TAKE THE PLUNGE THIS MAY
Noosa's favourite ocean swim event that showcase's one of Noosa's most famous tourist spots - Noosa Main Beach will be held on Sunday 18 May 2008 and is expected to attract a full field.
This year event adds to the full Mayfiesta program and is sure to offer the Sunshine Coast community every reason to be in the swim this May.
Now in its fifth year, the Noosa Blue Water Swim continues a steady growth pattern that wins over swimming enthusiasts.
Local residents can be part of the Noosa Blue Water Swim by competing in either the 2km Noosa Blue Water Swim from Tea Tree Bay around the headland to Noosa Main Beach or the 1km Ray White Ocean Swim from Little Cove to Main Beach. If you think those distances are a bit out of your league then the 500m Splash and Nipper Challenge along Noosa Main Beach is sure to be the answer.
Due to National Parks and Wildlife restrictions, entries into the 2km event will be strictly limited to comply with these rules.
Importantly, the day is designed for fun and participation so there will be lots of random draw prizes given away so everyone has a chance to win.
This year USM EVENTS have chosen to support the Down Syndrome 'Down Under' Swimming Organisation as this year's official event charity. In November this year 20 Australian hopefuls will head to Portugal to contest the 4th Down Syndrome World Swimming Championships.
To ensure all visitors enjoy their day Noosa Blue Resort is offering an excellent Entry & Accommodation Package for May only. The deal includes, entry, 2 (from $287 pp twin share) or 3 (from $427 pp twin share) night stay in a Deluxe Suite and Hot Buffet Breakfast daily. Phone (07) 5447 5699 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for bookings, limited rooms available.
For more information on the Noosa Blue Water Swim please call 07 5449 0711.
You can be part of the Noosa Blue Water Swim by competing in either the 2km Noosa Blue Water Swim from Tea Tree Bay around the headland to Noosa Main Beach or the 1km Ray White Ocean Swim from Little Cove to Main Beach. If you think those distances are a bit out of your league then we have the Viridian 500m Splash and Nipper Challenge along Noosa Main Beach
Noosa Blue Water Swim
Main Beach, Noosa Heads
07 5449 0711
About Noosa Mayfiesta...
NOOSA MAYFIESTA: NOOSA'S HOT- HOT DEALS FOR ALL SUNSHINE COASTERS TO ENJOY
It's the secret locals have always known - Noosa in May is simply spectacular and what better way to experience it when Noosa goes on sale for the very first time.
In 2008 Noosa's Mayfiesta campaign will deliver a range of hot deals to compliment its beautiful warm weather.
During Mayfiesta you can take advantage of the destination's first ever, once a year catalogue sale offering 25% off a range of accommodation, shopping, tours and restaurants throughout the month whilst enjoying an array of special events to keep you entertained.
In essence, Noosa Mayfiesta is the perfect excuse to heat up your pre-winter blues and enjoy the best of what Noosa has to offer, all in your own backyard.
And with a line-up of high quality events during the month, you are sure not to be disappointed.
Start by savoring some gastronomic delights at the Settler's Cove Celebration of Australian Food and Wine, Noosa Style, 16 to 18 May. Cementing Noosa's reputation as a haven for food and wine lovers, this event has something for everyone.
Learn to cook with Australia's best chefs at delicious magazine's Cooking Classes and Demonstrations. Recreate the meals at home with produce sourced from Vogue Entertaining + Travel's Producers Market and be entertained by Marcia Hines, James Morrison and Deni Hines in a showstopper concert.
Make sure you book your tickets early to indulge in Australia's Great Degustation at the renowned Berardos Restaurant, when Australia's best known celebrity chefs prepare a culinary 7 course experience to remember.
Get into the swim of things on Sunday 18 May with the 5th Noosa Blue Water Swim. Go the distance in the 2km or 1km ocean swim, or take a more leisurely paddle in the 500m Triangle Swim along Noosa Main Beach.
With crystal clear water and mild subtropical temperatures, swimming in Noosa is a must for everyone. Combine this with Noosa Blue Water Swim's action-packed atmosphere, with thousands of participants and spectators, and you've got a fantastic autumn sporting event.
Celebrate the great outdoors during the Riverfest Regatta from 17 to 18 May, a celebration of Noosa's beautiful river setting. Row, sail or fish in one of Australia's most picturesque waterways.
Or cheer on the competitors from Gympie Terrace's bars and restaurants, a stone's throw away from the Noosa River.
For something uniquely Noosa, don't miss Feast on Thomas with the showcasing of Noosaville's best restaurants accompanied by high end entertainment for the whole family on the 10th May.
So put a little "fiesta" back in your life this May during Noosa's Mayfiesta……the
only time of year when Noosa truly goes on sale for the full month of May.
To see the full range of events and download your free Noosa Mayfiesta catalogue go to visitnoosa.com.au/mayfiesta
Mayfiesta - snapshot of major events
Settler's Cove Celebration of Australian Food and Wine, Noosa Style, 16 to 18 May.
Noosa Blue Water Swim, Sunday 18 May
Riverfest Regatta from 17 to 18 May
Feast on Thomas - 10 May
Kate Miller - Heidke - 1 May
World Music at the J - 3 May
Wedding Expo - 3 May
The Panics - 4 May
Main Beach, Noosa Heads, Not Assigned
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