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  • Welcome to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland

    The beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland is not much more than an hour north of Brisbane and only 30 minutes from the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia. With an average elevation of 450m, the cooler climate offers unique attractions in each of the different seasons.

    These charming, historic towns and villages of Maleny, Montville and surrounding areas, are rich with skilled artisans, innovative professionals and vibrant businesses, all passionate about their local community and environment.

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    DrivingMap-front-thumb.jpgSunshine Coast Driving

    An overview of the glorious coast and scenic hInterland of South East Queensland. 

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    blackall-range-thumb.jpgBlackall Range

    Explore the winding roads and attractions of the range from Kenilworth down to Mooloolah.

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    glasshouse-thumb.jpgGlasshouse Mountains

    Explore the region around these iconic mountains.

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    glasshouse-thumb.jpgKondalilla National Park

    Spectacular falls and mountain valley views. 

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    glasshouse-thumb.jpgMary Cairncross

    Lush rainforest and scenic walks.

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    Common Questions

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    Is the temperature cooler in the Hinterland area than Brisbane?

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    How far is it to Eumundi Markets?

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    Is it easy to get taxis from a wedding venue?

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    Are there any places to go swimming?

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    Where are there good walks, falls etc?

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    What is a good tourist drive?

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    I was wondering if there was any dog friendly walks within the sunshine coast great walks?

    Upcoming Events

     

    • Precious Little at Art on Cairncross

      Precious Little at Art on Cairncross

      Dec 23 : 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

      Art on Cairncross presents their annual Christmas exhibition. Precious Little is for self indulgence around Christmas.........

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    • Maleny Wood Expo - From Chainsaw To Fine Furniture

      Maleny

      Maleny Wood Expo - From Chainsaw To Fine Furniture

      May 02 : 09:00 am to 05:00 pm

      Two days of family friendly country fun showcasing the region's timber history through the work of our talented woodworkers. From free children's activities to WoodShed Workshops there's something for.....

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    • Nambour

      Mitchell Creek Rock n Roll Festival

      Sep 18 : 08:00 am to 12:00 pm

      Experiences like the Mitchell Creek Rock N Blues Fest are designed to get you out of dodge and take you on an adventure that connects you with friends, soul & roots music and like minded people in an .....

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    Things To Do

    Cheese tasting, Wine sampling, Pottery making. Bernadette from Queensland Weekender takes us for a drive through the Hinterland