17 days in Forster, Noosa & Melbourne Itinerary

17 days in Forster, Noosa & Melbourne Itinerary

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Forster
— 3 nights
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Noosa
— 6 nights
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Melbourne
— 6 nights

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Forster

Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with Amaroo Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises, then stroll through Forster Main Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tuncurry Rock Pool.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Forster route planner.

Melbourne to Forster is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Forster reach 29°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Forster

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

Side Trips

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Noosa

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Attractions like Noosa National Park and Golden Beach Hire make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Caloundra (Caloundra Regional Art Gallery & Moffat Beach), Mooloolaba (Point Cartwright, SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, &more) and Australia Zoo (in Beerwah). The adventure continues: relax and rejuvenate at The Noosa Spa, kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, stop by Peticular, and explore the galleries of Tina Cooper Gallery.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Noosa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Forster to Noosa takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

6
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Melbourne

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's lots more to do: learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Melbourne Zoo, admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, contemplate the long history of Old Melbourne Gaol, and admire the natural beauty at Fitzroy Gardens.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip tool.

You can fly from Noosa to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trips