Exploring culinary delights: Noosa Food Trail

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The scenic landscape, picturesque views and stunning coastlines make the Noosa Heads a must-visit place for most travellers. Whether you are an explorer wanting to explore charming towns or an adventure geek who wants to climb hills and mountains, Noosa Heads is the place to be. 

But do you know that Noosa Hinterland is also a place for foodies? Yes, this beautiful coastal town is a foodie’s delight, with several restaurants offering fresh local produce.

A Noosa country drive will take you to several places selling craft beer and wine to local cheese and savouries. You can indulge in gastronomical delight in this part of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. 

Places to visit as part of the Noosa Food Trail

For all those who want to explore the amazing food of Noosa Heads and enjoy the Noosa country drive, the Noosa Food Trail is the perfect option. Below are a few places you can visit as part of the food trail.

Boreen Point and Lake Cootharaba

A relaxed village on the shores of Lake Cootharaba, Boreen Point is around 20 km from Tewantin on Sunshine Coast. If you are an adventure geek, Lake Cootharaba is the best destination, as the place is famous for sailing activities. You can find a sailing club here and indulge in kayaking in the lake.

What more!! There are several caravan parks where you can rest and make your travel comfortable and relaxing. 

Breakfast at Blank Ant Gourmet

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Sightseeing and kayaking will definitely make you tired. What about having a hot and fresh breakfast at the Blank Ant Gourmet in Kin Kin General Store?

From Sourdough toast to Corn fritters and Salmon, you can indulge in a sumptuous breakfast with locally grown produce. You can also savour some seasonal local produce at this gourmet restaurant. 

Shopping at the Kin Kin Depot

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We know that tours are incomplete without seeing the authentic local art and craft. The Kin Kin depot is the best place to see some of the finest works by local artists.

Whether it is the beautiful Babushka dolls, blue and white pottery, scented soaps or beautiful paintings, you will see it all in this depot. 

Taste fresh coffee at the Noosa Black Coffee

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The Noosa Black is a family-owned coffee estate in the Noosa Hinterland. The coffee is 100% Arabica, locally roasted, and hand-blended. 

Breathe in the aroma of freshly roasted coffee and satisfy your tastebuds with freshly brewed coffee from Noosa Black. 

 Enjoy Craft beer at Noosa Hinterland Brewing Co

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A food trail is incomplete without a visit to a brewery. The Noosa Hinterland Brewing Co. is a family-owned brewery that offers a range of craft beers. All beers are brewed on-site, thus giving you an opportunity to witness the whole process.

The Noosa Hinterland Brewing Co. is not just about beer. They also offer food and drinks like salad bowls, burgers, chips and wings thus making it a perfect destination for lunch.

Enjoy the scenic beauty of Rainbow Beach

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The Noosa Hinterland food trail is not just about food. You can also view the stunning beaches and spend a fantastic day exploring the beauty of beaches and the local area at the Rainbow beach.

Located between Frazer Island and Cooloola National Park, this beautiful beach is a true representation of the stunning coastline of the Sunshine Coast.

Taste the finest craft beer at Noosa Heads Distillery

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From the finest Vodka, Gin and Whisky to delectable cocktails, you can enjoy the day to the fullest at the Noosa Heads distillery. Being one of Sunshine Coast’s first and finest craft distilleries, the Noosa Heads distillery follows sustainable business practices while producing its liquid gold.

Dingo Creek Vineyard

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If you want to take a wine tour to one of the best vineyards of Noosa Hinterland and taste some excellent wine, the Dingo Creek Vineyard is the place to be.

Apart from providing world-class wines, the vineyard also offers some signature dishes like a local cheese board, smoked salmon salad, chocolate brownie and cream sundae.

Besides being the best scenic escape of Noosa Hinterland, the Dingo Creek Vineyard also makes a perfect venue for weddings and other functions.

Wrapping Up

The food trail need not be all about food and drink. You can find plenty of interesting places in Noosa and visit them as part of the tour.

A few of the places worth visiting are the Noosa Main Beach, Noosa River, Great Sandy National Park, and Noosa National Park. There are also hidden gems like Noosa Everglades, Lake Macdonald, and Mount Cooroora that you should not miss out.

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