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Noosa Hinterland Walk

Noosa and Sunshine Coast Hinterlands Walk

A guided 3 day Pack-Free walk

This 3 day walk explores the remote Noosa and Sunshine Coast Hinterlands, a region rich in lush rainforest, pretty waterfalls and panoramic views. Explore a range of landscapes in beautiful Mapleton National Park and Woondum National Park with their tall open forests of blackbutt forest, scribbly gum forest, piccabeen palm groves and warm tropical rainforests. Make your way across pretty creek and listen for the chorus of 32 different species of frogs that live here as well as abundant birdlife.

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Pack-Free Walking Experience

Carry only your water and lunch

No need to carry heavy overnight packs with your clothes and gear, this walk has been designed for those looking for an affordable multi-day walking experience with all the creature comforts. Your overnight bags will be transported each day so all you need is a small day pack for your lunch and water.


Noosa Eco Retreat

With amazing views of Mount Cooroora

Enjoy 2 nights at the wonderful Noosa Eco Retreat, set amongst 100 private acres of bushland. Our guests will stay in spacious Eco-Luxe Yurts tastefully decorated for a unique stay. Each Eco-Luxe Yurt features a king-size bed (can split into two twin beds), ensuite, kitchenette and large decks to relax and soak up the views.

Note: Solos wanting their own room will stay at alternative accommodation – see pricing page for details.

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Local produce

Australian wines included

Mealtime is a special time on tour. Not only does it provide the opportunity to get to know your fellow travellers in a relaxed environment, but it also allows you to sample regional specialities. Our dinners will be enjoyed at The Pomona Bistro & Distillery siutated in the historical site of an early 1900s bakery. The menu is direct from the community’s paddock to your plate all designed to be shared and enjoyed. We have something for all appetites from large and small share plates, grazing platters and sides.


Our CEO Guides

Chief Experience Officers

Our guides are truly exceptional at what they do. We call them our CEOs – Chief Experience Officers and it’s their job to ensure your tour exceeds your expectations. Our guide’s caring attitude and wonderful outgoing nature ensure your tour is relaxing, fun and informative. They will take into account the weather each day and plan the day’s adventure to suit you and the conditions.


Personalised Tours

Small and intimate groups

Our group sizes are small and intimate with a maximum of 12 people, we find this delivers more personalised service, a great social environment and has less impact on the environment.


Genuinely all-inclusive

No more to pay

Our tours are genuinely all-inclusive. Once you join our walks you wont be presented with any hidden extras everything from transfers to wine with dinner is included as part of your walk.

No Credit Cards fees.

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Tour Itinerary

Tour Inclusions
Noosa Hinterland Walk

This is an all-inclusive tour with no hidden extras:

  • Professionally guided – Our CEO’s – Chief Experience Officers are passionate, well trained and enthusiastic with the ability to bring to life a depth of information
  • 2 night at Noosa Eco Retreat
  • Fresh fruit and trail mix to enjoy during your walk
  • 2 x delicious restaurant dinners featuring beautiful local produce
  • 2 x breakfasts
  • 3 x lunches
Day 1: Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk
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WALK ITINERARY: Meet your guides in the hotel foyer of the Mercure Brisbane King George Square at 7.45am before setting out on our adventure. Our walk today takes us to pretty Mapleton National Park an area of tall open forest and remnants of subtropical rainforest. This walk begins with a gentle walk along the scenic Gheerulla Creek. As we progress several creek crossings are encountered culminating in a brief side trip to the lovely Gheerulla Falls.  Along the way we will admire the hoop pine and bunya pines as well admire enjoy the chorus of the 107 species of birdlife and 32 species of frogs that inhabit this National Park. Returning to the main track and it’s a zig-zag climb up to Ubajee Viewpoint to review our journey so far from this lookout. From here it’s steady ridgeline walking through to the Leafy Lane Trailhead and the end of the trail. From here we make our way to the Noosa Eco Retreat where we enjoy a relaxing dinner in a local restaurant featuring local produce and served with Australian wine. Tonight enjoy a superb dinner featuring local produce accompanied with Australian wines.

Day 2: Woondum National Park - Kin Kin
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TERRAIN: Expect a lot of walking on 4×4 tracks and mountain bike trails

WALKING ITINERARY: After a hearty breakfast we head out on today’s walk which takes us through the beautiful Woondum National Park. This park consists of mountains and hills blanketed in magnificent tall eucalypt forests, luscious rainforest, as well as cascading rock pools and boulder-strewn creeks. We start high and finish low passing through Woondum National Park on our way to Kin Kin. With a population of just under 800 people, Kin Kin is within the UNESCO Noosa Biosphere but also boasts a good number of heritage-listed buildings. Tonight we return to our accommodation for dinner served with Australian wine.

Day 3: The Scenic Trail - Noosa Hinterland
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TRAIL NOTES: 21km. Good level of fitness required. Shorter 10km option also available.

TERRAIN: Quiet roads and tracks for the most part.

