Tea Tree Bay Noosa is the perfect spot to escape the hustle and bustle of Noosa’s main beach. A short walk through the stunning national park will lead you to this little cosy bay with plenty of shaded areas to chill under.
How to get to Tea Tree Bay Noosa
Tea Tree Bay is located in Noosa National Park. The closest car park is at the Noosa National Park Carpark which has free parking for up to 4 hours. The walk from the carpark will take you roughly 15 minutes. Just follow the coastal walk through the national park and see signs leading you to this perfect little bay. There are also no entrance fees into the national park, so access is completely free.
Where to Stay
There are plenty of Noosa accommodation options to choose from, whether you’re a backpacker or a family on vacation. If you’re a backpacker, you can try out Nomads Noosa Backpackers or Noosa Flashpackers which are the only two dormitory style accommodation options. There are also a few guesthouses located in the area which are perfect for those that are travelling with a group of friends. Hastings Street is the main strip in Noosa Heads. This is where you’ll find all the fancy beachfront resorts, hotels, and shopping.
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What to expect
The walk through the national park is stunning and full of natural wildlife. You’ll also pass by plenty of ocean viewpoints which provide a great vantage point for the clear blue water below. As you come across the Gum Tree’s, be sure to look up and keep an eye out for any koalas hanging about!
Once you reach the bay you’ll notice plenty of shaded areas to keep you out of the hot sun. Tea Tree Bay Noosa is unpatrolled so it’s best advised that you’re a confident swimmer. However, you’ll still find plenty of people swimming close to shore so don’t let that put you off! The water is incredibly clear and blue and is also really warm during the summer months. The bay is a popular spot amongst surfers and people looking for a quiet place to enjoy the sun. If you’re up for exploring, there are plenty of rock pools where you can spot some marine life.
This bay was the perfect alternative beach to escape the crowds at Noosa’s Main Beach. If you’re heading to Tea Tree Bay, be sure to walk a little further and also check out the Fairy Pools!