Noosa Everglades Wildlife Day Trip

Explore the Pristine Environment of Noosa River and Noosa Everglades on This Well Equipped and Comfortable Cruise

Cruise through "The River of Mirrors" in Australia's Everglades..! Simply relax, take pictures and absorb the beauty of this pristine wilderness. Includes morning tea in the Everglades and a delicious roast lunch at habitatnoosa with views of Lake Cootharaba - ...

Board your purpose-built vessel for a cruise along the Cootharaba Lake and into the tranquil, mirrored waterways of Australia's Everglades. Experience a self-guided boardwalk at Fig Tree Point – your opportunity to explore the wetlands before we navigate our way into the Everglades. Enjoy a brunch at historic Harry’s Hut – a relic of the early timber cutting days. Explore, take a swim in tea tree infused waters, photograph the abundant wildlife and simply relax in this unique natural environment. Throughout your cruise take the opportunity to observe and photograph the abundance of wildlife in their natural habitat. 

Over 44% of all Australia's bird species live within this spectacular region.
1,365 species of plants have been identified and over 700 native animals co-exist here. Experience one of the truly remarkable wilderness areas of the world…. 

Authentic Aussie Roast Lunch
Enjoy a delicious Aussie Roast lunch prepared by our Chef's in our bistro & brewery the cootharaBAR:

  • Roast Pork
  • Vegetarian & Vegan options available upon booking

All served with:

  • Roasted vegetables
  • Fresh bread

Don't miss out on this unique tour through Australia's ONLY Everglades. Option to upgrade to canoeing option (Cruise 'n' Canoe)!

Booking Conditions

Age Restriction: 0

Fitness Requirement: Basic

What's included

  • Advanced  Eco-Certified Cruise.
  • Dedicated, informative skippers and crew with over 20 years experience on the Noosa River.
  • Morning Tea and a delicious Aussie Roast Lunch.
  • Plenty of time for swimming and photography.
  • Over 700 native animals co-exist in the National Park.
  • 1,365 species of plants have been identified.
  • Over 44% of all Australia's bird species reside within this spectacular region.
  • Features a visit to historic 'Harry's Hut'.
  • Unforgettable Wilderness Cruise onto one of Australia's most pristine regions.

What To Bring

  • Water Bottle
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Hat & Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent


Day 1 : Journey down the river
The cruise begins from the Cootharaba Lake to the unspoilt everglades. We visit Fig Tree Point, the gateway to Cooloola National park. Cruise slowly through the unsurpassed reflections; The river of mirrors, with tranquil, unspoilt dark water. Photograph and enjoy the beauty of this wondrous area while listening to the skipper's informative commentary. At Harry’s Hut, you’ll enjoy brunch, while you explore, swim or just relax. We have a beautiful covered picnic area right by this relic of the timber cutting days. You will return to Habitat Noosa where you will be served a delicious Roast lunch cooked by our Chef. Vegetarian option is available. Departure times do vary, and take advantage of the nicest part of the day. Specially designed brand new boats provide fast, comfortable, all-weather cruising.  Enjoy comfortable padded seats, and amenities at both stops (Fig Tree Point and Harry’s Hut). A very experienced and proud team ensures safety, quality and informative entertainment.
Meals :Lunch


Pickup's commence from 8:00am

Vessel departs at 9:15am, from 'Habitat Noosa',  204 Lake Flat Road, Elanda Point.

Ask about our courtesy pick ups/drop offs for passengers in the Noosa region.
Cruise runs daily with the exception of the 25th & 26th December

Returns: Approx 3:30pm.

Optional Excursions

Optional Activities (Available to sign up on tour with your guide)

  • River Cruises
  • Safari

Available Extras

One-of-a-kind Artesian Brewery Beer, Wine & Soft drinks available for purchase at the cootharaBAR

No Credit Card or Booking Fees!!

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