Montville is a rural town located in the Sunshine Coat hinterland and is often referred to as the creative heart of the Sunshine Coast.
Montville has a range of natural attractions including Lake Baroon and the Kondalilla National Park and is also home to the popular Montville Art Gallery.
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Lake Baroon is located between Montville and Maleny and is one of twenty-six dams that the Seqwater manages which provides drinking water to Queensland residents. Activities enjoyed at the lake include swimming, boating and fishing. Swimming is permitted at the designated swimming areas and those looking to go fishing can fish from along the shoreline at the Northern and Southern Recreation Areas or from your non-motorised boat or paddlecraft. A fishing permit is not required at Lake Baroon.
For those looking to go for a walk through a beautiful forest should try Kondalilla National Park which is one of the most spectacular parks on the Sunshine Coast. The park is named after the spectacular Kondalilla Falls, where you will see Skene Creek drop 90 metres into the rainforest valley below. The waterfall is at its best during the summer wet season and you can view the falls from the base all throughout the year. There are several walking tracks located within the park and picnics are also popular as there are picnic tables, BBQ’s and toilets.
In Montville itself, stop by the Montville Art Gallery and check out the extensive mix of abstract paintings, modern landscape, figurative paintings, ceramics, prints, glass, jewellery and sculpture. The Montville Art Gallery has a permanent collection of sculptures and paintings by a number of Australian artists and also has other exhibitions which are updated regularly. The gallery also hosts more than fifty sculptors and painters works of art and also showcases the Dragonglass Studio’s hand blown glass.
Montville’s town centre has clothing stores, cafes and restaurants. There are also wineries, bakeries and delis where you can buy some cheese and wine to enjoy in the beautiful surrounds. There are plenty of accommodation options in Montville, click the link below to find the best accommodation deals.