6 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

6 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sunshine Coast tour planner
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Maleny
— 2 nights
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Noosa
— 3 nights
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Maleny — 2 nights

A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mount Ngungun and Spas. Take a break from Maleny with a short trip to The Big Pineapple in Nambour, about 34 minutes away. There's much more to do: get to know the resident critters at Queensland Zoo, meet the residents at Australia Zoo, admire the sheer force of Gardners Falls, and explore the galleries of Montville Art Gallery.

For photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maleny tour itinerary planner.

Melbourne to Maleny is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Melbourne in July, expect Maleny to be somewhat warmer, temps between 24°C and 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can go by car to Noosa.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Nature · Spas
Side Trips

Noosa — 3 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore hidden gems such as Essential Bodywork and Point Cartwright. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Mooloolaba (SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more), Buderim Lions Park (in Buderim) and Marcoola Beach (in Marcoola). There's much more to do: take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout, tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Noosa Farmers Market, and stop by Belmondos Organic Market.

For photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Noosa day trip app.

You can drive from Maleny to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Shopping
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Sunshine Coast travel guide

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Beaches · Zoos · Gardens
Beaches, sun-drenched streets, and a relaxed ambience are the defining elements of Sunshine Coast, a region just north of Brisbane. Having grown rapidly in the 1960s and 1970s, Sunshine Coast became a popular destination for surfers in particular and has now grown into a well-managed city focused on "green" economic development.
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