8 days in Noosa & Coolum Beach Itinerary

8 days in Noosa & Coolum Beach Itinerary

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8 days in Noosa & Coolum Beach Itinerary

Start: Sydney
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5 h 45 min
1
Noosa
— 2 nights
Drive:  30 min
2
Coolum Beach
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
End: Sydney

2
nights
Noosa

Noosa ©
Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Phippsy's Smooth Water Charters has been added to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Peregian Beach and Lake Weyba. Next up on the itinerary: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, explore the striking landscape of Tewantin National Park, look for gifts at Watermelon Red, and hunt for treasures at Noosa Marina Sunday Markets.

To find maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Noosa travel itinerary planner.

Sydney to Noosa is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and train; or drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Coolum Beach.

Things to do in Noosa

Outdoors Parks Nature
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Phippsy's Smooth Water Charters ©
Phippsy's Smooth Water Charters
Peregian Beach ©
Peregian Beach
Horseback Riding Tours

5
nights
Coolum Beach

Coolum Beach ©
Coolum Beach is a beachside town on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland, Australia and is also the beach around which the town is based.HistoryThe name is derived from the local Undumbi word gulum or guloom, meaning "blunt" or "headless", referring to the shape of Mount Coolum, which has no peak.According to Aboriginal legend, Ninderry knocked off Coolum's head and it fell into the ocean and is now Mudjimba Island.The Coolum district was the traditional land of the Inabara or Yinneburra clan of the Undanbi Tribe. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Bulcock Beach and Bongaree Beach. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Coolum Beach: Caloundra Lighthouses (in Kings Beach), Woorim Beach (in Woorim) and Spas (in Caloundra). The adventure continues: take in the dramatic natural features at Mount Coolum, enjoy the sand and surf at Marcoola Beach, take some stellar pictures from McCarthy's Lookout, and have some family-friendly fun at SunJet Simulations.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Coolum Beach trip itinerary builder .

Coolum Beach is very close to Noosa. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in February, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Coolum Beach

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Caloundra, Bribie Island, McCarthy's Lookout, Marcoola Beach, SunJet Simulations
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Bulcock Beach ©
Bulcock Beach
Woorim Beach ©
Woorim Beach
Maroochydore Beach ©
Maroochydore Beach

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