Farewell Charmaine

Today we say good-bye to this wonderful woman, Charmaine who has decided to retire from teaching. Charmaine has been with us since 2013 and we have loved every minute of it!

Good bye Charmaine

Charmaine, we will miss your gentle manner and warmth in the staff room. Your elementary students will be very sad to say goodbye to you and will miss your thoughtful and patient teaching.

We wish you all the best for your future.

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Graduation

Today we are saying good-bye to 8 of our Lexis Noosa students.

Marga and Yebin from our Pre-Intermediate classes.

Nadia, Kiichi and Linda from our Intermediate classes.

Mayu from our Upper-Intermediate class.

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Joana and Nicolas from our IELTS class.

Good luck to everyone finishing today and safe travels around Australia.

Muay Thai Class at Noosa

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students learnt some Muay Thai moves.

The students walked down to Pinaroo Park where the lesson was going to take place. First of all the teacher showed us some moves and quickly ran through the background of the sports so that we could get an understanding of what Muay Thai Martial Arts is and the history behind it.

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We love doing these kinds of activities so that the students get to learn about different cultures!

Hope you all loved learning some Muay Thai.

Looks like Noosa is the place to be!

In September 2018 we were lucky enough to play host to two Instagram Specialists travelling from Spain to Lexis Noosa to experience the life of a student for a week. Luis and Marta spent the mornings trying our general English classes and participated in our activities during the afternoon and even our student night on Thursday.

  It looks like Luis liked it so much that he recommended his brother come and study with us at Lexis English Noosa.

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Juan Jose started with us on Monday! Thanks for the recommending our school!

Lexis English Noosa…….BEST Lexis School!!!

Job Search

There are a lot of jobs currently online leading to the our Australian summer holidays. Have a look at Seek and Gumtree and of course come to our Job Workshop every Tuesday at 2pm to work and perfect your resumes with Sam. Happy Job Hunting!!

Job Search

Casual Barista in Sunshine Beach – Seek 3.11.18

A cafe in Sunshine Beach is seeking a casual Barista (up to 25 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37630814?type=standard

 

Gelateria Assistant Manager – Seek 6.11.18

Who do we want?

Someone that:

  • Is available to start immediately
  • Is confident and engaging
  • Gets involved and will take ownership of their role
  • Gets involved with their local community
  • Is self-driven, a charismatic assistant manager with experience in high-pressure retail or hospitality environments
  • Can be resilient, innovative and committed to providing exceptional customer service
  • A natural communicator and love Gelato!

What do we offer?

  • A great work/ life balance
  • A great salary + super + incentives
  • A vibrant, fun work environment
  • A supportive team

What’s the role?

  • Supervisory/assistant manager role within a fast paced environment
  • You’ll assist to manage and mentor a team who share your passion for exceptional customer service and of course awesome, freshly made Gelato!

Who are we?
We are passionate and driven.
We know we don’t just work in the Gelato Industry, we are the Gelato industry! Having been around since 2002.
Our office environment is an engaging and friendly one.
Everyone at Gelatissimo has a big appetite for knowledge (ok, and gelato!). We are constantly improving our product knowledge, working on customer service and developing our skills.

Have fun whilst furthering your skills with us!

To apply please email your resume and cover letter to: anita@gelatissimo.com.au

 

Casual Cook in Noosa Heads – Seek 29.10.18

A bar/pub in Noosa Heads is seeking a casual Cook (up to 25 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 1 year of experience as a Cook
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37586053?type=standard

 

Casual Barista in Noosa Heads – Seek 25.10.18

A retail shop in Noosa Heads is seeking a casual Barista (up to 30 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at least 1 day at weekends
  • Have at least 3 years of experience as a Barista
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37558858?type=standard

 

Casual Cook in Noosa Heads – Seek 24.10.18

A bar/restaurant in Noosa Heads is seeking a casual Cook (up to 40 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at least 1 day at weekends
  • Have at least 6 months of experience as a Cook
  • Have Australian work rights

Apply Online: https://www.seek.com.au/job/37547060?type=standard

 

Kitchen Steward – Noosa Surf Club Restaurant – Seek 23.10.18

Kitchen Steward Noosa Surf Club Restaurant Day and night shift, weekends required. On the job training provided very busy environment.

