What’s on at Novotel Twin Waters Resort

Let Novotel Twin Waters Resort bring the best Sunshine Coast seasonal activities and holiday events right to your doorstep. No matter what you love to do, no matter what time of year you visit, you can be sure to find exciting attractions and things to do just moments from our hotel in Queensland’s vibrant Sunshine Coast.

Here’s what’s on in the very near future:

  • Sunshine Coast EVENTS

    DECEMBER 2018

    JANUARY 2019


    FEBRUARY 2019


    MARCH 2019

    • 2 -4 March - Queensland Youth Surf Life Saving Championships
    • 11 March - Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival
    • 16-18 March - Queensland Surf Life Saving Championships
    • 16-18 March - Queensland OzTag senior state cup
    • 2-4 March - Queensland Youth Surf Life Saving Championships
    • 11 March - Mooloolaba Triathlon Festival
    • 16-18 March - Queensland Surf Life Saving Championships
    • 16-18 March - Queensland OzTag senior state cup
    • 31 March - Kenilworth Cheese, wine and food festival
    • Every Friday - Marcoola Night Markets, Marcoola
    • Second Friday of month - Nights on Ocean Markets, Maroochydore
    • Every Wednesday & Saturday - Eumundi Markets, Eumundi
    • Every Sunday - Cotton Tree Markets, Maroochydore
    • Every Sunday - Caloundra Country & Farmers Market, Caloundra
    • Every Sunday - Caboolture Markets, Calboolture
    • Every Sunday - Noosa Farmers Market, Noosa
    • Every Sunday - Noosa Marina Markets, Noosa
    • First Sunday of month - Peregian Beach Markets, Peregian Beach


    APRIL 2019


    MAY 2019


    JUNE 2019


    JULY 2019


    AUGUST 2019


    SEPTEMBER 2019


    OCTOBER 2019


  • Activity Central

    School Holidays or adventure-filled family escapes are our specialty with facilities including the Aqua Fun Park, Lagoon Day Spa, Kidzcove kids’ club, swimming pool, gymnasium, Springfree Jump Zone, Activity central plus a nearby golf course and much more.


    Activity Central is also open to the Public! Day Passes $20 per Adult, $10 per Child and $50 per Family pass (2 Adults and 2-3 children) Please note: Water activities available at Activities Central, normally operate from 9am to 5pm daily.*

    Join our activities team for a day of fun in the sun! Activities include, fish feeding, kayaks, catamarans, water trampoline, bike hire, stand up paddleboard hire, surfboard hire and more!

    Activity Central Schedule, 14 December to 28 January >>

    *Hours subject to change due to operational or weather demands. Open 10am-4pm Monday – Thursday, 10am-5pm Friday, 9am-5pm Saturday, 9am-4pm Sunday.

    Certain activities incur charges. For all Enquirires, contact Activities Central- Phone: 07 5450 9518

  • The Secret Garden

    Open 23 November to 29 December, 4pm to 8pm

    Join us in the "Secret Garden" this Summer time for our newest pop-up venue overlooking the lagoon with live music, fresh food and cold drinks. 

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    We are excited to now have a Springfree Jump zone attraction at the resort for all of our guests. We have teamed up with Springfree on fundraising for chosen charities; Kokoda Youth Foundation, A.I.M.E, Lifeline & Garvan Research Foundation.

    With every Springfree Trampoline purchased using this unique code (Promotional Code is SFP011) during the next 18 months, $100 will be donated towards fundraising efforts PLUS the purchaser will receive a free FlexrStep™ with their purchase!! Remember, the unique promo code needs to be quoted / input at the time and point of the purchase – please ensure the code is quoted and click on the learn more link for tracking purposes; 


  • 14 Days till Christmas

    Summer holidays, celebrations and family escapes are made for the Sunshine Coast. Fun filled activities and adventures await with Christmas on the top of our list of favourite seasons, let’s take a look at what’s on offer for visitors throughout the year but especially fun during the summer season! We could tell you about our Christmas Lunch + Dinner Buffet available at the resort and explain where the best parking spot would be for last minute gift shopping but where’s the fun in that? We’ll help with your Sunshine Coast holiday planning with a few of our best picks to entertain the whole family through the silly season – let the countdown until Christmas begin!

    # 1. Activity Central at Novotel Twin Waters Resort.  It all happens here during holidays, with daily activities scheduled of free games & competitions including sandcastle building, beach cricket, volleyball, Frisbee, tog-o-war, and much more! The new Springfree Trampoline Jump Zone attraction with 6 trampolines permanently installed on a sandy beach surrounding the lagoon and available for resort guests to enjoy complimentary. Do your own thing with all kinds of holiday seekers catered for; complimentary kayak and catamarans or have some quiet time with the family while feeding the fish in the lagoon, grab a putter and enjoy the mini golf or hire a SUP or bike to take in the enclosed lagoon at the resort. Download the full school holiday activity schedules from here and visit our “what’s on” page here  to learn more.

