Noosa River, Lower Reaches

Noosa River, lower reaches

 

The paddle

 

On the left bank there is Noosa canal development, access to Lake Weyba and residential development and on the right bank bushland and National Park. There are interesting 3-4 hour paddles available in this area. Many other vessels use this section of the river.      

 

How to get there

 

For the lower reaches of the Noosa  River Ð Noosa Spit at the end of Hastings Street and the Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club on Gympie Tce. Toilets are available at both locations.

 

What to expect Ð water conditions, etc

 

Suitable to any craft that can handle the sometimes windy and choppy conditions. Attempting the Noosa River bar is not recommended as conditions are maybe very choppy and rough.

 

Distance/Time to allow

 

You can tailor your paddles to the time that you have available. You can organise interesting paddles of 2 to 4 hours in duration.

 

Camping facilities, accommodation, etc

 

There are a range of camping and accommodation choices available in the Sunshine Coast area.

 

Other attractions in the area

 

Fishing. Surf. A number of other creeks and rivers. National Parks and natural environments. Cruises and other attractions.

 

Other useful information

 

Further information on this area can be located through this website:

 

www.sunshinecoast.org

 

Suncoast Seniors Recreational Kayak Club and the Sunshine Coast Canoe Club both  regularly paddle in this area if you are local joining the club is a good way to find out about other secret canoe trips and to enjoy the company of like minded paddlers.