6 days in Melbourne & Sunshine Coast Itinerary

6 days in Melbourne & Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Melbourne & Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Start: Melbourne
1
Melbourne
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Noosa
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  6​h 15​min
End: Melbourne

2
nights
Melbourne

Melbourne ©
The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
Melbourne is known for museums, shopping, parks, nightlife, and zoos & aquariums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Royal Botanic Gardens, learn about all things military at Shrine of Remembrance, make a trip to Flinders Street Station, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Melbourne journey tool .

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Melbourne. In May, plan for daily highs up to 20°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks Tours Zoos & Aquariums
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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Food Tours

2
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: Australia Zoo (in Beerwah), Maleny (Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World & McCarthy's Lookout) and SunJet Simulations (in Mooloolaba). Spend the 4th (Tue) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach and get great views at Laguna Lookout.

To find out how to plan a trip to Noosa, use our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Melbourne to Noosa takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Maleny, Australia Zoo, SunJet Simulations
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SunJet Simulations ©
SunJet Simulations
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo

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