Rainy daze in Noosa

Even when skies are grey…

…you can still explore and play all day!

It seems like the sun is almost always shining in Noosa, with beaches full of sunshine, entertainment and water sports. So, just what is there to do in Noosa when the skies are too grey for swimsuits, paddleboards and boats? Take a look at our list of rainy day favourites below.


Have you always wanted to drive through the hinterlands but never took the time to slow down and enjoy the ride? Check out the new Noosa Country Drive . Or discover the Noosa Everglades and other offbeat tours, where you can learn more about Australia’s unique landscape, even if you’re a native.

Markets are open rain or shine, so you can check out Eumundi Markets every Saturday from 7 am to 2 pm, and Wednesday from 8 am to 1.30 pm. Or Noosa Farmer’s Market every Sunday beginning at 6.30 am till 12 noon.

The many art galleries around Noosa are open rain or shine, so discover a new favourite artist by checking out the visitors’ centre’s list of local galleries. Or why not Try a cooking school? Life’s a Feast is located right in Noosaville, or Easy Cheesy or the Spirit House are located nearby.


Did you know there’s a flight simulator right in Noosaville? See what it’s like to be in the skies with U Fly Sims Flight Simulator. Kids and adults alike are also sure to love Newtons Apple Puzzles and Games, with locations in both Noosaville and Noosa Heads. Afterwards, catch a game of laser tag on Bartlett Street, where there’s even a courtesy bus.

Visit Australia Zoo, where the animals are always adorable no matter the weather, or Underwater World with Sunreef Dive to go diving underwater (where the rain doesn’t matter) with the sharks and seals.

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At the end of a rainy day, what better way to retire than with a stunning waterfront view at Noosa Quays? Located on the beautiful Noosa Heads, the private beach will be waiting for you when the sun reappears, or you can watch the rain hit the tranquil waters from your oversized balcony. To book your next holiday, or find out more call Glenn or Suzie on 07 5449 2699 or email reception@noosaquays.com

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