Archive for December, 2013

Summer Activities for the Kids in Noosa

Monday, December 16th, 2013

Keep the kids entertained this summer when you book your holiday in Noosa. With all sorts of activities available, we’ve compiled a list for your handy reference. This will help get you started for your peace of mind…

For more sedate pursuits, how about Shell & Driftwood Art Classes at Très Noosa. Make your own shell and driftwood art piece at Très Noosa – the shop with the sand on the floor. Costs $25 (all inclusive). Kids and adults welcome. Call to book 0422 927 700, www.shellsbypauline.com

When Saturdays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays. Where Très Noosa, Shop 7, Arcadia Street, Noosa Junction.

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For some dramatic action there’s 2014 seasons Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. This is great holiday entertainment for the children with Noosa Arts Theatre’s pantomime Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, a heartwarming traditional production with a terrific story, funny lines, comedy routines and plenty of villains to boo at. All tickets $12. Book by phone, online or at the theatre, Tuesday to Saturday, 9am – noon. Tickets also on sale at the door. 07 5449 9343 www.noosaartstheatre.org.au

When Saturdays 4, 11, 18 January at 11am and 2pm; Sundays 5, 12, 19 January at 1pm and 4pm. Where Noosa Art Theatre, Weyba Road, Noosaville.

For something louder, Brett Campbell and his band Wokajoowok present their exciting new show, Wokajoowok Live Music Concert. Full of interactive fun and live music, Wokajoowok take their audience on a journey through song and dance, introducing the audience to a wide palette of instruments such as keyboards, bass, guitar, mandolin, banjo, piano accordion, percussion, harmonica and kazoo. Learn how everyone can sing and dance, and dance faster than you’ve ever danced before. Throw in a bit of singing, whistling and making loud noises and you’re in for avery fun Wokajoowok experience. All tickets $12. 07 5455 4455 www.thej.com.au

When Tuesday 21 January 2014. Where The J Theatre, 60 Noosa Drive, Noosa Junction.

Sail into Summer – Holiday Sailing Program at the Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club, Gympie Tce, Noosaville. 07 5440 7407 www.nyrc.com.au

Kids aged 7-18 years can learn to sail with the Youth FunSail Holiday Program. Everyone welcome, no sailing experience necessary. Sail under instruction with qualified Yachting Australia instructors and assistant instructors on the Noosa River to Noosa Woods. Cost $65 per day, lunch and snack included.

Youth FunSail: 6-17 January 2014, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday, 10am-4pm

Kids aged 6-12 years can join Yachting Australia Tackers program, a fun, game-based course on the Noosa River in a friendly, safe environment. No experience required. Kids learn how to operate a small boat (OziOpti dinghy) in pairs or singles.

Level 1 Tackers: 6-10 January, 9am-1pm
Level 1 builds confidence and skills on the water, includes t-shirt, cap, water bottle.

Level 2 Tackers: 13-17 January, 9am-1pm
Level 2 develops skills further and includes t-shirt and dry bag. $330 for whole week, with certificate presentation and sausage sizzle.

For some expert tennis tuition for beginners to intermediate. The Tennis Holiday Camps at Noosa Springs Golf Resort & Spa will bring your child up to speed. www.noosasprings.com.au

To book, phone 0414 494 645 or email tennis@noosasprings.com.au

5-12yrs are from 6-10 January, 13-17 January and 20-24 January, 9am-noon, $140 weekly or $35 daily.

How about Junior Golf Camps for Kids - for beginners through to seasoned junior golfers wanting to improve all parts of their game at Noosa Springs Golf Resort & Spa, Noosa Springs Drive. www.noosasprings.com.au 8-14yrs from 30 December – 3 January, 6-10 January,13-17 January and 20-24 January

Shortees $20 per child per day or $80 per week.

To book, phone 0477 183 654 or email peter@heinigergolf.com.au

Kids Play Golf for Free at Noosa Springs Golf Resort & Spa, Noosa Springs Drive, Noosa Springs, www.noosasprings.com.au call 07 5440 3333

During school holidays kids under 17yrs play golf for free all day at Noosa Springs Golf Resort & Spa, when accompanied by a paying adult. There are also free guided golf cart tours every day for kids – spot a koala or kangaroo on a supervisedgolf cart adventure.

