Brisbane to Noosa road trip itinerary

 

Cruising the sunshine coast from Brisbane to Noosa is exactly what it sounds like – a beachy, sun-soaked adventure full of sandy feet and spontaneous gelatos. The drive from Brisbane to Noosa is easily done in one day, or you can draw it out and make a proper road trip out of it. If you want to make the most of this luscious coastal area, follow our expert tips.

 

ESSENTIAL DETAILS

Brisbane to Noosa drive time: 2 hours.

Number of days needed: 3-7. Add an extra 2-3 days if you want to explore the Gold Coast as well.

How to get from Brisbane to Noosa: A JUCY campervan is an awesome way to travel from Brisbane to Noosa. You'll have more freedom to find campgrounds near the beach, and wake up next to the view. You'll probably follow the M1 Motorway most of the way, but we highly recommend taking plenty of detours and smaller roads - follow your curiosity! The best parts of the drive are the quiet beaches and nature reserves well away from the main road.

Top sights to see on the way:

 

BRISBANE TO BRIBIE ISLAND

85 kilometres - 2 hours

Bribie Island is a sand island surrounded by show-stopping waters. It's the only one of Queensland's islands with a bridge across to the mainland. The bridge makes Bribie easily accessible and a logical first stop once you put Brisbane behind you on your way north!

What to do on Bribie Island:

drone shot of nudey beach on the east coast of australia

 

BRIBIE ISLAND TO SUNSHINE COAST

95 kilometres - 1 hour 30 minutes

Drive for another 90 minutes north to reach The Sunshine Coast, an area most famous for its beach resorts and beautiful people strolling beautiful beaches.

What to do in and around the Sunshine Coast:

 

SUNSHINE COAST TO NOOSA HEADS

40 kilometres - 30 minutes

With hinterland, beach, river, and national park all within easy driving distance, you'll be spoiled for choice of activities in Noosa. The centre of the area is Noosa Heads, which is a good place to use as a base for exploring.

What to do in Noosa:

tourists visiting noosa on electric bikes with eco trek

 

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