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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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    Are there some good walks in the area?

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    What time do the supermarkets stay open in Maleny?

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    What is there to do in the area?

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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

     

    • Hinterland to Host Aust Motocross Titles

      Hinterland to Host Aust Motocross Titles

      Feb 03 : 01:00 pm to 01:00 pm

      Australia’s premier motocross series will continue to deliver significant economic benefits and widespread exposure for the Sunshine Coast over the next three years after council extended its partne.....

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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

    • Australian Opals - Precious, Unique and as Individual as you are

      Palmwoods/Eudlo/Mooloola

      Australian Opals - Precious, Unique and as Individual as you are

      May 01 : 01:00 pm to 01:00 pm

      The unique play of colour and extraordinary patterns makes the Australian Opal one of the world’s most beautiful and precious gemstones. Opals Down Under, located in Glenview, has one of the finest selections of Australian Opal you will see anywhere in t.....

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    • Mapleton Park walk a tougher, lesser-known track

      Mapleton

      Mapleton Park walk a tougher, lesser-known track

      May 01 : 01:00 pm to 01:00 pm

      Mapleton National Park delivers perhaps the widest variety of landscapes as any of the sections of the Great Walk – thick rainforest, palm forests, thinned treed bushland, grasslands, steep rocky inclines and damp waterfall areas......

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    • The Gift of Wine

      Montville/Flaxton

      The Gift of Wine

      May 01 : 01:00 pm to 01:00 pm

      Everyone loves receiving the gift of wine, to celebrate, to complement a great meal, to say thank you. A gift to say “may you always be of good cheer!” Choose from a dry white Montville Verdelho, semi-sweet Summersalt, Razorback Red, a great blend or.....

    • Basement Bar Builds Nambour's Niche

      Nambour

      Basement Bar Builds Nambour's Niche

      May 01 : 01:00 pm to 01:00 pm

      Introducing The Basement. We all already love Your Mates Brewing Co. and now you get to give them a whole lotta love in their new digs, while sipping on their sessionable beer and shooting the breeze......

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