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Noosa Festival of Surfing Resort Accommodation

For a comprehensive accommodation package for the Noosa Festival of Noosa, Skippers Cove is the accommodation destination for the discerning grommet. Even for the most hardened travellers, some combined accommodation amongst friends can turn a good surf trip into a great and memorable one.


The Crick’s Noosa Festival of Surfing, hosted by the Noosa Malibu Club will be based at festival village on the sand at First Point, Noosa Heads. Refreshments at the licensed XXXX bar and food stalls will be available throughout the day. There will also be an onsite stage for live music and films in the evenings.

From a it’s humble amateur days, the festival has now morphed into one of the biggest surf events in the world. The six day surf competition will include professional men’s and women’s events, teams contests, 20 amateur divisions and a new multi-discipline invitational event, the Jeep Waterman Challenge to find the best all round surfer.

Relaxing in Noosa at Ivory Palms.
Relaxing in Noosa at Ivory Palms.

Skippers’ Cove offers you absolute Waterfront Apartments with 2 or 3 bedrooms and Poolside Apartments with 2 bedrooms.  All Apartments are fully self-contained facing north.  The 2 Bedroom Apartments will sleep up to 4 and 3 Bedroom Apartments will sleep up to 6.

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Noosa Apartments on the Noosa River

Book yourself and your friends, or family a great place to stay while in the Noosa Festival of Surfing. Hurry, the best spots in Noosa are usually booked well in advance with events like this and Skippers Cove is A List accommodation in Noosa. And don’t forget, the Noosa International Food and Wine Festival follows hard on the heels of the Festival of Surfing. Competition will be tough!

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Noosa Food and Wine Festival – Waterfront Accommodation

Book your Noosa Food and Wine Festival at Skippers Cover Resort and enjoy the tranquility of one of the most pristine waterways in Australia, admired by many for its scenic beauty.

Stunning Noosaville Accommodation at Skippers Cove
Riverfront accommodation at Skippers Cove Resort

The Noosa River flows through the Cooloola and Great Sandy National Parks bordered by unspoilt bushland, rainforests and majestic foreshores. It is a flora and fauna sanctuary where there is an abundant array of plant species, birds and wildlife in their natural habitat only a short distance away from urban activity.

The Noosa International Food & Wine Festival which runs from May 15 – 18 has opened their booking office. Demand is steady, with the nostalgic Sixties Beach Party and the Asian Food Trail tickets having all sold out within days.

This year the festival you can look forward to some fabulous displays of Japanese cuisine, the familiarity of old world European kitchens, and the fresh exhuberant character of Australian produce, hospitality and culinary style. Amongst the stalls and presentations, highlights will include degustation menus, cooking demonstrations from our celebrity chefs, and champagne, olive oil and chardonnay masterclasses.

Noosa Wine and Food Festival 2014
Noosa Wine and Food Festival 2014


You will find Skippers Cove a wonderful haven from the busy festival concourses and just a short walk from festival central.

Enquire now to secure your top spot on the river for The Noosa Food and Wine Festival at Skippers Cove Resort.

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Noosa Swim Competition Accommodation

Make a weekend of the Noosa Summer Swim and book your accommodation here. You and your mates or family will find friendly staff and excellent facilities here at Skippers Cover Resort. We offer superb apartment accommodation set in the most secluded Noosa location so you can be assured that you will get that much needed sleep the night before the swim. Come and stay in Noosa in style.

The Noosa Summer Swim
The Noosa Summer Swim

The Noosa Summer Swim is the latest addition to the Milk & Co Queensland Ocean Swim Series and will launch the 2014 Series in the heart of the Queensland Summer, on Saturday February 1st.

The event includes classic ocean swimming distances, 2km & 1km, along with a 300m Nippers Surf Dash.

If you’re keen and have two other mates why not enter the exciting new Teams Relay format where your team of three will take on celebrities and multisport athletes from around Australia.

