Tewantin was originally a timber town and has a strong history. In 1869, Tewnatin 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. The Noosa ferry goes to Noosa Marina from where you can walk to Tewantin.


An innovative streetscape has made Poinciana Avenue a pedestrian friendly area with a range of shops, restaurants and town square. The Noosa Gallery is located in the ground floor of the Noosa Council chamber and has river views.


Noosa Marina has a regular sunday market.


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