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Attractions

Popular attractions for Noosa backpackers and other visitors to the Sunshine Coast include Australia Zoo, the Eumundi Markets, the Noosa River and Everglades, the Festival of Surfing, and much more. Contact us for details about nearby attractions and our free daily bus service.

Australia Zoo

Australia Zoo, home of Steve Irwin the Crocodile Hunter, is one the country's premier tourist attractions.

Although it is best known for its crocodiles and live shows, Australia Zoo is home to many varieties of Australian wildlife, including kangaroos, koalas, dingos, snakes, wombats, and Tasmanian devils. The zoo also features animals from around the world such as elephants, rhinos, tigers and cheetahs.

Dolphins Beach House is a booking agent for Australia Zoo and offers a free daily shuttle bus service. Student tickets are just $46.00 per person. Our free 8:00 a.m. shuttle bus service goes to the Transit Centre every morning where the Australia Zoo Bus picks up guests at 8:30 a.m.

Eumundi Markets

The world famous Eumundi Markets are held every Wednesday and Saturday throughout the year, regardless of the weather.

Twice a week the historic town of Eumundi springs to life with more than 500 stalls, selling everything from fine arts and craft to fresh produce.

Shoppers can browse a great variety of products, meet friendly stall holders, enjoy diverse food and beverages, indulge in a massage, or listen to live music.

Eumundi Markets

Noosa Festival of Surfing

The Noosa Festival of Surfing

The Noosa Festival of Surfing is an annual event that combines international surfing competition with social and cultural activities.

The festival line-up includes pro and amateur events, live bands, film screenings, charity dinners and a surf expo showcasing some of the industry's biggest brand names.

Noosa River and Everglades

The Noosa River is a busy waterway that connects with the tranquil, unspoilt waters of the Noosa Everglades, part of the Great Sandy National Park. Join a guided cruise or hire a canoe and paddle yourself through the unique scenery of this beautiful area.

Tour operators along the river include Noosa Everglades Discovery, Noosa River & Canal Cruises, Gondolas of Noosa, and Noosa Ferry Cruise Company.

Noosa River and Everglades

Australia Zoo

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