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

     

    JANUARY 2018

    • 1 to 21 January - Daily 4pm to 7pm [weather permitting] - 'The Shore' Sundowner Lounge 
    • 1 January - Live Music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Christ Cayzer from 5pm to 9pm
    • 3 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Sam Baxter from 5pm to 9pm
    • 5 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Jordan Dozzi from 5pm to 9pm
    • 5 January - Rustic Summer BBQ on the pool terrace, 5pm to 8pm
    • 5 January - Blues Brothers Revue, Aussie World
    • 6 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with DJ from 5pm to 9pm
    • 6 January - Rustic Summer BBQ on the pool terrace, 5pm to 8pm
    • 6 January - Coolum Beach Movies in the park, 6:30pm
    • 7 January - Rustic Summer BBQ on the pool terrace, 5pm to 8pm
    • 8 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Candice from 5pm to 9pm
    • 10 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Nic Jayd from 5pm to 9pm
    • 12 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Samantha Perren from 5pm to 9pm
    • 12 January - Rustic Summer BBQ on the pool terrace, 5pm to 8pm
    • 12-14 January -  Suncoast Spinners wheelchair basketball tournament, caloundra
    • 13 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Dakota Striplin from 5pm to 9pm
    • 13 January - Coolum Beach Movies in the park, 6:30pm
    • 15 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Jimmy Dean from 5pm to 9pm
    • 17 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Candice from 5pm to 9pm
    • 19 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Chris Cayzer from 5pm to 9pm
    • 20 January - Live music at Aqua Bar & Lounge with Nic Jayd from 5pm to 9pm
    • 20 January - Coolum Beach Movies in the park, 6:30pm
    • 21 January - Sunshine Coast Bridal Showcase at Novotel Twin Waters Resort
    • 26 January - Australia Day at 'The Shore' Sundowner Lounge with an Australia Day beach party.
    • 26 January - Australia Day at Aussie World
    • 26-28 January - Queensland OzTag Junior State Cup, Sunshine Coast stadium
    • 27 January - Mooloolaba BaBQ Festival, Wharf Tavern Mooloolaba
    • 22 January - Queensland school holidays finish
    • 27 January - 'The Shore' Sundowner Lounge  [weather permitting]  4pm to 8pm

    FEBRUARY 2018

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  • 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, 23 July to 23 September >>

    Activity Central Schedule, 24 September to 7 October >>

    *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

  • Yoga

    Family yoga sessions with Alice on the lawn at Novotel Twin Waters Resort (qualified yoga teacher). This event is complimentary for all resort guests staying at the resort. 


    The public is welcome to attend for $5 per child (5-15 yrs) and $10 per adult. (Bookings required) Min age of 5 years old required and children between the age of 5-15 require an adult guardian to be present.

    In the event of poor weather, the yoga session will be moved indoors.

    CLICK HERE TO BOOK

  • 10 Days of Winter Fun Activities

    There's no reason to hibernate this winter but If you'd rather keep your ugg boots on than dive into the ocean, there's still plenty to do on the Sunshine Coast with an endless list of attractions and activities to entertain the family! Take a look at our Top 10 countdown as we get closer to the school holidays!

     

    # 10. Whale Watching day tours & Excursions
    During winter time along the Queensland Coast line, the migration of whales commences which make this a magical location to be with ample vantage points to see the whales up close. Get out on the water with a boat tour from Mooloolaba with Whaleone or Sunshine Coast Afloat. Stay on the land with vantage points at Point Perry, Point Arkwright, Point Cartwright, Moffat Headland, Moffat Beach, Dolphin Point or Alexandra Headland.

     

    #9. Catamaran and Kayak or hire a SUP or Bike
    Sail or paddle the days away on a private lagoon within resort grounds with family & friends watching from their own room or from the banks of the lagoon. Instructions and safety briefing is provided prior to sailing or paddling on the lagoon. Resort guests can access these facilities for free during their stay or day passes are available to purchase. It all happens right here from our Activity Central hut, download the activity schedules from here

     

    #8. Markets to Markets
    Eumundi, Yandina, Noosa, Timari Village, 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.  

     

    #7. Day Spa and Kids Club 
    Sit back, relax and get spoilt with one of the many services on offer at the Lagoon Day Spa at the resort. While the kids (or your partner) is off enjoying other resort activities or the KidzCove kidsclub so that you can be pampered for the day. Find out more on services and book an appointment with the Lagoon Day Spa here and Kidz Cove here.

