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Noosa Everglades Canoe Explorer

FROM: $145

Departure Times

Departs: 8:30 am - Daily
Returns: 3 pm - Daily

Pricing Options

$145 AUD / Person - Adult (includes lunch) (Between: 01 Mar 2022 and 30 Nov 2022)
$105 AUD / Person - Child 7-14 years (includes lunch) (Between: 01 Mar 2022 and 30 Nov 2022)
$460 AUD / Family - Family 2A+2C (includes lunch) (Between: 01 Mar 2022 and 30 Nov 2022)

Join a full day cruise through the glassy, winding Noosa Everglades, canoeing along the way!

  • Enjoy a relaxing canoe discovery along the glassy, unique Noosa Everglades!
  • Embark on a guided tour through the winding canals on a comfortable vessel.
  • Indulge in snacks in a gorgeous outdoor picnic setting and gain access to the local CootharaBAR bistro!
  • Explore the diverse ecosystem, one of just two everglade systems in the world.

Canoe along the Noosa Everglades for a truly beautiful day of fun, wonder and adventure. This unique ecosystem is one of only two Everglades systems in the world and a place that is made for exploring. Here you will find a beautiful winding river that is home to native animals and plants that you will be able to see along the riverbed and in the water itself! The tranquil river is a great place to canoe, even for first-timers, as the slowly moving water maintains a calm, secluded atmosphere where you can enjoy the serenity of the Everglades.

Get amongst the natural wonders from both a viewing platform and your own canoe, as you truly immerse yourself like never before!

noosa everglades


  • Return Everglades River Cruise
  • Morning snacks on the riverside near the famous ‘Harry’s Hut’
  • Canoe one way in a classic Canadian-style canoe
  • Make your way past ancient forests, and mirrored waterways
  • Enjoy a one-way cruise in our purpose-made boat 
  • Opportunity to swim in the river!
  • Lunch back at the CootharaBAR Restaurant & microbrewery (at your own cost)
  • Over 44% of all Australia’s bird species reside within this spectacular region, making it a great spot for nature lovers!
  • Complimentary courtesy bus to Noosa Heads and Noosaville 

The Noosa Everglades are on the upper reaches of the Noosa River, which is also known as the River of Mirrors. Often boasting otherworldly reflections that create a masterpiece on the surface of the water, it is one of the most beautiful rivers in the area. You will want to bring your camera along for this tour, so you snap some pictures of this beautiful phenomenon!

noosa everglades tour

Sample Itinerary

Scenic Cruising

Start your day at Habitat Noosa, found on the shores of the magnificent Cootharaba Lake. From here you will board our brand new boat, which was purpose-built to navigate the Noosa Everglades! You will make your way across the lake, stopping at Fig Tree Point, found at the base of the Everglades, where your group will stop for a short break.

Everglades reflecting the mountains

Tranquil Canoeing

From Fig Tree Point, you will begin your paddle upstream in a classic Canadian-style canoe, built for 2! Skim along the surface of the glades, taking in the mirrored waterways, stunning rainforests and lively wildlife. The Noosa River is ideal for all levels of experience with calm waters and minimal currents, allowing anyone to enjoy this awesome experience! Glide in style, as you get up close and personal with native flora and fauna! 

Man canoeing through streams

Harry's Hut & Wildlife Spotting

You will rejoin your group for snacks, tea, coffee and biscuits up the river, next to the historic Harry’s Hut, surrounded by forest, near the edge of the river. You can even hop in the river for a refreshing swim and enjoy the scenery around you. Afterwards, you will hop back on the boat for the journey back, while the second half of the group paddles back down river. During your journey, your guide will tell you all about your stunning surroundings, giving you insight into the area and its inhabitants. Keep an eye out for the abundant bird life and towering trees as you make your way along, paying attention to both the water and the sky!

Three women jumping in the water

Local Lunch

After arriving back, choose to indulge in a delicious lunch (at your own cost) at Cootharabar Restaurant and enjoy the sights and sounds of Cootharaba Lake. Dine in at an award-winning bistro, set amongst acres of National Park and serving up fresh, deliciously-prepared local produce! The perfect way to complete a day of incredible natural sightseeing and experiences, fuel up in paradise out here in the Everglades! 

Fresh, colourful salad with flowers and tomatoes

More Information

What To Bring

  • Water bottle
  • Swimwear
  • Towel
  • Hat
  • Sunscreen
  • Insect Repellent

What's Included

  • Return Everglades river cruise
  • Morning tea
  • Canoes, paddles and buoyancy vests
  • Personal waterproof carry bag
  • Lunch (before 01/12/2022)

What's Extra

  • Beer, wine and soft drinks available for purchase
  • Lunch at the local CootharaBAR (after 30/11/22)

Terms and Conditions

Important Information: 

  • Please note this tour may not be suitable if you have existing neck or back problems or are pregnant. Check with your agent to make sure this tour is suitable for you.
  • Let us know at the time of booking if you have any dietary restrictions
  • Child’s pricing applies to children under 14 years of age
  • Please note you may paddle up or downstream, enjoying a boat ride the other way.
  • Departure times and locations vary, please confirm your departure time and location when reconfirming your booking. Pickups being at 8:00am in Noosa.

