Visiting Noosa for the Long Weekend Festival?
VISITING NOOSA FOR THE LONG WEEKEND FESTIVAL?
Check out what else you can do while you’re here
Noosa Long Weekend Festival runs from the 15th to 24th of July 2016 and is a truly world class event showcasing local and Australian arts, literature, forums, music, food and fun.
If you’re visiting Noosa for the Noosa Long Weekend Festival, why not stay an extra day or two and experience some of the extras that Noosa and surrounding areas have to offer. Simply choose your very own Noosa adventure then contact us and we’ll make sure that your Noosa break is a holiday you’ll be telling friends and family about for a long time to come.
Whether you want more relaxation, more good food and wine, more adventure or more time in nature – our local knowledge and expertise will ensure you experience the very best that Noosa has to offer.
Flavours of Noosa: From Market to Plate
Noosa is blessed with an abundance of fresh local produce. Its legendary cuisine is a reflection of this.
Your Flavours of Noosa, Market to Plate class starts with a guided tour of the famous Noosa Farmer’s Market, followed by a cooking class where you’ll discover the secrets to Noosa cuisine and create (as well as eat!) a beautiful meal using the best and freshest local produce available on the day.
Your Flavours of Noosa cooking class includes:
- Café quality coffee, tea and freshly baked muffins upon arrival.
- A full sit-down meal with 2 glasses of quality wine.
- Expert tuition from an experienced teacher.
- All ingredients and equipment provided (including aprons).
- A folder containing recipes and class notes to take home.
- A 5-hour culinary experience in a relaxed and fun environment.
Available on Sunday 17th July at a cost of $175 per person.
Transfers to and from Noosaville not included. Taxis are readily available.
Noosa Everglades Discovery Tour and BBQ Lunch
Experience the River of Mirrors as part of your truly unforgettable wilderness cruise into one of Australia’s most pristine regions.
Board the purpose built vessel for a cruise along the pristine Noosa River, lakes and into the dark, tranquil, mirrored waterways of the Noosa Everglades.
Experience a guided boardwalk at Fig Tree Point, your opportunity to explore the wetlands before we navigate our way into the Everglades.
Enjoy a delicious Aussie BBQ lunch at historic Harry’s Hut, a relic of the early timber cutting days. Explore, then take a swim in pristine waters, photograph the abundant wildlife or simply relax in this unique natural environment.
Available any day, cost $110 per person, includes transfers from accommodation.
Shop Eumundi Market’s and Lunch at The Boathouse
Be transferred from your accommodation to the world famous Eumundi Markets where you will find original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, home wares and skincare, as well as cutting edge fashion and jewellery by local designers, all guided by the ethos of “we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it”.
When you need a break from the shopping, sit back and be entertained by a stellar line-up of performers guaranteed to get you in the groove. There’s plenty of local talent to keep you entertained, with world-music sounds, country tunes and tribal rhythms. You can also have your palm read or indulge in a vast array of services offered by our many health and wellbeing practitioners.
Then be transferred to the Tewantin Marina where you will board the Noosa Ferry for a quick trip down the beautiful Noosa River to the award winning Noosa Boathouse Restaurant. Here you will enjoy a relaxed 2 course lunch by the River.
Available Wednesday 20th July at $90 per person, min 2 people bookings only.
Noosa National Park Guided Walk
A guided walking tour through the picture perfect beaches, boardwalks, parks, rivers, trails and unique coastal surroundings of Noosa.
This tour is led in small groups by local guides; experienced, knowledgeable, fun and who live and breathe Noosa life; ensuring a personal experience. It is unrushed, adventurous but comfortable for all levels.
As you walk along Noosa’s tracks it is not uncommon (but can never be assured) to spot native wildlife both on land and out to sea. You will be encouraged to look out for:
- Lace goanna monitor lizards
- Birds such as the glossy black-cockatoo and the white-bellied sea-eagle
- Noosa’s well-loved local dolphin pod and turtles regularly pop up at the points along the walk
- During this period, humpback whales can often be glimpsed as they cruise past the coastline on their way to and from northern breeding grounds.
1.5 hour walks (running tours are also available) are available on Monday 18th July, Thursday 21st July and Sunday 24th July, leaving at 0930hr at a cost of $55.00 per person, min 2 people and max 7 people, per tour.
Hinterland Day Trip and Lunch at Flame Hill Vineyard
Perfectly positioned 420 metres above sea level at the highest point in Montville, on the Blackall Range, is Flame Hill vineyard. From the warm temperate Sunshine Coast hinterland vines and our cool climate Granite Belt property, Flame Hill produces 100% estate-grown wines, hand-harvested and sourced from plantings up to 80 years old.
Flame Hill is a true paddock to plate venue, where cuisine, wine, scenery, setting and hospitality are all in harmony.
Enjoy transfers from Noosa, a 3 course lunch with 2 glasses of wine from $205 per person, min 2 people or the Paddock to Platter buffet style lunch featuring Flamehill Farm produce from $135 per person, min 2 people. Available Thursday 21st July.
Hire a 4WD and Discover Noosa Off the Beaten Track
U Explore 4×4 Auto Rentals self-drive 4×4 Hire gives you the freedom to escape the highway and explore the off road hidden gems at your own pace.
Imagine driving the white sandy beaches of Noosa Northshore or standing amongst the majestic rainforest giants in the Great Sandy National Park as part of your Noosa Long Weekend Festival.
All vehicles are Suzuki Jimny 2015 Models – very capable 4×4, easy to drive, ideal if you are an inexperienced 4WD. Seats 4, fully insured, with GPS tracking, SAT NAV & Recovery Gear included. Cars can be delivered to your accommodation if preferred.
Cost to Hire per Day $200, T & C’s apply.
For an unforgettable Noosa Long Weekend Festival experience contact Tony and Danielle at Noosa DMC and let them organise YOUR perfect long weekend.
Call 0412 789 611 or simply send us an email
All tours are subject to availability
All prices are in AUD and subject to change without notice.
All bookings and payment must be made minimum 10 days prior to the tour.
Noosa DMC standard trading conditions apply.
Visit www.noosalongweekend.com to view the official program
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