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Recreation & Sport business for sale in Noosa Heads

  • Recreation & Sport
  • Noosa Heads QLD 4567
  • $400,000 (GST na)

National Park Aquatic Adventure Tour Business - Noosa & Rainbow Beach

Rare opportunity to purchase this incredible National & Marine Park adventure business operating on the spectacular Sunshine Coast. Well established operator in both Noosa and Rainbow Beach with the National & Marine Park business permits allowing for operating from both these two popular tourist destinations to conduct kayaking, surf lessons and stand up paddle boarding daily at the spectacular Double Island Point, Rainbow Beach, Pelican Bay & Inskip Point. The rare National Park CAP and Marine Park permits are highly sort after for this area with very limited approvals and currently this operation is the only tour operator permitted to offer surf lessons, kayak tours, stand up paddle lessons at Double Island Point. The permit also allows for significant number of client capacities daily and is set up for higher growth of the booming Sunshine Coast market.
Obvious current COVID-19 environment has seen some limitations in markets however the business is still operating strongly with diverse clientele and strong domestic local market which also includes schools, corporate and private trips. Profits are currently excellent with international and interstate markets on pause and contracts still in place for when markets do open up again. It is important to note that COVID-19 has not been a motivating factor in the business sale and figures reflect this.
Current owners have built the business up from a smaller operation in Rainbow Beach and are running the business as a partnership with management roles and employ staff for the day to day running of the business. Potential buyers can operate it in the same way in a management role or get their feet wet and also enjoy running the tours. In the last 10 years business has been strong in establishing themselves not only domestically but also on an international level with a high number of contracts and packages in place 12 months in advance with many domestic and international agents. International trade shows, TV show exposure, domestic and international billboard and adverts in place. Close ties with regional tourism organisations has helped put the business and region on an international stage with a significant increase in visitor popularity of the area giving an excellent profits all year round. The business has generated a huge amount of goodwill in now well established Noosa and Rainbow Beach market.
The business operates unique daily departures around the low tide with 4X4 beach transportation to access Double Island Point within the Great Sandy National Park from both Noosa and Rainbow Beach. This spectacular and ideal tropical aquatic location is just over an hour through Noosa North Shore along Teewah Beach from Noosa and only a 20 minute beach drive from Rainbow Beach along the spectacular coloured sand cliffs. Both departures have times set to meet at Double Island where activities run for around 2 hours before heading back to Noosa and Rainbow Beach. The logistics of this is relatively simple and enables a consistent revenue throughout the year.
The business offers a diverse range of options to cater for all the tourist types including group, private, school, corporate and team building days through out the year.
Current employs 7 staff - 2 bookings, 2 Noosa guides, 3 Rainbow Beach guides.
Please see the website for all that is offered, it is truly an amazing part of the world and an incredible place to call an office. The location makes running these activities easy with its ideal tropical set up and different approved locations and the business has seen thousands of happy customers in its time.
Epic Ocean Adventures has also obtained world leading Nature Tourism certification and is well recognised as a green tour operator.
An extensive list of plant & equipment including two Toyota Troopcarriers.
Option to continue lease on 21 seat 4X4 Toyota Coaster and 2016 Toyota Troopcarrier.
For more information please contact - This is an excellent lifestyle operation that is earning significant profits and ready for new owners to enjoy. This business for the potential buyer will see strong future returns with opportunity for growth in other Sunshine Coast markets.
Current business partners are looking to sell after their 10 years. Business was under contract prior to COVID-19 where sale fell through due to the uncertainty. Owners have carried on with strong demand locally.
- Epic Ocean Adventures, Rainbow Beach Surf School, Rainbow Beach Tours.
(please check websites for more info)
- Extensive plant and equipment including specialised Troopcarriers, off road galvinised trailers, aquatic tour equipment.
- Surf & Tourist Booking Shop Rainbow Beach lease. (3x3x3)
- High numbers National Park CAP and Marine permit
- Highly sort after location with rare ability to operate from 2 high tourism towns.
-well established operating since 1999
- only approved operator for activities on offer at Double Island Point
- Nature Tourism Certified
- Strong domestic market
- Simple digital booking and operating systems

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Last updated  22 Nov 2020
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