Quintessentially Sunshine Coast

Quintessentially Sunshine Coast


The Sunshine Coast is a country and coast natural utopia enjoying more than 300 days of sunshine per year. The area is brimming with surprising, enchanting and delightful activities and natural wonders that you won’t find anywhere else in the world.

Noosa Beach tipi surf village

by Beyond Experiences

World famous for its beach and surf culture, this experience provides a private setting to enjoy the iconic ocean outlook of stunning Noosa Beach. An exclusive beach surf village, stylishly designed with Noosa-chic coastal furnishing under a giant tipi will be set as the central hub for this day experience. A variety of beach activities will be coordinated in and surrounding the private village including surfing lessons, stand up paddle board lessons and Noosa River jet boating. A chill out zone, including yoga, stretching and massage stations will complement the atmosphere for guaranteed beach relaxation. Mocktail demonstrations and a beach feast by the sea, with a menu specifically designed to suit the surrounds is also included in the experience.

Minimum Numbers: 30
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 120
Activity Duration: Half day or full day

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Self-drive Great Beach Drive adventure

by Beyond Experiences

The Great Beach Drive provides a road trip like no other and is truly a once in a lifetime experience. This one day drive will take you along kilometres of golden world-class beach as part of iconic National Parks and World Heritage listed areas. See dolphins, turtles, birdlife and whales (July-November). Driving within a small fleet of four wheel drive vehicles from Noosa to Double Island Point, this adventure offers fresh air, fun and spectacular vistas. The day is filled with beach activities including team water sports and a gourmet beach lunch. For an even more personalised journey there is the option of including a tag-along vehicle and guide.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 4
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 27
Activity Duration: Full Day (Times dependent on beach tides)
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Kombi surf safari

by Beyond Experiences

Experience a unique all-encompassing vintage surfing safari! Cruise around the coastal hot spots of the Sunshine Coast in the ultimate surf mobile - a refurbished, retro VW Kombi van beauty. A personalised driver and seasoned surfer will take you for a local’s tour to the best surf spot of the day and may even share a secret break. Whether a beginner or experienced surfer, the surf coach can provide you with a valuable session in the waves, tailored to your ability. Finish off the outing with gourmet catering; whether it be a picnic lunch or afternoon tea making it a perfect day out.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 7
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 28
Activity Duration: Half or full day
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Noosa fresh air experience

by Beyond Experiences

Experience an exceptional day on Noosa River taking in the fresh air and calm waters. Be collected by private eco boat and cruise along the waters of Noosa River arriving at a stand up paddle (SUP) destination. Enjoy a SUP lesson with a qualified instructor and glide around the pristine waters of Noosaville. Gourmet catering is included and ranges from a healthy waterfront restaurant lunch to a gourmet morning or afternoon tea picnic. Full day experiences will incorporate health and wellness experiences such as yoga, massage and pamper packages to create the perfect celebration or reward experience.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 7
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 28
Activity Duration: Half or full day
Seasonal Restriction: Available all year
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Golf with a pro

by Beyond Experiences

Maybe it’s time you found a hole in your diary to golf in sun and style on the Sunshine Coast. Perfect your swing, improve your putting and perfect your game with a skills and technique session hosted by an Australian pro golfer. Play nine superb holes in a spectacularly beautiful setting on one of the Sunshine Coast's championship golf courses. The pro will join the group around the both challenging and inspiring course, offering tips and support along the way. Be treated like a pro with this experience that includes a fully equipped golf cart, afternoon tea and refreshments. Discover or rediscover how much fun golf is with this unique and memorable golf experience at one of the Sunshine Coast's most stunning golf courses.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 10
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 100
Activity Duration: Half or full day
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Explore the Noosa Everglades by kayak

by Noosa DMC

Spend a day with experienced tour guides cruising the magnificent lakes and wetlands of the Noosa Everglades by kayak. Following paddling tuition and orientation in the shallow waters of Lake Cootharaba, explore the stunning waterways of the everglades including the spectacular Lake of Mirrors.  You will feel like you have paddled into a Monet painting as you drift through the purple-blue water lilies of Fig Tree Lake. Coffee and a delicious, healthy lunch is provided. On the return journey to Noosa stop for refreshments at the historic, country-style Apollonian Hotel, first licensed in 1868 during the Gympie gold rush.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 15
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 30
Activity Duration: Half or full day
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Fraser Island discovery by private plane

by South East Events

Depart from Sunshine Coast Airport and experience one of the most amazing scenic journeys in the world. Witness white sandy beaches as far as the eye can see, the iconic coloured sands that have been forming since the ice age, crystal blue pristine waters abundant with sea life, before landing on World Heritage listed Fraser Island (the world’s largest sand island). Expert guides will escort you through the untouched beauty of the island via four wheel drive along the beach and sand tracks. Visit destinations exclusively accessed by the rangers and learn about the natural flora and wildlife.  The ‘dining room’ for lunch will be the turquoise shores of Lake McKenzie with a chef cooking succulent barramundi and steaks, accompanied by fresh salads with beer and wines to match. Enjoy a swim and bask in the beauty of this unique setting.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 15
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 15
Activity Duration: Full day
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From the beach to the outback

by South East Events

Travel by luxury four wheel drive to Double Island Point Lighthouse, boasting 360 degree uninterrupted views of white sandy beaches, turquoise blue water and abundant wildlife. Enjoy a sumptuous Australian BBQ buffet lunch featuring freshly caught seafood and local produce in a retro-style beach setting. Kayak with turtles, dolphins and even the gentle giants of the deep – whales (July to November) or learn to surf at one of the longest and safest right-hand wave breaks in Australia. Marvel at Carlo Sand Blow and the amazingly rich colour palette of the Coloured Sands. The experience includes a horse ride to the top of Mt Goomoorian, and a special meeting with traditional owners from the Gubbi Gubbi tribe who will share their dreamtime stories and legends of the local area. The beach to outback adventure can also be complemented with a unique camping under the stars experience.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 15
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 15
Activity Duration: Full/overnight day
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Aussie surf culture beach tour

by Live it Tours

This is your chance to get involved in our iconic Aussie surf lifesaving culture as we take you behind the scenes at a local Sunshine Coast Surf Club. Enjoy hands on experiences while learning about the history of surf lifesaving and the skills and dedication required by our volunteer lifesavers in keeping our communities safe at the beach. You will participate in a range of team activities such as beach flag races, surf ski skills, visiting the rescue tower or participating in a mock rescue. All activities are tailored to the levels of individuals and you don’t even have to get wet! This Aussie Surf Culture Beach Tour is a very popular team building experience that is both educational and fun.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 10
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 50
Activity Duration: approx 2.5 hours
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The best of the great beach drive

by Noosa DMC

Experience the magic and beauty of Noosa to Rainbow Beach with The Best of the Great Beach Drive. Escape the crowds and experience Australia’s natural coastal beauty at its absolute breathtaking best. 

This is no ordinary team building experience or day tour. You’ll get up close and personal with the coloured sands of Rainbow beach used for centuries by Aboriginal people in their artworks and kayak with dolphins in the crystal clear and warm waters of Double Island Point, the Sunshine Coast’s best kept secret. 

Always wanted to go horse-riding on the beach? We can organise an unforgettable horse riding experience on Rainbow Beach as part of your day tour.  You can customise and personalise your experience with our range of optional extras, including Noosa and Rainbow Beach accommodation.

Suggested Minimum Numbers: 20
Suggested Maximum Numbers: 40
Activity Duration: half or full day
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