Noosa provides pleasure to all. A north facing surfing beach, pristine river, fine restaurants, sophistication, national parks, plenty of action and you have the perfect holiday retreat. Visitors flock to Noosa from all over the world, many as frequent visitors and some returning to live in this exceptional coastal village.
Described in the New York Times in March 2002 as the place 'that appreciates nature and the good life'. Noosa is the accepted name for a group of villages and enclaves that make up Noosa Shire. The word Noosa is not the correct description for the area although is used to describe the areas and the name known and used by visitors.
Noosa Shire was established in 1910. Noosa Heads is the resort area that contains Hastings Street and the main tourist area behind Hastings Street. The main beach fronts onto Hastings Street. At the end of Hastings Street is the Noosa Woods and Noosa Spit. At the eastern end of Hastings Street is the Noosa National Park.
Noosaville is the area that borders the Noosa River with its recently upgraded riverfront precinct and street restaurants. Noosa Junction is the central shopping area with cinema and banks and located behind Hastings Street over Noosa Hill. Distance from Brisbane (State Capital): 178 Kilometres.