Skippers’ Cove, Noosa Sound Accommodation on the beautiful Noosa River, enjoys a central location in Noosa. Only a five minute drive or a leisurely fifteen minutes stroll to Noosa’s world famous Hastings Street and Noosa’s Main Beach.

Skippers’ Cove offers you absolute Noosa Waterfront Apartments with 2 or 3 bedrooms and Poolside Apartments with 2 bedrooms.  All Noosa Apartments are fully self-contained facing north.  The 2 Bedroom Apartments sleep 4 and 3 Bedroom Apartments sleep 6. The 3 Bedroom apartments master bedroom has a superb river balcony and river aspect.

If you choose the poolside apartments you will find them spacious and overlooking the landscaped swimming pool area with child security gates from your private courtyard.  They are ideal for families with small children. Poolside guests have full access to the beach and jetty facilities. So after the competitive swim, come back and relax.

Book in with us. You’ll save time and be assured of a great place to enjoy Noosa. Good luck!

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Australia Day Celebrations and Events in and around Noosa

Australia Day will be busy in Noosa. This is the perfect time for a quick break, or maybe an extended holiday over this outstanding summer.

We’ve reblogged a list of events that the folks over at Visit Noosa have compiled and whether you’re looking for a yachting party, a family friendly event, or a dance party, there is bound to be something to enjoy on Australia Day in Noosa this year. Take the hassle out of accommodation and book your luxury accommodation right here at Skippers Cove.

  • Noosa Yacht & Rowing Club, Gympie Terrace, Noosaville has live music with Michelle Brown from 2:30pm

  • Apollonian Hotel, Boreen Point has a spit roast and jazz with John Withers All Strung Out Jazz 5+. The wood-fired spit-roast is prepared in the rustic bush kitchen. Bookings essential.

  • Cafe Le Monde, 64 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads, has live music with Band Of Frquencies and Jahzen.

  • Australia Day Awards and family fun, Noosaville Lions Park, Gympie Terrace, Noosaville. There will be plenty of Aussie fun for all the family at the Noosa Australia Day celebrations in Noosaville. The event is presented by Tewantin Noosa Lions Club and Rotary Club of Noosa. The Australia Day Noosa Local Legends awards will be presented, celebrating the outstanding achievements of individuals and groups in the region.

  • Eumundi Live 1-5:30pm at Eumundi Amphitheatre, Memorial Drive, Eumundi. All-ages music festival in Eumundi Amphitheatre, with a feast of pop, funk, dance and rock. Headlining areThe John Steel Singers, along with The Dawn Chorus, Barry Charles and the Deeper Beat, and Tea Society. There’s a KidZone and food and drinks available. Profits go to local charities Sunshine Coast Hospice, Wildlife Rehabilitation

  • Beach Party at Sunshine Beach SLSC at Noosaville Lions Park, Gympie Terrace, Noosaville. It’s an Australia Day Beach

  • Party at Sunshine Beach Surf Life Saving Club, Noosaville Lions Park, Gympie Terrace, Noosaville with Aussie giveaways, $15 giant Aussie burgers and listen to the Triple J Hottest 100 on the deck.

  • Miss Moneypenny’s 07 54749999. From 12pm at 6 Hastings Street, Noosa Heads. Grownup entertainment with Resident DJ. Pacha. Ibiza, supported by DJ Dave Faul.

  • Ettamogah Pub and Aussie World just 30 minutes south of Noosa on the Bruce Highway. There are true blue events, entertainment and fun for the family this Australia Day. The Ettamogah Pub kicks it off at 10am with an Australian flag-raising ceremony and national anthem. Then it’s time for the dunnies to start racing with teams vying for the toilet seat trophy. The pubis open from 9am, Bluey’s Bar & Grill from 11am and there’s live music throughout the afternoon. There are cars, caravans, utes and bikes from the veteran era through to the classics of the 50s, 60s and 70s. The Aussie World theme park has more than 30 rides and games, including water play area Leak’n Logs, water ride Plunge, thrill ride Redback and fun Giant Slide.

