HINTERLAND HIGHLIGHTS

Maleny Botanic Gardens

Experience Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World

 

Stunning unique gardens, unparalleled valley views and captivating birdlife make Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World a must-see destination that can’t be described adequately in words or represented accurately in simple photographs.  The gardens are unique, and should be high on the “to do” list of any Hinterland visitor, as a truly unmissable attraction that is all-at-once exhilarating and breathtaking, but also relaxing.   To stand on the escarpment, with expansive terraced gardens just below you, and the magnificent Glass House Mountains in the distance, is an experience […]

Lucas Parklands

Concert pianist Anna Fedorova to perform at Lucas Parklands

28/07/2018   2.30pm

One of the world’s most admired young concert pianists has agreed to present two concerts in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland at Lucas Parklands, Montville in July – her only performances during her 2018 Australian visit. The Ukraine born Anna Fedorova is a multi-international piano competition prize winner including the Rubenstein “In Memorian”.   Ms Fedorova has become a loved and respected musician, her performance resume reads like a who’s who list of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, orchestras and conductors. She is admired for her depth and power of musical expression, and described as possessing “sweet modesty and wild expression,” – traits that have […]

‘Iolanthe’ by Maleny Singers

16/06/2018  

Maleny Singers is once again very proud to bring you its annual production, Iolanthe. An Operetta full of fun, fairies and loveable characters. Not since its 1882 premiere has Gilbert and Sullivan’s remarkable political satire Iolanthe been as apt for the time. Don’t we just wish today for a fairy godmother to turn all our politicians into sensible human beings! This light opera has it all – romance, humour, political satire, and the memorable musical numbers that made Gilbert and Sullivan […]

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

 

Visit our world class tourist attraction, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and discover rainforest that once covered the entire area By Richard Bruinsma Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve at Maleny has been transformed in recent years to become a high class eco-tourism attraction. It includes a wide array or attractions, from the tranquil and easy walks through the subtropical rainforest that is the centrepiece of the 55-hectare reserve, through to lovely picnic grounds – complete with barbecues, sheltered […]

Take the Great Walk from Lake Baroon to Flaxton

 

Challenge yourself to take a Great Walk that will take you very up close and personal with nature. By Richard Bruinsma The very term Great Walk in itself is almost enough to wave away the idea completing that challenging hike aside and think instead about coffee shops and quaint boutiques. But there comes a time when these alternate but beautiful attractions in the Sunshine Coast hinterland should also be added to the bucket list and […]

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Lucas Parklands

Concert pianist Anna Fedorova to perform at Lucas Parklands

One of the world’s most admired young concert pianists has agreed to present two concerts in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland at Lucas Parklands, Montville in July – her only performances during her 2018 Australian visit. The Ukraine born Anna Fedorova is a multi-international piano competition prize winner including the Rubenstein “In Memorian”.   Ms Fedorova has become a loved and respected musician, her performance resume reads like a who’s who list of the world’s most prestigious concert halls, orchestras and conductors. She is admired for her depth and power of musical expression, and described as possessing “sweet modesty and wild expression,” – traits that have […]

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‘Iolanthe’ by Maleny Singers

Maleny Singers is once again very proud to bring you its annual production, Iolanthe. An Operetta full of fun, fairies and loveable characters. Not since its 1882 premiere has Gilbert and Sullivan’s remarkable political satire Iolanthe been as apt for the time. Don’t we just wish today for a fairy godmother to turn all our politicians into sensible human beings! This light opera has it all – romance, humour, political satire, and the memorable musical numbers that made Gilbert and Sullivan […]

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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

Visit our world class tourist attraction, Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve and discover rainforest that once covered the entire area By Richard Bruinsma Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve at Maleny has been transformed in recent years to become a high class eco-tourism attraction. It includes a wide array or attractions, from the tranquil and easy walks through the subtropical rainforest that is the centrepiece of the 55-hectare reserve, through to lovely picnic grounds – complete with barbecues, sheltered […]

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Gardening on the Edge – Maleny Garden Club

Maleny Garden Club offers a wonderful weekend where visitors have access to six interesting and diverse gardens, a garden market of approximately 20 stalls, plant stalls where visitors can speak with experts, a beautiful flower display along with teas and lunches and hospitality. The market garden is held in the Maleny Showgrounds and tickets can be purchased there at a cost of $20 for the 6 gardens, $12 for 3 gardens and $5 to visit 1 garden […]

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Three of the best restaurants in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland!

By Angus Richard Long gone are the days in Australia where John Galsworthy noted that: “The French cook, we open tins.” One of the key attractions today for local and overseas visitors to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland is the freshness, creativity and diversity of our food culture which manifests itself in brilliant restaurants. Here for your enjoyment are just three that you must experience when next immersed in a well-earned break in this rich and […]

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Knitfest – Maleny Yarn and Fibre Arts Festival

Knitfest 2018 is an exciting weekend Yarn and Fibre Arts Festival held on June 30th – July 1st, 2018, celebrating winter arts and crafts, embracing the whole community of Maleny. We yarn bomb and decorate the main street of Maleny so the town becomes a centre of art, creativity, yarn bombing, workshops, guest speakers, music, trade stalls and craft markets. It is a magical festival for families to discover new skills, talents and creativity with […]

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