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Enjoy a complimentary pickup from your hotel before heading to your boat on the Noosa River. Once reaching Fig Tree Point, enjoy a morning snack before jumping in your canoe and paddling down the River of Mirrors, named for its super reflective surfaces.

Take in the scenery and wildlife for 1.5 hours before heading back to tuck into a delicious Aussie BBQ. Take a dip in the refreshing waters or relax under the trees while your guide cooks up lunch—vegetarian food options available upon request.

Cover a 52-mile portion of the Noosa River while listening to your guide about the history and wildlife of the area. The Noosa Everglades are the only other everglades system in the world, after Florida, and is abundant with over 700 animals and about 1400 species of plants. Soak up the scenery of Great Sandy National Park before heading back to your hotel.

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The Discovery Group
Cooloola Recreation Area
Head off on an exciting 6.5-hour adventure of the Noosa Everglades, the only other everglades system in the world after Florida. Take a motorboat down the Noosa River to discover some of the wildlife and explore the surrounding lakes. After enjoying a traditional Australian BBQ, paddle your canoe down the River of Mirrors in the Great Sandy National Park.
  • Explore the Noosa Everglades on a 6.5-hour tour from Mooloolaba or Noosa
  • Discover and learn about the abundant wildlife of this unique region
  • Enjoy a morning snack and delicious Aussie BBQ during your tour
  • Canoe down the beautiful River of Mirrors and take in the tranquil scenery
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Peaceful day on the eater

A fun day with knowledgeable local guide in launch.Opportunity to canoe on tranquil water, very peaceful. Quality BBQ lunch by the river

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Reviewed 8 July 2018
Really good except for the lunch

I really liked the vessel trip, you also have the possibility to do a part of it in canoe. The crew is amazing and give you informations about the whole area and the history of it! We had a breaky and it was really good...More

2  Thank Tatiana B
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile
Brilliant day on the river

I did the Everglades barbecue canoe trip and it was fantastic. A really organised tour and Nick was a brilliant skipper/tour guide/chef/fountain of knowledge. He shared so much information about the area and the traditional history The river boat cruise was great as the scenery...More

Thank Rachb911
Reviewed 1 May 2018
Simply, A Great Day and Outing

A first class operation commencing with early morning hotel pick-up and transfer to boat for a river cruise through the lakes and wetlands of the Noosa River and Everglades. A first stop for morning tea and cookies a short way up the River to energize...More

Thank Dalecorp
Reviewed 17 April 2018

We’d heard a little but didn’t have any expectations... but it was a truly magical afternoon. The Everglades offer some amazing visual illusions with the reflections you see in the calm waters. The discovery group guide was really knowledgeable and kept us well entertained. The...More

1  Thank Vicki D
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