5 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

5 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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5 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
1
Noosa
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maleny
— 3 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Melbourne

1
night
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Wed): kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, use the Noosa visit website .

Melbourne to Noosa is an approximately 6.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Laguna Lookout ©
Laguna Lookout

3
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Get out of town with these interesting Maleny side-trips: Mooloolaba (HMAS Brisbane, Sea Life Sunshine Coast, & more). There's much more to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, take in the dramatic scenery at Kondalilla Falls, admire nature's wide array of creatures at Australia Zoo, and take some stellar pictures from Gerrards Lookout.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Maleny trip builder tool .

Drive from Noosa to Maleny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. March in Maleny sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 23°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Australia Zoo, Kondalilla Falls
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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Sea Life Sunshine Coast ©
Sea Life Sunshine Coast

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