About ten minutes drive west of Noosa Heads, is the town of Tewantin. Along the main street, Poinciana Avenue, is the information centre Parkyn's Hut, cafés, shops and Memorial Park.
Poinciana Ave leads to Pelican Street where the Noosa office for the Sunshine Coast Council and the Noosa Regional Gallery are located. Nearby is the Noosa Marina, which has shops, Sunday markets and restaurants. Noosa Marina is also the point of departure or arrival for many fishing and scenic tours of Noosa River.
Tourists and locals can take the cable ferry at the end of Moorindil Street over to Noosa North Shore.