Your Responsibilities:

Please advise us before booking if any passengers are under 18 years old to ensure this is the appropriate trip. 

You must reconfirm all booked tours prior to travel as specified on your voucher. If applicable, notes such as dietary requirements, pick-up locations and additional fees should also be confirmed at this time. Reconfirmations cannot be actioned through Fraser Tours / Mr Travel, and must be done so directly through the Service Operator as specified on each ticket.

It is your responsibility to notify us of ticket discrepancies. Please read through the details on your voucher thoroughly to ensure all details such as passenger names, ages and dates of travel on vouchers are correct.

It is the responsibility of all passengers travelling to advise both your travel agent at the time of booking and vessel check-in agent before boarding of any medical conditions including food allergies you may suffer from.

You need to allow adequate time to check-in prior to the specified departure time. 

Prices/Extra Costs:

All prices are stated in Australian dollars and include GST. Surcharges over peak holiday seasons may apply. 

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices and extra costs. Extra costs may include EMC fees, Stingersuit/Wetsuit Hire, Luggage Storage, Insurance, Linen Hire, National Park Fees, Fuel Levies, Dietary Fees, etc. Bonds may also apply.

We will also endeavour to communicate these extra costs with you at the time of booking, and on your ticket. However, it is your responsibility to confirm which (if any) additional costs apply with each Service Operator upon reconfirming your trip.

Travel Risk/Insurance:

It should be noted that adventure travel involves risk. Whilst we make every effort to safeguard clients, we cannot be responsible for personal injury or loss due to the actions of our clients which are beyond our control. All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Tour Operator. We highly recommend that all clients have travel insurance covering illness, injury, loss or damage to personal belongings and not being able to travel on the confirmed date of departure. You should also ensure your travel insurance will cover special circumstances including weather events preventing guests from travelling to their tour departure destination and cancelled flights due to unforeseen circumstances. 

Merchant Fees:

Please be aware operators pass on credit card merchant fees so there is a non-refundable 1% surcharge for VISA and MASTERCARD card purchases.


Terms and Conditions (including the Cancellation Policy) are subject to change. The most recent versions can be found online on the relevant product pages. 

All ticket/voucher reissues attract a $20 administration fee.

Open Date Vouchers / Gift Certificate:

Shipping Costs are in addition to the ticket price and will be added at check-out. Shipping costs are non-refundable and do not makeup part of the ticket value. 

E-Vouchers incur no shipping fees.

You have 5 years to use the value of the voucher. Seasonal Price Rises will apply if travelling out the current seasons pricing. Vouchers can be exchanged for free up to the full value of the voucher excluding credit card fees and charges.


Client Cancellations:

All cancellations will incur a 25% cancellation fee. Cancellations made within 30 days of travel will result in a 100% cancellation fee.

Fraser Tours are required to notify the operator of any cancellations prior to the specified cancellation period (48 hours). It is your responsibility to make sure you submit your cancellation request with adequate time, and during standard business hours (9am-5pm), to allow us to contact the tour provider.

Transfers between tours can be made at the suppliers discretion, however, it should be noted that supplier fees may apply. Tour transfers also incur a $20 administration fee. 

It is compulsory that all cancellation requests are in writing and sent via email to admin@mr-travel.com. Cancellations attempted via online chat or phone will not be actioned.

Supplier Cancellations:

The Service Operator reserves the right to alter prices, alter itineraries, apply a fuel surcharge, cancel departures, arrange alternative transport and vary itineraries and services if necessary.

All departures and itineraries are subject to weather. Tours may be changed or cancelled for any reason at the discretion of the Service Operator. If the Service Operator has to cancel the trip or activity (prior to departure) and we cannot offer a suitable alternative, then a refund will be given minus a 20% administration fee and any associated card fees. We strongly recommend that you have travel insurance, especially during the wet season.

In the unlikely event of your trip being cancelled or stood down, all guest communication is required to go through our Online Store via telephone or email. While there is a Sailing Whitsundays retail outlet located Airlie Beach, please be aware that they operate as a separate entity and are unable to access reservations made by the Mr Travel online department.


All refunds are in Australian Dollars and must be made to the card of payment. Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel is not liable for exchange rate fluctuations or fees, or any other merchant/bank fees associated with domestic and/or international transactions.

Where a full refund is applicable, there is the option to transfer the whole cost of the tour to another tour or “Credit” to avoid the administration fee. A transfer fee of $20 will apply.

You will be emailed confirmation once the refund has been processed. Once the refund has been processed, it may still take time for the banks to clear the amount. Please allow 7-10 business days for the funds to clear into Australian accounts and up to 21 business days for international accounts.


All Service Operators have the right to provide client feedback and to cancel bookings based off of feedback from other Service Operators. 

Please enjoy your travel experience in a kind and responsible manner.

Sailing Whitsundays/Mr Travel will treat this as any normal client cancellation and therefore the cancellation fees stated in the Client Cancellation Policy will apply.

Thank you for booking with our East-Coast travel experts here at Mr Travel / Fraser-Tours.com . If you would like any further advice, assistance in arranging accommodation, transfers or additional tours please get in touch.

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