Wednesday’s student activity was a beautiful walk through the iconic Noosa National Park!
Yesterday, Skyla led a group of our students from our campus to Noosa National Park for a relaxing afternoon stroll. The weather was perfect as the sun was shining and had a light, onshore wind to keep us cool whilst walking. Noosa National Park is a very special place. It’s a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike, with its breathtaking landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and diverse flora and fauna.
The National Park covers an area of approximately 4,000 hectares and is home to a wide variety of wildlife, including koalas, kangaroos, echidnas and a vast array of bird and reptile species. The park’s coastal location also means that visitors are often treated to the sight of whales, dolphins and turtles playing in the waters just off the coast. Noosa National Park is also a part of the World’s Surfing Reserve which serves as a global model for preserving wave breaks and their surrounding areas by recognising and protecting the key environmental, cultural, economic and community attributes.
One of the park’s most popular attractions is the Coastal Walk, which stretches for about 10 kilometers along the park’s stunning coastline. The walk offers breath-taking views of the ocean, rugged cliffs, and pristine beaches, and is a must-do for anyone visiting the area. The walk can be completed in one day, or visitors can choose to take their time and stop off at the various beaches and lookout points along the way.
Although our students didn’t get to complete the whole walk, they were mesmerized by the stunning beaches and lookout points they did get to see. They said they’ll be back at some point and hopefully will be able to spot some dolphins or koalas on their next trip. Noosa National Park is a truly special place that offers a unique blend of natural beauty, history, and adventure. Whether you’re a nature lover, history buff, or adrenaline junkie, there’s something for everyone to enjoy and we are so lucky to have it right on our doorstep.
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