Noosa is situated on The Sunshine Coast north of the capital Brisbane. Famous for its beaches, cafes and above all shopping, Noosa provides all levels of accommodation from 5 star luxury to backpackers and hostels. The main strip to Noosa is Hastings street with an abundance of restaurants, designer label shops, cafes and bars can be found. According to Tourism Noosa tourism contributes over $700 million each year to the local economy rising through the increase in international tourists from China, the UK and USA. Noosa is also very popular with domestic tourists looking for short breaks from Sydney, Melbourne and also locals from Brisbane.