HINTERLAND HIGHLIGHTS

Maleny Food Co

Gelato, sorbet and cheese … oh my!

 

Fresh gelato and sorbet hand made every day in Maleny The team at Maleny Food Co. are passionate about what they do, simply put by owner Norman Scott. “We make the best gelato and sorbet in Australia right here in Maleny; combining the rich Guernsey milk and cream from a local farm, with the finest Queensland and Italian flavour ingredients”. These delicious award winning products are made every day at the purpose built facility in […]

Kondalilla Falls

Lots to see, so Come On Up!

20/01/2018  

Visitors to the Sunshine Coast hinterland are warned to not make the mistake of leaving the area before they’ve experienced everything The Hinterland and the surrounding communities have to offer. The list of attractions is not as straight forward as many may think – it’s very diverse in deed. The region encompasses the well-known headline towns of Montville, Maleny and Mapleton, but then also boasts the unique attractions that come with the farming and alternate […]

Ginger Factory’s 2018 Ginger Flower and Food Festival

19/01/2018  

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, […]

The Strangler Cairn, Conondale National Park

 

In the rugged Conondale Range, this park features luxuriant rainforests, tall eucalypt forests, waterfalls, boulder-strewn creeks and spectacular scenery.  The diverse forests provide homes for a wonderful variety of wildlife including more than 120 species of birds and many mammals. The threatened but seldom-seen yellow-bellied glider lives in the open forest. Some rare and threatened species are found in the Conondale and Blackall ranges, including the cascade tree-frog and plumed frog-mouth. The 56 km Conondale Range Great […]

Crystal Waters

Crystal Waters Markets

 

THE FIRST things noticed about market day at the Crystal Waters community is just how many people attend the so-called remote location on market day; the second is the beautiful overarching canopy provided by the huge shade trees at the market site. The markets are held on the first Saturday of each month, providing the range of usual market fare, but with an organic and natural edge – clothing, health products, tasty food, organic fruit and vegetables, coffee outlets, and even organic ice cream. Musicians play at the open mic on the Community Deck, there’s a playground […]

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.

Maleny Food Co

Gelato, sorbet and cheese … oh my!

Fresh gelato and sorbet hand made every day in Maleny The team at Maleny Food Co. are passionate about what they do, simply put by owner Norman Scott. “We make the best gelato and sorbet in Australia right here in Maleny; combining the rich Guernsey milk and cream from a local farm, with the finest Queensland and Italian flavour ingredients”. These delicious award winning products are made every day at the purpose built facility in […]

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Kondalilla Falls

Lots to see, so Come On Up!

Visitors to the Sunshine Coast hinterland are warned to not make the mistake of leaving the area before they’ve experienced everything The Hinterland and the surrounding communities have to offer. The list of attractions is not as straight forward as many may think – it’s very diverse in deed. The region encompasses the well-known headline towns of Montville, Maleny and Mapleton, but then also boasts the unique attractions that come with the farming and alternate […]

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Ginger Factory’s 2018 Ginger Flower and Food Festival

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, […]

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Pick Your Own Strawberries 

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 […]

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Flaxton to Mapleton bushwalk

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 […]

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unique restaurant

Falls Farm helping create unique restaurant menus

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 […]

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