10 reasons for senior travellers to head to Noosa

With its mild weather and extensive range of local attractions, Noosa is the perfect destination to enjoy a summer holiday or escape the chill of the southern states and enjoy a winter getaway. Ingenia Holidays Noosa is located in peaceful natural surrounds and just a short drive to some of the region’s best things to do.

Weather

They don’t call it the Sunshine Coast for nothing. Noosa enjoys mild temperatures and sunny days even throughout winter making it the perfect place to escape the southern cold. The water temperatures are pretty stable throughout the year if you want to explore the beaches, and pleasant weather make it the perfect place to sit back and enjoy an alfresco meal at one of the regions many restaurants.

Markets

The Original Eumundi Markets prides themselves on being Australia’s premier artisan market and has been attracting visitors from far and wide since 1979. The markets are open Wednesday from 8am to 1.30pm and Saturday from 7am to 2pm. There is plenty to tempt your tastebuds with food from around the globe or check out the original artworks, jewellery, fashion and homewares, all accompanied by a great line-up of live music.

Eumundi Markets, Queensland. Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland

Golf Course

Conveniently located just across the road from Ingenia Holidays Noosa, the Noosa Golf Club is a challenging yet enjoyable course of lush fairways set in picturesque natural surrounds. The onsite bar and bistro is a great place to grab a snack or a meal.

Everglades

Explore picturesque waterways, lush vegetation and fascinating wildlife with Kayak Noosa, located just a short drive from Ingenia Holidays Noosa. There are tours to suit all fitness levels, enjoy an Eco Explore morning tour and paddle past sandflats and mangroves, watch the soldier crabs scuttle across the sand and the water birds wading in the shallows, all with the guidance of a qualified instructor. For something truly memorable, experience the serenity of the sun setting over the water on a sunset tour of the Noosa River.

Explore the picturesque Noosa Everglades

Noosa Regional Gallery

The Noosa Regional Gallery in Tewantin is home to an ever-changing display of local, national and international artists showcasing the best of modern and classical drawing, painting, sculpture and more. The gallery also holds workshops and artists talks throughout the year.

Delicious food

Let your tastebuds lead the way and explore the delicious restaurants and cafes in Noosa. The region is a much loved destination for food lovers, with a wide variety of dining options from cosmopolitan Hastings Street, to relaxed beachfront eateries and unique cafes dotted throughout the hinterland. If you prefer a home cooked meal, the Noosa Farmers Market is a great place to pick up fresh local produce.

Enjoy a meal at one of Noosa's many restaurants. Image courtesy of Tourism and Events Queensland

Noosa Hinterland

In contrast to the bustling beach front and Hastings Street, the Noosa Hinterland is a lush natural wonderland to explore, with tranquil lakes, picturesque forests and impressive rock formations. Whether you feel like getting active and exploring the walking and bike trails or stop in at the quaint villages, cafes and galleries, the hinterland is well worth a visit.

Noosa Botanic Gardens

The Noosa Botanic Gardens are a hidden gem nestled on the shores of Lake Macdonald and spread across 8 hectares of stunning gardens. Take in the views from the striking Greek style amphitheatre, stroll through the fern house and explore the impressive variety of native and exotic plants.

Stroll the beautiful gardens and take in the views at the Noosa Botanic Gardens

Go fishing

If fishing is your thing then you will be spoiled for choice with a range of deep sea and river fishing charters available from the Noosa Marina in Tewantin. Drop in to the Visitor Information Centre at the marina to find out about the tours available or to make a booking.

Queensland Air Museum

Take a look back in history at the Queensland Air Museum. The museum charts the aviation history of Australia with a particular focus on Queensland, and has over 75 aircraft in their collection along with a range of displays.

Learn about aviation history at the Queensland Air Museum

Ingenia Holidays Noosa is your ideal home away from home, just a short drive from the Hastings Street shopping precinct, Noosa National Park and Noosa Main Beach. The park offers a wide range of accommodation options to suit all tastes and budgets.

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