Noosaville Apartments near the Noosa River

Skippers’ Cove offers you absolute Noosa Waterfront Apartments with 2 or 3 bedrooms and Poolside Apartments with 2 bedrooms.  All Noosa Apartments are fully self-contained facing north.  The 2 Bedroom Apartments sleep 4, and 3 Bedroom Apartments sleep 6. The 3 Bedroom apartments master bedroom has a truly superb river balcony and river aspect.

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Noosa Apartments on the Noosa River

Our Noosa Accommodation is truly waterfront with your own private deck and/or balcony over looking beautiful Noosa River at Noosa Sound – step from your deck to the boardwalk and sand!  If space, luxury and water views are part of your idea of a perfect holiday, then you will love these Apartments.

Book now, we’re filling up fast!

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Noosa River and Noosa Beach Holiday Activities

For holiday accommodation that sets you right on the waters edge of Noosa River, Skippers Cove Apartments is your target destination. Located in Noosa Sound you get the best of seclusion and tranquility of Noosa River, yet you are only a five minute drive or a leisurely fifteen minutes stroll to Noosa’s world famous Hastings Street. Home of many first class restaurants, exclusive shopping and of course, Noosa’s Main Beach.

Get your fix of watersports action hiring a motor launch on the river, or jetski at Laguna Bay.

Noosa Main Beach. Photo credit: Visit Noosa
Noosa Main Beach. Photo credit: Visit Noosa

For surfers, there is a generally a beach in Noosa that will suit most abilities. Noosa Main Beach is one of the best beaches for surf newbies, with a bottom that is clean and flat and the waves no higher than three feet. The beach is also a safe swimmers beach all year round, and a great for fishing. Noosa Main Beach is a family friendly beach with calm seas and small swells. Noosa Heads is also a great beach for surfers no matter if they are beginners or advanced surfers. First Point Beach is also a good spot for beginners.

More advanced surfers and the professional ones can take advantage of the waves at Tea Tree Bay Beach or the Granite Bay Beach. For advanced surfers, Johnsons Beach presents a suitable challenge with some of these beaches throwing bigger waves and swells. In some of these beaches the ocean floor is very rocky, so the right surf clothing and special shoes are required.

The Everglades are also fast becoming a popular attraction in Noosa. The Cooloola Recreation Area of the Great Sandy National Park in Queensland is home to a vast waterway and wetlands system. Perfect for kayaking and canoeing, either on your own or with a guided tour group. As part of the 150,000-hectare Noosa Biosphere Reserve, the everglades are heaving with interesting ecosystems to explore as you paddle along the waters. The Biosphere provides a safe haven for many species, from inland dolphins to dugongs and sea turtles, mangrove-dwelling butterflies and migratory shorebirds. A veritable trove for wildlife spotters.

Book here for your holiday in Noosa. You’ll be in the best company.

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Ginger Flower and Food Festival and Aussie World Australia Day

January is the perfect time to book your Noosa holiday, combine warm sunshine, surf and sand with great local activities. This January combine these two fun family friendly Sunshine Coast events into your Noosa holiday at Skippers Cove.

Ginger Flower and Food Festival

This great local event held at The Ginger Factory in Yandina showcases the largest display of flowering gingers and heliconias under one roof. Celebrity gardeners and well known local chefs showcase their skills in a number of presentations throughout this 3 day event (17th to the 19th of January). Bring the family and enjoy the usual rides including the Ginger Train, Overboard, Super Bee and don’t forget to sample the local ice cream at Bliss Ice Creamery. This is one spectacular event not to be missed.

Aussie World Australia Day

Aussie World will again play host to celebrations on the Sunshine Coast. The day will begin with the flag raising ceremony and the singing of the national anthem before the dunny races are run. There will be live music, food stalls, a vintage vehicle display, competitions for the kids and all the fun of the rides or Aussie World to be enjoyed throughout the day. Aussie World on the Sunshine Coast is the place to celebrate all things Australian this Australia Day.

