"Maleny...at the top of the range" Top 5 Page for this destination Maleny by wise23girl
Maleny Travel Guide: 49 reviews and 154 photos
Maleny is situated about 1½ hours north of Brisbane in the Sunshine Coast hinterland on the southern end of the Blackall Range. Noted for its beautiful lush surroundings and spectacular views of the Glasshouse Mountains, Maleny is also a magnet to artists of all kinds who are inspired by the unhurried lifestyle the area offers.
It is a town we visit for that special trip. There are some delightful eating places...one even sells Cornish pasties. And everyone loves Mary Cairncross Park.
In my horse riding days I often drove through Maleny on my way to Charlie Moreland Park.
You can actually do a complete round trip.....great drive...through Kenilworth and up the Obi Obi Road or continue on to Eumundi and to the Bruce Highway.
It was a sad day for Maleny when a giant supermarket chain decided it must establish a store at Maleny. They built right on the creek whwere the platypus had their home. No amount of public outcry stopped them. Many of the locals will not put foot in this store but it was said to me by an employee of the chain "We do not worry about the locals...in the longer term they will shop with us. we can wait"
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It is delightful to see the lovely trees still in the main street
Are you on the Mystery Tour of small towns and local pubs.... did you love Maleny...did you find the Irish pub? our next town is Kenilworth the bush behind the beach
- Pros:Still so green with fresh air to surround you.
- In a nutshell:Unhurried lifestyle
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Mapleton to Maleny (or vice versa...Sunshine Coast). You will appreciate that these hinterland towns are really quite... more travel advice
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