Australia. The People Being on holiday usually puts you in a good mood, so there is nothing worse...

Noosa Triathlon - Accommodation with R&W Noosa

Each year Noosa is honoured to host one of the biggest triathlon events in Australia – “The Noosa Triathlon”. Competitors from all over the world travel to Noosa every October/November to be part of this. The course consists of a 1500m swim, 40km cycle and a 10km run. Part of the programming during this event is a...

Get A Bit Of Privacy On Holidays With Your Partner

Going on holidays with your partner is more than likely going to be the stand out highlight of your year, though only if you actually get to spend a bit of time together. There is nothing worse than finally getting away together and then not being able to spend any quality time alone together, so make sure that doesn’t happen...

Surfing Competitions in Australia

Australia is home to some of the world’s most talented surfers, so when there are competitions down here, they are generally something to see. Most parts of the country host surfing competitions, and if you’ve never seen a really talented surfer, you should go and see what these people can do. The following are some of the best surfing competitions...

SUNDAY night

HUMID - Mmmmm, the food is great here. It was a family birthday evening and we were looked after really well. It is casual in its atmosphere but sophisticated in its food – fresh produce, beautifully put-together and presented. The scallops with pork belly was unbelievable and the rabbit pie was delicious too. The...

Noosa National Park - Black cockatoos

Noosa National Park has welcomed back the black cockatoos.  They disappear for months but each September we see them coming back cracking the seeds in the bottlebrush and banksias.  They languidly fly by but with a irregular wing-flapping cadence which makes me smile – they are such trickers.  We saw eight this morning during our morning run.  Noosa has such...

Where Are Australia's Best Beaches?

Australia features world-class beaches that range from beaches that stretch on as far as the eye can see with sweeping crescents with rolling waves, to tiny and private secluded coves. Their diverse nature hosts a wide range of activities such as surfing, swimming and relaxing in the sand, and represents the epitome of Australian culture. It is nearly impossible to...

Noosa's history

Noosa - the name taken from the Aboriginal word meaning "Shade" or "Shadows"".In 1828 Noosa was first visited by a man by the name of David Bracefell. Early European settlers arrived throughout the 19th century in search of timber, sheep grazing country and gold at nearby Gympie. Prior to this Aboriginal people called Gubbi Gubbi lived...

Great Places To Go Walking In and Around Noosa

If your idea of the perfect getaway is to get out on the trail and totally immerse yourself in nature, Noosa could be just what you are looking for. Base yourself in one of the great Noosa accommodation options and explore some of the most picturesque parts of Queensland. Accommodation in Noosa is luxurious and comfortable and will provide the...

The launch of Luke Nguyen’s latest cookbook
Around Noosa

The launch of Luke Nguyen’s latest cookbook was held at Trio’s last night. What a lovely man – telling us stories of his parents being boat people and arriving in Australia and settling in Cabramatta and how his mum would send him to buy 1kg of chillies and send him back because he didn’t buy the best, how he’d need...

Great Ideas For A Solo Trip To The Sunshine Coast

Some people feel like they need to have a travel partner in order to have a great holiday, though there is a lot to be said for solo travel, especially if you are heading to the Sunshine Coast. There is nothing like being able to be totally selfish with your travel plans and to wake up in the morning knowing...

The 5 Best Places to Visit on the Sunshine Coast

If you are looking to make your great escape to the bright blue waters and the white sandy beaches of Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, make sure you are aware of all of the great options the area has to offer. Whether you want to camp under the stars, or stay in a luxury beachside apartment, you will be able to build...

Top 5 Spas In Australia You Must Experience

It’s time to take a break from your busy work life and feel rested and relaxed once more. Australia is filled with some of the best spas, health and wellness centers and other luxurious pampering facilities that you could ever ask for. If you are ready to indulge yourself and get some much deserved rest and relaxation, then check out...

Sunshine Beach Accommodation Tips

"When looking for accommodation in Sunshine Beach guests will have an array to choose from. Over the last couple of years the choice of accommodation Sunshine Beach has risen as the area has become so popular and welcoming for holiday guests. Sunshine Beach accommodation can vary from small – large apartments, duplexes and stunning architectural direct beach access homes....

