12 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

12 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Melbourne
+3
Fly + Foot + Train + Bus:  7 h 30 min
1
Maleny
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Noosa
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6 h 15 min
End: Melbourne

5
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Maleny is known for parks, trails, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, experience rural life at Maleny Dairies, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Ngungun, and admire the sheer force of Gardners Falls.

For traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Maleny road trip site.

Melbourne to Maleny is an approximately 7.5- hour combination of flight, train, and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Traveling from Melbourne in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Maleny, with lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Noosa.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Montville, Glass House Mountains, Aussie World, Australia Zoo, Mapleton Observatory
Highlights from your plan
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve ©
Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

6
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Noosa: The Ginger Factory (in Yandina), Sunshine Brewery (in Maroochydore) and Mooloolaba (SunJet Simulations, Boat Tours & Water Sports, &more). And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape of Noosa National Park, contemplate the waterfront views at Noosa River, look for gifts at Watermelon Red, and wander the streets of Hastings Street.

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You can drive from Maleny to Noosa in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Nature

Side Trips

Mooloolaba, Caloundra, Eumundi, The Ginger Factory, Sunshine Brewery
Highlights from your plan
Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa River ©
Noosa River

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