Noosa Main Beach

With Noosa National Park to one side and the boutiques, cafes and bars of Hastings Street to the rear Noosa Heads Main Beach is in a prime spot. An expansive stretch of sun-soaked pale-golden sand this is one of the finest beaches on the Sunshine Coast.

Despite being one of Australia’s favourite holiday destinations Noosa manages a perfect balancing act with the beaches here remaining unspoilt by over-development. The beachfront is low-rise and lined with palms, pandanus and pine trees that blend into the forest of the headland.

Although Noosa is well known for its surf the waves tend to be fairly gentle at Main Beach. The legendary Noosa Heads right hand point break runs along the side of the park, although on truly epic days it can be ridden from First Point almost all the way to Main Beach.

Something of a rarity on the east coast the beach is north-facing meaning it is generally the safest beach in the Noosa area. Relatively sheltered and with a year round lifeguard presence swimming here is fine. Combined with the convenience of the beach virtually spilling onto Noosa’s high street this makes Main Beach a great family beach.

Of course with such appeal it can get a little busy. During the summer Noosa beach becomes one of the busiest beaches in Queensland.

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Noosa Heads


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  • Surfing

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  • Wheelchair accessible

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2022-11-28 05:00:00

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