8 days in Sunshine Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

8 days in Sunshine Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

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8 days in Sunshine Coast & Brisbane Itinerary

Start: Sydney
Drive:  12​h
1
Noosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Brisbane
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
For shopping fun, head to The Original Eumundi Markets or The Real McCaul. Step out of the city life by going to Noosa National Park and Noosa Main Beach. Venture out of the city with trips to Mooloolaba Beach (in Mooloolaba) and Kings Beach (in Caloundra). There's more to do: take a stroll through Hastings Street and get great views at Laguna Lookout.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Noosa online tour itinerary 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. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Brisbane.

Things to do in Noosa

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Eumundi, Kings Beach, Mooloolaba Beach
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa National Park
Noosa National Park

4
nights
Brisbane

Brisbane ©
Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Head to Pacific Fair Shopping Centre and Harbour Town Outlet Shopping Centrefor some retail therapy. We've included these beaches for you: Surfer's Paradise Beach and Burleigh Head National Park. Explore Brisbane's surroundings by going to Robina Town Shopping Centre (in Robina) and Marina Mirage (in Main Beach). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-tha Lookout, and kick back and relax at Burleigh Heads Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Brisbane online itinerary builder .

Getting from Noosa to Brisbane by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a train; or take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Brisbane can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Brisbane

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Beaches

Side Trips

Burleigh Heads, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Marina Mirage, Surfer's Paradise Beach, Robina Town Shopping Centre
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Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary ©
Lone Pine Koala Sanctuary
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Surfer's Paradise Beach
Burleigh Heads Beach ©
Burleigh Heads Beach

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