HINTERLAND HIGHLIGHTS

Discover untamed beauty in the Hinterland

 

If you enjoy breathtaking maintain scenery, clean air and hiking in unspoilt wilderness, your next trip to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland would not be complete without a visit to the Glass House Mountains.  The Glass House Mountains is a group of eleven hills that rise majestically from the coastal plain on the Sunshine Coast.  The highest mountain is Mount Beerwah which is 556 meters above sea level but the most notable peak is Mount Tibrogargan which faces in an easterly direction looking […]

The magic of Christmas at Montville’s Fudgyboombah

 

Who would have thought you can make a fudge that tastes exactly like Christmas pudding?   Well that old son of a gun Mr Fudgyboombah AKA Mr Greg Jones and his talented wife Gail have done exactly that.   In 2010 they made their first batch of Christmas Pudding fudge cakes, a 350 grams fudge cake that looks like a pudding, it even has the thin layer of custard on top.   They made the first batch in 2010 and there was more demand than […]

Love of Red Cedar creates beautiful unique carvings

 

Finding the harmony between a design in the mind of wood carver Jack Wilms and the right piece of unique timber, and a love of Australian Red Cedar, combine to create the intriguing works on display at the Obi Valley Woodworks gallery.  The gallery, in the Obi Valley, just below Mapleton, is home to a stunning array of one-off wood sculptures, furniture pieces, jewellery boxes and even displays of those emerging works midway through creation.  […]

The art of living well

 

Google “the art of living well” and you will end up with all manner of unhelpful philosophical quotes from the like of Aristotle and Epicurus. The statues of these antiquarians tell a tale of a life without prunes or basic roughage.   For example “The greatest good is to seek modest pleasures in order to obtain a state of tranquillity” which is fine if you are into “modest” and “tranquillity”.   For those of us seeking a bit of immodesty and self-indulgence the answer does not lie with […]

Great Walk Flaxton to Mapleton Falls

 

The Great Walk between Kondalilla Falls at Flaxton and the Mapleton Falls National Park could be described as the most challenging and also the most beautiful of all four sections of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland’s Great Walk.  This section of the Great Walk extends around 10.6 kilometres in total, which includes around 3.5km along mainly bitumen and concrete roadways and footpaths at the Kondalilla Falls carpark, along  Montville-Mapleton Road at Flaxton and 1.7km walking along Flaxton Mill Road until the track goes bush.  It’s also possible to park at the bottom of Flaxton Mill Road so as […]

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.

Discover untamed beauty in the Hinterland

If you enjoy breathtaking maintain scenery, clean air and hiking in unspoilt wilderness, your next trip to the Sunshine Coast Hinterland would not be complete without a visit to the Glass House Mountains.  The Glass House Mountains is a group of eleven hills that rise majestically from the coastal plain on the Sunshine Coast.  The highest mountain is Mount Beerwah which is 556 meters above sea level but the most notable peak is Mount Tibrogargan which faces in an easterly direction looking […]

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The magic of Christmas at Montville’s Fudgyboombah

Who would have thought you can make a fudge that tastes exactly like Christmas pudding?   Well that old son of a gun Mr Fudgyboombah AKA Mr Greg Jones and his talented wife Gail have done exactly that.   In 2010 they made their first batch of Christmas Pudding fudge cakes, a 350 grams fudge cake that looks like a pudding, it even has the thin layer of custard on top.   They made the first batch in 2010 and there was more demand than […]

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Love of Red Cedar creates beautiful unique carvings

Finding the harmony between a design in the mind of wood carver Jack Wilms and the right piece of unique timber, and a love of Australian Red Cedar, combine to create the intriguing works on display at the Obi Valley Woodworks gallery.  The gallery, in the Obi Valley, just below Mapleton, is home to a stunning array of one-off wood sculptures, furniture pieces, jewellery boxes and even displays of those emerging works midway through creation.  […]

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The art of living well

Google “the art of living well” and you will end up with all manner of unhelpful philosophical quotes from the like of Aristotle and Epicurus. The statues of these antiquarians tell a tale of a life without prunes or basic roughage.   For example “The greatest good is to seek modest pleasures in order to obtain a state of tranquillity” which is fine if you are into “modest” and “tranquillity”.   For those of us seeking a bit of immodesty and self-indulgence the answer does not lie with […]

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Great Walk Flaxton to Mapleton Falls

The Great Walk between Kondalilla Falls at Flaxton and the Mapleton Falls National Park could be described as the most challenging and also the most beautiful of all four sections of the Sunshine Coast Hinterland’s Great Walk.  This section of the Great Walk extends around 10.6 kilometres in total, which includes around 3.5km along mainly bitumen and concrete roadways and footpaths at the Kondalilla Falls carpark, along  Montville-Mapleton Road at Flaxton and 1.7km walking along Flaxton Mill Road until the track goes bush.  It’s also possible to park at the bottom of Flaxton Mill Road so as […]

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The Falls Montville

The Falls Montville is having a stellar year!

The Falls Montville Voted Trivago’s number one 4.5 star hotel in Australia 2018. Awarded TripAdvisor’s ‘Best Small Hotel’ in Australia 2018. Winner TripAdvisor ‘Best Service of all Australian Hotels’ 2018. And currently #1 hotel on TripAdvisor’s live Australia rankings! The property, however, is not resting on its laurels. 10 new reverse cycle air conditioners have gone in. As have rainhead and hand held showers in cottage bathrooms. New tapware graces cottage kitchens, spas and bathrooms. New bathrobes, pillows, linen and towels add to cottage plushness. Free WIFI is now […]

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