What’s happening this week in Noosa
Melbourne Cup on tour: See the 18-carat gold Emirates Melbourne Cup on tour at LEXIS Noosa from 10:30- 11:15pm this Friday 3rd October
World’s Biggest Instameet: Be a part of Tourism and Events Queensland’s Biggest Instameet in the World record attempt, Sat 4 Oct, Little Cove Beach, Noosa Heads, 10.30am, with Instagrammers including Pauly Vella. Bring your charged smart phone with the Instagram app downloaded and an account set up. Follow @visitnoosa and @queensland on Instagram
Road to Rio: The Noosa International 7s Rugby Festival has 55 teams playing more than 130 quick-fire games, 3-5 Oct, Dolphin Oval, Sunshine Beach, 8am-5pm. See the Oceania Sevens rugby tournament with NZ, Australia, Fiji and Samoa, international, national and regional men’s, women’s, schoolboy and schoolgirl teams, entertainment for the family
Long weekend: Make the most of this long weekend (Labour Day public holiday is Mon 6 Oct) and explore Noosa’s nature – go for a long beach walk, hire a boat, walk around the Noosa National Park bays, take a tour to Fraser Island or Noosa Everglades, go for a country drive to the hinterland, learn to surf or stand-up paddle, hire a kayak and explore the waterways at your own pace, take the ferry between Noosa Marina and Hastings St, enjoy fish and chips by the river, or take an action-packed adventure boat ride. Or venture out of Noosa and visit the biggest sand island in the world (Fraser Island), explore the Great Barrier Reef, or get to Byron Bay from some great food, live music and beautiful beaches. See Carol at Student Uni Travel to book a trip.