Sunshine Coast Hinterland: Places to Explore

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  • Glass House Mountains Area

    More than 20 million years old, the Glass House Mountains consist of nine conical outcrops—the eroded remnants of volcanoes—that rise dramatically from a flattish landscape northwest of Brisbane. Get a... Read more

  • Maleny

    The Hinterland village of Maleny is a lively mix of rural life, the arts, wineries, cafés, and cooperative ventures. First settled around 1880, Maleny is now a popular tourist resort with a strong community... Read more

  • Montville

    This charming mountain village, settled in 1887, is known as the creative heart of the Sunshine Coast, as many artists live here. There are panoramic views of the coast from the main street, an oddly charming... Read more

  • Yandina, Eumundi, and Cooroy

    Yandina and Eumundi, just 12 km (7.5 mi) apart, are home to some of the most iconic attractions in the area. Don't miss the Ginger Factory in Yandina, where you can learn—and eat—lots while enjoying the... Read more

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