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Tewantin, QLD

Tewantin was originally a timber town and has a strong history. In 1869, Tewantin was the river port for the Noosa area. In 1871 Clarendon Stuart surveyed a town site for the Tewantin settlement. Tewantin was a thriving small town with a reliance on the gold, fishing and timber industries.


Tewantin is the location for Noosa Council.

An innovative streetscape has made Poinciana Avenue a pedestrian friendly area with a range of shops, restaurants and town square. Noosa Harbour has a regular Sunday market.
Distance from Brisbane (State Capital): 165 Kilometres.

Nearest Airport: Domestic Maroochy Aiport/International Brisbane Airport

Tewantin Map


  • Active
  • Caravan and Camping
  • Eco Tourism
  • Nature based

Popular Activities

  • Abseiling
  • Mountain Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Bush Walking
  • Canoeing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Cruising
  • Cycling
  • Driving
  • Golfing
  • Horse Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Sightseeing
  • Skating
  • Wind Surfing
  • Adventure
  • Fishing
  • Fishing - Beach
  • Fishing - Deep Sea
  • Fishing - Estuary

About Tewantin

  • Locality: Suburb
  • Tewantin Postcode: 4565
  • State: Queensland
  • Region: Sunshine Coast
  • Latitude: -26.38794
  • Longitude: 153.02843
  • Elevation: 14m
  • Population: 10920
  • Median Income: $28132
  • Area (Sq/km): 26.133
  • Timezone: Australia/Brisbane

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