Email cv and three references

Attention Campbell

restaurant@noosasurfclub.com

Or call 07 5447 3055

 

Chef/Cook – Noosa Surf Club Restaurant – Seek 23.10.18 

 email application including CV and three references/referees to Campbell

restaurant@noosasurfclub.com

 

Chef / Cook – Gumtree 6.11.18

Weare a vibrant and busy Backpacker Hostel, located in Noosa.

Weare seeking a friendly and highly motivated Chef with a strong work ethic, tojoin our restaurant team.

Thecasual role will involve assisting/directing the team to effectively help runthe restaurant.

Tobe successful in this role, you will;

·Haveprevious experience in a similar role.

·Bea self starter and have the ability, to work effectively,unsupervised and leadin a busy environment.

·Haveexperience in developing / directing staff and conducting a busy service.

·Displaygenuine passion for delivering consistent quality dishes,whilst maintaining a steadypace in achieving the nightly requirements.

·Havethe ability to think on your feet, solve possible ordering problems and ensurecustomer satisfaction.

·Beable to work a flexible roster, including weekends, evenings,and school holidayperiods.

·Demonstratea flexible attitude, to an ever changing workingenvironment.

·Beable to multi task, perform and effectively run a busyservice.

Toapply submit your application to;
Att Manager – noosahosteljob@gmail.com

This is a long term position, only applicationsvia E-mail will be considered.(Please do not attempt to apply via Phone callas no Phone applications will beconsidered)

Pleaseunderstandonly suitable applicants will be contacted.

Thankyou!

 

Graduation 2.11.18

On this beautiful sunny Friday afternoon we have to say goodbye to 11 Graduating students.

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Laia, Manami, Yeran & Josep are graduating from Lize’s Pre-Intermediate A Class.

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Sakiko is graduating from Jessie’s Pre-Intermediate C Class.

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Matteo & Julia are graduating from Sam’s Intermediate A Class.

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Tanja is graduating from Clare’s Intermediate C Class.

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Dylan is graduating from Aljali’s IELTS Class. 

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Melanie is graduating from Phil’s CAE A class. 

We hope you enjoyed your time at Lexis English Noosa! Happy travels.

 

 

 

 

HIIT Exercise Class

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This afternoon Lexis Noosa students participated in a HIIT class taught by our wonderful homestay coordinator Simona.

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The students were excited it get a little bit of exercise in before the weekend! But there were also many laughs and a lot of fun had.

In the class they did many different exercises such as squats, lunges, bridges and much more.

 

 

Graduating students 26.10.18

Lexis Noosa says goodbye to 12 graduating students this afternoon!

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We say goodbye to Honami from Elementary

Lukas, Lynn, Asako and Julian from Pre-Intermediate

Sereina, Aneeta, Cristina, Maiko, Ae, Sherry and Eric from Intermediate

We will miss you all!

How do I get an RSA certificate?

If you need a job which requires an RSA certificate please come to our Job Workshop to find out how to get your RSA! It’s on every Tuesday at 2pm with our amazing teacher Sam.

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A Responsible Service of Alcohol certificate allows you to work in businesses which serve alcohol.

It only takes a couple of days and costs around $80.00.

Please remember that you are an international student which means that you must complete the RSA through a Cricos registered institution.

See you at Job Workshop!

Ex-student visits!

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Suzie and students

Sayaka Nagano and Mika Aruga met in 2008 whilst studying at Lexis English Noosa in teacher Suzies class. They are still best friends and returned to Noosa to celebrate ten years since their wonderful student days here. There were tears and smiles when they discovered that Suzie was still teaching here and it was a beautiful reunion. Sayaka married an Australian and has settled in Sydney working as a Kindy teacher. Mika lives in Tokyo and works as a medical engineer.  They said that they have still kept in touch with many of their international classmates and will never forget their  happy carefree days as a student in Noosa.

Thank you for coming in and sharing your story with us Sayaka and Mika.

Let’s get our Zumba on!

What a great activity to get us through the middle of the week.

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The students had a blast dancing their afternoon away with the wonderful Nella from ZumbaNoosa!

