9 days in Australia Itinerary

9 days in Australia Itinerary

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9 days in Australia Itinerary

Start: Gold Coast
Drive:  4​h 30​min
1
Noosa
— Few hours
Drive:  4​h
2
Hervey Bay
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  51​h 30​min
3
Fraser Island
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
4
Montville
— 2 nights
Drive:  30​min
5
Maleny
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 15​min
End: Gold Coast

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Noosa

Noosa
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Noosa trip itinerary builder app .

Gold Coast to Noosa is an approximately 3-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or take a train. You'll set off for Hervey Bay on the 9th (Sat).

Things to do in Noosa

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Hervey Bay

Hervey Bay ©
With the largest population in the Fraser Coast Region, Hervey Bay is a hub of activity.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hervey Bay trip itinerary site .

Drive from Noosa to Hervey Bay in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. In February in Hervey Bay, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Fraser Island.

Things to do in Hervey Bay

Parks Zoos & Aquariums Museums
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Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens ©
Hervey Bay Botanic Gardens
The Pier ©
The Pier

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Fraser Island

Fraser Island ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): stroll through Seventy-Five Mile Beach and then explore the activities along Lake McKenzie.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Fraser Island trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Hervey Bay to Fraser Island takes 4.5 hours. In February in Fraser Island, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 24°C at night. On the 14th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Montville.

Things to do in Fraser Island

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Lake McKenzie ©
Lake McKenzie
Eli Creek ©
Eli Creek
Seventy-Five Mile Beach ©
Seventy-Five Mile Beach

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Montville

Montville ©
Montville is a small town in the Sunshine Coast hinterland, on the Blackall Range in Queensland, Australia, around 400 metres above sea level. On the 15th (Fri), admire the sheer force of Kondalilla Falls, get great views at Dulong Lookout ( Kanyana Park ), then kick back and relax at Marcoola Beach, and finally take a peaceful walk through Buderim Forest Park. Keep things going the next day: find something for the whole family at The Ginger Factory and then cool off at Aqua Fun Park.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Montville trip itinerary planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Fraser Island to Montville. In February, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Maleny.

Things to do in Montville

Parks Theme Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Dulong Lookout ( Kanyana Park ), Aqua Fun Park, Buderim Forest Park, Marcoola Beach, The Ginger Factory
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Kondalilla Falls ©
Kondalilla Falls
The Ginger Factory ©
The Ginger Factory
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach

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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 Botanic Gardens & Bird World. Start off your visit on the 18th (Mon): examine the collection at Mapleton Observatory. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, then step aboard HMAS Brisbane, and then kick back and relax at Mooloolaba Beach.

To see more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Maleny day trip site .

Getting from Rainbow Beach to Maleny by car takes about 2.5 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Maleny can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Maleny

Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Artworks in Clay by Anne Gentry-Smith
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