Noosa Sound: An Ideal Destination for a Family Getaway

Are you looking to plan an exciting family holiday but worried about breaking the bank? Look no further than Noosa Tropicana, located in Noosaville, Queensland. Not only is Noosa Tropicana affordable, but it’s also a favourite amongst environmentally conscious holidaymakers. Guests staying at the accommodation are able to utilize the onsite electric vehicle chargers.

Noosa Sound, Fun in the Sun

Noosa Sound is a fantastic family holiday destination for so many reasons. Firstly, it is situated on the stunning Noosa River, providing plenty of opportunities for water activities. You can hire a paddleboard or kayak and spend a day exploring the waterways. 

Perhaps you would prefer to simply relax on the beach and enjoy the beautiful surroundings. Noosa Tropicana is conveniently located close to the river, meaning you won’t have to go far to enjoy all that Noosa Sound has to offer.

Dine & Shop

Noosa Sound has plenty of other activities within a short distance to offer families staying with us. You can take a stroll along Gympie Terrace, lined with restaurants and cafes offering a range of cuisines for you to enjoy. Grab a meal or a drink while taking in the beautiful views of the river. There are also plenty of shops to explore, selling everything from beachwear to souvenirs.

Immerse in Nature 

One of the highlights of visiting the region is exploring Noosa National Park. It covers over 4,000 hectares and offers a variety of breathtaking walking trails suitable for all fitness levels. You can choose to take a leisurely stroll along the coastal trail, and catch sight of dolphins and migrating whales, or challenge yourself with a hike up to Hell’s Gates for breathtaking views of the coastline.

Sunshine Coasts Pick-Your-Own Produce Farms

Looking for a unique and satisfying family outing? Why not check one of the Sunshine Coast’s pick-your-own produce farms? Cooloola Berries is a favourite, especially for families with younger children. Fun and affordable, it’s a fun activity for the whole family to discover, plus you’ll get to leave with the freshest berries, hand picked by you! There is also a café and playground, making it a great spot to enjoy your pickings with a picnic, or just a play break for the kids. The staff onsite are friendly and knowledgeable, and can help with picking tips and advice to make the most of your visit. Don’t miss this opportunity to create unforgettable memories with your family and enjoy the freshest produce the Sunshine Coast has to offer. 

Chasing Waterfalls

For guests looking for a bit more adventure during their Noosa stay, there are plenty of local day trips that visitors to the region will adore. You can discover some of the most beautiful waterfalls on the Sunshine Coast, and find out for yourself why our part of the world is considered to be one of the most spectacular regions for immersing in nature.

Take a short drive to the nearby hinterland region and discover hidden gems such as the Kondalilla Falls in the Kondalilla National Park. This breathtaking waterfall is surrounded by lush rainforest and offers a picturesque swimming hole at the bottom, perfect for cooling off or just soaking your feet after a hike. 

Another great option is Gardners Falls in Maleny. With multiple cascading levels, it’s not just a sight to behold, you can also enjoy swimming in the rock pools at the base of the falls. Why not pack a picnic and make the most of a budget friendly family day out in nature. 

Some of the other popular waterfalls in the region include the stunning Mapleton Falls in the Mapleton National Park, and Serenity Falls in Buderim Forest Park. No matter which of the fantastic local waterfall options you choose, you’ll be glad you set out to explore during your stay.  Remember that some of these waterfalls require a bit of hiking to reach, but the natural beauty of these popular spots make it well worth the effort. 

Noosa Chocolate factory

Any chocolate lovers among us? You’ll be delighted to discover that Noosa Tropicana is conveniently located close to the Noosa Chocolate Factory, which offers a range of handcrafted chocolates made from the finest Belgian couverture chocolate. You can take a tour of the factory and learn about the chocolate-making process, or simply indulge in some delicious treats.

Sunshine Coast Family Attractions

If you’re looking for a fun day out for the whole family, there are plenty of incredible attractions to choose from in the area surrounding our accommodation. You might opt to spend the day at Australia Zoo where you can see a range of native Australian animals up close, including crocodiles, kangaroos, and koalas. 

Perhaps you are in the mood for an underwater adventure? Head to SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast and explore the fascinating marine life on display, as well as incredible shows and animal experiences. 

Alternatively, if you’re looking for a thrill check out Aussie World, an amusement park with rides and attractions for all ages. Located in nearby Palmview, this amusement park has rides and attractions for all ages making it the perfect choice for families with children of varying ages.

For the adrenaline junkies, Aussie World has several exciting rides to get your heart pumping, such as the Redback and the Giant Slide. For little kids the amusement park has a variety of gentler rides, such as the Ferris wheel, the Carousel, and the Bug Run. There are also plenty of games and activities to keep you occupied including a rock climbing wall, a mini-golf course, and a bungee trampoline.

Enjoy a Stay at Noosa Tropicana

After exploring Noosa and enjoying the fun Noosaville water activities, you can wander back to Noosa Tropicana to enjoy the best of our stunning resort style accommodation. All of our accommodation options are fully self-contained, so you’ll have everything you need to make your stay comfortable and relaxing.

Whether you’re looking for a short weekend getaway or a longer stay so that you can fully explore the area and attractions, Noosa Tropicana has everything you need for a home away from home for the best family holiday.

Find out more about our accommodation options and guest facilities here.

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