Noosa Fairy Pools Sarah Latham

The Instagram famous Noosa Fairy Pools are a popular spot for anyone looking for things to do in Noosa and the Sunshine Coast. And the good news is it’s not hard to find, just follow these simple directions.

Noosa Fairy Pools Sarah Latham

First things first head to the Noosa National Park carpark using this Google Maps location. This is a popular location, especially for surfers so if you can’t find a carpark here head back towards Hastings Street to park and head back up on the beach boardwalk parallel to the road.

Enter the Coastal Walk in Noosa National Park and follow it along, admiring the incredible scenic views along the way.

Noosa National Park Coastal Walk Sarah Latham
Noosa National Park Coastal Walk Sarah Latham

Once you have passed Little Cove keep your eye out for this bench

From here, you will actually be able to see Noosa Fairy Pools from the path.

Continue walking just a few metres and you’ll be able to see a clear, rocky path down to the Fairy Pools.

You’re there!

Noosa Fairy Pools Sarah Latham
Noosa Fairy Pools Sarah Latham
Noosa Fairy Pools Sarah Latham
Noosa fairy Pools Sarah Latham

This area is very famous, especially due to Instagram, and therefore it is likely it will be quite busy when you get there. The best way to visit Noosa Fairy Pools without the crowds is to visit early in the morning or on a weekday.

However, in saying that, these photos were taken at sunset on a Sunday. When we arrived it was very busy; however, we just hung around for a bit and a large group left and before another group of people arrived we had the pools to ourselves.

The benefit of visiting Noosa Fairy Pools in the late afternoon is the incredible golden hues as you walk back towards Noosa Heads.

Noosa National Park Coastal Walk Sunset Sarah Latham
Noosa National Park Coastal Walk Sunset Sarah Latham
Noosa National Park Coastal Walk Sunset Sarah Latham

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