HINTERLAND HIGHLIGHTS

Kondalilla Falls

Discover natures heavenly oasis at Kondalilla Eco Resort

 

Kondalilla Eco Resort is a tranquil accommodation resort that offers a relaxing environment for the mind, body and soul. Kondalilla is an Aboriginal word meaning ‘rushing waters’ and gives honour to the stunning Kondalilla Falls nestled within the adjacent Kondalilla National Park. These are the traditional lands of the Gubbi Gubbi tribe and has special spiritual significance for the Aboriginal people, many whom would travel great distances to gather when the bunya nuts were in season. These beautiful Bunya Pines are still nestled throughout the Resort. This […]

Secrets on the Lake

The best kept Secret

 

Secrets on the Lake world class treehouse retreat is designed to offer you the perfect opportunity for romance, relaxation, and the very best in intimate accommodation. Secrets Café on the Deck and ten unique hand carved treehouses all nestle high in the lush rainforest canopy on the shores of magnificent Lake Baroon, each with stunning views overlooking the lake, magical elevated walkways, exquisite carvings and artistic details. Secrets also caters for wedding receptions and has exquisite wedding venues in stunning […]

Glass House Mountains – The Spiritual Heart of the Sunshine Coast

 

Timeless, haunting, shrouded in history, the spectacular Glass House Mountains stand as silent sentinels in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast hinterland.  Some 31 million years ago a massive volcano erupted south west of today’s popular Maleny Township. This volcano was active for an amazing 4 million years. After the final eruptions molten magma intruded underground into fissures and weaknesses in the layers of sandstone to slowly cool and harden becoming Trachyte and Rhyolite.  Over the next 25 million years the sandstone […]

Maleny Wedding Festival

Maleny Wedding Festival

29/07/2018   10.00am - 4.00pm

The Maleny Wedding Festival is on Sunday 29 July at the Maleny Showgrounds with gates open at 10 am FESTIVAL VIBES FOR INSPIRED PLANNING LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER EXPERIENCED BEFORE. Entertainment, food trucks, great vibes, activities and workshops, children’s area and ‘Gentleman’s Turf’ area with laser clay shooting, golf putting and craft beers.  A Great day of outdoor relaxed wedding planning and stunning visual concepts with over 80 fabulous wedding vendors. For more information go […]

Maleny Music Festival

31/08/2018  

Now in it’s 7th year the 2018 Maleny Music Festival, to be held in the Maleny Showgrounds from Friday August 31st to Sunday September 2nd, will provide concerts, workshops, food & market stalls, cabaret, street entertainment, poetry, children’s venue, singing and tunes sessions, licensed bars & open mic stage entertainment. With Reggae, Gypsy Jazz, Blues and Roots, Folk, Latin, Irish, and Country the festival caters to a wide variety of musical tastes. This family friendly […]

Sunshine Coast Hinterland; Come On Up is a free independent magazine published bi-monthly and distributed to North Brisbane suburbs as well as the Sunshine Coast Airport, Visitor Information Centres, major tourist attractions, accommodation houses and other highly frequented locations. We believe the best person to ask 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 map, driving and walking map helps visitors to see and experience the best in the Hinterland. All content is found on this website or visit the Facebook page for even more information. So Come On Up we look forward to meeting you soon.

Secrets on the Lake

The best kept Secret

Secrets on the Lake world class treehouse retreat is designed to offer you the perfect opportunity for romance, relaxation, and the very best in intimate accommodation. Secrets Café on the Deck and ten unique hand carved treehouses all nestle high in the lush rainforest canopy on the shores of magnificent Lake Baroon, each with stunning views overlooking the lake, magical elevated walkways, exquisite carvings and artistic details. Secrets also caters for wedding receptions and has exquisite wedding venues in stunning […]

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Glass House Mountains – The Spiritual Heart of the Sunshine Coast

Timeless, haunting, shrouded in history, the spectacular Glass House Mountains stand as silent sentinels in Queensland’s Sunshine Coast hinterland.  Some 31 million years ago a massive volcano erupted south west of today’s popular Maleny Township. This volcano was active for an amazing 4 million years. After the final eruptions molten magma intruded underground into fissures and weaknesses in the layers of sandstone to slowly cool and harden becoming Trachyte and Rhyolite.  Over the next 25 million years the sandstone […]

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Maleny Wedding Festival

Maleny Wedding Festival

The Maleny Wedding Festival is on Sunday 29 July at the Maleny Showgrounds with gates open at 10 am FESTIVAL VIBES FOR INSPIRED PLANNING LIKE YOU HAVE NEVER EXPERIENCED BEFORE. Entertainment, food trucks, great vibes, activities and workshops, children’s area and ‘Gentleman’s Turf’ area with laser clay shooting, golf putting and craft beers.  A Great day of outdoor relaxed wedding planning and stunning visual concepts with over 80 fabulous wedding vendors. For more information go […]

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Maleny Music Festival

Now in it’s 7th year the 2018 Maleny Music Festival, to be held in the Maleny Showgrounds from Friday August 31st to Sunday September 2nd, will provide concerts, workshops, food & market stalls, cabaret, street entertainment, poetry, children’s venue, singing and tunes sessions, licensed bars & open mic stage entertainment. With Reggae, Gypsy Jazz, Blues and Roots, Folk, Latin, Irish, and Country the festival caters to a wide variety of musical tastes. This family friendly […]

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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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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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