There were many laughs and a lot of smiling faces.

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Hope you all enjoyed the afternoon!

Graduating students 19.10.18

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It’s Friday which is exciting as it’s nearly the weekend but also quite sad as we say goodbye to 9 graduating students.

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Farewell to Kazue and Yu Chun from IELTS.

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Melissa from Upper-Intermediate and best friend Janine from Pre-Intermediate A.

Annette

Alexandra from Intermediate B.

Emiri and Rubens from Intermediate A.

 

 

 

 

 

Yusaku and Mauricio from Elementary.

 

Hope you all had a great time at Lexis English Noosa. Enjoy your travels!

Job Advice

Sam is the man when it comes to helping our students find a job!

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We understand how important it is for many of our students to find employment as soon as possible after arrival. That is why we run our ‘Lexis WORKshop’ every Tuesday from 2pm to 3pm for all our full time students.

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The first thing that Sam will do is to help you get a Tax File Number (TFN) and  Australian Business Number (ABN).  Then you are provided with a computer and Sam will help you write up a resume that suits the current Noosa work environment.  He knows what information is needed and what is unnecessary. This workshop is personalised to your needs and requirements. You can print off your resumes once they are ready.

The next step is to get help with where to go, when to go and how to approach employers with your resume.  You are then ready to set out on your job search. But not alone; if needed Sam is always happy to give a helping hand.

If your English is at a level good enough to try for a ‘front of house’ job such as table waiting or working behind a bar or in a cafe. In which case Sam will help you get your Responsible Service of Alcohol’ certificate.

So, good luck with your job hunting and give yourself a better chance by signing up for Lexis WORKshop.

Balloon Animal Workshop

This afternoon Lexis Noosa students enjoyed a Balloon Animal Workshop run by one of our very own students Junki from the Intermediate A class.

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Junki runs Balloon animal workshops for his work back in Japan.

Firstly Junki talked the students through how to make the balloon animals and the history behind them. Then he moved onto the workshop where he demonstrated a step by step tutorial on how to make them.

Hope everyone enjoyed their afternoon. There were definitely many laughs coming from the group this afternoon!

 

 

Cambridge River Cruise

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Thursday afternoon/night the Lexis Noosa Cambridge students went on a beautiful Sunset River Cruise.

The students enjoyed each others company along side some snacks and great drinks!

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Looked like everyone had the best time.

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Thank you to our awesome Cambridge teachers for organising this for the students.

Student Profile – Dominik from Switzerland

Dominik first came to Lexis Noosa in 2017 and studied for a few months with Charmaine in General English.  He was a great asset to have in the Cooking Option in the afternoon class. He shared his expert knowledge with the class and he improved his vocabulary about food.  After he left he went travelling to Cairns and then south all the way to Kangaroo  Island.

Photo: Dominik in Cooking Class July 2017 & a visit to Cairns in August 2017.

Dominik always had a dream to work in Europe in a group of international chefs.  He worked with world renowned chef Anton Mosmann in London making and serving food at Wimbledon Tennis and at Tottenham Hotspur Football Club.

Photo: Dominik working at Wimbledon and Tottenham Hotspur in London.

Domink returned to Lexis Noosa in September 2018 to further improve his English and to travel some more around Australia.  He did a road trip to Agnes Water last weekend and he has more travel dreams to fulfill.

Photo: Road trip to Agnes Water September 2018.

We loved seeing you again Dominik and wish you all the best for your future career. Hopefully we can visit your restaurant one day.  Your food is always amazing!

Looking for Jobs

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If you need help finding a job or writing your resume please sign up to our Job Workshop with Sam every Tuesday!

Casual Bartender in Noosa Heads – Seek 24.9.18

A bar/pub in Noosa Heads is seeking a casual Bartender (up to 20 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 6 months of experience as a Bartender
  • Have Australian work rights

https://www.seek.com.au/job/37298728?type=standard

 

Casual Kitchen Hand in Peregian Beach – Seek 21.9.18

A restaurant in Peregian Beach is seeking a casual Kitchen Hand (up to 15 hours per week) to join our team.

