9 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

9 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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9 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
Maleny
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Eumundi
— 2 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Sydney

3
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Get out of town with these interesting Noosa side-trips: Caloundra (MaisyMoo, Bulcock Beach, & more). Spend the 29th (Sat) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, get great views at Laguna Lookout, explore the activities along Noosa River, and wander the streets of Hastings Street.

For more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Noosa holiday 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 1st (Mon) early enough to go by car to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Caloundra
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Hastings Street ©
Hastings Street

3
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maleny: Mooloolaba (Sea Life Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Beach, & more). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, get great views at McCarthy's Lookout, examine the collection at Mapleton Observatory, and hike along Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Maleny trip 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 July in Maleny, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Eumundi.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Outdoors Zoos & Aquariums

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Kondalilla Falls, Australia Zoo, Mapleton Observatory
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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach
Sea Life Sunshine Coast ©
Sea Life Sunshine Coast

2
nights
Eumundi

Eumundi ©
Eumundi is a small town and locality in the Sunshine Coast hinterland in the Sunshine Coast Region, Queensland, Australia, 21 km south-west of Noosa Heads and 118 km north of the state capital, Brisbane. Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): find something for the whole family at The Ginger Factory, explore the striking landscape at Mount Coolum, and then take a peaceful walk through Buderim Forest Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets, then take in the exciting artwork at Discover Eumundi Heritage & Visitor Centre, then look for gifts at The Real McCaul, and finally take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ninderry.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Eumundi trip builder app .

Traveling by car from Maleny to Eumundi takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Eumundi

Parks Nature Shopping

Side Trips

Yandina, Buderim Forest Park, Mount Coolum
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The Original Eumundi Markets ©
The Original Eumundi Markets
The Ginger Factory ©
The Ginger Factory
Mount Coolum ©
Mount Coolum

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