8 days in Sunshine Coast, Tin Can Bay & Fraser Island Itinerary

8 days in Sunshine Coast, Tin Can Bay & Fraser Island Itinerary

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8 days in Sunshine Coast, Tin Can Bay & Fraser Island Itinerary

Dusseldorf
Fly:  30​h
Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
Tin Can Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  9​h 15​min
Fraser Island
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h 45​min
Glass House Mountains
— Few hours
Fly:  30​h
Dusseldorf

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Mooloolaba

Mooloolaba ©
Once just a small port at the mouth of Mooloolah River, Mooloolaba is now a hotbed of tourism and a place more than worth adding to your Sunshine Coast itinerary.
On the 22nd (Mon), cool off at Sea Life Sunshine Coast, then stroll through Mooloolaba Beach, and then step aboard HMAS Brisbane.

To find ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Mooloolaba road trip tool .

Dusseldorf, Germany to Mooloolaba is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST), which is usually a 9 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dusseldorf in October: high temperatures in Mooloolaba hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Tin Can Bay.

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Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
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Sea Life Sunshine Coast
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HMAS Brisbane

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Tin Can Bay

Tin Can Bay ©
Tin Can Bay is a town and locality in the Wide Bay–Burnett region in Queensland, Australia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): explore the activities along Searys Creek, then contemplate the waterfront views at Poona Lake, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Carlo Sand Blow.

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Tin Can Bay visit site .

Getting from Mooloolaba to Tin Can Bay by car takes about 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Tin Can Bay

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Rainbow Beach
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Carlo Sand Blow ©
Carlo Sand Blow
Searys Creek ©
Searys Creek
Poona Lake ©
Poona Lake

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
On the 25th (Thu), delve into the lush surroundings at Central Station Rainforest and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Fraser Island trip itinerary planning tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Tin Can Bay to Fraser Island. In October in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Glass House Mountains.

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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie

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Glass House Mountains

Glass House Mountains
To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Glass House Mountains trip planner .

Explore your travel options from Fraser Island to Glass House Mountains with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. You will leave for home on the 26th (Fri).

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