Girls Weekend Away
Activities in Noosa, Getaway Ideas for Girls

There are 3 little words every girl is waiting to hear…”Girls Weekend Away”…and Noosa is just the place to have one!Once you’ve checked into your Noosa accommodation, the fun begins…Spend the day basking in the sun on Noosa’s Main Beach until your tan is golden brown.  The beach is stunning with white sand, gentle waves and best of all…Life...

GOING OUT IN NOOSA
Activities in Noosa

Going out in Noosa is so simple and easy! Hastings Street is alive with fabulous cafes, restaurants and bars which are all within strolling distance of your Hastings Street Accommodation.  Choose from award winning restaurants located on the Noosa Beachfront including Sails, Bistro C, Season and Berardo’s Bistro on the Beach.Bistro C has a wonderful absolute beachfront position commanding...

Holidaying in Sunshine Beach
Accommodation Tips

Less than 5 minutes from the heart of Noosa and set against the rugged ocean coastline, is beautiful Sunshine Beach! Booking in for a stay at one of our luxurious Sunshine Beach Accommodation properties is a ticket to relaxation and indulgence.  Considered part on the greater Noosa accommodation Sunshine Beach is your passport to happiness.  Richardson & Wrench Noosa...

Holidaying on Noosa Beachfront
Accommodation Tips, Accommodation in Noosa, Accommodation Noosa, hastings street beachfront accommodation, Holiday Accommodation, Noosa Accommodation, Noosa beachfront accommodation

What could be more relaxing than soaking up the sun and sea air from your fabulous waterfront accommodation in Noosa?  Relax by one of the stunning pools, some of which have direct access from the apartments and the main beach, others which have direct water frontage to the river or the Sound.  Your Noosa accommodation may be at one...

‘Samba’ on Gympie Terrace Noosaville
Accommodation Noosa, Holiday Accommodation, Noosa Accommodation, Around Noosa

Do you want to know about a great new restaurant in Noosa?  ‘Samba’ on Gympie Terrace is a wonderful new Brazilian restaurant.  A little warning – it is for carnivores only!  We had such a fun night.  It’s great value with lots of different sorts of meat: chorizo, pork, lamb, beef, chicken continuously coming to our table and so...

Spirit House Restaurant
Accommodation Tips, Aussie Travel Tips

Spirit House….   Is this the Coast’s best restaurant?   Well, it takes a bit of getting there (it is at Yandina) and it takes a while to get in (yes, it’s that popular that you have to book a long way out)…. but this is a truly wonderful restaurant.   As you arrive, the sign ‘Please Don’t Feed the Water Dragons’ is...

Little Cove Accommodation Tips
Accommodation Tips

Little Cove Accommodation is set within stunning rainforest surrounds which are nestled around a fantastic range of beaches.   Some of the Little Cove accommodation will offer guests stunning views of Laguna Bay and beyond, whilst Little Cove accommodation set lower down has close proximity to the coved beaches. Some of the Little Cove homes are the best in the area,...

Noosa Accommodation Hastings Street
Accommodation Tips

Hastings Street accommodation offers some of the best views in the area.  With luxury Penthouse apartments offering direct beach front access – guests that want apartments with views will look no further than the array of Hastings Street accommodation and will look no further than Richardson & Wrench Noosa Holidays as we have the best Hastings Street beachfront accommodation on...

Noosa Heads Accommodation Tips
Accommodation Tips

The accommodation in Noosa Heads is some of the very best.  You cannot go wrong with holidaying in any of the accommodation that Noosa Heads has to offer. The world famous Hastings Street is right at the doorstep of the majority of the Noosa Heads Accommodation.   With such an extensive choice of accommodation in Noosa Heads guests are very spoilt...

Noosaville Accommodation Tips
Accommodation Tips

The accommodation in Noosaville are all but a short walk away from the lovely Noosa River.   When knowing what Noosaville accommodation to book Richardson & Wrench Noosa Holidays have a wonderful choice.   Noosaville is a lively area for accommodation all set around the sparkling waters of the river.  This is a popular spot for locals and for holiday guests just...

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