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Noosa offers a diverse and enjoyable experience for everyone who visits or extends their stay after a Business trip. The region has an array of beachfront towns, riverside areas and hinterland communities with a relaxed and casual lifestyle, leaving you wanting more. For more details on how to get to Noosa and attractions see below

getting to noosa

Sunshine Coast Airport is located approximately 30km from the Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort. There are a range of direct flights and low cost fares available so we encourage you to explore all the options available:


The following airlines fly direct to the Maroochydore Airport in the  Sunshine Coast from Australia’s Capital cities:

Virgin Australia




Sunshine Coast Cabs operate to and from the Airport. The taxi rank is located in front of the arrivals hall of the terminal.

Suncoast Cabs
131 008
07 5441 8888

The Uber app works right across the Sunshine Coast and the surrounding areas, stretching to Noosa in the north, Caloundra in the south and inland to Maleny.  

car hire

If you are looking to explore further afield a range of car rental services are available. Please refer below for details.


T +61 7 5448 9827 
Sunshine Coast Airport

T +61 7 5474 9234 (Noosa Heads)
16 Noosa Dr, Noosa Heads 



T +61 7 5443 5055 
Sunshine Coast Airport

T +61 7 5473 8955
1/52 Hastings St Ocean Breeze Resort, Noosa Heads



Betty’s Burgers & Concrete Co

2/50 Hastings St, Noosa Heads (8 minute drive from Conference venue)

Noosa Beach House Peter Kuruvita

16 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads (7 minute drive from Conference venue)

Rickys River Bar & Restaurant

 2 Quamby Place, Noosa Heads (10 minute walk from Conference venue)

Sirocco Noosa

2/257 Gympie Terrace, Noosaville (15 minute walk from Conference venue)



Noosa Farmers Market

Every Sunday between 6am and 12pm The Noosa Australian football club located on Weyba Road host Noosa Farmers Market showcasing some of the regions finest and freshest produce. 

For more information please click here

Noosa Marina Market

Every Sunday from 8am till 2pm the Noosa Marina Market is held. The art, craft and local produce market has an idyllic setting on the deck and overlooking the Noosa River, located just seven kilometres from Hastings Street.

For more information please click here.


Behind the beachfront is Hastings street, Noosa’s fashion strip, specialising in high-end designs, familiar local labels, signature stores and affordable beachwear, footwear and local creations.   

For more information click here.

Day activities

Surrounded by beach, river, hinterland and national parks, Noosa offers an amazing range of activities, adventures, tours or programs in beautiful natural settings – or find somewhere to relax and soak in the surrounds. If you love nature and the outdoors, Noosa is a perfect destination with unspoilt beaches, stunning national parks, excellent fishing, diving and so many other outdoor adventure activities