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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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    Upcoming Events


    • "20"

      Jul 08 : 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

      Art on Cairncross presents "20" an exhibition that celebrates the inspiration of the Glasshouse Mountains upon the gallery artists............

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    • Queensland Garden Expo


      Queensland Garden Expo

      Jul 10 : 08:00 am to 04:00 pm

      Nambour Showgrounds, Sunshine Coast 10,11,12 July 2015 Join us at Queensland's Premier Gardening Event.....

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    • Maleny

      Mark Walton's 40 piece Wind Ensemble

      Jul 17 : 09:30 am to 11:00 am

      The Maleny Catholic Church presents Mark Walton's 40 piece Wind Ensemble...............

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    • Glass House

      2015 HOG Charity Ride

      Jul 19 : 07:30 am to 04:30 pm

      Charity Harley Davidson Ride through the beautiful Hinterland. On Sunday July 19th 2015 the Gasoline Alley Harley Owners Group better known as the HOG Charity Ride 2015 is on again. Tickets includ.....

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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