Things to See and Do around Rainbow Beach

We can book the following Tours and activities for your stay:

  • Fraser Island Day Tours
  • Coloured Sand Tours
  • Dolphin Kayak Tours
  • Surf School

 

Ask for assistance at reception for information on these activities:

  • Wolf Rock Dives
  • Charter Boats
  • Barge tickets for Fraser Island
  • Paragliding
  • RB Horse Riding
  • 4WD Hire
  • National Parks Maps- Bush Walking
  • Rainbow Beach Annual Events
  • Fishing Classic held in July
  • Wide Bay Sunshine Coast regional Nippers Surf Carnival

 

Things to See and Do

Things to See and Do around Rainbow Beach

We can book the following Tours and activities for your stay:

  • Fraser Island Day Tours
  • Coloured Sand Tours
  • Dolphin Kayak Tours
  • Surf School

 

Ask for assistance at reception for information on these activities:

  • Wolf Rock Dives
  • Charter Boats
  • Barge tickets for Fraser Island
  • Paragliding
  • RB Horse Riding
  • 4WD Hire
  • National Parks Maps- Bush Walking
  • Rainbow Beach Annual Events
  • Fishing Classic held in July
  • Wide Bay Sunshine Coast regional Nippers Surf Carnival

 

The Township

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The town has a hotel together with shops, numerous restaurants, surf club, and Memorial Sports and Recreation Club with bowling greens and tennis courts for hire.

 

Tours

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Local tours to the Double Island Point Lighthouse and the famous Coloured Sands can be booked at our office. We also book day tours to the World Heritage listed Fraser Island.

 

Fishing

Fishing from the beach or from a boat is popular year round. Launch from Carlo Point, Bullock Point or from Norman Point at Tin Can Bay to explore the vast area of protected waterways from Rainbow Beach to the Great Sandy Straits at the tip of Fraser Island. Likewise, beach fishing offers miles and miles of choice.

Surfing & Swimming

The Beach is across the road, the beach and is patrolled every day. 4WDs are excluded from the patrolled area at all times. The new aquatic centre, is another option

Dolphins

A must, particularly for children, is to feed the wild dolphins at Tin Can Bay. Dolphin Ferry departs every morning from Rainbow Beach.

Whale Watching

Tours depart from Hervey Bay to the Great Sandy Straits during the whale-watching season.

Sea Kayaking & Canoeing

See the dolphins at Double Island Point with Dolphin Sea Kayaking. Hire a canoe or bring your own to explore miles of sheltered water from Carlo Point

Hang Gliding & Skydiving

For the more adventurous, paraglide or hang-glide from the famous Carlo Sandblow (accompanied para-gliding is available with Rainbow Beach Hang Gliding School). Try tandem skydiving with Sky Dive Rainbow Beach

Bushwalking

The Cooloola National Park is right on our doorstep and bush-walking tracks provide a range of highlights from a short walk to the famous Carlo Sandblow to longer walks to the Bymien Picnic Area and on to Lake Poona.
Walk the Old Telephone Track along the cliff tops from Rainbow Beach to Double Island Point and return via the beach to view the famous coloured sands that give Rainbow Beach its name.
Longer walks involving overnight camping will take you deeper into the National Park and the upper reaches of the Noosa River.

Bowls & Tennis

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Meet the locals at the Memorial Sports and Recreation Club a short stroll from our office

 

Four Wheel Driving

A 4WD allows further access to many of the beautiful attractions of the Cooloola Section of the Great Sandy National Park but a permit is required to drive on the beach. This can be obtained from the local National Parks Office. 4WD vehicles can be hired in the town.