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For spacious and family friendly holiday accommodation book with Verano Resort Noosa and let us help you plan your family entertainment at our friendly help desk.

Christmas Celebrations on Sunshine Beach

Monday, December 9th, 2013

Soak up the sun, sand and the joyous atmosphere this Christmas in Noosa. There’s always something to do in Noosa and especially during this busy Christmas seasonNoosa is buzzing with festive activities.

With Verano Resort located on Sunshine Beach just two kilometers from Hastings Street, Noosa Main Beach and the beautiful Noosa River, your holiday accommodation is close enough to the main attractions, yet just far away enough for you to relax without the crowds.

If you enjoy a good Christmas Carol, you won’t be disappointed in Noosa.

Coolum Christmas in the Park

www.coolumchristianfamily.org

  • When Saturday 14 December 2013, 6pm
  • Where Tickle Park, Coolum Esplanade, Coolum Beach

Bring the whole family for a night of traditional Christmas fun and festive celebration. There’s free face painting and animal farm from 6pm. On-stage entertainment starts at7pm with Christmas carols, a live band, guest singers, dancing, Santa and fireworks at 8.30pm. Presented by Coolum Christian Family Church.

Tewantin Christmas Carnival

www.noosarsl.com.au

  • When Sunday 15 December, 4-8pm
  • Where Memorial Park, Tewantin

The annual Tewantin Christmas Carnival hosted by Tewantin Noosa RSL Club is a free family event with plenty for everyone including Christmas Carols by Candlelight,fireworks over the Noosa River, rides, live entertainment by Industry of Kool, ice cream, soft drinks, food and raffles.

Christmas in Cooroy

www.christmasincooroy.com.au

  • When Saturday 7 December, from 4pm
  • Where Apex Park, Maple Street, Cooroy

Family fun with free rides, face painting, photos booth, visit from Santa, live music and fireworks. Also see the Bendigo Bank Street Parade with 30 floats decorated in Rock and Roll theme, the Great Santa Race with a crowd of runners in Santa suits sprinting up the main street, Poets Breakfast at Cooroy Hotel, Wimmers East versus West Tug of War, Hinterland Christian Centre Choir, Uke Crazy People, market stalls, food stalls and a bar.

Light up The Junction Festive Friday

www.noosajunction.org

  • When Friday 20 December 5:30-7pm
  • Where Arcadia Street, Noosa Junction

Enjoy pantomimes and carols in Arcadia Street, Noosa Junction.

Noosa Carols on the River

www.noosacoc.org.au

  • When Sunday 22 December, 7pm
  • Where Noosaville Lions Park, Gympie Terrace, Noosaville

Invite your family and friends to a wonderful night of Christmas Caroling by the Noosa River.

Book your accommodation at Verano Resort Noosa and take full advantage of the festive atmosphere.

Noosa Waters Christmas Boat Flotilla

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013

Christmas is a magical time and with a large number of local festive events on offer, it is easy to get in the Christmas spirit. The annual Noosa Waters Christmas Boat Flotilla is on again on Friday the 20th of December. This event is set to be bigger and better this year with an increased number of decorated boats and houses joining in the festive fun. Lead by the local Noosa Coast Guard to the beat of the Noosa Waters African Drummers, it promises to be a great evening. Enjoy some Noosaville accommodation at Verano Resort and you are only a short walk away from all the action of this Noosa event.

accommodation in Noosaville for local events

Accommodation in Noosaville

Verano Resort is located in Noosaville and is within waking distance to a great vantage point for this Christmas boat parade. Not only that it is ideally located close to the beautiful Noosa River, Gympie Terrace and Noosa Heads. Keep the family happy with access to the river, water sports, river tours, boutique shopping and relaxed dining options. Choose from a great range of fully self contained and spacious 1 and 2 bedroom apartments. This 4.5 star Noosaville resort offers great facilities including pool, spa, sun lounges and bbq areas for relaxed dining. Take advantage of the onsite tour desk who are happy to share information about local events and great tours in the Noosa area. Noosaville on the Sunshine Coast is the perfect family holiday destination where you can do as much or as little as you like.

Ring us today to book your Noosaville Accommodation within walking distance to great festive events, the Noosa River and Gympie Terrace. Everything you need for a great family holiday can be found at Verano Resort in Noosaville.