     

    #6. Aussie World, Australia Zoo, Sea Life, Big Kart Track 
    These names are just some of the widely well-known names of attractions on the Sunshine Coast and if you haven't yet visited then these attractions are well worth the visit. As some of the best attractions and theme parks in the country and attract international visitors annually, these 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 for contact information

    #5. Deep Sea or Beach Fishing
    Set off an adventure to the deep blue with one of the experienced operators in the region, travelling to enviable locations off the coastline and catch the one that won't getaway here or explore the best caost fishing spots in the region here.

     

    #4. Tee off for a round of Golf
    Take off for a few hours or a day to the local award winning golf clubs within 5 minutes drive of the resort, Twin Waters Golf Club click here or visit the Maroochy River Golf Club click here.

     

    #3. River and Canal Cruises 
    Relax on a double deck boat while exploring the hidden corners of the Maroochy River. The Sunshine Coast area is famous for its diverse and pristine nature, discover the amazing Maroochy River eco-systems, and don’t forget to bring your camera! Click here

    #2. Paintball, Segway Eco Tours or Night Vision Goggle Tours
    Enjoy the adrenalin tour with the new paintball course or glide effortlessly through the Eucalyptus forest and bush tracks around the resort on an all-terrain Segway and enjoy Australia’s first Eco certified all terrain Segway guided tour. Bookings are essential, contact the Xperiences team here

    #1. Campfire and Movie Nights at Novotel Twin Waters Resort, Xperiences HQ
    Join us on 4th, 7th, 10th, 14th July for a special night of watching a movie on a huge outdoor screen under the stars with the sounds and smell of the campfire crackling away. Tickets $15pp including a sausage sizzle + drink, click here to book 

    Get out and explore this winter time, with nightly rates from $134* or 3 night packages from $300* available, there's every reason to enjoy a holiday - view our special rates here

     

  • SPRINGFREE JUMP ZONE

    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; 

    LEARN MORE >

  • 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!!

  • 21 Days of Winter Fun

    # 1. Activity Central at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $Free for guests

    Holidays and family escapes are our specialty with fun filled activity schedules available throughout school holidays offering a roster of free games & competitions including sandcastle building, beach cricket, volleyball, Frisbee, tog-o-war, and much more to entertain resort guests. It all happens right here from our Activity Central hut, download the full school holiday activity schedules from here and visit our “what’s on” page for more.  

     

     

    2. ‘Springfree Trampoline Jumpzone’ attraction at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $Free for guests

    The Springfree Trampoline Jump Zone attraction is now at Novotel Twin Waters Resort, with 6 trampolines permanently installed on a sandy beach surrounding the lagoon and available for resort guests to enjoy complimentary. Springfree’s unique patented design eliminates the impact areas that cause 90% of all product-related trampoline injuries, providing a safe bouncing experience for your family. Learn More >

     

     

    3. Camp Fire & Marshmallow toasting during winter at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $0-10 per person

    Experience a safe & family friendly evening around a camp fire toasting marshmallows while immersed in the natural bushland surrounding the resort on select dates, 24 June, 29 June, 1 July, 6 July, 8 July. If you're a Le Club Accorhotels member staying at the resort on select dates (or join the free program prior to attending) it's complimentary otherwise a donation of $10pp is requested for the evening from resort guests. Alternatively book a Night Vision tour package including a camp fire evening for $20pp, Bookings are essential; contact our Activity Central team to book here.

     

     

    4. Mount Coolum National Park, Hiking- $Free 
    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 and maps of the region.

    5. Fish feeding from the jetty at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $Free for guests 

    With 36 hectares of natural bushland and a private beach lined lagoon at the resort, there is an abundance of flora and fauna in the surrounds. The lagoon has a host of small estuary fish living in the eco-system and daily fish feeding is scheduled by staff to ensure this valuable amphibious eco-system continues for a long time. It all happens right here from our Activity Central hut, download the activity schedules from here  

     

    6. Putt Putt Golf at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $Free for guests

    The purpose built Putt Putt golf course sits on a manicured natural lawn nearby the main complex and is free to play for all guests; free putter, balls and scorecard can be obtained from the porters or front desk staff plus during school holidays the Activity Central team may arrange competitions. Enjoy a friendly game or head on up to the 18 hole golf course at the Twin Waters Golf Course. Download the activity schedules from here  

