The Best Family Friendly Activities in Noosa

If you’re looking for an ideal destination for your next family trip, then look no further than Noosa. This vibrant location has everything you need for a holiday full of family fun and relaxation. Home to a wide range of kid-friendly activities, there’s something for every little one, ensuring a lifetime of happy memories made for your family.

Whole Family Experiences

Noosa Ferry cruise

If you’re looking for a water experience, jump on a Noosa Ferry cruise along the river or  opt for a stunning sunset cruise or a daytime river trip to discover Noosa’s scenic waterways.

Eco Noosa River Adventures

Eco Noosa River Adventures maximises family fun and  experiences, while ensuring minimal impact on the natural environment.

Australia Zoo

If you’re looking to explore family-friendly attractions around Noosa, we recommend visiting the amazing array of animals at Australia Zoo!

Outdoor Activities


Nestled along the Noosa River, this beloved spot boasts 2km of grassy parkland, perfect for a game of footy or a family picnic. Children will be thrilled by the riverside Pirate Park Playground, making it a family favorite for outdoor fun and relaxation.


Nearby, Tewantin National Park offers family-friendly mountain biking adventures and the easily accessible Mt Tinbeerwah lookout, boasting breathtaking views of the coast and hinterland.

Dog beaches

Include your furry friends in the holiday fun at Sunshine Coast’s dog-friendly, off-leash areas. Let your pooch enjoy the salt and the sand – and maybe even make some new friends!

For the Little Ones

The Ginger Factory

One of the coast’s leading tourist attractions full of fun activities, train rides and tasty treats, The Ginger Factory is the perfect destination for families with children of all ages.

Mini Golf

Nothing like a bit of family-friendly competition! Set in a stunning location overlooking the Noosa Hills, this a must-do on your visit to Noosa that parents and kids will love.

Indoor Playroom

Perfect for rainy days or for those looking to try something a little bit different. Kids can climb, swing, jump and bounce in Noosa Leisure Centre’s exciting set-up.

Arts & Crafts

Noosa Regional Gallery

Noosa Regional Gallery presents a fantastic children’s program, featuring sculpture, painting, and Lego workshops tailored for different age groups.

Frida’s Sip n Paint

Bring your little ones to an artist-led painting workshop where you can spark your inner creativity to life!

Noosa Arts Theatre

For over 50 years, Noosa Arts Theatre has delighted visitors with top-notch productions, showcasing high-end musicals like “The Sound of Music,” “Mamma Mia!” and “The Boy From Oz.”

Catching Waves

Noosa Beach Surf Hire

You supply the excitement, Noosa Beach Surf Hire supplies the rest!

There is a great range of stand up paddle-boards and Malibu’s as well as beginner soft surfboards, single or double kayaks and UV protection.

Noosa Learn to Surf

Opt for one of the superb learn-to-surf programs along Noosa Main Beach, such as Noosa Learn to Surf, which offers daily beginner and intermediate lessons as well as special school holiday programs.

Noosa Beaches

With over a dozen beaches, bays, and secret coves throughout Noosa, your family is spoilt for choice in finding your perfect slice of paradise.