Sunshine Coast Hinterland; Come On Up is a free independent tabloid publication published bimonthly and distributed throughout Queensland and Northern New South Wales showcasing the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The best person to ask information about an area is a local. Sunshine Coast Hinterland; Come On Up is produced by locals in partnership with the peak tourism organisation Hinterland Tourism and is jam packed with facts, useful information, local stories and stunning images of the region. A pull out regional map, driving and walking maps as well as special itineraries help visitors to see and experience the best in the Hinterland. Seven sections feature where to eat, what’s on, where to stay as well as what to see and experience. Information and maps in this publication are also available on line at www. hinterlandtoruism.com.au. So Come On Up, we look forward to see you soon.
One of Queensland’s most iconic events, the Ginger Flower & Food Festival will return to The Ginger Factory for its 22nd year in January 2018. The festival promises to delight the senses with three spectacular days of food, flowers and entertainment celebrating the best of the Sunshine Coast region and the 75-year history of Buderim Ginger. From Friday 19th to Sunday 21st January 2018 the Ginger Factory (50 Pioneer Rd, Yandina QLD) will burst with color, […]Read More
There is nothing better than a day in the sunshine picking fresh ripe strawberries then eating them of course! Strawberry Fields is located at Palmview on the Sunshine Coast, a beautiful working farm where you can spend hours picking your own strawberries before enjoying a bite to eat at the Strawberry Fields Farm Cafe. Try the homemade ice cream, choc dipped gourmet strawberries, parfaits, pancakes and so much more. It is the perfect day out for […]Read More
A discounted DIGITAL SKILLS EVENT is coming to Maleny on the Sunshine Coast Hinterland on 14 September, 2017 at the Maleny Community Centre, 23 Maple Street starting at 12:30 pm for a 1 pm start. Ends at 4:30 pm (duration 3.5 hours). We are excited to be delivering a heavily discounted workshop in the Hinterland soon, in collaboration with Sunshine Coast Council as part of their Level Up program. The workshop has been specifically designed with […]Read More
Looking for a “beautiful challenge”?? Try the Flaxton to Mapleton bushwalk By Richard Bruinsma The bushwalk between Kondalilla Falls at Flaxton and the Mapleton Falls National Park could be described as the most challenging and also the most beautiful of all four sections of the Sunshine Coast hinterland’s Great Walk. This section of the Great Walk extends around 10.6 kilometres in total, which includes around 3.5km along mainly bitumen and concrete roadways and footpaths at […]Read More
IMAGINE an organic vegetable, fruit and herb farm that hosts visits from south east Queensland’s best chefs, who then return to their restaurants and create menus based on what they have tasted and seen. The Falls Farm at Mapleton, not far from the Mapleton Falls National Park, is doing just that. In the process it’s becoming a key player in a wave that’s sweeping through the blue ribbon restaurant sector – the variety, quality and flavours of the produce and herbs available is dictating the meals that are created. “I think that’s where these sorts […]Read More
WHEN YOU survey today the sheer depth of quality accommodation across the Sunshine Coast Hinterland it is fascinating to realize that it all started with a failed sugar cane enterprise! Let me take you back to about 1903. The sugar mill in Nambour had extended the train/tram line out to Dulong with a view of growing cane throughout this area. To transport the cane back to the mill for processing they purchased their first steam driven Shay locomotive in 1904, the “Dulong”. Shay locomotives are not of the effeminate Thomas the Tank Engine lineage. The […]Read More