Visitors flock year round to Noosa for the sun, sand and natural beauty. But what do you do when it starts raining? Not to worry – besides the endless outdoor activities, Noosa has a great selection of things you can do when it rains. Here’s out top 7 suggestions of what you should do in Noosa when its raining:
2. Visit the Noosa Chocolate Factory – 1/15 Project Avenue, Noosaville
Whilst you can’t visit the factory floor itself for a tour, the Noosa Chocolate Factory has a retail store attached where you can try all of their delectable treats. You can find your favourites and order a coffee from one of their expert baristas.
2. Noosa Ten Pin and Laser Tag – 7/11 Bartlett Street, Noosaville
Whether it’s a rainy day in summer or a cold winter’s day, Noosa Ten pin is fun for the whole family. With perfect climate control and activities which will suit children, teens and adults – you can spend the afternoon seeing who the bowling champion is in your household.
3. Grab a meal at the Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club – 69 Hastings Street, Noosa
An iconic club on Noosa’s most iconic street, Noosa Heads Surf Life Saving Club boasts a modern fitout, substantial menu and a view to die for – so watch the rain fall down on the beach as you tuck into the generous sized meals and mingle with the locals. The iced bucket of prawns is a special favourite with many and comes highly recommended.
4. Sea Life Sunshine Coast – Parkyn Parade, Mooloolaba
Do you still want to see nature whilst its pouring down? You can! You can see the excellent displays at Sea Life Sunshine Coast which includes seal shows, sharks, turtles, sting rays and more. Sea Life Sunshine Coast used to be previously called “Underwater World” but all of the signage to get there has been updated to make it easy for you to find.
5. Head to the Cinemas – 29 Sunshine Beach Road, Noosa Heads
It doesn’t matter where you are, going to the movies is a great way to spend those rainy days. Noosa Five Cinemas offers discounted family tickets in the morning sessions on the weekend, so check the movie schedule and grab a bucket of popcorn.
6. Sunshine Castle – 292 David Low Way, Bli Bli
You may not realise it, but there is a castle in the Sunshine Coast. If you head over to Bli Bli you will find the Sunshine Castle which includes a medieval museum, self-guided tour and treasure hunt, café, toy store and doll collection. Sunshine Castle is very child friendly and give you plenty of quirky photo opportunities.
7. Show your moves at the Rollerdrome – 19 Caloundra Road, Caloundra
A short drive south, you can relive the past with some retro fun by roller-skating. With both the old school roller skate and modern roller blade options, day and evening skate sessions are available for the whole family.
Sitting at home and wanting to keep the kids busy? Give them a challenge by entering a writing competition. With hundreds of competitions held in Australia each year for both young and old, this is something the whole family can take part in.
So there you have it, our top 7 picks for what you should do when its raining in Noosa. Do you have any suggestions for other activities you think would be good during those wet days? Let us know!