Sunshine Coast Hinterland

Discover the ancient volcanic peaks, walk through the lush rainforests, take in the breathtaking scenery - lose yourself in the natural beauty and serenity of the hinterland.

The Sunshine Coast Hinterland provides a spectacular backdrop to any type of holiday, especially a self-drive adventure. Explore the open roads and take in the stunning views of lush green valleys and magnificent mountains, through to the glorious Pacific Ocean.

Pack a picnic with delicious local goodies and discover picturesque waterfalls and scenic lookouts from Mapleton, Maleny and Montville, through to the Glass House Mountains and Kenilworth.

Or enjoy true hospitality at charming and elegant cafés or award-winning restaurants with postcard-perfect views. Along the way, explore the unique shops and discover the thriving art trail with unique galleries and studios showcasing local artists and their original works.