    # 2. Lagoon Day Spa and Kids Club at Novotel Twin Waters Resort.  Sit back, relax and get spoilt with one of the many spa services on offer, while the kids (or your partner) is off enjoying other resort activities.
    The Kids Cove kids club is also at the resort with qualified and friendly staff able to look after the kids with fun activities while you’re getting a well-deserved pamper day, find out more here

    # 3. Aqua Water Park at Novotel Twin Waters Resort.  Open daily throughout the Summer school holidays, this action packed inflatable adventure course is a must-see for the whole familY! Make a splash at the Aqua Water Park on-site at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort, click here for more information.

    # 4. XPeriences at Novotel Twin Waters Resort. Night Vision tours using the state-of-the-art night vision goggles to embark on a tour through the resort bushland, with tours available from dusk daily for the adventurous or a more slow-paced tour for nature lovers; from $50pp. Segway Eco Tour - Glide effortlessly through the Eucalyptus forest and bush tracks around the resort’s 10 hectare property on your own all terrain Segway and enjoy Australia’s first Eco certified all terrain Segway guided tour, available morning or afternoon from $60pp. Paintball, archery and plenty more games await at Xperiences! Bookings are essential, contact our Activity Central team here

    # 5. Visit ‘Aussie World’, Sunshine Coast.  If you haven't yet visited, get yourself there to explore the home of fun with some of the best attractions and rides attracting international visitors annually, this should be on every visitor’s bucket list. Day passes, family passes or weekly passes are available at all venues and entry tickets can be pre-purchased from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk, click here.

    # 6. Eumundi Brewery, Imperial Hotel. Newly re-opened in August 2017, this new kid on the block is actually 100 years old but quickly making a name for itself as the new popular local watering hole, also offering tasting tours of the brewery and surrounds. Well worth a visit this summer, learn more here.

    # 7. Maroochy River.  It’s a playground of activity and right next door to the resort with easy access for tours. Hire a BBQ Boat and go fishing on these estuary boats fitted with a BBQ ready for a unique family dining experience "cooking on the barby", sit back relax while cruising the Maroochy River and fish the river banks. For the adrenalin or action seeking visitors to the region will enjoy the options including Jet-ski hire, or paragliding above the beaches or the hinterland, Kite surfing amongst the clouds and the Top Shots Fun Park at Maroochydore featuring dodgem cars and abseiling activities.  Craft hire and tours can be pre-booked from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk, click here.

    # 8. ‘Sunshine Castle’ at Bli Bli.  The historic Castle offers school holiday activities and self guided tours including famous treasure hunts, prizes to be won in the different battles and challenges. Tours can be pre-booked from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk, click here.

    # 9. Surf lessons at Coolum Beach.  Beginner's group surfing lessons at Coolum Beach on the Sunshine Coast are the ideal way to get started on the path to enjoying one of the best thrills available on the water. Lessons can be pre-booked from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk, click here.

    # 10. ‘The Ginger Factory’ at Bli Bli.  At this popular local attraction; enjoy educational tours, fun rides, great shopping facilities with the largest range of the world's finest ginger products plus tranquil gardens and walks, there is so much to discover, taste, see and do. Explore the facilities here

    # 11. Australia Zoo. Crikey Mate! It’s a maze of Australiana wonder and excitement with animals to scare and mesmerise every guest. Make sure you don’t miss out on this adventure when in the region! Book your family or single entry tickets from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk, click here.

    # 12. Sea Life at Mooloolaba.  What would a region surrounded by some of the most beautiful beaches be without it’s sea life, it’s an underwater theme park for everyone to enjoy. Get up close and personal with creatures of the deep or even take a dip if you dare! Book your entry tickets from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk, click here.

    # 13. Mount Coolum National Park & Boardwalk.  Enjoy a 30 minute trek to the summit of an ancient volcanic dome, created about 26 million years ago or choose from more than 27 other different walking tracks including beach, coastal, wetland and forest environments, some of which take you to spectacular scenic lookouts in the region. Ask our team at reception for directions, tips or maps to get you on your way.

    # 14. Market to Markets, this little piggy went to Market.  Eumundi, Yandina, Noosa, Fishermans Road, Cotton Tree and Coolum are all the well known locations for the most popular and diverse local markets with the freshest food treats, produce and handmade local crafts available. Every market may be open for twilight or early mornings and offer mid-week or weekend opening days. Visit our “what’s on” page here for full information and calendar of Sunshine Coast events.

    There’s still so much more than we’ve mentioned in the region and if you’ve hired a car or self driving simply start with the scenic drives along the coastline from Caloundra all the way north to the Fraser Coast including our very own Mudjimba Beach along the road that meanders through the Sunshine Coastline, stop at any one of the beaches and lookouts along the way - breathtaking! Car Hire can be pre-booked from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk and road maps, click here for contact information.

    From all of the team at Novotel Twin Waters Resort, we wish you all a very happy and safe holiday season and Merry Christmas!!