6 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

6 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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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.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Australia Zoo and Mooloolaba Beach. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maleny: Fishermans Road Market (in Diddillibah) and Mooloolaba (SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast & Boat Tours & Water Sports). There's more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World and tour the pleasant surroundings at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Maleny vacation planning website.

Sydney to Maleny is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and bus. July in Maleny sees daily highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Noosa.
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Parks · Outdoors · Zoos & Aquariums · Theme Parks
Side Trips

Noosa — 3 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Family-friendly places like Noosa National Park and The Ginger Factory will thrill your kids. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at Essential Bodywork, see what you can catch with Noosa River Fishing Safaris, play a few rounds at Noosa Hills Par 3 Golf Course, and look for all kinds of wild species at Noosa Safaris.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Noosa online holiday planner.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to fly back home.
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Parks · Outdoors · Nature · Wildlife
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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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