9 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

9 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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9 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Start: Brisbane
Drive:  1​h 30​min
1
Maleny
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Noosa
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h
End: Brisbane

3
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Explore hidden gems such as Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden and Glass House Mountains National Park. Step out of Maleny to go to Nambour and see Podie Pie, which is approximately 30 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, identify plant and animal life at Obi Boardwalk, get great views at Gerrards Lookout, and admire the sheer force of Gardners Falls.

To see more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Maleny road trip planning app .

Brisbane to Maleny is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Maleny can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Glass House Mountains, Montville, Spas, Podie Pie, Maroochy Regional Bushland Botanic Garden
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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Spas

5
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Marcoola Beach and Spas. Explore Noosa's surroundings by going to Lows Lookout (in Coolum Beach), Buderim Forest Park (in Buderim) and Mooloolaba (Point Cartwright, SunJet Simulations, & more). Spend the 6th (Thu) exploring nature at Noosa National Park. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Noosa Main Beach, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Tewantin National Park, stroll through Kings Beach, and take in the awesome beauty at Mount Ninderry.

To find maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Noosa holiday builder tool .

Traveling by car from Maleny to Noosa takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Kings Beach, Lows Lookout, Spas, Marcoola Beach
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Marcoola Beach ©
Marcoola Beach
Spas

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