Book your Noosa holiday this January at Noosa waterfront resort accommodation at Skippers Cove and enjoy a getaway to remember.

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New Year Parties in Noosa

Noosa is packed with endless recreational activities and holiday moments just waiting to happen. Here at Skippers Cover Apartments, your accommodation on the Noosa riverside, we’ve come up with our list of the of the tried and trusted, with a twist:

  1. Hire a boat and explore the Noosa River waterways and its tributaries. You’ll be surprised at the native flora and fauna that you see, and also view the upscale habitats of the rich and famous that line the banks of the Noosa River.

  2. Supersize that boat and go fishing. Later you will be able to use the onboard barbeque to cook your dinner.

  3. A walk on the beach could turn into a walk on the beach at sunset, or if walking is not your thing, then enjoying some fish and chips on Noosa Beach is a small pleasure that should be on everyone’s “bucket list”

  4. Go shopping

  5. Go shopping and buy your girlfriend that ring. Propose on the beach (most romantic holiday ever!

New Years Eve Parties in Noosa

  1. Rococo Restaurant — OPEN 11am-late, a la carte menu during the day. Evening: New Orleans themed Carnival on Bourbon Street set menu for sit-down dinner or stand-up cocktail/ canapé package) with all food and music

  2. The River Deck — OPEN for lunch 11.30am-3pm. OPEN for dinner 7pm–midnight, 2 firework displays at 9pm and midnight, live entertainment, bookings essential

  3. Aromas Noosa — OPEN 6am-late with a themed night, live music from 5.30pm, Dj Elleyet from 9pm

  4. Sunshine Beach Surf Lifesaving Club — OPEN 10am-2pm, $15.90 dinner and lunch specials. Ash Grunwald plays live – earlybird tickets available now, Must have a ticket after 9pm – $35 non-members, $30 club members.

  5. Cafe Le Monde — New Year’s Eve dinner including after party featuring Dubbaray, Pipeline Pedro and Jasti, $85. New Year’s Eve party tickets $40

  6. Sheraton Noosa Resort & Spa — New Year’s Eve in the Sheraton Ballroom – enjoy classic seafood favourites and a selection of vegetables, salads and desserts. Kids can enjoy New York hot dogs, mini cheeseburgers, macaroni and cheese, penne bolognaise, fish and chips and an ice cream station with all the trimmings. 5.30-10pm. Adult $115 includes glass of sparkling wine on arrival, beverages on consumption. $70 per child (4-14yrs), free for U3yrs

  7. Bistro C — The Great Gatsby event, 7pm-1am, $200/head

  8. Noosa Beach House Peter Kuruvita — Early sitting 5.30-7.30pm, 3 courses $100 or 2 courses $80. Children select from the children’s a la carte menu. Late sitting 8pm for 8.30pm start until late, 3 courses, adult $125, child $55. Beverages on consumption.

For convenient and central accommodation at Skippers Cove Apartments, give us a call or book here. Don’t delay, apartments are booking fast for the holiday season.

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Christmas Dinner in Noosa

Book into Skippers Cove for some of the most luxurious and relaxing accommodation in Noosa these Christmas holidays.

Leave behind the worries of Christmas catering and dishes when you come and visit Noosa for Christmas because we have compiled a short list of fine dining establishments who will be open for service on Christmas Day…

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Berardo’s Bistro on the Beach

Berardo’s Bistro on the Beach

49 Hastings Street, Phone 07 5448 0888,

  • Lunch $135pp, 4-course set menu with sittings at noon and 3pm
  • Dinner $135pp, 4-course set menu, 6pm

Berardo’s Restaurant & Bar

50 Hastings Street, Phone 07 5447 5666,

  • Lunch $175pp, set menu from noon only
  • Dinner $125pp, set menu from 6pm only

Noosa Beach House Peter Kuruvita

16 Hastings Street, Phone 07 5449 4754,

  • Christmas breakfast: 6.30-10.30am, full hot buffet, adult $55, child $29, no bookings needed.
  • Christmas lunch: Noon-3pm, 4 courses, adult $220, child $150, includes beverage package of selected wine, beer and soft drinks.
  • Christmas dinner: 3 courses from Noosa Beach House Menu, adult $120, child $65 (4-12yrs), $45 (0-3yrs). Beverages on consumption.

