Burke and Wills Dig Tree

The Burke and Wills Dig Tree is one of Australia's National icons and an enduring reminder of the pioneering spirit and extreme harshness of the Outback. Nappa Merrie Station is proud to officially manage the site on behalf of the Royal Historical Society of Queensland. Located on the northern bank of Cooper Creek, the Dig Tree is a Coolibah (Eucalyptus microtha).

In 1898 John Dick carved Burke's face into another tree (the Face Tree) about 30 metres downstream of the Dig Tree. The site is as Burke and Wills and companions would have viewed it nearly 140 years ago. These trees are direct a link to the explorers of Australia's Historic Past.

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The Girl her Car and Guitar - Mel Yeates

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
From AU$5 - 5
21 October 2017
Mel Yeates is raising money around Australia for Love Your Sister and Beyond Blue. Two charities close to Mel's heart. Peppers will be having Mel play her guitar there on 21 October 2017 at 4.30pm to fund raise for these amazing charities.

Luxury SUP Yoga Day Retreat

Noosaville, Noosa Area
From AU$250.00 - 250.00
28 October 2017
A luxury day on the stunning Noosa waterways combining stand up paddle boarding and yoga. This beautiful retreat includes an organic brunch, plenty of snacks and lots of time to explore the practice of yoga, SUP yoga and learn stand up paddle boarding in a safe and blissful environment.

Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival 2017

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
1 November 2017
Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Festival is a five-day hallmark event (1 to 5 November), based in Noosa on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland and includes a stacked line-up of events for all ages and abilities.

Melbourne Cup Lunch at Peppers Noosa Resort and Villas

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
From AU$90 - 90
7 November 2017
Enjoy a two course fun packed Lunch with Cocktails and canapés on arrival, unlimited three hour beverage pack (beer, wine, soft drink), fashion show, big screen race coverage, live music, sweeps, prizes and more.

A Very Kransky Christmas - Noosa

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
From AU$44.50 - 49.50
2 December 2017
The Kransky Sisters bring you A Very Kransky Christmas. Come and join these off-the-wall siblings as they turn your Christmas into a stuffed ham. With their unusual array of instruments from cheese grater to toilet brush, tuba to musical saw, settle in for what could be your kookiest Christmas party yet.

The Handmade Expo Market Sunshine Coast

Noosaville, Noosa Area
Free Entry
Quarterly from 3 December 2017
Sunday shopping at it's best! They have a huge selection of products from over 70 stallholders featuring handmade, handbaked and homegrown stalls from talented artisans and creators. The venue has both indoor and outdoor stalls at the Noosa Leisure Centre.

Wahu Surfer Groms Comps Sunshine Coast

Coolum Beach, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
9 – 10 December 2017
Regarded as one of the major stepping stones in the development of Australian surfers, the Sunshine Coast Wahu Surfer Groms Comp will attract Australia's best Under 8 to Under 14 grommets. This two day event is stop seven of the nine event series that tours around the country.

Rip Curl Grom Search

Coolum Beach, Sunshine Coast Area
Free Entry
11 – 15 December 2017
The Rip Curl GromSearch is a worldwide series of events designed for grommets. The GromSearch Series runs in 10 different countries with over 5,000 competitors worldwide. The Australian series is made up of five events as well as a National final.

Noosa Summer Swim Festival

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
From AU$19.50 - 64.50
2 – 3 February 2018
The Noosa Summer Swim, Presented by Milk and Co, is a bucket list event for any keen ocean swimmer. In 2018, the festival offers a range of distances for every ability, from junior events to a new five kilometre marathon distance where seasoned swimmers can push their limits.

Laguna Real Estate Noosa Festival of Surfing

Noosa Heads, Noosa Area
Free Entry
3 March 2018
Now in its twenty-seventh year, the Noosa Festival of Surfing has firmly established itself as the leading surf cultural event in the world. It is also the biggest surfing event in the world by competitor numbers (more than 900 entries from 20 regions in 2017).
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