"Maleny, The Gateway To Glass House Mountains" Top 5 Page for this destination Maleny by Mikebb
Maleny Travel Guide: 49 reviews and 154 photos
Melaney is a small beautiful town high in the heartland of the Blackhall Ranges where the air is fresh and cool and only 40 minutes drive from the Sunshine Coast and the major tourist centres of Noosa Heads and Maroochydore. It is a good day trip where you can enjoy the Wine and Art trail by visiting the nearby towns of Kenilworth, Mapleton and Montville.
Being so close to the coastal tourist areas it is easy to make several trips to the area, perhaps visit some wineries and have lunch one afternoon, and then return another time to hike the rainforest mountain trails
There are many small mountains (volcanic plugs) forming the Glass House Mountains, all having Aboriginal names which form part of Aboriginal Legend:
Tibrogargan, the father
Beerwah, the mother
Coonowrin, the eldest child
Beerburrum, the next child
Tunbubudla, the twins
Coochin, the next child
For people wishing to visit the Glass House Mountains this map gives details of the local roads which will get you to... more travel advice
As you drive through the district you will see various crops under cultivation, pineapples grow well in Queensland and... more travel advice
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