Explore boutique shops, markets, galleries and so much more
One of the attractions of a getaway in the beautiful Sunshine Coast Hinterland is the opportunity for some unique shopping experiences. Come on up for a day or stay for a week and you will fill your days with ease.
Montville is famous for the many artisan shops and the ideal place to find a huge range of unique handcrafted goods.
There is something for everyone, from admiring and choosing clothing from some beautiful boutiques owned and managed by creative designers, browsing in wonderful galleries showcasing stunning works of art, to discovering cute and quirky specialty shops for gifts and souvenirs.
Wood and glass feature strongly in the work of Hinterland artists and retail outlets offer a beautiful range of work. Here we are spoilt for choice and both local and overseas visitors are sure to find a gift or memento that reminds them of their visit to the Hinterland. Antique lovers and those seeking unique and special home wares will also find they have much to entertain them. Those who shop with a social conscience will find stores that support local craftspeople and growers as well as overseas orphanages.
Maleny is a great place for shopping in its many boutique gift and craft shops. Home to many authors and book shops, the town is an interesting place to pick up the latest copy of your favourite author, or something from one of the locals and sit in a café and watch the world go by.
The Hinterland has a wealth of beautiful food available and there is fun to be had in choosing delicious sweet treats aplenty or more down-to-earth hearty fare from local dairies food producers.
There really is something for everyone and great supplies to get you through the trip! No shopping trip is complete without a good coffee break, and the Hinterland has great coffee and cake. Come on up and try for yourself.
Don’t forget to bring your recyclable bags too or enter shopping heaven at one of our local markets. Stock up on fresh local produce, specialty fare, original creations and old treasures. There is something for everyone.
Article written and published for Dec/Jan Edition of Come on Up