Top things to do

Top Choice Market in Eumundi

Eumundi Markets

This is one of Australia's most famous and atmospheric artisan markets, attracting over 1.6m visitors a year to its 600-plus stalls. Dive into a leafy, bohemian wonderland of hand-crafted furniture, jewellery, cloth…
Top Choice Coffee in Noosa

Clandestino Roasters

It might be off the tourist radar, but this trendy warehouse microroastery packs in hipsters, surfers and suits, all here for Noosa's top coffee. Choose from two blends and eight single origins served a number of wa…
Top Choice Japanese in Noosa

Wasabi

An award-winning, waterside destination restaurant, Wasabi is on the lips of every local gourmand. Premium produce from the region and Wasabi's own farm sings in delicate yet thrilling dishes like handmade duck-egg …
Top Choice Museum in Bribie Island

Abbey Museum

The Abbey Museum houses an extraordinary collection of art and archaeology. Once the private collection of Englishman 'Reverend' John Ward, the pieces include neolithic tools, medieval manuscripts and even an ancien…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Noosa

Noosa Beach House

An uncluttered mix of white walls, glass and timber, this effortlessly chic restaurant belongs to globe-trotting celebrity chef Peter Kuravita. Seasonal ingredients and fresh local seafood underscore a contemporary …
Top Choice Zoo in Glass House Mountains

Australia Zoo

Just north of Beerwah is one of Queensland’s, if not Australia’s, most famous tourist attractions. Australia Zoo is a fitting homage to its founder, zany wildlife enthusiast Steve Irwin. The park has an amazing mena…
Top Choice Chinese in Peregian Beach & Sunshine Beach

Embassy XO

Smart, sophisticated Embassy XO is not your average suburban Chinese joint. Local produce drives smashing Asian dishes like Hinterland zucchini flowers stuffed with tofu and Sichuan chilli caramel and Moreton Bay bu…
Top Choice Fusion in Mooloolaba & Maroochydore

Spice Bar

Local gourmands swoon over this slick, contemporary eatery dishing up superb Asian-fusion fare. The menu is a share-plates affair, with options ranging from Hervey Bay scallops with a soy-ginger sabayon to butter-so…
Top Choice Thai in Eumundi

Spirit House

One of Queensland's top dining destinations (book three weeks ahead for weekends), Spirit House evokes the deep jungles of Southeast Asia with Thai flavours propelling confident dishes like fried soft-shell crab wit…
Top Choice Modern Australian in Noosa

Thomas Corner

Lunching ladies rightfully adore this casually chic, alfresco nosh spot. It's run by locally renowned chef David Rayner, whose vibrant, beautifully plated creations might see locally smoked fish paired with endive, …