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The town of Noosa Heads is best known for its natural beauty, being so close to the Noosa National Park and various picturesque beaches. You might find it a little on the expensive side, but we promise you’ll have the time of your life exploring this part of the Sunshine Coast. You can pre-book your Noosa Heads car hire with Enjoy Travel for a seamless trip.

Guide to Noosa Heads


Noosa Heads is a part of the Shire of Noosa in the state ofQueensland. Its main physical features are the Noosa River and the Noosa National Park.


Noosa Heads is warm and humid throughout the year, and rainfall – when it occurs – is almost always heavy. The cool season is between May and September, and summer is from December to February.


The town has been emerging as the district’s tourist hub since the 1900s when its beaches first started becoming commercialised. 

Things to do in Noosa Heads

Frolic on the beaches

Noosa Heads has a number of beautiful beaches, most of which are safe for swimming, surfing and other water activities. Waves are most gentle at the Main Beach but the local favourite is Peregian Beach, which is quite close to the town market. Spread out a beach towel and get into the water for hours of fun and frolic.

Take a tour through Noosa National Park

The other major attraction near Noosa Heads is the Noosa National Park, a wilderness spanning about 3000 hectares. Popular spots within the park include Lake Weba, Emu Mountain, and bays such as Granite Bay. Spend enough time here, and you are sure to glimpse wildlife like glossy black cockatoos, swamp orchids, crimson rosellas, koalas and so on. Entry to the park is free.

Go window-shopping on Hastings Street

The town’s main thoroughfare, Hastings Street, has plenty of clothing stores, restaurants and views of the coast, making it a great place to go jogging early in the morning. On the flip side, it gets a bit crowded by evening post-3pm.

Eating out in Noosa Heads

Enjoy lemongrass rice with watermelon pickle (and maybe kingfish) at Season Restaurant, which offers romantic dining by Laguna Bay. Nisa Thai is a restaurant that serves authentic Thai dishes such as chicken dimsum and chili duck. Black Pepper Cafe Noosa Junction is a good place to grab breakfast. For sumptuous Japanese flavours, head to Sumi Open Kitchen. Their preparation of seafood dishes is exquisite.

Noosa Heads Transport

Getting to Noosa Heads

The closest airport is Sunshine Coast Airport (MCY), located in the town of Maroochydore. Hire a car or take a taxi to Noosa Heads. If you’re starting from Brisbane, you can also take a bus to Noosa Heads. The journey will be about 2 hours long.

Getting around Noosa Heads

The best way to enjoy the scenery while in Noosa Heads is to drive around on a bike or a car, which you can hire from companies like Bike On or EcoTekk (for bikes) and Hertz or Thrifty (for cars). Taxis are widely available too. Prebook with Enjoy Travel for the best deals.

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FAQs about car hire in Noosa Heads

Most frequently asked questions about hiring a car in Noosa Heads

When booking in advance with Enjoy Travel, the average cost of hiring a car in Noosa Heads is just $71 AUD.
Car hire prices in Noosa Heads can often be as low as $61 AUD when booking online with Enjoy Travel.
The minimum age to hire a vehicle in Noosa Heads is 21 years of age.
Yes, you can usually add additional drivers to your car hire agreement in Noosa Heads.
The distance between Melbourne and Noosa Heads is of 1,913 km.
The most popular car to hire in Noosa Heads is a Toyota Corolla because of its fuel economy and comfort.
The distance between Sydney and Noosa Heads is of 850 km.
The distance between Melbourne and Noosa Heads is of 1,913 km.
The distance between Perth and Noosa Heads is of 4,446 km.

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