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:
Following the successful Summer series proving popular with all of our guests enjoying live music, lawn games and the atmosphere of the secret garden, the venue will re-open for the Easter school holidays!
Join us at the "Secret Garden by Pimms", the pop-up venue overlooking the lagoon with live music, fresh food and cold drinks including the summer favourite, Pimms!
*Due to predicted wet weather, the Secret Garden by Pimms will not be operating.
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!
*Operating Hours: Monday – Thursday 10am-4pm | Friday 10am-5pm | Saturday 9am-5pm | Sunday 9am-4pm (Hours subject to change dependant on seasonal and daily requirements, certain activities incur charges).
For all Enquirires, contact Activities Central by phone: 07 5450 9518
# 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. 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.
# 3. 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
# 4. Mini-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
# 5. 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
# 6. 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
# 7. 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
# 8. 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
# 9. 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
# 10. 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
# 11. 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
# 12. 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
# 13. 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
# 14. 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.
# 15. 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
# 16. 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
# 17. 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.
# 18. 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
# 19. Visit 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.
Don't hibernate this winter, explore the endless attractions and activities to entertain the whole family and view our special rates here