Welcome to Noosa, with its beautiful natural surrounds, cosmopolitan atmosphere and vibrant calendar of events!

If you’re looking for something to do during your stay in Noosa at Eumarella Shores, following are a selection of ideas for you…

Horse riding

Go horse riding in Noosa through bush, lake, rainforest or open beaches.

Equathon has daily horse riding tours along Noosa North Shore beaches and a 7-day bush tour.

Noosa Horse Riding takes you on a beautiful ride in and around Lake Weyba.

And Mary Valley Adventure Trails, near the Noosa hinterland has rides through lush farmland and rainforest. Call the Visitor Information Centre on 1 3000 NOOSA for details or see visitnoosa.com.au/play

See the whales

There’s been plenty of whale action in the waters off Noosa and you can join in with whale watching tours into Laguna Bay and around the Noosa National Park headland. The New Noosa Wave also has swim with the whales experiences – ph 0458 997 188. Noosa Thriller (ph 0412 735 624) and Noosa Ocean Rider (ph 0438 386 255) also take you whale watching on their ocean thrill tours and offer a free courtesy bus for Noosa area pick-ups.

See visitnoosa.com.au/play

Joy of the Journey

This new exhibition at Cooroy Butter Factory Arts Centre, 11A Maple St, showcases the culture of 5 artists from the neighbouring Bundaberg region. On show until 3 Sept

See Noosa by bike

Hiring a bike or joining a guided bicycle tour are great ways to see some of Noosa’s sights. Ecotekk Noosa has free delivery and pick-up in Noosa for hire from $39. Join their Fat Bike Beach Tour and cruise along Noosa North Shore, their Mt Tinbeerwah scenic tour, see Noosa on a 1hr tour or join the 3hr Surf Beach Trail – see ecotekk.com.au or ph 0426 246 342. Bike On Noosa has a large range of road bikes, mountain bikes, family bikes and e-bikes for hire, delivered to your accommodation, including helmets, locks and a map, or join them behind the beach on a fully guided tour in the Wooroi mountain bike trails. Ph 5474 3322 or see bikeon.com.au

Stand up Paddle

Explore Noosa’s beautiful waterways on a stand-up paddle board – lessons and hire boards are available for the Noosa River or Laguna Bay. It’s easy to learn how! Ask at the Noosa Visitor Information Centre or phone 13000 NOOSA

Rattler fun

Take a Noosa Country Drive through the Noosa hinterland and Mary Valley to the historic Mary Valley Rattler steam train station in Gympie. Travel on a beautifully restored heritage train through the Mary Valley and its towns. The C17 steam train takes you between the historic Gympie Station with its cafe and museum, to Amamoor in the Mary Valley – return journey every Wed, Sat and Sun. The Silver Bullet runs every Friday at 10am and 11am for a 30-min ride. Or enjoy the 3-hour rattler Picnic Train on a vintage rail motor – ph 5348 9606