9 days in Brisbane & Sunshine Coast Itinerary

9 days in Brisbane & Sunshine Coast Itinerary

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Brisbane
— 3 nights
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Maroochydore
— 3 nights
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Noosa
— 2 nights
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Brisbane — 3 nights

Queensland’s biggest town and state capital, Brisbane has an attractive, manicured image based around its riverside aesthetic as well as the contrast between its high-rise center and extensive urban greenery.
Brisbane is known for parks, sightseeing, and museums. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: walk around South Bank Parklands, take some stellar pictures from Mount Coot-Tha Summit Lookout, admire the masterpieces at Gallery of Modern Art, and take in nature's colorful creations at City Botanic Gardens.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Brisbane online visit planner.

Mildura to Brisbane is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In July, Brisbane is a bit warmer than Mildura - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Maroochydore.
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Parks · Nature · Museums
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Maroochydore — 3 nights

Maroochydore is an urban centre on the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. Your day by day itinerary now includes Australia Zoo as well as Nights on Ocean. There's lots more to do: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, enjoy the sand and surf at Mooloolaba Beach, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and view the masterpieces at Seaview Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Maroochydore online travel route planner.

You can drive from Brisbane to Maroochydore in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. In July, daily temperatures in Maroochydore can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. You'll have a few hours on the 26th (Tue) to wrap things up before traveling to Noosa.
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Parks · Zoos & Aquariums · Outdoors · Shopping
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Noosa — 2 nights

Known for its "green" development and north-facing beach, Noosa is a natural getaway.
Here are some ideas for day two: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Noosa National Park.

To find more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Noosa day trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Maroochydore to Noosa takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. On the 28th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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Sunshine Coast travel guide

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Beaches · Zoos · Gardens
Beaches, sun-drenched streets, and a relaxed ambience are the defining elements of Sunshine Coast, a region just north of Brisbane. Having grown rapidly in the 1960s and 1970s, Sunshine Coast became a popular destination for surfers in particular and has now grown into a well-managed city focused on "green" economic development.
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