Unveil Noosa’s culinary tapestry in a journey curated and hosted by culinary icon Matt Golinski, celebrated for his role on 'Ready Steady Cook.' This isn’t your run-of-the-mill food tour; it’s a personalised experience into Noosa’s gourmet world.
Begin your adventure with a lavish stay at Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort. Then, transition into natural serenity with a unique glamping experience in an eco-luxe yurt at Noosa Eco Retreat. Elevate the journey with an exclusive helicopter flight to a boutique vineyard, where you'll indulge in artisanal wines set against breathtaking landscapes. Take your palate on a foraging expedition in Noosa National Park, led by a Traditional Custodian, and discover native bush foods. Set sail to the hidden gem of Double Island, immersing yourself in a sea-to-plate culinary experience. The grand finale? A personalised Hinterland Culinary Adventure. Walk beside free-roaming cattle, relishing local bites, and culminating in a feast masterminded by Matt himself to encapsulate Noosa's culinary essence.
Due to its exclusive nature, this trip is available upon request, ensuring a bespoke experience:
• 🌈 Complete flexibility
• 🌍 Custom-tailored for your group
• 🌳 Positive community impact
To request your personalised departure, contact our friendly team.
Created in partnership with Broadsheet and Tourism Noosa, this is a culinary journey designed to enchant and inspire.
As a distinguished chef, Matt Golinski's culinary prowess extends far beyond the television screen. With years dedicated to perfecting his craft at Queensland's gastronomic epicentres and through his bespoke catering company, Matt is a master in delivering culinary journeys that delight the senses and pay homage to local flavours.
There's insider access, and then there's the Golinski-level access. With Matt's extensive network of local producers and culinary artisans, prepare yourself for an unprecedented tour of Noosa's finest. Whether it's a tucked-away eatery, an uncharted fishing spot, or a local farm, Matt’s deep-rooted relationships give you exclusive entry into the culinary heart of Noosa.
A pivotal figure in the Slow Food Movement and a champion for the Gympie Region—often hailed as Noosa's "food bowl"—Matt's passion extends into the stories that shape each dish and destination. As he guides you through Noosa's culinary landscape, each dish becomes a chapter in a larger story—one that weaves together the region's history, celebrates its culture, and honours its traditions.
From Indigenous Roots to Culinary Heights
Arrive in Noosa with style, greeted by a VIP chauffeur at Sunshine Coast Airport. Kick-start your culinary expedition with a warm welcome from chef Matt Golinski.
Begin your journey into Noosa’s rich heritage with a captivating Storytelling Walk. Hosted by Matt and a Traditional Custodian of the Gubbi Gubbi / Kabi Kabi people, prepare for an insightful dive into indigenous culture and natural splendour.
Check into Sofitel Noosa Pacific Resort, the only 5-star luxury hotel in Noosa. As you unpack, discover a Noosa Forager Grazing Platter in your fridge—a teaser of the culinary adventures to come.
Enjoy a custom Noosa River Cruise and Fishing Adventure, capped off with a gourmet lunch at the lavish Noosa Sportfishing Lodge.
Leisure time to unwind or discover Noosa at your own pace.
The evening crescendos with a group dinner, as you relish the day's moments before retreating to Sofitel for a night of luxury.
Elevate Your Senses from Sky to Vine
Kick off the day with a hearty breakfast before setting out to Double Island Point, a sanctuary of natural wonders handpicked by Matt.
Elevate the journey with a helicopter ride that takes us over Noosa and lands at Dingo Creek Vineyard. Indulge in a private wine tasting and a gourmet picnic laden with local delicacies.
As the sun sets, we retreat to Noosa Hinterland. Your overnight oasis is an eco-luxe yurt at Noosa Eco Retreat, framed by a sky full of stars.
Close the day with a group dinner, a tranquil and tasteful capstone to a day of elevated experiences.
Meet Local Growers and Food Artisans
Fuel up with a scrumptious breakfast at Noosa Eco Retreat before embarking on a curated tour with Matt to meet
Embark on a curated tour with Matt to meet the region's finest food artisans. Get ready to uncover the stories behind the flavours that make Noosa's culinary scene so special.
Lunchtime rolls around, and it's a feast you won't forget – relish a 4-course extravaganza that sings the praises of local produce
Take some time to relax and recharge – you'll want to save room for what's coming next!
Your evening unfolds as Matt Golinski crafts a bespoke dinner experience, a true homage to his expertise and Noosa's local ingredients.
When the day winds down, find your cosy eco-luxe yurt haven at Noosa Eco Retreat.
A Bittersweet Goodbye to a Culinary Adventure
Indulge in a final breakfast at Noosa Eco Retreat before saying your goodbyes to Matt and your travel companions.
A private transfer will take you back to the airport, bringing your Noosa adventure to a close.
Until we meet again: Wunya!
“Whether it’s the natural beauty of the region, the incredible local produce, or the laid-back coastal lifestyle, Noosa has a way of capturing your heart and never letting go.”
Our adventure begins and ends at Sunshine Coast Airport. Airguides will organise private airport transfers for all guests.
Your adventure will be guided by a seasoned Airguides Trip Leader, who's an experienced travel guide and your primary contact for any needs or questions during the trip. What sets our trips apart? We'll be joined by a 'Storyteller Guide,' a true expert with deep knowledge and a genuine passion for the destination, adding authentic insights and stories to your journey.
Solo travellers can opt for a private room, which incurs a single-supplement fee. Please contact us for specific pricing details. Alternatively, we may offer a roommate pairing option on a limited, first-come, first-served basis. Reach out to us for availability and more information.
Certainly! If you need help finding the best flights or planning your travel routes, we're here to help. Just reach out to us, and our team will be more than happy to provide guidance and support.
We'd love to speak with you about this trip and answer any questions you have! Feel free to call, text or WhatsApp our friendly team at +61 402 552 918. You'll be connected with a real, knowledgeable person from Airguides, ready to assist. We take great pride in our personal service, ensuring we're with you every step of the way, from planning your adventure to your journey back home.
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