Tewantin is a historically significant suburb in the Noosa area of the Sunshine Coast. Tewantin was settled as a timber town after Clarendon Stuart surveyed the site in 1871. The interest in the area developed after Tewantin served as the river port for the Noosa area in 1869. Add to Description →
Attractions close to Tewantin include the Noosa National Park, Great Sandy National Park and Island Conservation Park. Goat Island Conservation Park and Keyser Island Conservation Park are also in the Tewantin area.
Like many regions of the Australian landscape, water is an important aspect of the scenery. The Noosa River, Doonella Lake and Lake Weyba can be spotted in aerial photos of Tewantin.
Tewantin is an attraction for people who love water, natural settings and national parks. It also offers much more including restaurants and shops in Tewantin Town Centre. The Noosa Council has its main offices in Tewantin and has a thriving community.