6 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

6 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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6 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  5​h 45​min
1
Noosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Glass House Mountains
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get in touch with nature at Marcoola Beach and Tewantin National Park. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Sunshine Castle and Noosa Main Beach. Change things up with a short trip to Mount Ninderry in Yandina (about 32 minutes away). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park, get great views at Laguna Lookout, stroll through Coolum Beach, and wander the streets of Hastings Street.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Noosa online route planner .

Sydney to Noosa is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, train, and bus; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Glass House Mountains.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Beaches

Side Trips

Coolum Beach, Sunshine Castle, Marcoola Beach, Noosa Botanic Gardens, Mount Ninderry
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Tewantin National Park ©
Tewantin National Park
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park

2
nights
Glass House Mountains

Glass House Mountains ©
On the 3rd (Wed), see the interesting displays at Queensland Air Museum, then identify plant and animal life at Point Cartwright, and then don't miss a visit to HMAS Brisbane. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach, then trek along Buderim Forest Park, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Chenrezig Institute.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Glass House Mountains trip itinerary builder app .

You can drive from Noosa to Glass House Mountains in an hour. In October, daily temperatures in Glass House Mountains can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Glass House Mountains

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Queensland Air Museum, Buderim Forest Park, Chenrezig Institute
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Point Cartwright ©
Point Cartwright
Buderim Forest Park ©
Buderim Forest Park
Queensland Air Museum ©
Queensland Air Museum

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