18 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

18 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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18 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Start: Manila, Luzon
+2
Fly + foot + train:  14​h 45​min
1
Noosa
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maleny
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Manila, Luzon

9
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Popular historic sites such as Sunshine Castle and Everglades are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Hastings Street and Caloundra Lighthouses. Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Caloundra (Kings Beach, Seaview Art Gallery, & more), Yandina (Mount Ninderry, Wappa Falls Astronomical Observatory, & more) and Fairhill Native Plants & Botanic Gardens (in Ninderry). And it doesn't end there: hunt for treasures at The Original Eumundi Markets, explore the galleries of Artisans Gallery, tour the pleasant surroundings at Noosa Main Beach, and take an in-depth tour of Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Noosa online tour planner .

Manila, Philippines to Noosa is an approximately 15-hour combination of bus, flight, and train. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Manila to Noosa is 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Eumundi, Yandina, Coolum Beach, Sunshine Castle
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Kings Beach ©
Kings Beach

7
nights
Maleny

A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Chenrezig Institute and Mapleton Observatory. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Gardners Falls will get you outdoors. Venture out of the city with trips to Buderim (Pioneer Cottage Buderim, Buderim Forest Park, & more), Mooloolaba (Mooloolaba Beach & Top Catch Charters) and Dulong Lookout ( Kanyana Park ) (in Nambour). There's still lots to do: hike along Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve, look for gifts at Maleny Cheese, meet the residents at Australia Zoo, and take in the exciting artwork at Tina Cooper Gallery.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Maleny trip planner .

Getting from Noosa to Maleny by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In March in Maleny, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 23°C at night. On the 13th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maleny

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Buderim, Montville, Mooloolaba, Australia Zoo, Tina Cooper Gallery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

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