CAL­EN­DAR OF EVENTS

Noosa is renowned for its huge range of events across the year, on the coastal strip and through the hin­ter­land

Noosa Life and Style - - THINGS TO DO -

G reat Noosa Trail Walk 2018

When: Septem­ber 29 - Oc­to­ber 1

Price: $240 per per­son, in­cludes camp­ing fees, some meals and lug­gage trans­porta­tion.

Web­site: www.great­noosatrail­walk.com.au

With only 150 walk­ers and vol­un­teer guides par­tic­i­pat­ing on the walk through the Noosa hin­ter­land, par­tic­i­pants ex­pe­ri­ence some of the very best of Noosa hin­ter­land’s na­ture, cul­ture and com­mu­ni­ties.

A rea­son­able level of walk­ing fit­ness is re­quired, but this is not a race, and plenty of time is al­lowed to com­plete each day’s walk.

Trail guides will pro­vide as­sis­tance and in­for­ma­tion about the his­tory and land­scape, and will make sure walk­ers don’t lose their way. Noosa Beach Clas­sic Car Show 2018 When: Sun­day Septem­ber 30

Where: Lions Park, Noosa Heads

Time: 8am - 2.30pm

Price: Spec­ta­tors $10 per adult (un­der 14 free) Web­site: www.noosacar­club.com.au

The event is open to many makes and mod­els and the mar­que of the year is Bri­tish.

Wan­der through more than $10 mil­lion in cars on dis­play with a back­drop of the Noosa wa­ter­ways and vi­brant Hast­ings Street.

See a spec­tac­u­lar dis­play of Ri­ley, Bris­tol, Mor­gan, Jaguar and Lo­tus, and more Bri­tish makes. Also Euro­pean clas­sics and sports cars, clas­sic com­pe­ti­tion cars and Aussie fam­ily favourites on dis­play, in­clud­ing en­tries from both the Stafford and Bowden Col­lec­tion. BiC SUP Pad­dle in Pink 2018

When: Sun­day 14 Oc­to­ber

Where: Noosa River

Price: Adult $20, chil­dren free (con­di­tions ap­ply) Web­site: pad­dlein­pink.go­fundraise.com.au

Pad­dle around Noosa Sound for breast cancer re­search at BiC SUP Pad­dle in Pink and dress in your best pink out­fit prizes for best dressed in­di­vid­u­als and team.

Bring your own wa­ter craft which can be pad­dled or rowed - stand-up pad­dle boards, ca­noes, kayaks, out­rig­gers, surf skis or row boats wel­come. Or hire a kayak or stand-up pad­dle board or hop on The Noosa Ferry spec­ta­tor boat and cheer on the par­tic­i­pants.

One hun­dred per cent of all funds raised, en­try fee, hire fees and Noosa Ferry tick­ets will be do­nated to the Na­tional Breast Cancer Foun­da­tion. En­ter BiC SUP Pad­dle in Pink on­line at pad­dlein­pink.go­fundraise.com.au

Sun­shine Coast Open House 2018 When: Satur­day Oc­to­ber 20 Web­site: www.sun­shinecoastopen­house.com.au Sun­shine Coast Open House pro­vides vis­i­tors with the rare op­por­tu­nity to tour ar­chi­tec­turally di­verse, well de­signed, sus­tain­able and his­toric build­ings across the re­gion. Vis­i­tors will learn more about the build­ings thanks to lo­cal ar­chi­tects and vol­un­teers hold­ing spe­cial guided tours.

Noosa In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val 2018

When: Oc­to­ber 25 to 28 Web­site: www.niff.com.au

The Noosa In­ter­na­tional Film Fes­ti­val screens new re­lease Aus­tralian and in­ter­na­tional fea­ture length films and high qual­ity short films, and stages in­spi­ra­tional work­shops and talks with lead­ing in­dus­try ex­perts – all set in the beau­ti­ful back­drop of Noosa.

Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Fes­ti­val 2018 When: Oc­to­ber 31 to Novem­ber 4

Web­site: www.noosatri.com.au

Noosa Triathlon Multi Sport Fes­ti­val is five-day event that cel­e­brates sports, healthy life­styles, fit­ness and fun in one of Aus­tralia's favourite hol­i­day des­ti­na­tions. Noosa is the largest Olympic dis­tance triathlon in the world - and Aus­tralia's favourite fin­ish line party!

Noosa Hill Climb Sum­mer Chal­lenge 2018

When: Novem­ber 9 to 11

Where: Te­wantin Na­tional Park

Time: Rac­ing from 8am-4pm both days on the week­end; street pa­rade from 3.30-4.30pm

Price: $15 per day. Chil­dren 14 years and un­der are free Web­site: www.noosacar­club.com.au

The Noosa Hill Climb is one of Aus­tralia's premier hill climb events, tak­ing drivers over the uphill course with 14 cor­ners wind­ing through Te­wantin Na­tional Park, just 15 min­utes from Noosa Heads.

See the cars be­fore they race at the street pa­rade along Hast­ings Street on Fri­day Novem­ber 9 from 3.30-4.30pm.

PHOTO: IAIN CURRY

A Mk2 Jaguar and an As­ton Martin DB7 shows the best of Bri­tish from across the decades at the Noosa Beach Clas­sic Car Show.

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