9 days in Sunshine Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

9 days in Sunshine Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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9 days in Sunshine Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Maleny
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  10​h 45​min
End: Singapore

2
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
For shopping fun, head to The Original Eumundi Markets or Fudgyboombahs. Chenrezig Institute and Sunshine Castle will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with these side-trips from Maleny: The Real McCaul (in Eumundi), Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage (in Buderim) and Caloundra Lighthouses (in Kings Beach). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kings Beach, kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, and stop by Opals Down Under.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Maleny driving holiday planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Maleny is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from Singapore to Maleny due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in September, you will find days in Maleny are slightly colder (27°C), and nights are colder (15°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Maleny

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Eumundi, Mooloolaba Beach, Atrium Gallery at Buderim Craft Cottage, Chenrezig Institute, Sunshine Castle
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Peregian Beach, take a stroll through Hastings Street, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Noosa trip maker .

Traveling by car from Maleny to Noosa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to drive to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

#Beaches, #Parks, #Outdoors
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Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach

4
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Wolston Farmhouse and Fingal Head Lighthouse. Visit Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Heads Beach for some beach relaxation. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and take in nature's colorful creations at Roma Street Parkland.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Brisbane online visit planner .

Drive from Noosa to Brisbane in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. In September in Brisbane, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. On the 29th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Beaches, #Outdoors

Side Trips

Wolston Farmhouse, Fingal Head Lighthouse, Surfer's Paradise Beach, Burleigh Heads Beach
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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