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Enjoy your Sunshine Coast day drives with Noosa Car Rental company. No one beats our service. Pickup your rental car from the Sunshine Coast Airport in Maroochydore. We’ll be there to greet you inside the terminal and take you to your car. Or, we can deliver your rental car right to your doorstep if you are staying at any of the resorts on the Sunshine Coast.

We have a fleet of new Toyota and Hyundai hatchbacks, sedans and SUVs that are all fully optioned for your driving comfort and safety. Features such as: fully automatic transmission, bluetooth streaming, aircon, cruise control, ABS braking, airbags, reversing camera and traction control all come standard.

Sunshine Coast day tours

Great Sandy National Park Poona Lake

What are the best activities on the Sunshine Coast to do by car

If you’re planning a Noosa self drive holiday the best activities on the Sunshine Coast to do by car are not as far away as you think. Within the Shire of Noosa there are plenty of destinations, but add Maroochydore and the hinterland to your plans and you’ve got some good times ahead of you. Take in the hippy towns with their arts, crafts and heritage attractions, (we’re thinking the 3 Ms here: Maleny, Montville and Mapleton), there’s lots of national parks with their own charms to discover. Swim in a waterhole at the Kondalilla Waterfalls, explore the prehistoric rainforest at the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve. There’s 55 hectares of subtropical rainforest overlooking the Glass House Mountains that once covered the Blackall Range. Take your time to enjoy the spectacular scenery looking towards the Glasshouse Mountains and from the Glasshouse Mountains looking out towards the coast. Pencil in Maleny for this view. No reservations required.

Don’t forget the various wineries and craft breweries along the way, not to mention the cheese factory in Kenilworth and the roadside fruit stalls. Mmm, tropical Queensland fruit. There’s none sweeter.

Head north of Noosa for a trip to Hervey Bay and Fraser Island. From July to November is the season of the humpback whale migration. Observe them from land or secure your seat on a whale spotting boat.

How’s that for a taster? Make your Sunshine Coast day drives perfect with a car from Noosa Car Rentals. Call or book now.

Noosa Car Rentals will make your Sunshine Coast Driving Holiday one to remember. Noosa Car Rentals can offer the best cars, the best service and best price for your Noosa holiday car hire.

Our superb fleet of new hatchbacks, sedans and SUVs from Toyota and Hyundai will ensure your holiday is set to go. Get ready for the road trip of all road trips. Whether you’ve booked your accommodation in Noosa, Coolum, Maroochydore or Mooloolaba, everything on the Sunshine Coast is reachable in less than half a days drive. With so many exciting destinations at your fingertips, it’s sometime hard to make a choice. To make your holiday planning a little easier we’ve put together a few ideas for exploring the hinterlands.

Stop frequently to sample the delights of local producers and makers and stretch your legs to ensure everyone remain fresh and lively on the drive ahead. Depending on which end of the Sunshine Coast you are staying, your approach to each of these destinations may have to be reversed.

Australia Zoo

Sunshine Coast Day Drives — Montville, Maleny and the Glasshouse Mountains

On your way through to Montville and Maleny let the journey takes it’s own shape. There’s plenty of things to do, especially for the culinary-minded traveller.

The Australian Nougat Company is on the way to Eumundi from Noosa where you can watch nougat being made the traditional way in the factory and pick up some tasty snacks for the drive ahead.

Dulong Lookout is a great place to stop with fantastic views over Nambour before reaching the ever charming Montville. When you get there you can browse the arts, crafts and antique shops and bring back a curio or two.

Kondalilla Waterfalls is a great place to cool down with a swim. There’s two tracks that lead to the upper falls swimming hole.

There’s almost a dozen wineries and craft breweries in the Blackall Ranges. Make sure you take note of their locations. We run out of room to do them any justice here. Google is your friend. Make sure you drop in on the cheese factory in Kenilworth though.

Beerwah and Australia Zoo

At the other end of the hinterland is Beerwah and the ever wonderful Australia Zoo. It needs no introduction, and if you have kids in the back seat, then this will be a holiday highlight.

You won’t be sorry you made this Sunshine Coast Driving Holidays. With the best cars, the best service and best price, Noosa Car Rentals will help to make your holiday on the Sunshine Coast unforgettable. Book or call now.