Maleny and Hinterland Guidebook

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Maleny and Hinterland Guidebook

Picnic spots

Known for its views of the famous Glass House Mountains, McCarthy’s Lookout is the location of the first farmhouse in Maleny. Featuring a small sheltered area perfect for picnics, the lookout faces east towards the Blackall Range and Glasshouse Mountains.
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McCarthy's Lookout
194 Mountain View Rd
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Known for its views of the famous Glass House Mountains, McCarthy’s Lookout is the location of the first farmhouse in Maleny. Featuring a small sheltered area perfect for picnics, the lookout faces east towards the Blackall Range and Glasshouse Mountains.
Baroon Pocket Dam is located between Montville and Maleny and is a great location to spend the day as a family. It boasts picnic tables, playgrounds, and waterways. Order a cheese or picnic pack: https://www.malenyfoodco.com/maleny-cheese-picnic-boxes/
Baroon Pocket Dam (North Maleny side)
141A Baroon Pocket Rd
Baroon Pocket Dam is located between Montville and Maleny and is a great location to spend the day as a family. It boasts picnic tables, playgrounds, and waterways. Order a cheese or picnic pack: https://www.malenyfoodco.com/maleny-cheese-picnic-boxes/

Swimming

Just a short walk will take you to one of the Sunshine Coast’s hidden gems. Gardners Falls is downstream of Obi Obi Creek and boasts small rock pools ideal for children, as well as larger pools perfect for a freshwater swim. Cool off under the falls before finding a shady spot to enjoy a picnic.
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Gardners Falls
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Just a short walk will take you to one of the Sunshine Coast’s hidden gems. Gardners Falls is downstream of Obi Obi Creek and boasts small rock pools ideal for children, as well as larger pools perfect for a freshwater swim. Cool off under the falls before finding a shady spot to enjoy a picnic.

Scenic walks

Imagine the beauty of 55 acres of subtropical rainforest overlooking the Glass House Mountains as a setting for your hinterland picnic escape. Bursting with diverse plant and animal life, there are also tranquil walking tracks, boardwalks and lookouts.
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Mary Cairncross Scenic Reserve
148 Mountain View Rd
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Imagine the beauty of 55 acres of subtropical rainforest overlooking the Glass House Mountains as a setting for your hinterland picnic escape. Bursting with diverse plant and animal life, there are also tranquil walking tracks, boardwalks and lookouts.

City/town information

It would be hard to find a town on the Sunshine Coast that is more charming than Montville. Perched on the Blackall Range, this quaint village is home to art galleries, cosy coffee shops and boutique stores where you'll find everything from handmade beanies to one-off sculptures made by local artists.
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Montville
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It would be hard to find a town on the Sunshine Coast that is more charming than Montville. Perched on the Blackall Range, this quaint village is home to art galleries, cosy coffee shops and boutique stores where you'll find everything from handmade beanies to one-off sculptures made by local artists.
All around Maleny arts and craft galleries abound. There is a wide choice of cafes and restaurants in Maple Street (main street) Maleny as well as at Cairncross Corner and along Mountain View Drive. Most eateries feature local and organic produce in a picturesque setting which is just a 90 kilometre drive north from Brisbane, but 1,000 kilometres from the cares and pressures of the big smoke.
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Maleny
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All around Maleny arts and craft galleries abound. There is a wide choice of cafes and restaurants in Maple Street (main street) Maleny as well as at Cairncross Corner and along Mountain View Drive. Most eateries feature local and organic produce in a picturesque setting which is just a 90 kilometre drive north from Brisbane, but 1,000 kilometres from the cares and pressures of the big smoke.

Sightseeing

Whether you are an avid botanist, a nature-lover or simply cherish the peace and tranquillity of beautiful gardens and rolling landscapes, a visit to Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World is the perfect day out.
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Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World
233 Maleny-Stanley River Road
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Whether you are an avid botanist, a nature-lover or simply cherish the peace and tranquillity of beautiful gardens and rolling landscapes, a visit to Maleny Botanic Gardens & Bird World is the perfect day out.

Food scene

With a team led by Head Chef Dan Jarrett, The Tamarind has earned an enviable reputation on the Sunshine Coast for Asian cuisine. Awarded one Chef Hat in the 2020 Good Food Guide, one Chef Hat in the Australian Good Food Guide for both 2020 and 2021 and two hats in the Australian Good Food Guide in 2022. Our menu effortlessly combines sweet, sour and spicy flavours with fresh local produce – the perfect meeting of traditional and new.
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Spicers Tamarind Retreat
88 Obi Ln
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With a team led by Head Chef Dan Jarrett, The Tamarind has earned an enviable reputation on the Sunshine Coast for Asian cuisine. Awarded one Chef Hat in the 2020 Good Food Guide, one Chef Hat in the Australian Good Food Guide for both 2020 and 2021 and two hats in the Australian Good Food Guide in 2022. Our menu effortlessly combines sweet, sour and spicy flavours with fresh local produce – the perfect meeting of traditional and new.
Eat like a local. Most locals grow their own food and the surplus can be found here. So fresh, so cool.
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Maple Street Co-Op Society Ltd
37 Maple St
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Eat like a local. Most locals grow their own food and the surplus can be found here. So fresh, so cool.
A rustic little foodie hub in the middle of Main Street Maleny. Gourmet street food from around the world, great coffee, and regular live music.
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Maleny LaneⓂ
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A rustic little foodie hub in the middle of Main Street Maleny. Gourmet street food from around the world, great coffee, and regular live music.
We know every bakery has an award out the front saying "best pie in X" but seriously, this place is ridiculously good. Innovative flavours, generally not seen in bakeries. Each pie is made from its own small batch recipe. Gravies based on their own 20+ hour roasted bone broth. All pies, pasties and sausage rolls baked fresh on site, not reheated. Plus also available frozen ready-to-bake. Harnessing the best local produce of the sunshine coast to create the freshest, hand crafted pie.
The Maleny Pie Guy
13 Maple Street
We know every bakery has an award out the front saying "best pie in X" but seriously, this place is ridiculously good. Innovative flavours, generally not seen in bakeries. Each pie is made from its own small batch recipe. Gravies based on their own 20+ hour roasted bone broth. All pies, pasties and sausage rolls baked fresh on site, not reheated. Plus also available frozen ready-to-bake. Harnessing the best local produce of the sunshine coast to create the freshest, hand crafted pie.

Health

Set in the refreshing surroundings of the lush, green rainforest, Spa Anise at Spicers Tamarind Retreat in Maleny features double rooms for couples or friends, a mineralised spa, hydrotherapy treatments, a steam room and a tailored spa menu featuring luxurious Australian made Waterlily products.
Spa Anise Day Spa
88a Obi Lane South
Set in the refreshing surroundings of the lush, green rainforest, Spa Anise at Spicers Tamarind Retreat in Maleny features double rooms for couples or friends, a mineralised spa, hydrotherapy treatments, a steam room and a tailored spa menu featuring luxurious Australian made Waterlily products.