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Stories and Tips Noosa

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A Short Layover in Noosa

Written by stomps on 08 May, 2006

When we arrived back in Noosa from our Fraser Island tour, we just barely missed the bus to Nambour, meaning we had to wait in Noosa for 3 1/2 hours before the next one left. We obviously didn't want to spend that much time at…Read More

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Sailing on Lake Cootharaba

Written by stomps on 07 May, 2006

Lake Cootharaba is a brilliant little lake nestled in the Great Sandy National Park just north of Noosa. Only a 20km drive away from the Noosa area, it's definitely worth a trip, especially if you are a fan of any sort of water sport.I went…Read More

Pure Pampering

Written by darzplanet on 04 Nov, 2005

One thing Australia seems to have an abundance of: luxuries for the skin, hair, body, and soul. I indulged in facials, skin peels, natural products for the body of every type. My favorite is EMU oil, which has rejuvenated my skin like nothing…Read More

Hinterland Explorations

Written by darzplanet on 04 Nov, 2005

Getting inland and visiting the older "hick" towns was one of my best experiences in this country. Country hospitality is everywhere, and yes, there are some wild and woolly bars and pubs around. Country cottages and old historic hotels can be found in Pomona and…Read More

Sights for Sore Eyes

Written by darzplanet on 03 Nov, 2005

When you have a log stretch of time, as my son and I had in Queensland, time slows down and one can really drink in the culture and the marvelous natural beauty. Noosa Heads sits on the Noosa River, which empties into the Pacific. A…Read More

Noosa & Surrounds

Written by kik on 05 Oct, 2004

Noosa is a fantastic location on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. The main strip is on Hastings Street which has heaps of great restaurants and cafes as well as fantastic ice-cream parlours and great stores for some holiday shopping Just across the road from Hasting's street is Noosa's…Read More

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Buderim Ginger Factory

Written by ggcahill on 24 Jan, 2004

Located in Yandina (the factory was originally in Buderim but needed to be upgraded), the Buderim Ginger Factory supplies 40% of the world’s ginger requirements. Personally, I am not a ginger fan, but it was worth a visit to see how ginger is processed…Read More

Explore the Sunshine Coast

Written by darzplanet on 04 Nov, 2005

We managed to explore from Rainbow Sands down to Byron Bay with many stops all along that 300km stretch. Roads are very good, and renting a car is the way to go, although one can take buses most places.  There are…Read More

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Messing around in a boat...

Written by darzplanet on 03 Nov, 2005

Boats are for rent all along the river. You can get a group together, as we did, and rent a BBQ boat... they will give you kayaks and some fishing gear, and send you down the river. One afternoon, about eight of us did just…Read More

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