This Week in Noosa
Provided by Tourism Noosa
Friday 1 August – Thursday 7 August 2008
Welcome to Noosa! With its pristine
white sandy beaches, majestic Noosa River and fertile hinterland, it
provides visitors with the
EVENTS NOT TO MISS!
perfect backdrop for adventurous fun.
Listed below are just some of the many things you can experience while visiting Noosa… We hope you enjoy your stay, and look
forward to welcoming you back in the near future
: In true fun run style the Viridian Vertical event on August 1 is sure to bring out the best in you!
Starting under the bridge at Viridian Resort & Spa this fun and exciting walk takes you up the stairs to the lookout, down
Viewland Drive, right into Attunga Heights, down the steps behind Picture Point and finishing back at Viridian. Be ready
to put on your creative hats and come up with your best costume. Registration is $20 per person and is open between
6.30 – 7.15 am, with the walk starting at 7.30 am on 1 August. For further details phone 07 5449 0711 or visit
usmevents.com.au for further details.
Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club
: Dine at Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club Thursday 7 August at the Peter Lehmann wine
appreciation dinner and enjoy four courses matched with wines at $75 per person. Bookings for the wine appreciation
dinner are essential on 07 5449 8602. Alternatively drop in for a drink or a meal to take in sensational 180 degree views
of the beautiful Noosa River. The restaurant is open for lunch and dinner 7 days per week, breakfast on Sundays with
bar snacks available all day. The Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club is located on Gympie Terrace in Noosaville. Visit
nyrc.com.au for further details.
Maisie’s Seafood & Steakhouse
: Steeped in history and famous for hearty helpings, enjoy a cosy winter meal at
Maisie’s Seafood & Steakhouse on Gympie Terrace in Noosaville. Choose from an extensive menu including the house
specialty, Clancy’s Overflow, a superb eye fillet wrapped in bacon, accompanied by 3 oysters Mornay and 3 Kilpatrick in
the shell. Or enjoy a Giant Seafood Platter for 2 including; whole lobster, crab, prawns, oysters, bugs, fish, scallops,
calamari and salad. To beat the locals you’ll need to book early on 07 5449 7497.
GIG GUIDE / ENTERTAINMENT
: This Sunday 3 August the Peregian Originals are back with 8 Ball Aitken (Brisbane), Swoon
(Mackay), Nadia Sunde Band (NSW), and Ross Nixon (Sunshine Coast). 8 Ball Aitken performs uniquely Far North
Queensland country, blues and roots anthems. Swoon are an acoustic duo based in the Mackay and Whitsunday
regions write and perform a captivation mix of folk, rock and blues. Bring a picnic, a rug and your fellow music lovers to
this free open-air community concert from 1 - 4:30 pm in the park behind Peregian Beach SLSC.
Bold Lounge: DJ Jackson is back and ready to rock the house this Saturday 2 August at this month’s Bold Lounge at
the sensational Flamingo Bar. He is armed with hot-off-the-press remixes of some old favourites like Black Box’s Ride
on time, Armand van Helden’s my, my, my and Richard Greay’s remix of Bob Marley’s No Deputy. Bold Lounge was
created for those 30-somethings looking for somewhere to go out on a monthly basis. Doors open at 8 pm, upstairs at
Bay Village on Hastings Street and for more information phone 07 5447 2255 or visit rollingrock.com.au.
Book Launch and Author Event:
Ride the wave of nostalgia at with Surf-O-Rama, the largest collection of Australian
beach culture, including artefacts, memorabilia, ephemera and photographs. Meet the author Murray Walding,
specialist of pop, surf and beach culture this Friday 1 August 6.30 – 8.30 pm. Tickets to the official launch held at the
Written Dimension ABC Book Shop Noosa Junction (at the Noosa Cinema Centre) are $15 including a glass of wine
and nibbles. Get in quick and help support local treasures, phone 07 5447 4433.
Noosa River Ferry Sunset Cruise
: Sit back and relax with a drink as you glide amongst the yachts of Woods Bay,
past the fine waterfront homes of Noosa Sound, get up close to the Lake Weyba wildlife before taking in the sunset at
the river entrance. The Sunset Cruise is $19.50 per person departing on a Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and
Saturday with bookings essential on 07 5449 8442. Sunset Departure times: Noosa Marina 4.10 pm Yacht Club 4.20
pm, Pelican and Boathouse 4.25 pm, O Boats and T Boats 4.30 pm, Noosa Wharf 4.40 pm, Sheraton Boarding at 4.45
pm for a 4.55 pm depart). Visit noosaferry.com.au
for more information or to watch the new Noosa Ferry video!
For bookings phone +61 7 5430 5000 or 13000 NOOSA (13000 666 72)
Or call into the Noosa Visitor Information Centres at Hastings Street, Parkyn Hut or Noosa Marina in Tewantin