WALK ITINERARY: After a hearty breakfast we head out on our day’s walking adventure. Today’s walk showcases a variety of ecosystems from coastal vistas to panoramic hinterland, rich forests and rolling farmlands. We leave Kin Kin we swing to the east then south for the first dozen kilometres on this section called “The Scenic Trail”. First major destination is the Cootharaba Views Lookout… the last almost 2km is uphill but with rewarding views to compensate. After a little more uphill walking on quiet roads we’ll soon take in Twin Hills View Lookout ad then bounce up to Middle Lookout on our way back to James McKane Memorial Lookout, before reaching the end of the trail.

Afterwards we transfer back to either the Sunshine Coast airport (50 min drive) arriving at approximately 5.00pm or Brisbane’s Mercure King George Square (2 hours) arriving at approximately 6.00pm.
The end of a fantastic journey.

Tour Availability

Choose from one of the dates listed below and save up to an amazing $400 per person when you book and pay in full at time of booking. Limited spots available!

  • 19 – 21 July 2024

We run regular weekly departures during the months of late May to September. We will also consider opening up a new departure date if we have enough demand. Email us at walks@lifesanadventure.com.au

Date of your choice is available for groups of 10 -12 people. Subject to availability.
Please contact us for more details on (02) 9975 4553 or email: groups@lifesanadventure.com.au


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Tour Prices

Winter Escape Specials - Save up to $800 per couple on selected departures

Winter Escape savings of up to $800 per couple or $400 per person are available on 2024 departures when you pay in full at time of booking by 30 April 2024.

Private groups of 10 - 12 people can choose the date of their choice. Subject to availability.

Winter Escape Specials Prices from
$ 1899 /p

Save up to $400 per person on specific departures


Normal Price…………..…… $2299

Winter Escape Special…… $1999
SAVE $300 per person

Winter Escape Special…… $1899
SAVE $400 per person

Winter Escape Special prices available on specific departures when you book and pay in full at time of booking. Limited spots available – offer ends 30 April 2024! See departure dates tab for specific dates. Normal Price requires $300 deposit only, with final payments due 8 weeks prior. Past passengers $100 extra saving also available on normal priced fares. Based on twin share – see details about Single Supplement and upgrade extras. See full ticket conditions below under Discount information.

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Solo Travellers &
$ Xtras /p

The following extras can be purchased with your tour:


If you are a solo traveller willing to share a room, we will attempt to match you with another solo traveller of the same gender. If we can’t find you a match of the same gender by around 8 weeks prior to the tour, you will be charged the single supplement cost.


For those wanting to guarantee their own room, a single supplement cost will be charged at the time of booking. Subject to availability.


We strongly advise our clients travelling within Australia to take out Travel Insurance. We have partnered with Cover-More to provide travel insurance to our guests. To get a quote or purchase travel insurance directly with them CLICK HERE

Private Group Prices From
$ 1899 /p

Departure of your choice

10 – 12 participants

Departure date of your choice

Prices are equal to Past Travellers’ discount rates.

Departure date of your choice is subjective to availability. A minimum group size of 10 required. Prices are equal to Past Travellers’ discounted rates. Additional Past Traveller’s’ discount not available for groups. Based on twin share – see details about Single Supplement and upgrade extras.

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FlexiWalk Option – Cancel for any Reason

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Discount Information:

  • PAST PASSENGER DISCOUNT: Those who have travelled with Life’s An Adventure previously, receive a past passenger discount of $100. This discount will automatically be deducted from future bookings when you book online using the same email address used for past bookings.
  • EARLYBIRD, & SPOT SPECIALS: Refunds and cancellations are not permitted for Earlybird Deals or Spot Specials, however, transfers to another date are permitted 8 weeks or more prior to departure. We advise taking out travel insurance, in case unexpected circumstances prior to the trip, prevent you from joining this tour.
  • Early bird or Spot Special discounts cannot be used in conjunction with another offer. To receive these special discounts, full payment must be made at the time of initial booking. Flexiwalk Add-On option not available on these tickets.

Travel Insurance

We strongly advise our clients travelling within Australia to take out Travel Insurance. We have partnered with Cover-More to provide travel insurance to our guests. To get a quote or purchase travel insurance directly with them CLICK HERE

Additional Information

  • Prices are per person in Australian dollars and include GST.
  • A deposit of $300 per person is required to secure your booking. (unless taking advantage of Earlybird or Spot Specials in which full payment is required at time of booking).
  • Note: If you are booking within 90 days of your departure date – we will require full payment at the time of booking
  • Prices are based on twin share of rooms. If you are travelling solo you may be required to share with someone of the same gender. If this is not suitable you can request to pay a single supplement, however, limited single rooms are available per trip so are on a request basis.
  • No Credit Cards fees.
  • Payments must be made online via our NAB (National Australia Bank) secure payment page via credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or over the phone.
  • We advise taking our Travel Insurance to cover items such as cancellation of tour due to minimum numbers not met, or adverse weather conditions, injury, evacuation, delayed flights, illness, etc.

Booking Terms and Conditions

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Contact Us
  • Address: HEAD OFFICE: Shop 7, 1306 Pittwater Road
    Narrabeen NSW 2101.

    Guests can meet this tour at our Life’s An Adventure Premises:
    29/6955 Arthur Highway, Port Arthur.
  • Phone: (02) 9975 4553
    After Hours: 0457 002 482
  • Email: walks@lifesanadventure.com.au
  • Monday - Friday: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Saturday - Sunday: Closed
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