To be considered for this role you should:

  • Be available at both days at weekends
  • Have at least 2 years of experience as a Kitchen Hand
  • Have Australian work rights

https://www.seek.com.au/job/37283299?type=standard

 

All rounder/junior wanted for Health Bar Noosa – Gumtree 25.9.18

All rounder wanted for Blended Health Bar, Noosa Heads
Must have previous customer service and hospitality experience. Coffee experience is a plus!
Please only apply if you have the experience, sound workethic, exceptional customer service, confidence and flexibility.
Hours are between 18-37 for the right candidate
Please apply via email to Lou, with your current CV attached and a paragraph on why you would be suited to the job. Thankyou!

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/noosa-heads/bar-beverage-staff/all-rounder-junior-wanted-for-health-bar-noosa/1196157524

Chef required – Gumtree 25.9.18

Chef needed for a variety of services including breakfast, lunch and possibly dinner. Must be able to work in fast paced environment, good at thinking ahead, able to multi task and be a good team player.

Hours will varie, depending on experience but plenty to go around.

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/noosa-heads/chef-cook/chef-required/1196144528

Chef and kitchen hand – Gumtree 20.9.18

New Italian restaurant opening soon on beautiful Gympie Terrace overlooking the river. We are hiring chefs, cooks, kitchen hands and FOH staff. Full time and casual positions available

We are looking for well presented people with at least three years of experience in the field to join our fun and exciting team.

Email us your resume and we will be in touch to organize an interview.

https://www.gumtree.com.au/s-ad/noosa-heads/chef-cook/chef-and-kitchen-hand/1195738881

Happy job hunting!

Surf Lesson

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What a beautiful afternoon to be at the beach learning how to surf!

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The students picked it up so quickly and were catching the waves into shore. All I could see were smiling faces as they were so happy with themselves for picking it up so quickly.

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Hope you all enjoyed your 2 hour surfing lesson. You all did great.

BBQ Party @ KB’s!

Last night Lexis Noosa students enjoyed a BBQ and glow party at KB’s night club.

The BBQ started at 6pm. The students got to taste a traditional Aussie BBQ which consisted of sausages, meat patties, salads, chips and a whole lot of drinks 😉 !

Once the BBQ was done Student Uni Travel announced their competition winner. The students had to guess how many jelly beans were in a jar to win an all paid trip to Byron Bay.

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Congratulations to Andrina we hope you enjoy your free trip.

The students then went inside the nightclub to dance the night away at the glow party!

What a great night.

 

 

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Today we welcome 20 new General English students and 35 new Cambridge students to our wonderful campus at Noosa.

10.9.18 GE

General English Students: Yuya, Ayaka, Ami, Yuki, Haruka, and Akira from Japan, Hye Ju, Jae Ho and Ill Sim from Korea, Suvichada from Thailand, Adriana from Brazil, Pere from Spain, Julia, Sereina, Janine, Melissa and Andre from Switzerland and Yu Chun from Taiwan.

10.9.18 Cambridge

Cambridge Students: Samya, Marine, Sira, Janine, Christoph, Andrina, Jessica, Matthias, Julian, Jiska, Celina, Tanja, Ariane, Sarah, Stefanie, Aline, Leon, Celine, Daniel, Gina, Fabienne, Lorena, Luca, Alessandra, Patricia, Dominique, Melanie, Nicole, Celine, Lea and Nina from Switzerland, Carmen from Germany, Josephine from Sweden, Francesc from Spain and Nienke from Netherlands.

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Lexis Noosa students spent the afternoon down at Pinaroo Park enjoying some drinks and food while playing volleyball and getting to know one another.

We hope you all have a wonderful time here in Noosa with us!!

Boomerang Painting

This afternoon at Lexis English Noosa the students relaxed while they painted some boomerangs.

The students thought of some great designs. They looked amazing at the end!

Hope you all had a great afternoon . And now you have a souvenir to take home with you to remember your fantastic trip to Australia.

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Goodbye to our finishers!

Goodbye to our 12 graduating students at Lexis English Noosa.

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This afternoon we said goodbye to Yuichiro, Nonoka, Peter, Jeong Min, Leonid and Yuka from the Pre-Intermediate classes, Hina and Aya from the Intermediate classes, Franziska from Upper-intermediate and Emily and Max from the IELTS class!