     

     

    7. Catamaran and Kayak on the private lagoon at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $Free for guests

    Sail or paddle the days away on a private lagoon within resort grounds with family & friends watching from their own room or from the banks of the lagoon. Instructions and safety briefing is provided prior to sailing or paddling on the lagoon. Resort guests can access these facilities for free during their stay or day passes are available to purchase. It all happens right here from our Activity Central hut, download the activity schedules from here  

     

    8. Night Vision tours with Xperiences at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $50 per person* 
    Visitors use 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, Bookings are essential, contact our Activity Central team here

     9. Hire a BBQ Boat and fish the Maroochy River - $Fees apply

    Drivers licence only required to hire 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. Craft Hire can be booked before or during a stay from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk, click here for contact information

    10. Whale Watching tours & day excursions - $Fees apply

    During winter time along the Queensland Coast line, the migration of whales commences and this magical occasion every year is a sight to be seen from any vantage point. Tours to get out on the water to spot a whale can be booked before or during a stay from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk, click here for contact information

     


    11. Bicycle Hire at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $Fees apply

    Hire a bike for a few hours or a day and cycle the vast resort grounds and dedicated paths that surround the picturesque private lagoon. It all happens right here from our Activity Central hut, download the activity schedules from here  

     

    12. Segway Eco Tour with Xperiences at Novotel Twin Waters Resort - $60 per person*

    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 and Bookings are essential, contact our Activity Central team here


    13. Aqua Water Park Fun - $Fees apply

    Yes it's colder outside right now than in the Summer months, but once you've started running around and bouncing on an inflatable water park - you won't feel any drop in temperature! Make a splash at the Red Jacket Aqua Water Park on-site at the Novotel Twin Waters Resort or visit the Bli Bli Aqua Park.


    14. Visit the historic ‘Sunshine Castle’ just down the road at Bli Bli - $Fees apply

    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 for contact information

     

    15. Surf lessons at Coolum Beach - $Fees apply

    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 for contact information

     


    16. Visit a popular local attraction, ‘The Ginger Factory’ just down the road at Bli Bli - $Free entry

    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

     

     17. Timari Village Market Place - $Free entry

    The recently opened food & local produce market nearby to the resort at Mudjimba is a hive of activity every Friday evening & Saturday morning and has already been named one of the best to visit. Learn more about what's on offer and opening hours via their website here.

     

     

    18. Aussie World, Australia Zoo, Sea Life (Underwater world), Big Kart Track - $Fees apply

    These names are just some of the widely well-known names of attractions on the Sunshine Coast and if you haven't yet visited then these attractions are well worth the visit. As some of the best attractions and theme parks in the country and attract international visitors annually, these 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 for contact information

     


    19. Jet-Ski Hire, Paragliding, Kite Surfing - $Fees apply

    Adrenalin or action seeking visitors to the region will enjoy the options including Jet-ski hire in the Maroochy River, 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 for contact information

     


    20. Market to Markets, this little piggy went to Market - $Free entry

    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 for full information and calendar of Sunshine Coast events.

     


    21. Coastal Drives that won't cause the back seat to ask "are we there yet?" - $Fees apply

    With 2 of the top 8 scenic drives right here on the Sunshine Coast, follow the roads most travelled or choose your own route. Take the scenic drive along the coast from Caloundra to the Fraser Coast including our very own Mudjimba and take in the incredibly beautiful vistas captured on almost every corner. The ocean road meanders through the tourist strips all the way through to the quiet suburbs and optional stops along the way may just hold treasured memories that make the ‘are we there yet’ symphony of words from the back seat well worth the trip. Take in the views Car Hire can be pre-booked from the onsite Discovery Tour Desk and road maps, click here for contact information

     

    #22. If you've done the Top 21, it might be time for a day of pampering at the Lagoon Day Spa.

    Sit back, relax and get spoilt with one of the many services on offer at the Day Spa within the resort. While the kids (or your partner) is off enjoying other resort activities you can be pampered for the day. Find out more on services and book an appointment with the Lagoon Day Spa here.

    That's it folks, our Top 21 Days of Fun for Winter time on the Sunshine Coast ...... we could stop there BUT there’s still so much more!!!

    Don't hibernate this winter, explore the endless attractions and activities to entertain the whole family. With nightly rates from $134* or 3 night packages from $399* available over school holidays, there's every reason to save a few coins with a priceless holiday - view our special rates here