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Sunshine Coast Town – Maleny

Maleny is a picture-perfect hinterland town in the Blackall Range, located just 30 minutes drive west from Caloundra.

Maleny is popular with weekenders who come from Brisbane or the coast to see the various specialty stores and art galleries located here.

Maleny Attractions, Activities, Things to See & Do on the Sunshine Coast, QLD


Nature lovers will enjoy a trip to the Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve which is a 55-hectare rainforest that overlooks the Glasshouse Mountains and has a large range of native animals living within. There are walking tracks and viewing platforms throughout the reserve to guide visitors as well as an Ecological Education Centre within the reserve that offers information and multi-media presentations on natural history.

The Maleny Botanic Gardens is also a beautiful place to visit during your stay on the Sunshine Coast. With over 14 acres of gardens and lawns and located on over 110 acres, many people come here to enjoy the magnificent rainforest setting and spectacular views of the Glasshouse Mountains. When attending the gardens, you will discover over 6kms of walking paths, lakes and waterfalls, an aviary and a barnyard.

If visiting Maleny in May, check out the Maleny Wood Expo which is a massive two-day woodwork exhibition which also hosts a range of exhibitions and demonstrations including wood workshop classes for adults.

Also, stop by Maleny Dairies, where visitors can see how dairy products are produced, as well as taste their huge range of dairy products which are available for purchase.



Maleny Botanic Gardens

Maleny Botanic Gardens

Maleny, QLD

The Maleny Botanic Gardens is a beautiful place to visit during your stay on the Sunshine Coast. With over 14 acres of gardens and lawns and located on over 110 acres, many people come here to enjoy the magnificent...

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Maleny Dairies

Maleny Dairies

Maleny, QLD

Maleny Dairies is a family-owned and family-run dairy farm on the Sunshine Coast. Located in the scenic hills of Maleny, the farm is a popular Queensland tourist attraction. At Maleny Dairies, visitors can see how dairy...

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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve

Maleny, QLD

The Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve is a 55-hectare rainforest which overlooks the Glasshouse Mountains and has a large range of native animals living within. The Reserve is committed to conserving and enhancing the...

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Chenrezig Institute

Chenrezig Institute

Eudlo, QLD

Located in the tranquil hills of the Sunshine Coast, Chenrezig Institute is a Buddhist study, retreat and monastic centre which provides a serene place where you can experience the authentic teachings of Tibetan...

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Lake Baroon

Lake Baroon

Montvile, QLD

Lake Baroon is located between Montville and Maleny in the Sunshine Coast Hinterland. The lake is one of twenty-six dams that the Seqwater manages, and is used to provide drinking water to Queensland residents. The dam...

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Maleny Sunday Market

Maleny Sunday Market

Maleny, QLD

Maleny is a beautiful town in the heart of the Sunshine Coast which attracts tourists from all over the world to its many attractions. The Maleny Sunday Market is a popular weekend market attended by locals and visitors...

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