26 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

26 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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26 days in Sunshine Coast Itinerary

Start: Vancouver
+2
Fly + foot + train:  20​h
1
Noosa
— 11 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Maleny
— 13 nights
Drive + Fly:  19​h 30​min
End: Vancouver

11
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Venture out of the city with trips to Caloundra (Queensland Air Museum, Spas, & more), Marcoola Beach (in Marcoola) and Coolum Beach (Lows Lookout, Mount Coolum, & more). The adventure continues: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park, kick back and relax at Peregian Beach, take in panoramic vistas at Mount Tinbeerwah, and browse the eclectic array of goods at The Original Eumundi Markets.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Noosa online route planner .

Vancouver, Canada to Noosa is an approximately 20-hour combination of flight and train. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Pacific Standard Time (PST) to Australian Eastern Standard Time (Queensland) (AEST) is 18 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can go by car to Maleny.

Things to do in Noosa

Parks Outdoors Beaches

Side Trips

Caloundra, Coolum Beach, Eumundi, Yandina, Mooloolaba
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Noosa National Park ©
Noosa National Park
Noosa Main Beach ©
Noosa Main Beach
Noosa River ©
Noosa River

13
nights
Maleny

Maleny ©
A large influx of people searching for a cooperative lifestyle migrate to Maleny every year.
Change things up with these side-trips from Maleny: Mooloolaba (Sea Life Sunshine Coast, Mooloolaba Beach, & more), Buderim (Whites Lookout and Park, Buderim Forest Park, & more) and Kenilworth (Charlie Moreland Camping Area & Lasting Impressions Gallery). There's still lots to do: take in nature's colorful creations at Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World, relax in the rural setting at Maleny Dairies, admire the sheer force of Kondalilla Falls, and get to know the resident critters at Australia Zoo.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Maleny route planning app .

Drive from Noosa to Maleny in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In October, daytime highs in Maleny are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Maleny

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Buderim, Montville, Mooloolaba, Kenilworth, Nambour
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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World ©
Australia Zoo ©
Australia Zoo
Mooloolaba Beach ©
Mooloolaba Beach

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