Come up for the Walks!

Montville is famous for its mountain air, waterfalls, walks and breathtaking views.  Warm subtropical rainforest, tall open eucalypt forest and picturesque waterfalls in secluded areas of the Blackall Range feature on this 58.8km, four day walk, with bush campsites. Day visitors can access short half-day and full-day walks within the Great Walk route.

Great Walks:


Come up for the Food!

Discover the cheese factories, the wineries and chic cafes. There are award-winning restaurants to delight every taste. Take home some of Queensland’s finest fresh food!

Some useful links:

The Barrel at Clouds Vineyard
Maleny Cheese
Flamehill Vineyard
Wild Rocket Food
Terrace of Maleny
Poets Cafe Montville
Flaxton Gardens Mapleton


Come up for the Artists!

Immerse yourself in the amazing gallery trail! From glass artisans to painters, from potters to woodworkers, make the time to explore the creative heart of the Sunshine Coast.

A useful link to over twenty galleries:


Come up for the Shopping!

Montville offers something for everyone from boutique shopping, art & craft galleries to quirky cafes, burger bars, tea rooms, confectionery shops, boutique pubs and fine dining restaurants… and much more!


Come up for the Zoo!

Australia Zoo: Located an hour north of Brisbane, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo is a team of passionate conservationists working around-the-clock to deliver an animal experience like no other.


Come up for the Cheese!

Maleny Cheese Boutique Cheeses has been operating its boutique cheese and yoghurt factory in the Sunshine Coast hinterland town of Maleny since 2004. Our handmade range of cow and buffalo milk cheese boasts is of high quality and authentic flavour.

Nearby Attractions:

Maleny: a 1920s streetscape of interesting/eclectic shops, gourmet cheese shop, organic market, large IGA for groceries, art galleries and on Sunday mornings go to the Community Hall for a farmers’ market & local crafts.


The Barrel at Clouds Vineyard, Maleny: Come and try our large range of wines in our unique 8 metre high wine barrel showroom. Whatever your flavour, we have a wine or craft beer to suit your palate. Our friendly staff can offer you suggestions on what wines match which meals and assist you in choosing the best wine for your celebration.
The Barrel at Clouds Vineyard

Flame Hill Winery: We’d love to welcome you to Flame Hill.Genuine hospitality is the ability to greet guests of diverse backgrounds with a welcome of kindness, service, food, wine and entertainment.

Maleny Dairy: Our farm and factory is a great place to bring the family, who says learning can’t be fun? You’ll find there really is something for everyone on a Maleny Dairy Farm Tour.

Maleny Botanical Gardens: Maleny Botanic Gardens currently cover 14 acres and are always expanding. Situated on one hundred and ten acres, they are surrounded by magnificent rainforest with spectacular views of the Glasshouse Mountains.

Over 6 kilometres of walking paths meander around thousands of different plants, ranging from roses, azaleas and annuals to some of the rarest cycads in the world. All of which are complemented by numerous lakes and waterfalls – providing countless options for photography.

Australia Zoo: Located an hour north of Brisbane, on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast, Australia Zoo is a team of passionate conservationists working around-the-clock to deliver an animal experience like no other.

Kenilworth: A leisurely hour’s round trip inland (Mapleton, Kenilworth, Witta, Maleny, Montville, Flaxton, Mapleton) past dairies, rolling green pastures, rivers. Stop in Kenilworth to visit the cheese factory, quality art gallery and organic butcher. Their 1930s unrenovated pub is a step back in time.

The Ginger Factory: Enjoy educational tours, fun rides, great shopping facilities and a fantastic cafe featuring modern Australian cuisine. From the largest range of the world’s finest ginger products to tranquil gardens and walks, there is much to discover, taste, see and do.

Eumundi Markets: Australia’s premier artisan market
Visit the Original Eumundi Markets if you’re looking for something different, something handmade, something special. You will find original artworks, sculptures, furniture, handmade toys, homewares, skincare, as well as cutting edge fashion and jewellery by local designers, all guided by our ethos of “we make it, bake it, grow it, sew it”.

Beaches: 35 minute drive to the surf at Mooloolaba or Caloundra. Travel down the charming Hunchy Road which takes in the little rural towns of Wombye and Palmwoods.
Noosa: Discover why Noosa is one of the most popular beachside holiday destinations in Australia.