Out beyond the beaches and sun drenched coastal lifestyle of the Sunshine Coast lies the lush, green Sunshine Coast Hinterland.
Historic villages, antique shopping, a country vibe and amazing food make it a brilliant location to explore.
Check out a cooking class in Yandina, sample local organic produce and learn chef’s tricks while enjoying a drop of some of the fantastic local wine. The setting is magical and the award-winning food destinations make this a definite must-do.
The art gallery trail will have you exploring the town of Eumundi and Montville and you may be lucky enough to visit during the famous Eumundi Markets. Hunt for antiques, devour homemade delights and breathe in the fresh hinterland air as this charming and laid back country metropolis does it’s best to win you over with exciting opportunities around every corner.
Known for it’s incredible dairy, Maleny is a brilliantly green town nestled amongst idyllic hilly pastures. It’s reminiscent of a quintessential British country town in midsummer, but slightly wilder and with that classic Sunshine Coast laid back attitude, Maleny welcomes you in with a wide range of tantalising
Sunshine Coast Hinterland Great Walk
This stunning walk will take you through some of Queensland’s most beautiful locations and national parks. It’s a 58 kilometre walk which winds along the Blackall Range and takes you past waterfalls and pristine patches of subtropical rainforest as well as the beautiful Hinterland countryside. Visit the beautiful Kondalilla Falls and marvel at the array of wildlife and the natural beauty of the landscape on this hiking adventure.
Campsites along the trail are a great way to break up the trek but they need to be booked in advance. One way the walk takes about four days! But you can do shorter half-day or full-day hikes which are probably the more popular options.
For more information visit https://www.npsr.qld.gov.au/parks/great-walks-sunshine-coast/