Noosa profile

 

Noosa is renowned for its world famous beaches, idyllic coastal wharfs and world renowned dining. Noosa’s history begins almost 40,000 years ago with the Kabi tribe who were part of a nation of aborigines who inhabited the area from Redcliffe near Brisbane, north to the Noosa River and west to the Noosa Hinterland towns of Cooroy and Nambour.

By nature's standards they were a rich and successful tribe who enjoyed all the natural abundance and pleasures of the area. The Bunya festival, which was a famous celebration of the harvest of the Bunya nut (believed to be the oldest festival known to man) attracted tribes from as far afield as northern N.S.W. and Western Queensland and was celebrated in the nearby Blackall Ranges.

It was logging and then gold that first attracted white man to the region in the early 1800s. Logs were rafted downstream along the Noosa River from Lake Cootharaba to Tewantin where they awaited loading onto ocean going vessels.

Noosa has now become a mecca for those in search of sunny skies and relaxation, some retail therapy and culinary treats, and for those who want to ride the clean waves off the spectacular coastline.

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Noosa is made up of Noosaville, Noosa Spit, Noosa Sound and Noosa Heads. The permament resident population of Noosa Heads is approximately 10 000 with the regions permanent population approximately 35 000. Tourism is the foundation of the local economy with over 250 000 holiday makers each year.

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