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Sunshine Coast Hinterland Highlights Brisbane Road Trip

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The Sunshine Coast is famous for incredible beachside escapes, but what it also holds in its depths is a spectacular hinterland filled with waterfalls, boutiques, gorges, markets, and much more.
 
Explore the Sunshine Coast like never before with a road trip from Caloundra to Noosa Northshore exploring the luscious greenery of Buderim, the boutique villages of Monteville and Maleny before being blown away by the landscapes of Conondale, Cambroon and Kenilworth, and finishing by tasting your way through Eumundi.
 
  1. Brisbane to the Glass House Mountains 72km
  2. Glass House Mountains to Buderim, 33km
  3. Buderim to Monteville, 24km
  4. Monteville to Maleny, 15km
  5. Maleny to Conondale, 19km
  6. Conondale to Cambroon, 16km
  7. Cambroon to Kenilworth, 9km
  8. Kenilworth to Eumundi, 33km
  9. Eumundi to Noosa Northshore, 24km
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Glass House Mountains Things To Do

Take a drive up Wild Horse Mountain lookout to take in the epic surrounds

Challenge yourself with a hike up Mount Ngungun, Mount Tibrogargan or Mount Beerwah!

Visit the iconic Australia Zoo founded by Steve Irwin to meet a croc, cuddle a koala, and learn about conservation
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Buderim Things To Do

Wonder at the Buderim Forest Waterfall Walk rewarding visitors for their short walk with a spectacular fall

After enjoying the waterfall, warm up by fireplace at the popular dining spot, Harry’s on Buderim

Get lost in Bellingham Maze, just outside of Buderim that is sporting some serious Labyrinth vibes
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Monteville Things To Do

Discover Kondalilla National Park with a walk to the magnificent 90 metre Kondalilla falls dropping into a beautiful swimming hole and rock pool

Visit a vineyard! The Long Apron and Flame Hill Vineyard are two of our absolute favourites that do not disappoint

Taste the region that is famous for fudge at Fudgyboombahs!
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Maleny Things To Do

Visit the exquisite Maleny Botanic Gardens and Bird World featuring a panorama of waterfalls and living art

Be blown away by Gardener Falls just a short level walk downstream from the banks of Obi Obi Creek

Wander the cheese circuit and let your taste buds soar with a trip to Maleny Dairies, Maleny Cheese and Maleny Food co.

Treat yourself to an exquisite meal at The Tamarind nestled inside the 5 star Spicers Tamarind Retreat 
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Conondale Things To Do

Chase waterfalls on the Booloumba Falls Walk, a 3-kilometre return trip in Conondale National Park

Enjoy the scenic drive through this part of the hinterland. The magical area is distinctive as it has proximity to the Mary River and the Conondale Range

giving it both grassy open Eucalypt forests, subtropical rainforest, wide riverbanks and dramatic mountainous backdrops
 
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Cambroon Things To Do

Take the kids on a family friendly adventure down the Fig Tree Walk that reaches for 1100 metres from the Fig Tree car park rewarding visitors with trees that are simply mind boggling

Artists Cascades is one of the most fascinating walks in the Sunshine Coast hinterland following a creek, visiting a historic gold mine site, before ending at a glorious swimming hole
 
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Kenilworth Things To Do

Enjoy a latte from a donut or if you woke up on the hungrier side of motor home try the #1kgdonutchallenge on offer at the award-winning Kenilworth Country Bakery

Take a trip to Kenilworth Dairies for a taste of land with a selection of cheeses, yoghurts, mousse and ice cream on offer as well as a café

After you’ve had your fill of cheese, stop by Big Boss Chocolate Co to indulge your sweet tooth with some gourmet chocolate
 
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Eumundi Things To Do

Attracting over 1.6 million visitors per year, this is one of Australia’s most popular and atmospheric markets. Read more about the Eumundi Markets in our blog

Take a 20 minute tour of the Eumundi Brewery or the Brewmundi as the locals call it, is a must do. The tour culminates in a tasting session so you’re not left wondering

Berkelouw Books contains a dizzying number of new, second hand, antique and rare books spanning many genres as well as a beautiful range of stationary, books, gifts and more
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Noosa North Shore Things To Do

The Great Beach Drive is an absolute must do experience; 200 kilometres of breathtaking beach unfolds before you taking you all the way to Rainbow Beach. Take your own 4WD (you can get a permit from most fuel stations) or take a tour to enjoy the scenery with commentary.

Book at stay at the architecturally designed Beach Road Holiday Homes for a luxe staycation like no other. You’ll love the spacious home away from home, as well as the facilities including enormous lagoon pool and rec centre.

Explore the bushland and beaches by horse back with a Equathon Horse Riding tour
 
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Excited to get planning? Book your motorhome hire or Sunshine Coast accommodation with Discover Queensland today on 1300 788 553.

Dreaming of a more rustic Outback Queensland adventure? Read the other Outback Queensland Road Trips including the Iconic Outback Queensland Road Trip to Longreach, Winton & Carnarvon Gorge and the Southern Queensland Country Brisbane Road Trip