10 days in Byron Bay, Mooloolaba & Noosa Itinerary

10 days in Byron Bay, Mooloolaba & Noosa Itinerary

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10 days in Byron Bay, Mooloolaba & Noosa Itinerary

Start: Byron Bay
1
Byron Bay
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Mooloolaba
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Noosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
End: Byron Bay

4
nights
Byron Bay

Byron Bay ©
Named after Lord Byron's grandfather, Byron Bay is not only famous as the easternmost point of Australia, but even more so as one of the liveliest vacation spots in the country.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Circus Arts Byron Bay, Horseback Riding Tours and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Head to Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre and Thomgalleryfor some retail therapy. Get in touch with nature at Lennox Head Beach and Belongil Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Byron Bay: Tropical Fruit World (in Duranbah), Big Prawn (in Ballina) and Yamba (Main Beach Yamba, Turners Beach, & more). And it doesn't end there: trek along Cape Byron Walking Track, enjoy the sand and surf at Broken Head Beach, find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area, and add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, you can read our Byron Bay trip planning tool .

If you are flying in from Germany, the closest major airports are Brisbane International Airport and Gold Coast Airport. In March in Byron Bay, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Byron Bay

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Yamba, Tweed Regional Gallery & Margaret Olley Art Centre, Broken Head Beach, Tropical Fruit World, Lennox Head Beach
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Cape Byron Lighthouse ©
Cape Byron Lighthouse
Cape Byron Walking Track
Cape Byron Walking Track
Lennox Head Beach ©
Lennox Head Beach

2
nights
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Scuba & Snorkeling. On the 22nd (Fri), make a splash at Sea Life Sunshine Coast, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: browse the different shops at Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, then look for gifts at Podie Pie, then hike along Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, and finally enjoy the sand and surf at Kings Beach.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Mooloolaba road trip planning website .

Traveling by car from Byron Bay to Mooloolaba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. March in Mooloolaba sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Noosa.

Things to do in Mooloolaba

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Kings Beach, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, Maroochydore, Sunshine Plaza, Podie Pie
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pelican Boat Hire, Noosa Marina Sunday Markets, Belmondos Organic Market, and other attractions you added. On the 24th (Sun), browse the eclectic array of goods at Noosa Farmers Market, tour the water at your own pace with Pelican Boat Hire, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park, and finally stop by Berkelouw Book Barn. Here are some ideas for day two: take some stellar pictures from Laguna Lookout, make a trip to Hastings Street, enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, then tour the water at your own pace with Lake Escapades, and finally hunt for treasures at Noosa Marina Sunday Markets.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Noosa vacation planner .

Getting from Mooloolaba to Noosa by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Lake Escapades, Berkelouw Book Barn, Noosa Botanic Gardens
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Hastings Street ©
Hastings Street

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