31 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

31 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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31 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Maleny
— 14 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Noosa
— 16 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Brisbane

14
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Venture out of the city with trips to Nambour (The Big Pineapple, Dulong Lookout ( Kanyana Park ), & more), Kenilworth (Kenilworth Dairies, Lasting Impressions Gallery, & more) and Palmview (The Ole Lollie Shop & Skirmish Sunshine Coast Outdoor Paintball). Spend the 8th (Sat) exploring nature at Conondale National Park. Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Glass House Mountains National Park. There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, stop by Maleny Cheese, hike along Obi Boardwalk, and look for all kinds of wild species at Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve.

For other places to visit, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Maleny trip itinerary planner.

Brisbane to Maleny is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Maleny are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Montville, Kenilworth, Nambour, Glass House Mountains, Tanawha
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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

16
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Noosa: Coolum Beach (Lows Lookout, Mount Coolum, & more), Buderim (Buderim Forest Park, Buderim Lions Park, & more) and Yandina (Mount Ninderry, Nutworks and the Chocolate Factory, & more). Spend the 13th (Thu) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kings Beach, explore the activities along Noosa River, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Noosa trip itinerary builder site .

You can drive from Maleny to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Caloundra, Mooloolaba, Buderim, Eumundi, Yandina
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

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