We will miss you all.

Job Success

Another happy success story from Job Workshop. After many job trials and interviews with establishments all over town, Barbara Furtado has been offered an amazing job close to school to develop her range of many skills in the hospitality industry. Great Job Barbara. Don’t forget to come to Job Workshop to enhance your resume or to get help finding a job.

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Graduating students 31.08.18

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It’s Friday which means that we say goodbye to some students at Lexis Noosa.

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We farewell Kazuki, Beatrice and Mikako from the Intermediate B class with Annette, Neno and Daisy from Upper Intermediate with Michelle and Kerri, Haruka from the Elementary class with Kirsten, Yumi and Kurumi from Intermediate A with Sam and last but not least Sidonia, Madlaina and Tomas from Cambridge.

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Hope you all enjoyed your time at Lexis English Noosa and made many happy memories while you were in Australia!

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Bath Bombs

This afternoon the Lexis Noosa students were making bath bombs.

Make your own Bath Bombs using essential oils and household products so that you can relax and rejuvenate in your own bath tub.

We hope you all have a relaxing weekend and see you all on Monday!

Customer Service

It’s great to hear that are talented students are getting work in the area.  Rafa is a chef from Brazil and did the Customer Service course.  He learned lots of new words about food and practised his speaking and pronunciation.  He grew in confidence and fluency and is now working as a chef in the local area,  His teacher Lize heard about a vacancy from a friend and thought Rafa would be perfect!

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Misato is now working in a kitchen and waiting tables after a reference from her teacher Maria!  You never know who your teacher knows!

Maria and Maisto

Laguna Lookout

Our Lexis Noosa students enjoying the beautiful weather in Noosa at Laguna Lookout!

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30 our our students made the hike to Laguna Lookout which is located in Noosa Heads not far from the school for a wonderful picnic and photo opportunity with their friends.

We hope you all had a wonderful time on the activity and look forward to seeing you on the next one!

Welcome to Lexis Noosa

Welcome to all the new students starting at Lexis Noosa today.

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We have Maximilien and Fanny from France, Sami from Saudi Arabia, Ami, Neno, Mio, Satomi, Masako, Kazue, Manami and Asuka from Japan, Suhyeon from Korea, Rentata from Brazil, Zoe from Switzerland and Eric from Italy.

We hope you have a wonderful time here at Lexis Noosa!

Graduating from Lexis Noosa

Sadly we are saying good-bye to 26 students from Lexis Noosa today.

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Michelle

Michelle saying good-bye to Neo and Kota from Elementary A class.

Alicia

Alicia saying good-bye to Hibiki, Mizuki, Riku, Shu and Haruya from Elementary B Class.

Lize

Lize saying good-bye to Mathis, Jay and Mevelyn from Pre-Intermediate class.

Annette saying good-bye to Hannah-Belle and Ryuya from Pre-Intermediate class.

Jessie

Jessie saying good-bye to Sakura and Yukari from Pre-Intermediate class.

Sam

Sam saying good-bye to Jakob from Intermediate A class.

Kerri saying goodbye to Marie, Emily, Hikari and Ryo.

Kirsten

Kirsten saying goodbye to Tommaso and Maximilian from Upper-Intermediate A class.

Eileen

Elieen saying goodbye to Edoardo from Upper-Intermediate B class.

Maurio

Anjali saying goodbye to Mauricio from IELTS class.

Suzie

Suzie saying goodbye to Bella and Sonja from FCE class.

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We hope you all had a wonderful time here at Lexis Noosa! Please keep in touch!

 

 

 

August Activities

Let’s have a look what activities are on offer at Lexis Noosa for the month of August.

August Calendar

New Job Workshop Sign

Tuesday 31st July 2018 – 2pm

Strawberry Picking sign

Wednesday 1st August 2018 – 2pm

Grammar Workshop

Thursday 2nd August 2018 – 2pm

Make your own sushi sign

Friday 3rd August 2018 – 2pm

What a great selection of activities available at Lexis Noosa for the month of August! Can’t wait to get started on all the FUN!