Only one hour north of Brisbane are the clean white sandy beaches of the Sunshine Coast. Seaside towns like Noosa Heads, Maroochydore, Mooloolaba, and Coolum have a great range of accommodation from budget backpacker to luxury beachfront resorts. Noosa’s famous Hastings Street is always buzzing and has great shops and eateries. The unspoilt natural beauty of this area makes it irresistible to explore. Rugged headlands, estuaries, coloured sands, rivers and rainforest are a winning combination. The Glass House Mountains mark the southern entrance to the Sunshine Coast.
The Hinterland of the Sunshine Coast has townships that retain a village like atmosphere and are set in the forested folds and ridges of the Blackall Range. Enjoy waterfalls, scenic drives, explore markets, go bush walking and take in superb views. Montville, Maleny and Mapleton offer olde worlde charm, historic homesteads, fine wines and quality accommodation like Montville Getaways.
The Cooloola Region, just to the north of the Sunshine Coast is probably best known for its fascinating coloured sands located in the Great Sandy National Park. However the Cooloola Region has scenic valleys, mountain ranges, lush rainforests, and much more. There are many tours available to explore this regions stunning natural beauty.
To the west visit the wineries of the South Burnett. Discover some of Queensland’s finest arts, crafts, and farm produce here. Kingaroy is the business and rural centre for this prosperous region, sometimes reffered to as Australia’s ‘Peanut Capital’. Rock-Al-Roy Bed & Breakfast offers friendly, comfortable country style accommodation on a small acreage with fantastic views of the region.