Visitor Information

Beach Safety

Enjoy Noosa's beautiful beaches safely - swim between the flag on patrolled beaches and follow the instructions and advice of the surf lifesavers on duty.
Red and yellow flags are used yo indicate the safest patrolled swimming area.

Sun Safety

Take care when you head out into the sun - cover up and protect yourself against harmful UV rays . If you find yourself without sunscreen on the beach, ask the surf lifesavers for some of their supply.


Noosa is famous for its mild, sub tropical climate. It has an average annual temperature of 25 degrees Celcius (77 degrees Fahrenheit). Water temperature ranges from 19 degrees C in winter to 25 degrees C in summer.

Holiday Seasons

Our holiday periods are based around seasons, climate and school holidays. Prices and accommodation availability fluctuate accordingly.

Low Season: April - September (may exclude school holidays)
Shoulder Season: October -December and February - March
High Season or Holiday Season - January and March - April

Time Zone

Australian Eastern Standard Time GMT plus 10 hours. Daylight saving is not observed in Queensland.


The currency throughout Australia is the Australian Dollar. Banks offer Bureau de Change facilities.

Tipping and Gratuities

Not required or expected in Australia. Gratuities are welcome and appreciated after a particularly enjoyable meal or for exemplary service.


5ocyc AC240v. All 110v appliances require transformers. Most hotels in Noosa will have ACI 110 sockets.


In keeping with the relaxed Noosa lifestyle, smart, casual clothing is standard. A jacket or jumper (sweater) may be required in the cooler months of Autumn and Winter, especially in the evenings.

Disabled Services

Many public areas, shopping centres, Noosa hotels, apartments, attractions and restaurants provide disabled services and facilities.

Medical Services

Public hospitals are located at Caloundra and Nambour. Private hospitals are located at Noosa, Buderim, Caloundra, and Nambour. 24 hour medical centres are located throughout the Sunshine Coast and many hotels and resorts have doctors on call. Dialling 000 will reach emergency services.

Passports and Visas

All International visitors require a valid passport. All travellers to Australia, other than Australian and New Zealand citizens are required to obtain a visa to travel to Australia.