Forest Glen is a small residential suburb in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, located just 15 minutes west of Mooloolaba.
With many natural attractions in and around this township, Forest Glen is a great place for weekenders to come and spend some time in the great outdoors.
Peregian Beach Caravan Park & Hotel
Located just 5 minutes from Forest Glen is the Buderim Conservation Park. This is a beautiful piece of rainforest which houses over 45 hectares of land, and is best known for the Buderim Falls, a gorgeous waterfall which is the centrepiece of the beautiful landscape.
For those coming to view the forest and rainfall, there is a wheelchair and pram accessible boardwalk which is 500 metres long that has viewing platforms which give access to stunning views. Walking trails have been created from two main entry points: The first is Lindsay Road via Harrys Lane and the second is via Quorn Close, which runs off Lindsay Road at the top of Buderim. The Quorn Close entry point has a memorial garden as well as picnic tables and BBQ facilities.
Forest Glen is located only 2.5kms from the most famous attraction on the Sunshine Coast; the Big Pineapple. There are so many things to see and do at the Big Pineapple, with recent renovations adding even more attractions including a boutique zoo that houses native and exotic animals. Hop on the Pineapple Train which departs every half hour, and enjoy trip around the Big Pineapple which explores the rainforest, orchids, bamboo forest and passes by the onsite zoo. Get off at Koala Station if you want to visit the zoo.
Forest Glen is home to many holiday resorts, caravan parks and camping grounds. There are plenty of family friendly options which have large playgound areas for kids as well as self contained cabins or campsites for you to enjoy. Click the link below to find the best accommodation deals in and around Forest Glen.