Tourism Noosa Board

Steve McPharlin

Steve McPharlin

Tourism Noosa Chairman, Area Manager for the Mantra Group

Currently Area Manager for the Mantra Group, Steve has been living in Noosa since 2008 with his wife and two children. He has over 25 years' experience in the hospital...

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Elizabeth Reynolds

Elizabeth Reynolds LLB

Tourism Noosa Deputy Chairman

Elizabeth has been a Tourism Noosa Director since 2011. She is a barrister and solicitor, qualified and practised in commercial and corporate law in New Zealand, Londo...

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Drew Pearson

Drew Pearson

Tourism Noosa Board Director, owner Halse Lodge Guest House

Drew was elected to the Tourism Noosa Board in 2013. He operates the national award-winning Halse Lodge Guest House, a backpacker hostel, restaurant and bar near Hasti...

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Judi Lalor

Judi Lalor

Tourism Noosa Board Director, partner Firstpoint Marketing & Communications

Judi has been developing strategies, plans, concepts and ideas for businesses and government at all levels in regional, metro and international arenas for more than tw...

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Erina Kilmore

Erina Kilmore

TOURISM NOOSA BOARD DIRECTOR, DIRECTOR OF SALES AT AUSTRALIA ZOO

Erina brings a strong background in marketing to the Tourism Noosa Board, as the Director of Sales at Australia Zoo. Her marketing experience includes digital marketin...

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Mark Wilkinson

Mark Wilkinson

Tourism Noosa Board Director, General Manager of Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort


Mark was recently appointed General Manager of Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort which has been a fixture of Noosa’s tourism scene for many years. The resort,&...

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Richard Stephens

Richard Stephens

Tourism Noosa Board Director, owner of Accom Noosa, Fairshore Noosa, Noosa International Resort

Richard, together with his wife Trisha currently own and operate Accom Noosa, Fairshore Noosa and Noosa International Resort.

Before arriving in Noosa in ...

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Darren McClenaghan

Darren McClenaghan

Tourism Noosa Board Director, Manager of RACV Noosa Resort

Darren has been the Resort Manager of RACV Noosa Resort since 2010 and proudly leads a team of 180 staff. The resort has been inducted into the Queensland Touri...

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Michelle Mason

Michelle Mason

Tourism Noosa Board Director, Director of Social Tap

Michelle was appointed to the Tourism Noosa Board in 2017, and brings extensive experience in strategy, customer experience, marketing and sales across a variet...

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Nick Heath

Nick Heath

Tourism Noosa Director, President of the Australian Marine Conservation Society

Nick grew up on the back deck of a tourism boat. After a successful business career, he sought ways to protect the nature that sustains tourism.

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Cr Frank Wilkie

Cr Frank Wilkie

Tourism Noosa Board Director, Noosa Shire Councillor

Cr Frank Wilkie has been Noosa Shire Council's observer to the Tourism Noosa Board since 2014. His special areas of interest are community engagement, creative industr...

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Cycling in Noosa - from bush to beach

Cycling in Noosa - from bush to beach

Visit Noosa

​Cycle Noosa’s coastal and hinterland roads and trails and you’ll find yourself riding alongside the beautiful waters of the Coral Sea and Noosa River, on rainforest tracks, and roads that lead to mountain climbs and country cafes. Mountain bikers, road racers, weekend riders, triathletes, families and those who haven't ridden for years all find a place to pedal in Noosa.

New tastes, stays, shopping and ways to explore Noosa

New tastes, stays, shopping and ways to explore Noosa

Visit Noosa

​Discover new tastes, stays, shopping and ways to explore Noosa, the Relaxation Capital of Australia. Here are a few great new experiences, tastes and cool bars in town – just another reason to book your Noosa holiday.

See what you've been missing

See what you've been missing

Kinga Atkinson - AWOL FAMILY

Wake to the sunrise over the water, stand up paddle on the ‘river of mirrors,’ spot the stingrays by the shore and BBQ under the stars! A Noosa houseboat holiday is the perfect way to start your NEW Noosa adventure!

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