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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

    Are there some good walks in the area?

    What time do the supermarkets stay open in Maleny?

    What is there to do in the area?

    Is the temperature cooler in the Hinterland area than Brisbane?

    How far is it to Eumundi Markets?

    Is it easy to get taxis from a wedding venue?

    Are there any places to go swimming?

    Where are there good walks, falls etc?

    What is a good tourist drive?

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

    Upcoming Events


    • Clay Parodoxes

      Clay Parodoxes

      Oct 14 : 10:00 am to 05:00 pm

      Art on Cairncross presents this exhibition by husband and wife ceramic artists Ann & Gerry O'Connor.............

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    • Glass House


      Oct 16 : 04:00 pm to 09:00 pm

      Closed Street Event from 4pm to 9pm featuring Food, Tower Green Artisan Markets, Free Music, Dance Groups, Kids Rides, Raffles and Family Friendly Entertainment......

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    • The Tamarind Wine Dinner


      The Tamarind Wine Dinner

      Oct 19 : 06:30 pm to 09:00 pm

      Spicers Tamarind Retreat presents a night of delectable dinner and expertly matched wines..........

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    • Cheese Making Classes


      Cheese Making Classes

      Oct 20 : 01:00 pm to 01:00 pm

      Maleny Supa IGA is running three cheese making classes on Tuesday 20th October. Learn how to make Ricotta, Halloumi, Mozzarella and much more!.....

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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