8 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

8 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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8 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + foot + bus:  4​h
1
Noosa
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maleny
— 4 nights
+2
train + foot + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Kids will appreciate attractions like Gardners Falls and Thrill Hill Waterslide. Venture out of the city with trips to Glass House Mountains (Glass House Mountains National Park & Mount Ngungun), Mount Ninderry (in Yandina) and The Ole Lollie Shop (in Palmview). It doesn't end there: admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World.

To see more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Noosa trip 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 4th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Maleny, Glass House Mountains, The Ole Lollie Shop, Mount Ninderry, Thrill Hill Waterslide
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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
The Ole Lollie Shop ©
The Ole Lollie Shop
Thrill Hill Waterslide ©
Thrill Hill Waterslide

4
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maleny Cheese, Kondalilla National Park and Dularcha National Park. Kids will appreciate attractions like Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and Maleny Dairies. There's still lots to do: take in the dramatic scenery at Kondalilla Falls, get great views at McCarthy's Lookout, and look for gifts at Giddy and Grace.

To find more things to do, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maleny visit planner.

Drive from Noosa to Maleny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In February, daily temperatures in Maleny can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Montville, Dularcha National Park
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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
Maleny Dairies ©
Maleny Dairies
Kondalilla Falls ©
Kondalilla Falls

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