There is no public transport on Noosa North Shore. Buses to Tewantin and Noosa stop about 500m south of the North Shore Ferry along Moorindil Street. Check the TransLink website for details prior to travelling. The nearest train station is Cooroy (15km) and there is a regular service to Brisbane (approximately 2.5 hours). Check the TransLink website for details prior to travelling.
Brisbane Airport is 1.45 hour drive – here are private coaches that operate between the airport and Noosa. The closest airport is the Sunshine Coast Airport which is 30 minutes’ drive. Again, private coach services operate between the airport and Noosa. Check with the airport websites for transfers to Noosa and/or car hire.
Noosa North Shore Ferry
The only access to the property is via the Noosa North Shore Ferry at the end of Moorindil Street, Tewantin. The ferry is a car barge that can carry around 8 cars and runs 7 days a week every 5 TO 10 minutes. Check opening times and fares here before leaving at. A few tips:
you do not need a 4-wheel drive to access beachstone house
how many bedrooms and beds?
1 king bedroom, 2 queen bedrooms, 1 bedroom with 2 single beds and 1 room with 2 single sofa beds. IF YOU HAVE BOOKED FOR A FULL HOUSE (10 GUESTS) THE SOFA BEDS WILL BE MADE UP FOR YOU PRIOR TO ARRIVAL.
Driving from Brisbane
From Brisbane (2:00 min): Click here - note, same instructions from Brisbane Airport which is about 1:45 min to the House)
Driving from Sunshine Coast Airport
From Sunshine Coast Airport (0.50 min): Click here:
Am I allowed to bring pets?
Please let us know if you intend to bring pets as they may incur an additional charge. Pets must remain outside at all times and need to be kept under control to avoid chasing the wildlife.
What do I need to bring?
We don’t supply any basic food items (but there are usually some basic things left by previous guests) so you will need to do a shop before you arrive for tea, coffee, bread and milk. Each bed has a set of sheets, covers, blankets and pillows (except the sofa beds – you will need to bring bedding for these if you use these beds during your stay). Basic toilet supplies are provided including bath towels, soap, toilet paper and shampoo. Please bring beach towels as we don’t provide these.
Is there any firewood?
There is usually wood (stored behind the workshop on the right hand side of the house). However, we can not guarantee supply so please bring some wood if you want a fire. Please do not use any wood that is laying around the property.
Do I need a 4WD?
Absolutely not - we often get this question and can confirm that a 4WD is not required to get to the property. Even in heavy rain, the road from the ferry to the house is 2WD accessible without any issues.
How do I get the keys?
We will email the details about how to open the security gate to the property and the key access to the house prior to your visit.
Are there are games, books, movies?
You will find a large collection of board games, kids DVD's, books and tennis rackets/balls in the house. The sports gear is in the large cupboards in the West Wing. The West Wing also has a pool table.
Is there a DVD player?
The main house has a DVD player – the West Wing has a BlueRay/DVD player + an xBox. You can play CD’s on the BlueRay/DVD players.
Is there a sound system I can stream to?
The main house has a sound bar that you Bluetooth to from any device.
There kids DVD's - any music or other DVD's?
The main house has a hard drive attached to the TV that has thousands of DVD's and music CD's. You can access this device via the remote on the TV.
Is there a BBQ?
There is a gas BBQ on the deck. Please remember to turn it on before trying to light the BBQ! Please also remember to clean the BBQ after use. There is a spare gas tank in the garage.
Are there a lot of mozzies?
This is Queensland so yes, at night there are flying nasties but not more of less than any other place. Just 'Aeroguard' up as you would normally and keep the fly screens closed from early evening.
Is the kitchen well equipped?
The kitchen has enough plates and cutlery for 10 people and more than enough of the usual pots and pans to satisfy most people. If you are looking for something specific - ask us to check if it in the house.