17 days in Forster, Noosa & Melbourne Itinerary

17 days in Forster, Noosa & Melbourne Itinerary

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Forster
— 3 nights
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Noosa
— 6 nights
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Melbourne
— 6 nights

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Forster

Forster ©
Forster is a coastal town in the Mid North Coast region of New South Wales, Australia, in the Mid-Coast Council LGA, about 308km north-north-east of Sydney. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see majestic marine mammals with Amaroo Dolphin and Whale Watching Cruises, then stroll through Forster Main Beach, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Tuncurry Rock Pool.

To find more things to do, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Forster route planner.

Melbourne to Forster is an approximately 12-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Melbourne in October; daily highs in Forster reach 29°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to travel to Noosa.

Things to do in Forster

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife

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Forster Main Beach ©
Forster Main Beach
Bennetts Head Lookout ©
Bennetts Head Lookout
Cape Hawke Lookout ©
Cape Hawke Lookout

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Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Attractions like Noosa National Park and The Noosa Spa make great kid-friendly stops. Venture out of the city with trips to Caloundra (Caloundra Regional Art Gallery & Moffat Beach), Golden Beach Hire (in Golden Beach) and Australia Zoo (in Beerwah). The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Noosa Main Beach, stroll through Mooloolaba Beach, stop by Peticular, and don't miss a visit to Hastings Street.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Noosa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Forster to Noosa takes 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Melbourne.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks · Theme Parks · Nature · Outdoors

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The Noosa Spa ©
The Noosa Spa
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast ©
SEA LIFE Sunshine Coast

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Melbourne

Melbourne ©

Australia's Garden City

The state of Victoria crown jewel, Melbourne boasts shaded streets, leafy residential neighborhoods, vibrant street life, and a picturesque city center.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Royal Botanic Gardens and Melbourne Zoo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Melbourne: Werribee Open Range Zoo (in Werribee) and The Great Ocean Road (in Torquay). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Melbourne Museum, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium, admire the masterpieces at National Gallery of Victoria, and pause for some photo ops at Shrine of Remembrance.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Melbourne road trip app.

You can fly from Noosa to Melbourne in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. In October in Melbourne, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 9°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Melbourne

Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Museums · Outdoors

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Royal Botanic Gardens ©
Royal Botanic Gardens
Melbourne Zoo ©
Melbourne Zoo
Werribee Open Range Zoo ©
Werribee Open Range Zoo

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