Noosa - Gateway to Nature
Noosa and its surrounds are abundantly blessed with a stunning array of natural attractions that are bound to impress even the most avid of nature lovers. From the pristine waters of our beaches to the meandering Noosa River and even our unique and bio-diverse forests - Noosa is a treasure trove for nature enthusiasts. Here’re our top nature experiences that are bound to impress.
Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park provides guests with an opportunity to explore for the day or even a half day if you’re pressed for time. Offering walkers five different trails ranging from easy to moderate Noosa National Park showcases Noosa’ natural diversity and spectacular endemic fauna. Follow the rocky coastline all the way to breathtaking Hell’s Gate and cool down by taking a dip in the fairy falls along the way. Covering Tea Tree bay, Granite bay and much more the coastline track is an easy favourite for locals and visitors alike. But if you like rainforest and dense foliage then makes sure you take the Tanglewood Trail, a seven km hike that provides the opportunity to spy Black Cockatoos, sleeping Koalas and much more. Best of all Noosa National Park is an easy stroll from your Hotel Laguna accommodation.
The Noosa Everglades is undoubtedly one of the most pristine areas you will ever experience. Often boasted as one of Australia’s best kept secrets, the Noosa Everglades are series of interconnecting lakes and river systems that from to create a mysterious but striking wetland. Hotel Laguna recommends joining a tour group to experience this spectacular region properly. Must-do’s in the Noosa Everglades include exploring the historic loggers camp of ‘Harry’s Hut’, canoeing the mirrored waters (recognised as some of the best canoeing in Australia) and if you have the time and spirit of adventure why not try the Cooloola Sandpatch walk? A 12 km trek that ends with a visit to Australia’s largest coastal sand dune.
Double Island Point
A long kept secret of Sunshine Coast locals, Double Island Point has become a ‘must-do’ feature on many travellers’ lists. Whether you’re chasing one of Australia’s longest right-hand point breaks to surf or some of the best beach four-wheel driving in the world, a trip to Double Island Point will stay with you long after you return from your holiday. Catch the ferry over to North Shore and head north on low-tide taking in the broad expanse of the ocean and untouched wilderness. Once you arrive at Double Island Point make sure you trek to the lighthouse and overlook the stunning views that take in Noosa all the way to Rainbow Beach and the epic Carlos Sand blow.
Hotel Laguna advises caution when travelling to Double Island Point as the beach is affected by tidal movements and you will need a permit to drive on the beach. Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly staff and we can suggest a tour group to travel with.
From Noosa National Park to the Everglades and Double Island Point, Noosa is a nature lovers paradise that we know you will delight in. Thinking of exploring this diverse and abundant region, why not stay in the heart of it all at Hotel Laguna Noosa? Book your natural escape today.