9 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

9 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Sunshine Coast travel planner
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Maleny
— 2 nights
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Noosa
— 6 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 Point Cartwright and Sunshine Coast Craft Beer Tours. Head to Kawana Shoppingworld and Fishermans Road Marketfor plenty of shopping. Explore Maleny's surroundings by going to Spas (in Maroochydore) and Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba). The adventure continues: browse for treasures at The Shed @ Forest Glen and play a few rounds at Tanawha Valley Golf & Tennis.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Maleny trip maker website.

Wellington, New Zealand to Maleny is an approximately 7-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Wellington to Maleny is minus 2 hours. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Wellington in June: high temperatures in Maleny hover around 24°C and lows are around 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Noosa.
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Parks · Shopping · Outdoors · Breweries & Distilleries
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Noosa — 6 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
For shopping fun, head to The Original Eumundi Markets or Tracey Keller Gallery - Noosa. Explore hidden gems such as Marcoola Beach and Belmondos Organic Market. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Caloundra (Seaview Art Gallery, Queensland Air Museum, &more). There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach, take in the exciting artwork at Artisans Gallery, identify plant and animal life at Noosa Safaris, and admire the natural beauty at Noosa Botanic Gardens.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Noosa vacation maker 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. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to fly back home.
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Shopping · Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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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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