Arcuri @ RACV Noosa Resort

94 Noosa Drive, Phone: 07 5341 6330,

  • Lunch: noon–3pm, Seafood buffet with traditional Christmas carvery. gourmet salads,cold seafood, ham and turkey with hot dishes and accompaniments, dessert table. Santa will visit the little ones with gifts. Adult $129 (beverages not included), child (4-12yrs)
    $49, child (0-3yrs) free


Noosa Springs Resort, Links Drive, 07 5440 3333,

  • Lunch: 11.30am-3pm, selection of gourmet dishes and desserts from the buffet, includes beer, wine, sparkling, softdrinks and juices, adult $150, teen $100, child $55.

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Outrigger Little Hastings St, Phone 07 5455 2209,

  • Breakfast: 7-11am
    Lunch: noon-3pm, seafood buffet and “White Christmas” from $125pp, children 12yrs and under $65 each. Enjoy canapes on the terrace and a welcome drink on arrival.
  • Dinner: 5:30-10pm

Noosa Boathouse

194 Gympie Tce, Phone 07 5440 5070,

  • OPEN for a special Christmas lunch – please see website for details

Cafe Le Monde

52 Hastings Street, Phone 07 5449 2366,

  • OPEN for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Special Christmas lunch $95.
  • Children’s menu and vegetarian menu available

Welcome to your Christmas in Noosa!

Book your Christmas holiday accommodation at Skippers Cove to avoid disappointment.

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Christmas in Noosa

Start your holiday early when you book your Christmas accommodation at Skippers’ Cove,. Holiday apartments set on the edge of the beautiful Noosa River, just five minutes drive to Noosa’s world famous Hastings Street, home to some first class restaurants, exclusive shopping and Noosa’s Main Beach.

To get you into a festive mood Noosa is holding a number of Christmas Carol events, some with accompanying Santa visits and firework displays.

Light up The Junction Festive Friday

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

Enjoy pantomimes and carols in Arcadia Street, Noosa Junction.

Coolum Christmas in the Park

  • 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 at8.30pm. Presented by Coolum Christian Family Church.

Tewantin Christmas Carnival

  • 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.

Noosa Carols on the River

  • 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.

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Waterfront Accommodation for the Noosa Slam Volleyball Festival

Heading to Noosa on the Sunshine Coast for the Slam Beach Volleyball festival on Saturday the 14th of December and looking to book some great accommodation? Look no further than Skippers Cove apartments that are situated right on the Noosa River and a short walk to this years Slam Festival on Noosa’s main beach.

Join in all the fun of this event no matter what your ability level, a mix of amateur and social beach volleyball and music on the beach. Great prizes on offer, even one for the best dressed! Competition begins at 10 am and registrations are now open…get your family and friends together, register a team and join in all the fun of this Noosa sporting event.

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Noosa Waterfront Accommodation

Skippers Cove offers a great range of 2 and 3 bedroom fully furnished apartments that are located right on the Noosa River in Noosaville. Choose from waterfront or poolside apartments which offer direct access to the Noosa river and your own private deck or balcony overlooking the river or overlooking the pool area and landscaped gardens. You will love the location of this Noosa Resort which is within walking distance to both Noosaville and Noosa Heads. Explore Noosaville and Gympie Terrace with its boutique shopping and great cafes and restaurants or head to Noosa Heads and cosmopolitan Hastings St.

Enjoy Noosa’s Main Beach (the venue for the slam festival), the Noosa National Park and the many coves and beached in and around Noosa.

Ring us today to secure your waterfront accommodation in Noosa for the upcoming Slam beach volleyball festival and get ready to explore more of Noosaville and Noosa Heads.